Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Quiet weekend following World Series celebrations

By Mary Reines

November 4, 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...

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

By Collegian News Staff

October 27, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

A Longmeadow man faces charges of aggravated rape after an alleged attack outside of the University of Massachusetts Campus Center in early September. According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Durocher...

“Halfway to Blarney Blowout” takes up most of APD’s time

By Mary Reines

October 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Sept. 27 7:36 p.m. A woman at 22 Lessey St. called about damage to her car. She believed that she knew who did it, but didn’t want to discuss it with the dispatcher. She referred to this person as “Billy the Kid...

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 20 to Monday, Sept. 23

By Mary Reines

September 23, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Totals Liquor license violation arrests: 9 Liquor license violation summons: 8 Noise complaints: 22 Vehicle crashes: 8 Vehicle stops: 23 Friday, Sept. 20 4:13 p.m. An ignited firework was allegedly placed in the mailbox at 555 Market Hill Rd. and caused minor damage. The paint...

Police Log, Sept. 9, 2013

By Mary Reines

September 9, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Amherst Police Department Police Log From Friday, Sept. 6 to Monday, Sept. 9   On Saturday, between 2:28 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., five police officers responded to a disturbance at Townehouse Apartments quads and arrived...

UMass men’s basketball player arrested Saturday night

By Stephen Sellner

December 4, 2012

Filed under Local News, Men's Basketball, News, Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball sophomore forward Cady Lalanne was arrested Saturday night in the Student Union Ballroom on charges of disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting a police officer making a lawful arrest, according to a police report. ...

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...

“Killing Them Softly” receives mixed reviews

By Jonathan Smith

December 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

With big guns, stolen money and a plotline built around organized crime, “Killing Them Softly” looks like any other gangster film from an outsider’s perspective. While the film is, in many ways,  stereotypical of the genre, director Andrew Dominik attempts to take a different approach and...

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. ...

Break-ins continue with students away

By Amy Brennan

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Crime, Local News

Apartment break-ins during the long summer and winter breaks are no longer news to some University of Massachusetts students. According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, between July 1 and mid-September, there were 32 break-ins...

‘Kick-Ass’ takes names

By Andrew Sheridan

April 26, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

“With no power comes no responsibility,” muses Dave Lizewski, pondering a decision to risk his life to play super-hero, “…except that isn’t true.” This is the central theme in Matthew Vaughn’s new film, Kick-Ass. Adapt...

East Pleasant St. crash results in OUI arrest

By Sam Butterfield

December 10, 2009

Filed under Local News

The Amherst Police Department announced Wednesday that an early morning crash at the intersection of Grantwood Dr. and East Pleasant St. had resulted in the second OUI arrest for a 26-year-old Holyoke woman, among other charg...