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Tools stolen from new Granby library construction site — and other area police news


■ Police received a report Aug. 22 at 2:18 p.m. from a Broad Street resident who reported that his car, which had been parked with the keys in it, was missing. It was later found undamaged in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Northampton.

■ Police received a report Aug. 22 at 9:09 a.m. that a GPS system valued at $1,000 was taken from a boat parked at 231 Main St.

■ Police are investigating a report received Aug. 21 at 12:50 p.m. that an iMac computer valued at $675 was stolen from an Orchard Street apartment. The home wasn’t broken into so police suspect it may have been taken by someone known to the resident.

■ Police were unable to find a suspect who was reportedly going through cars parked near 34 Pleasant St. Aug. 21 at 3:40 a.m. A resident reported seeing a man checking for unlocked car doors and going through cars, but police said he was not there when they arrived. Cigarettes and jeans were missing from one car.


■ Police are investigating after receiving a report at 7:28 a.m. Aug. 20 that the construction site where a new library is being built at 297 East State Street had been broken into and that tools were missing. Residents are asked to contact the police department at 467-9222 with any information.

■ Melinda Laporte, 38, of 514 East State St., was arrested at home at 9:32 p.m. Aug. 17 on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon (flower pot).


■ Patrick Ian Freitag, 21, of 32 Northwest Road, Westhampton, was arrested about 1:33 a.m. Wednesday following a traffic stop at Spring and Meadow streets on two counts of possessing a class B drug (Methadone, Adderall) and a Northampton District Court warrant.

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