Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

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...

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

By Collegian News Staff

October 28, 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 24, 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 10, 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. ...