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Williamstown, North Adams Police Seek Reports of Stolen Jewelry

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Police are asking area residents to report recent losses of jewelry that may be connected to a North Adams woman who was arraigned on Wednesday.
 
Jessica Morgan, 30, of Gregory Avenue, was arraigned in Northern Berkshire District Court on one count of larceny over $250, Williamstown Police reported on Wednesday.
 
"On July 3, 2017, a Williamstown resident contacted the police department to report a significant amount of jewelry missing from her residence," the police news release read. "A subsequent investigation revealed that Morgan worked as a home health care worker in this home. It was later determined that jewelry matching the same description was pawned by Morgan. 
 
"Unfortunately, a significant amount of the jewelry was later transferred and melted down prior to it being discovered missing."
 
Williamstown Police questioned Morgan in connection with the case, police said.
 
"This investigation prompted the report of similar larcenies from other area residences where Morgan worked," the police news release read. "A large amount of jewelry and property remain missing. The [Williamstown Police Department] is seeking public assistance with any additional reports or information regarding Jessica Morgan or missing or found jewelry."
 
Police ask anyone with information to contact either Sgt. Scott McGowan of the Williamstown Police at 413-458-5733 or Officer Josh Zustra of the North Adams Police at 413-664-4944.
 
"At this time, the investigation is continuing and at the conclusion, further criminal charges will be filed," McGowan said on Wednesday. "The majority of these crimes appear to be from April through July of 2017. However, I am also looking back as far as January of 2015."
     

Mount Greylock Student Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — One occupant of a car involved in a single-car accident on Hopper Road was airlifted to a regional hospital on Thursday afternoon.
 
The injured party was a student at Mount Greylock Regional School, and school officials are doing their best to notify members of the school community, Mount Greylock's interim superintendent said on Thursday night.
 
"We are aware students and families are anxious and are working as a school community to make sure we have students supported as they enter school tomorrow," Kimberley Grady said.
 
"[Principal Mary [MacDonald] has reached out to families, staff and coaches so that we have everyone ready to help students tomorrow."
 
Grady said another student involved in the accident was treated and released from Berkshire Medical Center.
 
She was not at liberty to reveal the names or ages of the students involved.
 
Williamstown Police on Thursday night referred questions to the state police, who responded to the scene, and the district attorney's office.
     

Williams College Senior Reported as Missing Found Unharmed

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Nathaniel Whittle

Updated, March 10, 2 p.m.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Police Department announced Friday afternoon that a Williams College student who had been reported missing on Wednesday was found unharmed.

Police said Nathaniel Luke Whittle, 23, a senior from Texas, was safe and in contact with his family.

Whittle was reported missing to police on Wednesday after last having been seen Monday at a bank in Bloomfield, Conn.

 

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing Williams College student.

Nathaniel Luke Whittle, 23, a senior from Texas, was reported missing to police on Wednesday. At this time, law enforcement does not believe this is a matter of suspicious circumstances. However, authorities are concerned for Whittle's well-being as he may be in need of mental health treatment.

He was last seen Monday at a bank in Bloomfield, Conn.

Whittle is described as a white male, standing 6-foot-1, weighing 180 to 200 pounds and operating a gray Toyota Tacoma extended-cab pickup truck with Texas plate number CBJ0333.

A nationwide broadcast has been sent to all law enforcement agencies requesting assistance.

If anyone has information concerning this matter, contact Sgt. Scott McGowan at the Williamstown Police Department at 413-458-5733.

     

Williamstown Woman Charged in Hit-And-Run Accident

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A 34-year-old Williamstown woman has been charged in an apparent hit-and-run accident on Cold Spring Road on Oct. 1, police announced on Wednesday.

Shannon Dandurand will answer in Northern Berkshire District Court to charges of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, police said.
 
"We wish to thank the public once again for the help, as it was the sharing of the original post that led to Ms. Dandurand contacting us about the incident," according to the news release posted on Facebook Wednesday morning.
 
Wendy McCarthy, 51, of Cold Spring Road suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries to the right side of her body in the Saturday night incident, according to a police report shortly after the accident.
     

Witnesses Sought in Williamstown Hit-and-Run

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Police are searching for a vehicle like this one in connection with the accident.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Police are seeking witnesses to an apparent hit-and-run accident on Saturday on Route 7.

At about 9:30 p.m., Williamstown Police officers responded to a 911 call for an injured woman in the roadway on Cold Spring Road (Route 7), just south of the ‘6 House Pub.

Officers found Wendy McCarthy, 51, of Cold Spring Road had been struck by a southbound vehicle. Vehicle parts recovered at the scene indicate it was a 2014 Ford Escape, color black.

McCarthy suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries to the right side of her body.

Police are seeking the public’s health in identifying the vehicle involved. It may have damage to the driver’s side front, and it is missing the driver side mirror.

Anyone with information is asked to call 413-458-5733.

 

     
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