Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Crime Log: Feb. 24 – March 1

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Staff

November 10, 2010

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...