April 2010

Monthly Archive

Granby DARE Cheer Camp

Posted by chief on 26 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general


Granby DARE will  be holding its annual Cheer Camp on July 28, 29 and 30 from 9am until 12 noon. Fee is $40.  The camp is open to girls  from all surrounding Towns, grades 3 and up ( grade as of 9/10). Applications are available at the Granby Pd or on line at the Department web site. Camp is held at the Granby JR/SR High School.

Structure fire closes Rte 202

Posted by chief on 24 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general



At 2:09 AM the Police Department received a 9-11 call of a structure Fire on East State Street. Responding units found an unoccupied building at #423 R, totally involved in flames.  Rte 202 was closed until approximately 4 AM while firefighters batttled the flames. The structure was a total loss. Origin of the fire is unkown and it is under investigation by Granby Police and Fire Officials  as well as the State Fire Marshall.

1 injured in Dirt Bike Accident

Posted by chief on 17 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general


At approximately 4pm, the Police Department received a call concerning a dirt bike accident on Turkey Hill, near the Belchertown line. Police and Fire units responded and found that CRAIG AMELISKO, age 20, of Dressel Ave Belchertown, had apparently lost control of his dirt bike and had struck a rock.  He was removed from the scene by Granby Fire and Police Personnel in the Fire Department Kubota, and was transferred to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Environemntal Police were called to the scene . The incident was investigated by Ptl Gary Poehler and Ptl Kurt Carpenter.

Suspect arrested for attempted murder

Posted by chief on 12 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general


Christopher Barber, 37, of Miller Ave Granby was arrested on a warrant for , a violation of a restraining order. He was further charged with assault and batter, attempted murder, and intimidating a witness. The charges stem from a domestic dispute which occurred last week. He was held without bail for arraignment on Monday.

Officers respond to a 4 car accident on East State St.

Posted by Sgt O on 02 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general



On Friday, April 02, 2010, at approximately 08:30 am, officers from the Police Department and Granby Ambulance Personnel responded to a four car accident on East State St. Upon arrival officers discovered that three of the vehicles involved had either stopped or were slowing in traffic, in the southbound lane, when a fourth vehicle failed to stop and collided with one of the vehicles causing a chain reaction. Two of the parties involved in the accident were transported to Holyoke Hospital with minor injuries. The accident was investigated by Lieutenant Alan Wishart and Officer Paul Anderson.

Suspect sentenced in rape cases

Posted by chief on 01 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: general



Robert Griswold of Taylor Street in Granby,  was found guilty in Hampshire County Superior Court by Judge Judd Carhart of several counts of Rape of a child and related charges. He was sentenced today to 20-25 years in State Prison. The victims were all males betwen the ages of 13-15. He was also convicted on charges of improper storage of firearms and dissemination of matter harmful to minors . Det. Barbara Fenn was the lead investigator on the case.