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Ex-Adams Officer Charged With ID Fraud, Prescription Forgery
Staff Reports,
07:54PM / Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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ADAMS, Mass. — A former Adams Police officer has been charged with trying to get a prescription filled falsely by using another man's identity.

According to a report on MassLive, 35-year-old Thomas Cook of Cheshire was charged in Westfield District Court for "uttering a false prescription, identity fraud, police or witness intimidation, receiving stolen property and attempting to commit a crime."

According to the police report, Cook tried to pass himself off as Todd Syrett, whom he had arrested in 2012. He dropped off a prescription for a stimulant known as methylphenidate (Ritalin, etc) at Westfield CVS and showed Syrett's driver's license to the

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Motorist Killed in Bus Collision in Williamstown
By Tammy Daniels,
06:48PM / Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN,Mass. — The driver of a small sedan was killed Wednesday afternoon after a collision with a bus.

The accident occurred at about 4:10 p.m. at the Five Corners intersection, where Route 43 crosses Route 7.

"It appears that the vehicle entered into the path of a Peter Pan bus," said Officer Shuan William.

The name of the victim, a man in his 50s, was being withheld at this time pending notification of kin. One person on the bus was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure but no one else was hurt in the incident.

Traffic was detoured over Brodie Mountain Road for several hours. Southbound traffic eventually

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Pittsfield Police Log: Aug. 16 - Aug 18
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05:18PM / Monday, August 18, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Here are copies of the police log from Aug. 16 until Aug. 18.

 

 

Pittsfield Police Log 8-16-2014

 

Pittsfield Police Log 8-17-2014

Pittsfield Police Log 8-18-14

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Teenager Shot in Pittsfield; One Juvenile Arrested
By Andy McKeever,
02:52PM / Monday, August 18, 2014
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Police say they are no longer searching for another suspect. However, they are still looking for witnesses.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A 17-year-old man was shot at the intersection of First and Tyler Streets on Monday morning.

One juvenile has been arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

Police have not released the name of the suspects or the victim.

Police say officers responded to the reports of shots being fired shortly before 9 a.m. A nearby ambulance was "flagged down" and a 17-year-old victim was taken to nearby

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Adams Structure Fire Contained; Pets Rescued
By Jack Guerino,
01:12PM / Sunday, August 17, 2014
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ADAMS, Mass. — Firefighters swiftly contained a house fire early Sunday morning, saving more than a dozen pets.

The Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 2:30 a.m. at 27 Water St.

Heavy smoke could be seen coming from the back of the two-story house, and some witnesses said flames were visible.

"The first arriving units were on the scene within three minutes, and the external fire was knocked down within five to seven minutes," Fire Chief Paul Goyette said. "Then the fire got into the voids of the structure so we had to do a lot of opening up."   Goyette said

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