Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst Crime Log shows multiple car accidents

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 12, 2013

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...

UMass Crime Log: Jan. 31 – Feb. 3

By Taylor C. Snow

February 6, 2013

Thursday, Jan. 31 At around 8 p.m., 19-year-old Rachael Lamb, of Acton, was arrested on a charge of minor in possession of liquor. An officer on patrol observed a speeding vehicle, operated by Lamb, traveling north on Commonw...

Multiple motor vehicle accidents reported in crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 5, 2013

February’s first weekend brought a number of arrests to Amherst, and two motor vehicle accidents in the Amherst area left at least one resident in need of medical attention. On Friday, Feb. 1 at approximately 7:42 p.m. ...

UMass Crime Log: Jan. 25-27

By Taylor C. Snow

January 31, 2013

Friday, Jan. 25 At approximately 2:04 a.m., Hazell A. Killen, a 23-year-old psychology major from Lawrence, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery. The University of Massachusetts Police Department received a repor...

Many motor vehicle violations in Amherst this weekend

By Chelsie Field

December 4, 2012

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

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. ...

Town of Amherst crime log

By Chelsie Field

November 20, 2012

The Amherst Police responded to about 20 noise complaint calls this past weekend. A noise complaint for a loud party of between 50 and 60 college-aged individuals at 858 East Pleasant St. at 12:14 a.m. Saturday, in which residents were...

UMass Crime Log

By Taylor C. Snow

October 24, 2012

Thursday, Oct. 18 At approximately 6:33 p.m., a University of Massachusetts police officer was dispatched to John Adams Hall on a reported larceny. According to UMass Police Department Deputy Chief Patrick Archbald, the victim...

Town of Amherst Crime Log: October 22

By Chelsie Field

October 22, 2012

This weekend, officers from the Amherst Police Department handled 15 noise complaint calls, resulting in seven arrests or summons, as well as nine cases of liquor law violations, several accounts of minors in possession of alcohol,...

Crime Log: October 16

By Chelsie Field

October 15, 2012

This weekend, the town of Amherst saw six accident reports for motor vehicle accidents, about 20 arrests and 22 noise complaints. At 8:05 p.m. Friday, officers were called to a landlord-tenant dispute at 89 South East St. in...

Town of Amherst Crime Log: Columbus Day weekend

By Chelsie Field

October 10, 2012

The long Columbus Day weekend found the Amherst community somewhat short on crime compared to past weekends, with 10 noise complaints and nine arrests in total reported Monday by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, excluding an arrest...

Town of Amherst Crime Log

By Chelsie Field

October 2, 2012

After dodging air-borne beer bottles and handling about 20 noise complaints, officers of the Amherst Police Department are done with a rowdy weekend of parties. On Friday, officers responded to a noise complaint at 1107...