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Amherst police: Arrests/summonses

Arrests and

Summonses

Amherst Police

• Emmanuel L. Proust, 41, of Belchertown, was arrested April 21 at 1:24 a.m. on Belchertown Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense) negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger, possessing a class B drug (cocaine), failure to stay within marked lanes and speeding.

• Sean H. Adams, 20, of Framingham, was arrested April 21 at 1:13 a.m. on East Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, reckless operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

Adams was arrested after his vehicle struck a pedestrian, who refused medical attention, police said.

• Christopher W. Mayer, 20, of Latham, N.Y., was arrested April 20 at 5:15 p.m. on Amity Street on charges of possessing a class E drug (prescription medication), being a minor in possession of alcohol and possession of a fake ID.

Sarah McGaughnea, 21, of Melrose, N.Y., was arrested at the same time and place on charges of possessing a class B drug (cocaine) and possessing a fake ID.

• Brien M. O’Connor, 21, of North Andover, was arrested April 20 at 5 p.m. on East Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

• Dion J. Lopez, 22, of Westborough, was arrested April 20 at 4:41 p.m. on North Pleasant Street on a warrant.

• Jacob Herr, 21, of Medord, N.J., was arrested April 20 at 1:45 a.m. on Hobart Lane on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger.

• Andrew D. Martin, 23, of Millis, was arrested April 19 at 8:32 p.m. on Belchertown Road on charges of possessing class C and D substances and following another vehicle too closely.

• Dominika J. Bzdula, 25, of Palmer, was arrested April 19 at 1:43 a.m. on North Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger, failure to stop or yield and failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

• A 21-year-old Amherst man will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop on Presidents Drive April 18 at 5:02 p.m.

• Zachariah R. Spaulding, 28, of West Street, was arrested April 18 at 2:37 p.m. on North Pleasant Street on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.

Spaulding was arrested after police said he brandished a knife at a clerk at a downtown store, took items without paying for them and became disorderly and confrontational when officers located him a short time later.

• A 20-year-old Shutesbury woman will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop on East Pleasant Street April 17 at 5:31 p.m., police said.

• Solveig I. Woychuk, 57, of Belchertown, was arrested April 15 at 6:14 p.m. on Main Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (second offense), leaving the scene of a property damage accident and negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger.

Woychuck was arrested a short time after the vehicle she was driving in the area of Main and Churchill streets struck another vehicle and fled the scene, police said.

Hadley Police

• Craig Banach, 24, of Easthampton, was arrested April 13 at 7:20 p.m. on Route 9 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

• Jessica Ramos, 36, of Holyoke, was arrested April 13 at 2:45 p.m. at the Wal-Mart at Mountain Farms Mall on a charge of larceny over $250.

UMass Police

• Anthony J. Taylor, 20, of Arlington, was arrested April 14 at 1:52 a.m. on Eastman Lane on a charge of disorderly conduct.

• Nathaniel Brewer, 19, of Dorchester, and Michael B. Janey and Shantel Shepard, both 20 and of Boston, were arrested April 13 at 9:31 p.m. at the Mullins Center on charges of disorderly conduct.

Janey also faces a charge of resisting arrest and Shepard also faces a charge of trespassing.

• Michael Dugan, 19, of Norton, was arrested April 13 at 8:56 p.m. on the UMass campus on charges of being a minor in possession of alcohol and possessing with intent to distribute a class D drug (marijuana).

• Cameron J. Walsh, 19, of Norfolk, was arrested April 12 at 6:19 p.m. in Lot 50 off Washington Road on charges of possessing a class B drug and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

Amherst Police Calls

MONDAY, APRIL 15

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 9:45 a.m. — Several sleeping bags and a blue tarp found in a conservation area near Puffer’s Pond were removed.

• 5:37 p.m. — Police are investigating a possible case of child abuse reported by an Amherst woman when her child returned home from a visit to the father.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 1:51 p.m. — A Hulst Road resident reported someone making annoying phone calls to her.

