Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Halfway to Blarney Blowout” takes up most of APD’s time

By Mary Reines

October 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Sept. 27 7:36 p.m. A woman at 22 Lessey St. called about damage to her car. She believed that she knew who did it, but didn’t want to discuss it with the dispatcher. She referred to this person as “Billy the Kid...

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 20 to Monday, Sept. 23

By Mary Reines

September 24, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Totals Liquor license violation arrests: 9 Liquor license violation summons: 8 Noise complaints: 22 Vehicle crashes: 8 Vehicle stops: 23 Friday, Sept. 20 4:13 p.m. An ignited firework was allegedly placed in the mailbox at 555 Market Hill Rd. and caused minor damage. The paint...

Police Log, Sept. 9, 2013

By Mary Reines

September 10, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Amherst Police Department Police Log From Friday, Sept. 6 to Monday, Sept. 9   On Saturday, between 2:28 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., five police officers responded to a disturbance at Townehouse Apartments quads and arrived...

Amherst Police dish out multiple arrests for noise violations at semester’s close

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 30, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Local News, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department were on alert this weekend and broke up a number of parties, arresting the residents of three locations in response to town by law violations. The first arrest of the weekend ...

Second Semester Security Updates

By Anna Jolliffe

April 25, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Miscellaneous, News

As the spring semester comes to an end at the University of Massachusetts, campus safety officials are concentrating on increasing public communication with police as they wait for the assessment of the security in the residence halls done b...

“Extravaganja” event leads to multiple arrests for Amherst Police.

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 23, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Due to the large turnout of attendees for the annual “Extravaganja” event this weekend, the Amherst Police Department responded to multiple calls in the downtown area. According to an APD press release, approximately 6,000...

Patriots Day weekend leads to 15 arrests

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 17, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

The Amherst Police Department reported 15 arrests during the course of the Patriots Day weekend, 14 of which were alcohol related. The weekend’s first arrest occurred only 40 minutes past midnight on Saturday at Monkey Bar....

Large gatherings lead to multiple alcohol-related arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 9, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Due to the large number of off-campus gatherings, including one on Hobart Lane, which was said to be part of the “Hobart Hoedown,” there were a number of alcohol-related arrests in Amherst this weekend. According to the Amher...

Friday and Saturday night parties lead to multiple reported arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 2, 2013

Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department made a number of arrests this weekend after dispersing large parties on both Friday and Saturday night. Beginning Friday at noon, police responded to a reported larceny at 229 Ma...

Amherst police increase patrols to prevent spring break break-ins

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 26, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

According to the Amherst Police Department, spring break is a “usual time-period for break-ins” in the Amherst area due to the large number of empty homes left behind by students. However, officers of the APD increased pa...

Annual “Blarney Blowout” leads to multiple arrests at Townhouse Apartments

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

While early police preparation allowed for a controlled situation in downtown Amherst during the “Blarney Blowout” celebration this past weekend, the expected crowds instead made their way to several off-campus locations Saturday,...

Amherst crime log: Feb. 22-24

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 26, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Though Detective David Foster of the Amherst Police Department described the past weekend as “relatively uneventful,” there were several crimes recorded, including multiple breaking and entering reports. Beginning e...