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Amherst police arrests/summonses

Amherst Police

Arrests/summonses

• Kassie L. Wolin, 22, of South Silver Lane, Sunderland, was arrested March 18 at 1:27 a.m. on East Pleasant Street on a warrant.

• Benjamin Harper-Ewert, 33, of The Brook, was arrested March 16 at 4:45 p.m. at an Amherst home on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car door) and on a warrant.

The victim didn’t require medical attention, police said.

• A 21-year-old Amherst woman will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop on East Pleasant Street March 15 at 9:36 p.m., police said.

• Matthew J. Caliri, 21, of Bridgewater, was arrested March 15 at 1:40 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, failure to stay within marked lanes, failure to stop or yield and operating a motor vehicle without a license in possession.

• Rob J. Orlando, 20, of Milton, was arrested March 15 at 1:35 a.m. on South Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle with a lights violation.

• Joshua V. Baldwin, 20, of Melrose, was arrested March 14 at 12:35 a.m. on Hobart Lane on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, speeding, negligent operation to endanger and possession of a fake ID.

• William Pavlenkov, 23, of Winchester, was arrested March 13 at 1:01 a.m. on North East Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and making a right turn on red where prohibited.

• Lawrence Senecal, 51, of Northampton, was arrested March 12 at 9:10 p.m. at a downtown residence on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.

• Eneida A. Sermeno, 23, of Main Street, was arrested March 12 at 9:07 p.m. on Main Street on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Hadley

• John S. Stubblefield, 34, of Northampton, was arrested March 14 at 11:43 p.m. on Laurel Drive on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, failure to stay within marked lanes and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

• Eric M. Roberts, 31, who provided an address as the streets of Northampton, was arrested March 14 at 10:56 a.m. at Hampshire Mall on a charge of shoplifting (third offense), and on three warrants.

UMass Police

• Mark S. Silverman, 43, of Wendell Road, Shutesbury, was arrested March 12 at 2:24 p.m. on Campus Center Way on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle with no inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle with a miscellaneous equipment violation.

• Menghao Li, 20, of South Hadley, was arrested March 11 at 3:10 p.m. at Patterson dormitory on a charge of domestic assault and battery, police said.

• Mathew J. Hickey, 21, of Duxbury, was arrested March 10 at 1:33 a.m. at Morrill Science Center Greenhouse on a charge of larceny under $250.

• Alexander M. O’Hearn, 19, of Reading, was arrested March 10 at 1:25 a.m. at the Isenberg School of Management on a charge of larceny under $250, police said.

• Michael Piesco, 21, of Nyack, N.Y., was arrested March 9 at 1:21 a.m. on Sunset Avenue on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

• Michael Babine, 19, of Northborough, was arrested March 9 at 12:17 a.m. on Thatcher Road on charges of possessing a class B drug and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

Amherst Police Calls

MONDAY, MARCH 11

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 7:23 p.m. — A break-in was reported at a South Amherst home, but a police investigation determined no entry had been made.

DISTURBANCES

• 12:12 p.m. — Police kept the peace at a downtown home between a resident and a former personal care attendant seeking money.

• 6:47 p.m. — A homeless man bothering people waiting outside the Douglass Funeral Home during calling hours was sent on his way.

• 7:35 p.m. — Police received a report of a man yelling at customers at two downtown restaurants. The man told police he was just reacting to a slur used by another customer and planned to get a bus ticket to head back to Detroit.

LARCENY

• 11:56 a.m. — A cellphone valued at $600 was reported stolen from a Main Street location.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 10:40 a.m. — A bicyclist was struck by a passing vehicle on College Street, but was not injured, police said.

TRAFFIC

• 9:40 p.m. — A drunken man in the travel lane of North Pleasant Street near Hallock Street was advised to use the sidewalk for his own safety.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 3:25 p.m. — A patron at the Amherst Survival Center reported a man continually stared at her while she was eating lunch. Police advised her about how she could pursue a restraining order.

DISTURBANCES

• 9:58 p.m. — Police kept the peace between Riverside Park Apartments residents arguing over the volume of a television set at one of the units.

LARCENY

• 8:56 a.m. — A Main Street resident reported the theft of a ring and gold coins during a party that took place the previous night.

• 10:33 p.m. — An Echo Village Apartments tenant told police her fleece blanket was stolen from a dryer. The blanket was returned a few days later and police determined another resident had taken it by mistake.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 12:51 a.m. — A deer was struck and severely injured by a vehicle on Leverett Road, police said. The driver and passenger were not injured, according to police.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 9:13 p.m. — An employee at a downtown business told police that a colleague made inappropriate sexual advances and comments toward him during an argument at work.

