Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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 ...

UMass student arrested for threatening Fla. representative

By R.P. Hitt

February 1, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime

A Northampton man and University of Massachusetts student was arrested Monday for allegedly sending threatening emails to a Florida state representative, according to the Miami Herald. According to police, 47-year-old Manuel...

UMass student arrested for alleged e-mail threat

By Sam Butterfield

February 1, 2011

Filed under Crime

Web Update - Feb. 10, 3:00 p.m. Michele Catalano, Manny Pintado's sister, provided the Collegian Tuesday evening with further information about Mr. Pintado, the University of Massachusetts student suspected of threatening a F...

Partying getting more expensive in Amherst

By Brian Canova

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime

Since the start of the new school year, nearly $40,000 worth of fines have been issued by the Amherst Police Department to young, college-age individuals. Last May, an amendment was added to the Town of Amherst bylaws which i...

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 1, 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...