October 2009

Monthly Archive

Abducted woman escapes captors in Granby

Posted by chief on 24 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


See Press Release

Suspicous package prompts haz-mat response

Posted by chief on 23 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


A Granby resident today received a package in the mail that had been tampered with adn which contained  suspisious substance. See Press Release issued by the Department.

construction continues

Posted by chief on 22 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


Granby woman injured on trail at Dufresne Park

Posted by chief on 15 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


A 63 year old Granby woman was  extracted from   a trail in Dufresne Park  after breaking her ankle in a fall. The woman had been hiking with another woman and their dogs when she fell and apparently broke her ankle. Her husband was contacted via cell phone and he notified the Police Department. Officer White from the Police Department   located the woman on a  trail aproxxitely 1/2 mile up the hill into the woods.  S. Hadley ambulance personnel and Granby fire fighters evacuated her using the Fire Department Kubota. She was transported  to Cooley Dickensen Hospital.

Hampshire County TRIAD sponsoring informational breakfast

Posted by chief on 15 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general




The Hampshire/Franklin County TRIAD  will host a FREE informational breakfast seminar on  SCAMS, on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8:30 AM  at the Blue Bonnet Banquet Room, King Street Northampton. All Senior Citizens are invited to attend!

The seminar will feature speakers from the Federal Trade Commission, Sovereign Bank, and the Northampton Police Department. Reservations can be made by printing out a form   and mailing it to Chris Geffin, One Gleason Plaza, Northampton MA 01060 or by fax to 1-413-584-3635. Registration deadline is November 9, 2009. The seminar is co-sponsored by Northwest District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel,  Sheriff Robert Garvey, the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Associaton, The National Sheriffs Association, and WAL -MART of Hadley, Northampton and Ware.

East Street Accident

Posted by chief on 11 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general




On Saturday Morning at 1:42  AM Officers  responded to an accident in the vicinity of New Ludlow Road and East Street. Upon arrival they found that a pick-up truck operated by Luis Antonio, 23 Noble AveWestfield, MA  had left the roadway  at 154 New Ludlow Road  and went through  the yard of 156 New Ludlow Road  and 138 East Street. The vehicle came to rest at the intersection of Truby St and East St. Officer White and Brown responded to the scene and arrested Mr. Antonio on charges of  Operating under the influence of alcohol  and crossing marked lanes,  He was released on bail and will appear at Eastern Hampshire District Court  on 10/13/2009 for arraignment. The properties at 138 East Street and 154 and 156 New Ludlow Road received damage to fencing and landscaping.




Pleasant Street accident

Posted by chief on 09 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


At approximately 02:42 officers were dispatched to the area of 84 Pleasant St.
for a report of a motor vehicle off the road.  Upon arrival officers discovered the front
valance to a vehicle with a plate attached. Officers then found a party, later
identified as Ms. Kyra Zehelski (26) of Warwick, Ma, walking down Pleasant St..
She told officers that she had just driven her vehicle off the road and it is in the woods.                                                           The vehicle was discovered approximately 200 feet in the woods, in thick brush.                                                                           Ms. Zehelski was evaluated by Granby Ambulance Personnel and refused medical treatment.

Found shell causes evacuation

Posted by chief on 08 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


A Breezy Lane homeowner found this  2 foot artillery shell in the attic of his home on Thursday Monring, causing the neighboring houses to be briefly evacuated. Police and Fire officials responded as did the Mass State Police Bomb Squad. They determined that the shell was not  live.  Articles like this should be considered live and left untouched until a Bomb Squad tecnician can determine if it poses any danger.

Lost hikers located

Posted by chief on 04 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


Three hikers lost on the Holyoke Range have been located. See Press Release  http://www.granbypd.org/pages/posts/lost-hikers-located89.php

Roll over accident on West Street

Posted by chief on 02 Oct 2009 | Tagged as: general


On Friday October 2, 2009 at approximately Midnight.officers were dispatched to the area of 215 West St. for a reported motor vehicle crash. Officers found the vehicle  on its side. Officers found the operator to be  Mark R. Dufault, age 20, of 12 Woodside Terrace, Granby.He told officers he swerved to avoid an animal  in the road and  lost control of the vehicle.  Dufault and his passenger, Justin Dufault, age 17, were transported to Holyoke Hospital, by Granby Ambulance Personnel, for treatment of minor injuries.