Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Holiday causes slow weekend for Amherst Police

By Mary Reines

December 3, 2013

Police reported a relatively quiet Thanksgiving weekend. As students sped home for the holiday, guests flooded into Craig’s Place, a homeless shelter, to find refuge from the cold. Friday, Nov. 29 7:16 p.m. Two laptops, a camera and so...

Thievery abounds over weekend

By Mary Reines

November 26, 2013

Friday, Nov. 22 10:48 a.m. Construction signs were stolen near 457 Main St. Their location, as well as the perpetrator, remains unknown. 7:45 p.m. A caller at 37 Meadow St. reported a break-in and bags of coins missing at the residence. There was no sign of a forced entry. 8:41 p.m...

Violence interrupts otherwise typical weekend

By Mary Reines

November 19, 2013

Friday, Nov. 15 3:29 p.m. A caller reported a medium-sized white dog in his back yard at 109 Fearing St. The caller was concerned that the dog looked neglected. The dog didn’t have a collar on and walked behind the blue house next to his. ...

UMass student stabbed at weekend party, injuries not life threatening

By Collegian News Staff

November 19, 2013

A local house party turned perilous over the weekend when a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student was stabbed by a fellow partygoer. The Amherst Police Department responded to a call at 66 Pine St. around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday following a reported distur...

Quiet weekend following World Series celebrations

By Mary Reines

November 5, 2013

Friday, Nov. 1 10:14 a.m. Police received a call about a break-in at 328 Lincoln Ave. Caller reported a kicked-in door, but there was no damage and nothing removed from the home. Police believe that the suspect never entered...

Police arrest 15 as UMass students celebrate Red Sox championship

By Patrick Hoff

October 31, 2013

As Red Sox closer Koji Uehara threw the final pitches of the World Series last night, University of Massachusetts students gathered in the Southwest Residential Area to celebrate Boston’s championship with the rest of the campus...

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

By Collegian News Staff

October 28, 2013

A Longmeadow man faces charges of aggravated rape after an alleged attack outside of the University of Massachusetts Campus Center in early September. According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Durocher...

Many break-ins over long weekend

By Mary Reines

October 16, 2013

A slew of break-ins occurred over the holiday weekend. On Saturday, a man broke into two different apartments in the same building at 36 South East St. around 4:37 a.m., and he was arrested. On Sunday, the police received a call...