AFD at Mullins Center 1:30 AM for patient with "altered mental status"
Amherst police and firefighters were kept on the go last night (Friday) into early Saturday morning instigated by warm temperatures, alcohol, and opportunity: That brief luxurious time period just after UMass classes are complete, but finals have not yet started.
And yes, trouble areas were mostly the usual suspects: a few outside unpermited bonfires on Phillips Street (#45 and #51), a loud party at 15/17 Fearing Street, a passed out drunk in front of College Pizza, and of course a DUI.
Around 12:45 AM a patrol car observed a vehicle driving erratically on South Pleasant Street dead in the heart of downtown. He took a right on Northampton Road (Rt 9) with the patrol car in close pursuit, was pulled over and descended on by a swarm of cruisers. The college aged youth flunked his Field Sobriety Test, was arrested and his car towed.
Ernie's Towing escorts DUI vehicle to impound 1:15 AM
I retraced the trajectory of the vehicle, a potentially deadly weapon, and could not help but notice the downtown was especially active. How many could have been seriously injured if he lost control and plunged into the crowd in front of Antonio's?
Antonio's downtown Amherst 1:00 AM
Dispatch recieved a call from a young lady around 2:10 AM complaining about a "loud party" at 69 Meadow Street. The Anonymous caller only wanted it "quieted down, but doesn't want anyone to get in trouble."
Party hardy types apparently were not on the same page, as APD arrested two for "disorderly conduct".
69 Meadow Street, Amherst