Easthampton man arrested for allegedly throwing laptop at mother — and other area police news
■ Jocelyn N. Gozdowski, 22, of Brookfield, was arrested Friday at 2:39 a.m. on East Pleasant Street near Eastman Lane on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and failure to stay within marked lanes.
■ Max Owen Lesselbaum, who provided an address as the streets of Amherst, was arrested Thursday at 9:41 p.m. on Belchertown Road on a charge of assault and battery on a police officer after he kicked at officers and attempted to bite an officer while being placed into protective custody, police said.
■ Bruce E. Schaeffer, 61, of 1296 South East St., was driving his vehicle at the intersection of Triangle and Main streets Thursday at 1:40 p.m. when he lost control on the snow-covered road and hit a utility pole, police said.
Schaefer suffered a bloody nose and complained about shin pain and was evaluated by Amherst Fire Department paramedics, but refused transport to a hospital, police said.
This was one of eight accidents that happened during and after a snowstorm that began at 11:51 a.m.
■ Rachael Anne Bassett, 29, of Greenfield, was cited for failure to yield to oncoming traffic after the vehicle she was driving south on the Route 116 bypass Wednesday at 6 p.m. attempted to make a left turn onto Meadow Street and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Corey J. Dziadzio, 18, of 109 Pratt Corner Road, Shutesbury, police said.
Bassett suffered minor injuries and was transported by Amherst Fire Department ambulance to Baystate-Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, police said.
Dziadzio and passengers Jordan Gyalston, 18, of 23 Charles Lane, and Timothy Lee, 18, of 60 Blackberry Lane, were all examined by paramedics and declined medical attention, police said.
Airbags deployed in both vehicles, according to police.
■ Antonio Daniel Ramires Arias, 32, of 81 Belchertown Road, unit 131, was arrested Wednesday at 2:22 a.m. at an Amherst home on a charge of domestic assault and battery, police said.
The victim didn’t require medical attention, according to police.
■ Bernardo Sanchez, 23, of 322 Main St., Apt. J, was arrested at home Friday at 2:59 a.m. on a charge of assault and battery after he allegedly threw a laptop at his mother.
■ Mark E. Challet Jr., 19, of 324 Northwest Road, Westhampton, was arrested on Union Street Friday at 12:52 a.m. on charges of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, being a minor in possession of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating a motor vehicle with an invalid inspection sticker.
■ James T. Cross, 56, of 73 Strong St., was arrested at home Thursday at 9:43 p.m. on charges of assualt and battery and intimidation of a witness after police said he grabbed his fiancee’s arm and ripped the phone line out of the wall, preventing her from calling police.
■ Jason Tirrell, 41, of 45 Clark St., was arrested Thursday at 9:38 p.m. at Cottage and Union streets and Williston and Payson avenues on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and failing to use care in stopping.
Police said Tirrell was traveling on Cottage Street when he rear-ended the vehicle in front of him, which was stopped at the intersection. No one was injured.
■ Stephanie Krawczyk, 21, of Lyman Street, Easthampton, was arrested Friday on charges related to a one-car accident at 12:58 a.m. on Hampden Ave.
Police charged Krawczyk with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle after they said her car collided with a curb, a no parking sign. Police said Kdrawcyzk was not injured in the crash. Her car sustained heavy front-end damage.