Amherst police arrests/sumonses
• Brandon G. Demers, 27, of Granby, was arrested March 23 at 3:23 a.m. on West Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense) and failure to stay within marked lanes.
• Samuel D. Johansson, 28, of Belchertown, was arrested March 23 at 1:15 a.m. on Main Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and speeding.
• Lamont E. Allen, 25, of Moss Lane, was arrested March 22 at 10:39 p.m. on Belchertown Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failure to stay within marked lanes and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
• Daniel C. Brown, 50, of North Pleasant Street, was arrested March 22 at 6:21 p.m. on Main Street on two warrants.
• Ethan M. Westall, 34, of Maplewood Drive, was arrested March 21 at 11:11 p.m. at an Amherst home on a charge of domestic assault and battery after he allegedly grabbed a woman by the arm, pushed her into a wall and slapped her leg, police said.
• Andrew J. Scott, 62, of Pine Street, was arrested March 21 at 9:33 p.m. at home on a warrant.
• Christopher L. Wells, 32, of Colonial Village, was arrested March 21 at 12:22 a.m. on East Pleasant Street on two warrants.
• Donald S. Hathaway, 26, of Echo Village Apartments, was arrested March 19 at 10 p.m. at home on four warrants.
• Vladimir Morales, 61, of Laurel Lane, was arrested March 19 at 11:25 a.m. at an Amherst home on a charge of domestic assault and battery.
Day-by-Day Amherst Police Calls
MONDAY, MARCH 18
• 1:49 a.m. — People setting off fireworks at Townehouse Apartments were advised to stop.
• 2:43 a.m. — Police are investigating a note reading “careful someone’s outside” left on the sliding glass door of an Alpine Commons residence.
• 12:58 p.m. — Police took a report about a civil dispute over a theft of services that occurred at an Amherst business.
• 1:10 p.m. — A resident reported sending a $1,470 check to lease a nonexistent property offered on Craigslist by someone from Albany, N.Y.
• 9:33 p.m. — A vehicle that went off State Street into a guardrail near Puffer’s Pond and fled the location before officers got there, police said.
TUESDAY, MARCH 19
• 8:55 p.m. — Police warned Foxglove Lane residents playing loud music.
• 11:02 p.m. — Police warned Echo Village Apartments residents watching a loud television. A second response to the same unit at 11:33 p.m. led to a $300 fine being issued for violating the town’s noise bylaw.
• 5:45 a.m. — A vehicle driven by Yenwan Yan, 64, of Stony Hill Road, slid down a snow-covered Stony Hill Road and into a garage on Chadwick Court, causing minor damage, police said. Yan was checked by Amherst Fire Department personnel but refused medical attention, police said.
• 9:03 a.m. — A woman who complained of pain following a one-car accident at Route 116 and Sunderland Road was taken by Amherst Fire Department ambulance to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton for treatment, police said.
• 11:17 a.m. — A vehicle that went off Amity Street and damaged a lawn was towed, police said. The driver was not injured.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
• 8:44 a.m. — Men who got into the basement of a Glendale Road home were determined to be workers for a property management company checking to make sure the boiler was working.
• 9:16 p.m. — Window screens and storm windows were pushed in at a Hallock Street home. Police contacted a tenant, who determined no forced entry had been made.
• 11:21 p.m. — An alleged prowler behind a North Whitney Street home was not located by police.
• 7:48 p.m. — Management at a downtown restaurant was advised to contact police should a man return after he was previously issued a trespass notice for bothering patrons.
• 2:09 a.m. — Items were reported stolen from a Colonial Village home.
• 9:49 p.m. — A window was broken at a Colonial Village residence.
• 4:34 p.m. — Police took a report that a vehicle parked on Glendale Road was broken into. The incident is under investigation.
• 2:04 p.m. — A loose golden retriever bothering residents at a South Pleasant Street home was located and returned to its Jeffrey Lane owners.
• 3:20 p.m. — A vehicle sustained minor damage when it was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while parked in a West Street lot, police said.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
• 8:32 p.m. — A man who deliberately poured milk over instruments being used by a band performing at a downtown restaurant was sent on his way.
• 2:30 a.m. — A vehicle that went off West Street near Atkins Farms Country Market and damaged a street sign left the crash scene before officers got there, police said.
• 4:31 p.m. — One woman suffered a minor head injury following a three-car accident on West Street, police said.
The woman was evaluated by Amherst Fire Department paramedics at the scene, while one vehicle was towed, police said.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
• 1:27 p.m. and 4:51 p.m. — Three McClellan Street residents and two Amity Street residents will be issued warnings for failure to clear snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes.
• 11:03 p.m. — Police warned Amity Place residents playing loud music.
• 4:24 p.m. — Several youths skateboarding at the Boltwood parking garage were sent on their way.
• 10:26 a.m. — Police helped firefighters extinguish a Dumpster on fire at Rolling Green Apartments.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
• 2:44 a.m. — Two men and a woman inside a South Amherst business after it closed for the night were just talking. They had gotten into the unlocked building after leaving a nearby bar when it closed for the night.
• 8:58 p.m. — A man yelling at passers-by on Main Street was told to quiet down, which he agreed to do.
• 5:16 a.m. — Police responded to South Prospect Street to resolve a dispute between neighbors over noise.
• 7:22 p.m. — A vehicle collided with a deer on Montague Road, causing minor damage to the vehicle, police said.
• 7:35 p.m. — The Department of Public Works was notified about a town lamppost that fell to the ground on Stony Hill Road after rotting at its base.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24
• 9:07 p.m. — A college student who returned to her off-campus home at Puffton Village after spring break found the front door wide open. Officers examined the residence and determined no forced entry had been made and nothing had been stolen.
• 6:43 p.m. — A patron at a downtown bar reported the theft of a cellphone.
• 2:30 a.m. — Police warned people stomping on the floor at Mill Hollow Apartments.
• 1:27 p.m. — Loose cows roaming in the middle of South East Street were returned to their nearby field.
• 11:04 p.m. — Amherst police assisted UMass police in locating a missing student whose parents were worried for her safety after she got onto the wrong bus.