Massachusetts Daily Collegian

APD discover cocaine cache in car

By Collegian News Staff

January 24, 2011

Filed under Crime

Over winter break, the Amherst Police Department made a major drug bust on North Pleasant Street. On Dec. 30 around 1 a.m., APD officers arrested 26-year-old Jyhong Chea after pulling over the vehicle in which he was a passenger...

Break-ins continue with students away

By Amy Brennan

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Crime, Local News

Apartment break-ins during the long summer and winter breaks are no longer news to some University of Massachusetts students. According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, between July 1 and mid-September, there were 32 break-ins...

Student busted on drug charges

By Collegian News Staff

January 23, 2011

Filed under Crime

At approximately 6:32 p.m. last Thursday, officers from the Amherst Police Department (APD) arrested a University of Massachusetts student on several drug charges. According to a Jan. 21 APD press release from Lieutenant Ronald...

Amherst Police successfully prevent break-in’s

By Cameron Ford

December 2, 2010

Filed under Crime, Local News

Traditionally, there is a significant increase in break-in's in college towns during school breaks. With an array of student houses, dorms and apartments vacated for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the like, these areas become perfect targets for burglars. Lu...

Police investigating large pizza order

By Collegian News Staff

November 22, 2010

Filed under Crime, Local News

The Amherst Police Department’s Detective Bureau has opened an investigation into an incident which involved an order for $3,900 worth of pizza from Antonio’s Pizza. An order was placed late Friday night by phone call...

UM student sustains critical head injuries in assault

By Collegian News Staff

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Crime

A University of Massachusetts student sustained critical head injuries during an alleged assault at the Pufton Village Apartment complex on North Pleasant Street last Saturday. According to a Monday release from Amherst Police...

Amherst Police Department discovers body of UMass psychology student in Rolling Green Apartments; identity of student released

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 10, 2010

Filed under Archives, Crime

Yesterday morning, the Amherst Police Department responded to the Rolling Green Apartments in Amherst at approximately 9:04 a.m. and found the body of a 21-year-old male University of Massachusetts student in a four-door black...

UMass student suspected in assault case

By Cameron Ford

November 9, 2010

Filed under Archives, Crime

Early Monday afternoon, officers from the Amherst Police Department (APD) arrested a University of Massachusetts student suspected of being involved in an assault in the early hours of Sunday, Oct. 31. According to the police report, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, several APD offic...

APD arrest area men on drug, weapons charges

By Collegian News Staff

November 8, 2010

Filed under Crime, Local News

Last weekend, the Amherst Police Department arrested two area men on possession of marijuana and firearms charges, according to a Nov. 8 release from APD Lieutenant Ronald Young. On Saturday, an officer on patrol near Hobart...

APD make arrest in serious assault case

By Collegian News Staff

October 24, 2010

Filed under Archives, Crime

The Amherst Police Department announced Saturday that they had made an arrest in a Sept. 12 case where a Worcester man was beaten with a baseball bat. According to an Oct. 23 release from the Amherst Detective Bureau, the APD...

Amherst Police Department to host community meeting; hire advocate for abuse victims

By Collegian News Staff

October 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Crime

The Amherst Police Department (APD) announced over the weekend that it will host a community meeting this Wednesday to address a spate of break-ins and issues related to student-town affairs. The community meeting will take...

Amherst Police Department charge 92 with crimes over weekend

By Collegian News Staff

October 4, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Crime

The Amherst Police Department had another action packed weekend in the Happy Valley spanning the days of Oct. 1-3. According to a Monday release from Lieutenant Ronald Young, the APD responded to 260 calls for service over the ...