Bars And Cars Keep Weekend Busy For City Police12:00AM / Monday, December 11, 2006
North Adams- Bar fights, car accidents and allegations of under-age drinking were among the numerous incidents that kept city police hopping from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10.
Bars And Cars
Police were called to the Mountain View nightclub in Clarksburg twice during the Dec. 8 evening and Dec. 9 early morning and made arrests during each visit.
A Mountain View employee reported a fight in progress to police at 10:35 p.m.. City and Clarksburg police arrested 26-year-old Thomas W. Maynard,149 Beaver St. and charged him with disorderly conduct and domestic assault and battery. Maynard was taken to the city police station and was later transported to the North Adams Regional Hospital for a head injury. After treatment at the hospital, Maynard was transported to the Berkshire County House of Correction in Lanesboro, according to police information.
At 12:10 a.m, police were again summoned for a fight in progress at the nightclub. City police arrested Morgan J. Maselli, 20, 25 Natural Bridge Road on charges of being a person under the age of 21 in possession of alcoholic beverages and an open container violation. Paul J.Oparowski Jr., 20, 53 Summer St., Adams, was arrested and charged with being a person under 21 in possession of alcoholic beverages and an open container violation. Also arrested and charged with the same offenses was Craig J. Field, 19, 689 Reservoir Road.
Police were called to the Pitcher's Mound at 12:08 a.m. Dec. 9 to investigate a reported hit-and-run incident. A witness reported seeing a white Chevrolet Cavalier strike a vehicle in the parking lot and the drive away from the scene.
Just minutes into Dec. 10, police were called to the Key West Lounge on State Street for a reported disturbance. The person allegedly causing the disturbance left the premise before police arrived but later returned and allegedly created a disturbance. Police were called back to the pub and arrested Joshua S. Filiault,31, 105 Horrigan Road, Clarksburg after he was stopped in an area at the rear of the former Sofco building on State Street. Filiault was charged with a motor vehicle equipment violation and drunk driving second offense.
A city man was charged with drunk driving second offense early Dec. 9 after a two-car crash at Wall and East Quincy streets. Marc J. Beauchamp, 27, 120 Meadow St. was charged after the black 2005 Ford pick-up truck he was driving collided with a blue 1992 Plymouth driven by 21-year-old Ashley White, 53 Larock Lane, Halifax, Vt.. There were no serious injuries reported at the scene. The accident was reported at 1:48 a.m..
A 45-year-old woman was charged with drunk driving after a Washington Avenue motor vehicle stop. Police arrested Joanne Cowlin, 32 Highland Ave.. and the 1993 brown Honda Accord she was driving was towed from the scene.
Four Arrested On Drug And Alcohol Charges
Several youths were arrested near the Oasis Plaza during Saturday evening. Police arrested Thomas Superneau, 19, 20 Navajo Drive and charged him with possession of a Class D substance. Bart W. Pecor, 21, was charged with selling or delivering alcoholic beverages to a person under age 21, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer. 17-year-old Abby Pinsonneault, 42 Dean St. was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Donald E. Tatro III, 530 Middle Road, Clarksburg was charged with being a person under 21 in possession of alcoholic beverages.
Officer Sustains Minor Injury During Arrest
A city police officer was injured during a late afternoon Dec. 10 scuffle with 37-year-old Edward Fischer, 15 A St..
Officer Kelly Wisniowski sustained injury to her finger while attempting to place Fischer under arrest, according to police information.
Fischer was arrested and charged with two counts of assault and battery on a police officer,one count of resisting arrest and one count of disorderly conduct after police received a report that he was placing repeated harassing telephone calls to a relative's place of employment.