Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 30, 2013

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

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...

Patriots Day weekend leads to 15 arrests

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 17, 2013

The Amherst Police Department reported 15 arrests during the course of the Patriots Day weekend, 14 of which were alcohol related. The weekend’s first arrest occurred only 40 minutes past midnight on Saturday at Monkey Bar....

Friday and Saturday night parties lead to multiple reported arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 2, 2013

Officers from the Amherst Police Department made a number of arrests this weekend after dispersing large parties on both Friday and Saturday night. Beginning Friday at noon, police responded to a reported larceny at 229 Ma...

Amherst police increase patrols to prevent spring break break-ins

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 26, 2013

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...

Multiple arrests including those for OUI and disorderly conduct in Amherst Crime Log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 5, 2013

While weekend temperatures were cold, often dipping below freezing, they did not stop a number of arrests from being made in the Amherst area as reported in the crime log. Beginning at 12:16 p.m. on Friday afternoon, officers from ...

Amherst crime log: Feb. 22-24

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 26, 2013

Though Detective David Foster of the Amherst Police Department described the past weekend as “relatively uneventful,” there were several crimes recorded, including multiple breaking and entering reports. Beginning e...

Vandalism in Amherst Crime Log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 19, 2013

The long weekend was not short on crime for the Amherst Police Department, with the officers having to deal with multiple reports of vandalism among other crimes. Beginning Friday morning at 11:46 a.m., police received re...