DISTURBANCES

• 8:14 p.m. — Police kept the peace between Echo Village Apartments residents making threats toward each other.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 4:07 a.m. — An Amherst woman came to the police station to report a person has made threats about killing and then eating her pet rabbit. Police provided her options on getting a restraining order.

DISTURBANCES

• 12:12 p.m. — Two men kicking each other outside a Gray Street home were just goofing around, police determined.

• 3:24 p.m. —A woman yelling and acting out at an Amherst business was calmed down.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 2:11 p.m. — Gabrielle Sutjiawan, 23, of Green Brook, N.J., was cited for failure to use care in stopping after the vehicle she was driving on Spring Street collided with a vehicle driven by Sonia Pereira-Murphy, 36, of Greenfield, police said.

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

TRAFFIC

• 9:06 a.m. — A vehicle that nearly struck a pedestrian on South East Street was not located by police.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 9:27 a.m. — Police determined two men loitering at a South Amherst apartment complex had not been issued trespass notices and could visit family and friends there.

• 8:02 p.m. — An alarm sounding on Amity Street was determined to be an old smoke detector that a resident had thrown outside earlier in the day.

CITIZEN ASSISTANCE

• 12:26 p.m. — A college student who didn’t board an Amtrak train as she was supposed to and was not answering her cellphone was located and told police she would be leaving Amherst for spring break the following day.

DISTURBANCES

• 7:17 a.m. — A homeless man standing at the entrance to a South Pleasant Street business shouting at passers-by was sent on his way.

• 11:05 a.m. — Police spoke to a guitarist on the sidewalk at the corner of Main and North Pleasant streets who was bothering a homeless man trying to send text messages. Police kept the peace between the two men.

ANIMAL COMPLAINTS

• 5:28 p.m. — A sick skunk on Chesterfield Drive was destroyed by police.

MOTOR VEHICLE

ACCIDENTS

• 9 a.m. — Ashley M. Duval, 19, of Palmer, was cited for failure to use care in starting after the vehicle she was driving at Lincoln Avenue and Amity Street collided with vehicles driven by Lyndsey Lewis, 19, of Norfolk, and Amaro Ferreira, 56, of Greenleaves Drive, police said.Lewis and Duval’s vehicles were towed, but no injuries were reported, police said.

• 1:17 p.m. — John Depres, 21, of Leominster, was cited for failure to use care in stopping after the vehicle he was driving on Northampton Road rear-ended vehicles driven by Kevin P. Joy, 48, of Farmington Road, which in turn was pushed into a vehicle driven by Robert Olson, 66, of Westborough, police said.

Pamela Monsignore, 42, of Haydenville, and a passenger in Joy’s vehicle, was examined by Amherst Fire Department paramedics but refused treatment, police aid.

All three vehicles were driven from the scene, police said.

• 3:39 p.m. — Benjamin P. Tufts, 20, of Haverhill, was cited for a traffic infraction after the PVTA bus he was driving on South Pleasant Street sideswiped a vehicle driven by Magaly Garcia, 52, of Campus Plaza Road, Hadley, police said.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 5 p.m. — A former homeowner in North Amherst returned to the residence to gather some belongings. The new residents agreed to let her inside to get the items.

LARCENY

• 7:10 p.m. — An iPhone was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on Boltwood Avenue.

VANDALISM

• 2:36 p.m. — A hole was punched in the wall inside a Belchertown Road home by a tenant during an argument with a friend. The landlord sought police assistance in being compensated for the damage.

FIGHTS

• 6:17 p.m. — A woman arguing with waitstaff at a downtown restaurant was removed after she threw everything from her table onto the floor. The woman will be issued a trespass notice to stay out of the restaurant.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

• 1:43 a.m. — A man walking on West Street near Pomeroy Lane told police he was looking for a place to buy a coffee. He was sent on his way.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 9:32 p.m. — Puffton Village residents playing loud music agreed to turn the volume down.

• 4:30 p.m. — A driver reported a vehicle parked in the parking garage sustained minor damage when it was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle a week earlier, police said.

NOISE COMPLAINTS

• 8:26 p.m. and 10:58 p.m. — Police warned Southpoint Apartments residents playing loud music.

• 1:53 p.m. — A vehicle parked in a University Drive parking lot sustained minor damage when it was struck sometime earlier in the day, police said.

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