Area police news: Arrests and other incidents
Bus shelter, bicycles damaged when car jumps curb in Amherst
AMHERST — An Amherst woman drove her car over the curb and through the bus shelter at the intersection of Pray and East Pleasant streets Sunday, police said, destroying the shelter and damaging a bike post and two bicycles.
Amherst police said Maria Semedo, whose age was not listed, of 99 Southpoint Drive, was not hurt in the crash that occurred around 11:30 a.m.
According to the police report, Semedo was alone in the car when she lost control of it. She had taken her morning medication and then left for church without eating anything and fainted at the wheel, the report said.
No charges were filed.
Multiple arrests made at Easthampton park
EASTHAMPTON — Millside Park, at 2 Ferry St. near the Pleasant Street mills, was the site of numerous youth and young adult arrests and summonses Thursday.
While investigating a report of a missing person at the park at 1:50 p.m., police arrested a 14-year-old boy on a warrant and his companion, a 15-year-old boy, on a charge of being a minor in possession of alcohol.
At 9:10 p.m., police issued summonses for trespassing to eight young people, ranging in age from 16 to 24, because people are not allowed in the park after dark.
— REBECCA EVERETT
■ Kathryn Marie Denny, 55, of 53 Clark Ave., Unit 15, Northampton, was arrested Sunday at 3:48 p.m. on Northampton Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and following another vehicle too closely, police said.
■ Patrick O. Oyede, 24, of Randolph, was arrested Sunday at 1:48 a.m. on Montague Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger, speeding, failure to stay within marked lanes and possession of class B and E substances, Adderrall and Viagra, police said.
■ Robert J. Carroll, 21, of 61 Pelham Road, was arrested Saturday at 2:05 a.m. on Northampton Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failure to stay within marked lanes and negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger, police said.
■ Mark Allen, 49, of 23 Clark St., Apt. 2, was arrested at home Thursday at 4:38 p.m. on a warrant.
■ A vehicle owner reported to police Wednesday at 7 a.m. that part of his stereo and some sports equipment had been taken from his Jeep, which had no windows and was parked on Pleasant Green.
■ Police received a report July 15 at 9:20 a.m. from a man who said the rubber raft that he left overnight at the state boat ramp off of Route 5 had been taken. It was valued at $835. Police have no suspects.
■ Jose I. Feliciano, 34, and Joel Sanchez-Morales, 27, both of Holyoke, were arrested Saturday at 1:13 p.m. at the Best Buy at Hampshire Mall on charges of shoplifting after they left the store without paying for $349 worth of merchandise, police said.