UMPD Deathstar, errr, Incident Command Center deployed
So once again beefed up Amherst and UMass police patrols seemed to keep the peace in our little college town over the long weekend, although officials also put into play the "Walk This Way" campaign late Saturday night into early Sunday morning to keep roving bands of college aged youths from disturbing neighborhoods immediately adjacent to southern UMass.
She told me to ...
A sagacious neighbor on Fearing Street, however, reports about 1,700 passers by that night, a little higher foot traffic than usual.
Stephanie O'Keeffe, Chair Amherst Select Board turned traffic cop
Unfortunately another large roving band of youth 300 strong, walking from deep North Amherst back to campus Saturday night, trashed signs along the eastern side of Sunderland Road.
Cowls Building Supply sign down and out
ProSensing sign down but not out
Town Sign near Watroba's
Amherst police broke up a number of party houses but no major incidents requiring outside reinforcements.
APD shut down a party house at 327 Lincoln Avenue without incident
Residents at 78 Northampton Road got off with a warning
2 young ladies arrested at 117 Northampton Road 1:15 AM