Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst Police Department charge 92 with crimes over weekend

By Collegian News Staff

October 4, 2010

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 ...

Three teens arrested in motor vehicle stops

By Collegian News Staff

October 3, 2010

The Amherst Police Department was busy last week. Since Wednesday, Sept. 29, APD officers have arrested three teens in two separate incidents on drug trafficking charges. The first arrest took place last Wednesday at abo...

Amherst PD make two drug possession arrests last week

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2010

Last Wednesday, the Amherst Police Department arrested two Springfield men on charges of possession of a Class D substance, marijuana, with intent to distribute and possession of a Class B substance, cocaine. Arrested were...

Amherst PD reports spate of break-ins in South Amherst

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2010

Since the start of July, the Amherst Police Department has investigated a string of 12 “separate but distinct residential breaks in the South Amherst neighborhood.” The department defines that neighborhood as encompassing...

Amherst PD have busy first weekend of 2010 school year

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2010

The Amherst Police Department announced Monday that it is investigating two “serious assaults” which took place last weekend. On Sunday around 2 a.m., numerous officers responded to 213 Grantwood Dr., just off East Pleasant...

Springfield man arrested on breaking and entering charges

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2010

On Sept. 8 just after 10:30 p.m., Amherst police officers received a report from a Sunset Ave. resident of a larceny in his apartment. The resident told police he had observed Michael Gibbs, 23, of 173 Chapin Terrace, Springfield...

Amherst man pleads innocent to running over, pointing gun at another man in fight over woman

By Matt Rocheleau

April 16, 2010

An Amherst man pleaded not guilty today to multiple charges stemming from an incident yesterday in which police said he intentionally drove a car into another man before pulling out a gun and chasing the man into the woods where he punched and kicked him in a dispute over a young wo...

Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

By Sam Butterfield

March 8, 2010

Spring is party season, as the sun comes out and classes start to rank beneath 30 racks on students’ collective priority lists, and the Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments know that all too well. Amherst...