Massachusetts Daily Collegian

2 AIC students ID’d in assault probe

By Collegian News Staff

October 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Crime, News

The University of Massachusetts Police Department has identified two American International College students who were  allegedly responsible for the attacks against five UMass students in the early morning hours on Sept. 25,...

About 20 people arrested or issued summons over weekend in Amherst

By Collegian News Staff

October 3, 2011

Filed under Crime

About 20 people were arrested or issued summons over the weekend in the town of Amherst – a large decrease from the amount of arrests and summons that were handed down during the previous weekend – according to town police...

Amherst Police arrest over 100 during weekend

By Collegian News Staff

September 26, 2011

Filed under Crime, Local News

Over 100 people were arrested or issued summons to court in Amherst over the weekend – with many of those taken into custody or issued tickets faulted for violating noise or alcohol related laws or ordinances, according to town...

UMass student in custody as robbery suspect

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Crime

UMass student Shayna J. Henckel-Miller – a 19-year-old who lives at 36 Hedgerow Lane, Amherst – was arrested yesterday and charged with unarmed robbery stemming from a reported robbery that occurred at the Bank of America...

Amherst Bank of America robbery suspect in custody

By Sam Butterfield

April 26, 2011

Filed under Crime

Amherst police have made an arrest in the Monday morning robbery of a downtown Bank of America branch. Police responded to a 10:54 a.m. call from bank employees at the 1 South Pleasant Street branch stating that a male had recent...

UMPD make arrest in alleged JQA rape case

By Collegian News Staff

March 30, 2011

Filed under Crime

The University of Massachusetts Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the alleged rape that occurred Friday, March 11 in John Quincy Adams, a high-rise residential dormitory in Southwest. UMPD Deputy Chief...

Four arrested for attempting to break into Puffton apartments on Saturday

By Collegian News Staff

March 29, 2011

Filed under Crime

The Amherst Police Department’s efforts to crack down on home invasions and robberies made progress this past Saturday, March 26, when officers arrested four young men for allegedly breaking into a local apartment complex....

Student arrested for allegedly shooting fireworks toward dorm

By Collegian News Staff

March 29, 2011

Filed under Crime

At 1:02 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, Trevor Weatherbee, of 441 Neck Road, Lancaster, Mass., was arrested on various charges. Around that time, the University of Massachusetts Police Department received a number of emergen...

UMPD investigating JQA sexual assault

By Cameron Ford

March 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

Mid-Friday morning, members of the University of Massachusetts community received a text message asking recipients to visit the UMass Police Department’s website for a breaking crime alert. An alert was posted there, stating that UMPD is i...

UMPD investigating report of sexual assault

By Collegian News Staff

March 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

The University of Massachusetts Police Department is investigating a report of sexual assault on campus. Between 2:45 a.m and 3:00 a.m. early Friday morning a female student living in John Quincy Adams Hall said she awoke to...

Crime Log: Feb. 24 – March 1

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2011

Filed under Crime

Thursday, Feb. 24 At 11:35 a.m., officers received a report from an individual who said that they were a victim of fraud. According to a UMPD police report, the victim had received several statements from their credit card comp...

Crime Log: Feb. 4-7

By Collegian News Staff

February 14, 2011

Filed under Crime

Friday, Feb. 4 At 6:20 p.m., officers were summoned to Kennedy dorm by a RA, who informed them that at approximately 1 a.m. the day before, a student had sprayed her with a fire extinguisher during an altercation. After obtaining ...