DISTURBANCES

• 6:56 p.m. — An intoxicated man yelling and throwing rocks on Fearing Street was calmed down.

LARCENY

• 4:22 p.m. — A person who lost a wallet on South East Street reported that a credit card inside it was later used to make purchases. Police are investigating.

ASSAULTS

• 1:47 a.m. — One man was punched in the face outside the downtown bars during a dispute over the ownership of a bicycle.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 12:06 a.m. — A verbal warning was issued by police to Puffton Village residents playing loud music.

• 7:02 p.m. — Police warned Eames Place residents holding a loud party.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 3:47 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. — Ill skunks on Teawaddle Lane and Lincoln Avenue were both destroyed.

TRAFFIC

• 2:35 a.m. — An unlicensed taxi cab that also didn’t have an electronic meter was stopped on North Pleasant Street. The driver was cited.

• 6:43 a.m. — A park bench thrown into the middle of North Pleasant Street near McClellan Street was removed by police.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 11:49 p.m. — An unattended candle burning in a staircase inside a McClellan Street home was extinguished by police.

DISTURBANCES

• 5:33 p.m. — A man was removed from a PVTA bus on South Pleasant Street after causing a disturbance. Police were not able to locate him.

LARCENY

• 1:15 p.m. — A woman reported three $20 bills were stolen from her unattended bag while she was visiting a University Drive location.

ASSAULTS

• 3:41 p.m. — A woman told police she was shoved by a man while at the gym at a South Amherst apartment complex.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 10:46 a.m. — An ill skunk stuck in a window well at a Market Hill Road resident was destroyed.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 11:20 p.m. — A South Amherst woman told police she was walking through the parking lot at her apartment when she was confronted by another woman who made statements about her boyfriend.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 4:35 p.m. — Police went to a Hadley restaurant to issue a trespass notice to an employee to stay away from an Amherst apartment complex.

LARCENY

• 8:41 a.m. and 5:38 p.m. — License plates were reported stolen from vehicles parked on Main Street and Olympia Drive.

• 9:44 a.m. — A resident at The Boulders reported the theft of a necklace valued at $1,000.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 8:29 a.m. — Sigma Delta Tau residents were issued a quarantine notice for a dog living at their North Pleasant Street home. A license was also given for the pet.

• 8:38 a.m. — Police were notified about a dog that attacked a teenage girl while she was jogging in a South Amherst neighborhood.

• 12:22 p.m. — A Tyler Place resident was advised to continue training her new dog after it had incidents in Deerfield that forced an order for it to be removed from town.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY

• 7 p.m. — Tenants who were grilling food on the roof of a Main Street apartment were advised to extinguish the grill and get off the roof.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 9:14 a.m. — A Puffton Village woman whose former boyfriend left a derogatory note on her door was advised to contact police if the man continues to bother her. The woman had earlier told police her ex-boyfriend was making repeated calls to her home.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 9:20 p.m. — A vehicle parked behind a Main Street business sustained minor damage when it was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle, police said.

TRAFFIC

• 12:41 p.m. — Youths tossing balls over West Street near Longmeadow Drive left the area before police got there.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 12:42 a.m. — A man who became aggressive toward a woman at an Amherst home fled before police got there. The woman told police she doesn’t want the man to return.

• 1:19 a.m. — Two people urinating in the area of North Pleasant Street and Kellogg Avenue were warned and sent on their way.

• 1:58 a.m. — A man who attempted to steal a traffic cone from a construction project at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity streets was told to put it back.

• 2:53 p.m. — Police were notified about a suspicious man pointing a gun in the yard of a Bridge Street home where other people were gathered. No one at the residence had a weapon.

• 11:33 p.m. — A woman staying at a downtown bed and breakfast called police after she gave her keys to a man so he could move her car and then became concerned the man might have placed dangerous items in the vehicle while he was driving it. Police checked the inside and outside of the vehicle for the woman.

