Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Female assaulted near UMass campus, police looking for suspect

By Collegian News Staff

October 30, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

An 18-year-old female was indecently assaulted at the intersection of Berkshire Terrace and North Pleasant Street between 11:30 p.m. and midnight on Saturday. According to a press release from the Amherst Police Department, the fema...

Alpha Delta Phi, UMPD members shave heads for St. Baldrick’s fundraiser

By Daniel Moldonado

April 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts campus will be seeing an influx of shaved heads come Sunday. Members of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, along with the UMass Police Department, will be sporting their newly shaven heads at the fraternity’s fourth annual fundraising event for ...

UMass Crime Log: Feb. 8-10

By Taylor C. Snow

February 14, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Friday, Feb. 8 At 8:28 a.m., a University of Massachusetts police officer received a report of a larceny in progress in Herter Hall, resulting in the arrest of 26-year-old Sean C. Miner, a homeless man who identifies his h...

UMass Crime Log: Jan. 25-27

By Taylor C. Snow

January 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

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...

UMPD’s senior officer of 35 years reflects back on career as he looks toward retirement

By Chelsie Field

December 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Christopher LaFlamme is far from his first day on the job as a police officer. Following his graduation from Holyoke Community College in 1975 in criminal justice, LaFlamme, who currently lives in Northampton, where he also grew up, joined the University of Ma...

UMass re-examines security policies following alleged rape

By Katie Landeck

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Crime, News

Following the alleged rape of a University of Massachusetts student within the residence halls, the University is redoubling efforts to ensure the dormitories are secure, according to University officials. “The reported sexual assaul...

UMass Crime Log

By Taylor C. Snow

October 25, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

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...

Press conference on alleged rape of UMass student

By Emily Felder

October 23, 2012

Filed under Breaking News, Extras, News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

A press conference was held at the University of Massachusetts Police Department on Oct. 22 regarding an alleged rape of an 18-year-old female student in her dorm room on Oct. 13. Chancellor Subbaswamy, UMPD Chief John Horvath,...

Four Pittsfield teens charged with raping UMass student

By Katie Landeck

October 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Four Pittsfield teens have been arrested and charged with raping an 18-year-old female University of Massachusetts student in her on-campus dormitory, University officials said. The alleged perpetrators, none of whom are UMass stud...

New UMass police chief stepping in and reaching out

By Chelsie Field

September 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The new University of Massachusetts police chief is seeking to become a familiar face both in and out of uniform. John Horvath of Rocky Hill, Conn., beat out 88 other applicants to take over the reins of the University’s police force. He began his tenure on Monday and has emphasiz...