Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass student stabbed at weekend party, injuries not life threatening

By Collegian News Staff

November 19, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

A local house party turned perilous over the weekend when a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student was stabbed by a fellow partygoer. The Amherst Police Department responded to a call at 66 Pine St. around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday following a reported distur...

Quiet weekend following World Series celebrations

By Mary Reines

November 5, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 1 10:14 a.m. Police received a call about a break-in at 328 Lincoln Ave. Caller reported a kicked-in door, but there was no damage and nothing removed from the home. Police believe that the suspect never entered...

Amherst Police dish out multiple arrests for noise violations at semester’s close

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 30, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Local News, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department were on alert this weekend and broke up a number of parties, arresting the residents of three locations in response to town by law violations. The first arrest of the weekend ...

“Extravaganja” event leads to multiple arrests for Amherst Police.

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 23, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Due to the large turnout of attendees for the annual “Extravaganja” event this weekend, the Amherst Police Department responded to multiple calls in the downtown area. According to an APD press release, approximately 6,000...

Large gatherings lead to multiple alcohol-related arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 9, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Due to the large number of off-campus gatherings, including one on Hobart Lane, which was said to be part of the “Hobart Hoedown,” there were a number of alcohol-related arrests in Amherst this weekend. According to the Amher...

Amherst police increase patrols to prevent spring break break-ins

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 26, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

According to the Amherst Police Department, spring break is a “usual time-period for break-ins” in the Amherst area due to the large number of empty homes left behind by students. However, officers of the APD increased pa...

Amherst Crime Log shows multiple car accidents

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 12, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

The Amherst Police Department responded to a number of snow-related issues this weekend, despite Gov. Deval Patrick’s order for Massachusetts citizens to stay off the roads. APD Detective Jamie Reardon reported no serious...

Many motor vehicle violations in Amherst this weekend

By Chelsie Field

December 4, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Most of the weekend activity for the Amherst Police Department was on the road, with a spike in motor vehicle stops from recent weekends. However student misbehavior off-campus stayed the same as Detective David Foster of...

APD reports handful of weekend break-ins

By Chelsie Field

November 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

The Thanksgiving break brought no noise complaint calls for the Amherst police department this weekend, but there were a handful of break-ins. Amherst Police Detective David Foster was not surprised by the burgalaries. ...