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Amherst police arrests/summonses

Arrests/summonses

Amherst Police

• Peimun Sharbatoghlie, 22, of Wellesley, was arrested Feb. 9 at 11:28 p.m. on South Pleasant Street on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, police said.

• Ashley A. Strickland, 26, of Sand Hill Road, was arrested Feb. 6 at 1:12 a.m. on Triangle Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, second offense, and operating a motor vehicle with no inspection sticker, police said.

• Lynn Lafreniere, 40, of Easthampton, was arrested Feb. 4 at 4:29 p.m. at the Big Y Supermarket on University Drive on a charge of shoplifting, third offense, after leaving the store without paying for $257 in merchandise, police said.

Hadley Police

• Lesley Pinero, 34, of Greenleaves Drive, was arrested Feb. 9 at 9:47 p.m. at the police station on a charge of domestic assault and battery, police said.

UMass Police

• Carlos E. McBride, 43, of Main Street, Amherst, was arrested Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. on Commonwealth Avenue on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense, and a warrant, police said.

• Christian J. Ferreira, 22, of Eames Place, Amherst, was arrested Jan. 31 at 9 p.m. in Lot 25 on Commonwealth Avenue on charges of possession of a class B substance, distributing a class B substance, and possession with intent to distribute a class B substance, police said.

Amherst Police Calls

MONDAY, FEB. 4

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 10:47 a.m. — A homeless man bothering employees at the University Motor Lodge was issued a trespass notice to stay away from the hotel. At 12:32 p.m., the same man was on the grounds of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was advised to stop bothering people.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 4:51 p.m. — A man came to the police station to report his roommate took his Social Security checks from the mail and hid them in the freezer. He was advised to get a post office box so she would no longer be able to steal his mail.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 6:56 a.m. — Patrick J. Nee, 42, of Belchertown, was issued a citation for failure to use care in turning after the vehicle he was driving on Triangle Street collided with a vehicle driven by Eduardo U. Suarez-Fernandez, 53, of Station Road, police said.

Suarez-Fernandez complained of shoulder pain and was evaluated at the scene by Amherst Fire Department paramedics, police said.

Damage to both vehicles was minor, according to police.

• 8:41 p.m. — Tyler S. Fassett, 18, of Southampton, was issued a citation for failure to use care in stopping after the vehicle he was driving at the intersection of North Pleasant Street and Infirmary Way collided with a vehicle driven by Christopher R. Meehan, 22, of Harwich, police said.

Damage to both vehicles was minor and no personal injuries were reported, police said.

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 4:01 p.m. — A man sleeping outside a South Prospect Street building was advised to remove his belongings from the property. Police found the man again at 6:52 p.m. inside a downtown church and, after he caused a brief disturbance, he agreed to leave.

DISTURBANCES

• 7:19 a.m. — Police were notified about a homeless man drinking alcohol and causing problems inside a downtown coffee shop. He was removed from the location by police. At 7:46 a.m., the man dumped trash at the intersection of Amity and South Pleasant streets.

LARCENY

• 8:17 a.m. — A resident came to the police station to report $100 in fraudulent charges were placed on a Five College Credit Union debit card by someone in Baltimore, Md.

• 1:31 p.m. — Police received a report about an iPod stolen from the girls locker room at the high school.

• 3:35 p.m. — A wallet was allegedly stolen from a volunteer at the Amherst Survival Center.

• 4:37 p.m. — A Rolling Green Drive resident reported $100 in prescription pills were missing from the home. Police found no evidence the residence was forcibly entered.

• 6:27 p.m. — A woman whose iPhone was stolen while she was at a University Drive business told police she has tracked the device to Belchertown. Belchertown police were notified about the theft.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 7:13 p.m. — Tamaia M. Bartmon, 22, of Colonial Village, was issued a written warning for failure to use care in stopping after the vehicle she was driving at the intersection of Orchard Hill Road and East Pleasant Street collided with a vehicle driven by Annemarie Demetz, 55, of Pratt Corner Road, Shutesbury, police said.

Damage to both vehicles was minor and no personal injuries were reported, police said.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 3:15 p.m. — Police were notified by residents about a person soliciting life insurance. Officers are investigating whether the person is a legitimate representative of an insurance agency.

LARCENY

• 2:37 p.m. — An iPhone stolen from a resident was tracked to Belchertown. Police are continuing efforts to assist the person in getting the device returned.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 3:31 p.m. — A woman reported that a dog at Village Park tore her pants and attempted to bite her after first attacking her dog. The animal welfare officer is investigating the incident.

