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Thursday, March 5, 2009

This past week, Amherst Police Officers responded to 472 calls for service, and 28 individuals were either arrested or will be summonsed into court on criminal charges.

The primary offenses for which these persons are charged include:

Possession of Alcohol Under 21 - 4 persons
Assault and Battery (Domestic) - 2 persons
Shoplifting - 3 persons
Disorderly Conduct - 1 person
Operation of a MV with Revoked Registration - 1 person
Operation Under the Influence of Alcohol (OUI) - 4 persons
Operation of a MV with Suspended License - 1 person
Possession of a False ID - 1 person
Possession of Class D - 1 person
Town By-Law Unlawful Noise - 5 persons
Town By-Law Open Container of Alcohol - 2 persons
Violation of a Trespass Order - 1 person
Warrant - 1 person
Breaking and Entering in the Nighttime - 1 person

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