DISTURBANCES

• 1:20 a.m. — Police separated two women yelling at each other outside the downtown bars and then moments later continuing their argument onto Amity Street.

BREAK-INS

• 3:56 p.m. — A window was smashed out at The Boulders, but police determined workers putting up new siding on the building were likely responsible.

FIGHTS

• 1:28 a.m. — People fighting at a bus stop near Puffton Village were separated and sent on their way.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 10:09 a.m. — A man standing at the corner of Kellogg Avenue and North Pleasant Street singing loudly was sent on his way.

• 9 p.m. — Police determined loud noise coming from a North Pleasant Street home was people cheering the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. The residents were told to keep their voices down.

• 11:41 p.m. —Police warned to Summer Street residents talking loudly.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 10:26 a.m. — An aggressive dog located by UMass police near their station was turned over to the animal welfare officer.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 8:12 a.m. — A vehicle that struck a traffic sign on West Street at the roundabout fled before police got there, police said.

At 9:06 a.m., the woman driving the vehicle contacted police and told them her vehicle sustained minor damage to its bumper.

• 4:35 p.m. — Police said they took a report from a man whose vehicle sustained minor damage when it was parked in a College Street lot earlier in the week.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 2:48 a.m. — Police were contacted by an Amherst resident who reported a man got inside her home through an unlocked window and woke her up. Police determined the woman has already gotten a restraining order against the man, but the man appears to be confused about whether he is allowed to visit.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 5:22 p.m. — People hanging out on the roof a Phillips Street home were told to come down for the evening.

DISTURBANCES

• 12:58 a.m. — A man asked to leave a party on Butterfield Terrace smashed a window in the front door on his way out. He will be asked to make restitution or face charges.

• 1:11 a.m. — Police kept the peace between a man and woman arguing on North Pleasant Street. Officers determined the man was trying to get his intoxicated friend home.

• 1:35 a.m. — Three men shoving each other outside the police station calmed down as officers got to the scene.

LARCENY

•3:15 a.m. — A taxi cab driver told police his cellphone was stolen when he dropped a person off on Triangle Street. Police are investigating.

• 9:30 p.m. — An air compressor valued at $3,000 was reported stolen from a College Street business.

BREAK-INS

• 8:45 a.m. — An unlocked vehicle parked at Amethyst Brook Conservation Area was entered and a wallet, cash, credit cards and other items were stolen.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 1:47 a.m. and 6:14 p.m. — Police warned College Street and Nutting Avenue residents holding loud parties.

• 3:08 a.m. — Police warned Main Street residents talking loudly.

• 3:04 p.m. — Woodside Avenue residents holding a loud party with more than 150 people in attendance agreed to send their guests on their way after being warned by police.

• 9:38 p.m. — Police warned a Southpoint Apartment resident who was playing loud music.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 1:22 p.m. — A vehicle sustained minor damage when it was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle on Amity Street, police said.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 12:01 p.m. — Police are trying to locate a man and woman on Meadow Street who may have trespassed on several properties while picking up returnable bottles and cans.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 10:32 a.m. — A child missing from Echo Village Apartments returned home safely.

LARCENY

• 6:53 p.m. — Lawn furniture was reported stolen from a Taylor Street home.

VANDALISM

• 9:12 a.m. — A gate was damaged near the ball fields at Mill River Recreation Area.

ASSAULTS

• 5:25 p.m. — Police are investigating an incident in which a woman said she was struck in the head and lost consciousness on North Pleasant Street.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 12:17 a.m. — More than 100 people were cleared out from an Allen Street home.

• 4:20 p.m. — Police warned Presidential Apartments residents playing loud music.

• 5:45 p.m. — Puffton Village residents having a small gathering outside their apartment were warned by police after someone complained about loud noise they were making.

• 11:54 p.m. — Police warned North Pleasant Street residents playing loud music and talking loudly.

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