THURSDAY, FEB. 7

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 8:56 a.m. — Police received a report about threats posted on Facebook by a man against his former girlfriend. The woman told police she doesn’t want to obtain a restraining order.

LARCENY

• 9:20 a.m. — A man who allegedly stole a case of beer from a North Amherst package store was identified. He will be issued a trespass notice to stay out of the business.

• 1:39 p.m. — Police are investigating an incident in which a customer at a Belchertown Road gas station left his wallet on the pump, returned to find that it had been stolen and that a credit card inside the wallet was later used to make purchases.

• 6:07 p.m. — An iPod Nano and a cellphone were reported stolen from a locker at the high school.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 11 a.m. — David S. Kochapski, 41, of Huntington, was issued a citation for failure to use care in turning after the vehicle he was driving from North East Street onto Strong Street collided with a southbound vehicle driven by Zana R. Hatch, 43, of Flat Hills Road, which in turn was pushed into a vehicle stopped on Strong Street driven by Craig L. Scarfo, 49, of Triangle Street, police said.

Hatch was transported by Amherst Fire Department ambulance to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, where she was treated and released, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Hatch’s vehicle was towed from the scene, police said.

• 7:18 p.m. — Elaina J. Zizzo, 23, of Stoneham, was issued a written warning for failure to yield to oncoming traffic after she drove her vehicle from Hitchcock Road onto South Pleasant Street and collided with a vehicle driven by Tyler A. Griswold, 18, of Granby, police said.

Zizzo complained about a sore neck, but refused medical attention, police said.

Griswold’s vehicle was towed from the scene, according to police.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 12:37 a.m. — A man claiming a bouncer at a downtown bar had stolen his ID and was making a scene on the sidewalk was calmed down by police. Officers determined the customer still had his ID.

DISTURBANCES

• 1:29 a.m. — Four college-age men involved in a disturbance at the corner of Fearing Street and Nutting Avenue agreed to calm down. They shook hands with each other before leaving.

• 10:08 a.m. — A man who threatened an employee at a downtown store was advised he is no longer welcome to shop there.

• 12:04 p.m. — Police responded to a Gatehouse Road home to keep the peace between neighbors arguing.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 12:33 a.m. — A man knocking on the door to a North East Street home was determined to be a lost University of Massachusetts student. He was given a courtesy escort back to campus.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 10:28 p.m. — A man missing from a North Amherst home after he went to shovel out a fire hydrant at a neighbor’s residence two hours earlier was located at another home in the neighborhood where he was continuing to clear snow.

DISTURBANCES

• 4:19 p.m. — Brandywine Apartments residents involved in a disturbance told police they were just goofing around.

• 11:46 p.m. — People trying to get inside a North Pleasant Street home where a party was taking place were sent on their way.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 10:19 p.m. — Police issued a verbal warning to South Prospect Street residents playing a loud radio.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 2:09 a.m. — A woman carrying a traffic cone on Fearing Street told police she was bringing it back to her dorm room after finding it on a car. The cone was confiscated and the woman was sent on her way.

• 2:12 a.m. — Police warned a man to stop urinating on the sidewalk on North Pleasant Street.

• 5:09 p.m. — A North Amherst woman told police someone got inside her horse stable and tampered with the stable door and a container that keeps the water from freezing. Police advised the woman to call back if she observes any more suspicious activity.

DISTURBANCES

• 2:22 a.m. — Police took a report from a man who said he was punched in the face by a woman at a Main Street home. The assailant was no longer at the residence.

• 11:58 a.m. — A man causing problems at a Rolling Green Drive apartment who may have taken anti-anxiety medication from a woman was located a short time later. He was given an escort to Belchertown.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 12:43 a.m. — Police issued a verbal warning to College Street residents holding a loud party.

• 3:45 a.m. — A verbal warning was issued by police to Presidential Apartments residents playing loud Pink Floyd music.

• 4:27 a.m. — People singing and dancing inside a Hawkins Meadow apartment were advised to be quiet.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 12:36 p.m. — Rachel J. Beesen, 24, of Madison, Wisc., was issued a citation for failure to use care in stopping after the vehicle she was driving on University Drive rear-ended a vehicle driven by Jeremy H. Wei, 23, of Sudbury, police said.

Damage to both vehicles was minor and no personal injuries were reported, police said.

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