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Monday, February 4, 2008

Weekend Activity

The Amherst Police Department responded to 259 calls for service and criminally summonsed or arrested 23 persons for criminal offenses.

The following were the primary criminal offenses charged:
Violation of the Noise By-Law - 4 persons
Possession of Class D Drug - 2 persons
Criminal Motor Vehicle offenses - 3 persons
Assault - 2 persons
Assault and Battery - 2 persons
Liquor Law offenses - 8 persons
Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol - 1 person
Disorderly Person - 1 person

In addition to the regularly assigned shift, 15 extra Amherst Police Officers were on-duty and available should there have been any disturbance-related incidents - either on or off the UMass campus relative to the Super Bowl. The game ended with only minor incidents occurring on campus.

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