Police Log: May 11 – May 18

>> May 11, 2021 

10:00 a.m., Morris Pratt 

An individual dialed the emergency line and advised it was accidental.

2:15 p.m., Hazel Ave 

Officers responded to a report of possible misuse of and damage to a wooded area.  Some trash was located, but no one was in the area.

>> May 13, 2021

10:04 a.m., Valentine Residence Hall 

An officer responded to a report of a bias-related incident where a racially offensive word was etched into a chalkboard.

>> May 14, 2021 

10:54 p.m., College Street 

An officer stopped a vehicle after it failed to yield to a pedestrian attempting to cross the street on a crosswalk.

>> May 15, 2021 

1:12 a.m., Campus Grounds 

A CSO responded to a report of individuals trying to knock over a portable toilet. There was no damage and no one in the area.

>> May 16, 2021

5:59 a.m., Campus Grounds 

Officers located empty beer cans and an extinguished fire that occurred in the woods.  No one was in the area at the time.

>> May 17, 2021 

8:46 a.m., Amherst College Police Department 

An officer assisted the town police with a criminal investigation regarding a past accident.

9:38 a.m., 40 Dickinson Street Environmental Health and Safety and an officer responded to a carbon monoxide alarm and found no issues.