Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Liquor law violations and automobile issues problems this weekend

By Marleigh Felsenstein

April 8, 2014

Filed under Crime, News, Scrolling Headlines

  Friday, April 4   9:53 a.m.: Amherst Police assisted the Amherst Fire Department in response to a brush fire on Montague Road in Leverett. The Leverett Police Department was on scene with a fire truck. ...

Amherst Police occupied with animals this weekend

By Marleigh Felsenstein

March 25, 2014

Filed under Crime, News, Scrolling Headlines

Friday, March 21, 2014   10:30 a.m. Larceny at the Main Street Apartments on Main Street. No further details.   12:09 p.m. A golden retriever was seen darting in and out of traffic by Amethyst Farm on ...

Holiday causes slow weekend for Amherst Police

By Mary Reines

December 3, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Police reported a relatively quiet Thanksgiving weekend. As students sped home for the holiday, guests flooded into Craig’s Place, a homeless shelter, to find refuge from the cold. Friday, Nov. 29 7:16 p.m. Two laptops, a camera and so...

Thievery abounds over weekend

By Mary Reines

November 26, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 22 10:48 a.m. Construction signs were stolen near 457 Main St. Their location, as well as the perpetrator, remains unknown. 7:45 p.m. A caller at 37 Meadow St. reported a break-in and bags of coins missing at the residence. There was no sign of a forced entry. 8:41 p.m...

Violence interrupts otherwise typical weekend

By Mary Reines

November 19, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 15 3:29 p.m. A caller reported a medium-sized white dog in his back yard at 109 Fearing St. The caller was concerned that the dog looked neglected. The dog didn’t have a collar on and walked behind the blue house next to his. ...

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...