Amsterdam Police Department
• Police responded Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 20, to a vacant home on Northampton Road and found water coming from its front yard. The city Department of Public Works was notified of the apparent water line break and responded to the property.
• A burglary was reported Thursday morning, Sept. 21, at a Reid Street business after someone had apparently entered the building overnight. The front door of the business was damaged and missing from inside the store was money from a cash register. An investigation was ongoing into the incident.
• A Guy Park Avenue business reported Thursday afternoon, Sept. 21, there was a metal money box apparently stolen from inside an office at the building. An unknown amount of money was inside the box. An investigation was ongoing into the incident.
• A motorist reported Thursday afternoon, Sept. 21, they were traveling west on East Main Street and stopped in traffic when a red Nissan Quest minivan with Vermont license plates hit the rear of their vehicle. The minivan driver allegedly fled the scene after the crash. An investigation was ongoing into the incident.
• Police and Amsterdam firefighters were responded early Friday morning, Sept. 22, to Bridge Street after embers had reignited from the second annual Amsterdam Homecoming Kickoff Bonfire held several hours prior. Firefighters extinguished the flames.
• Police responded to a Reid Street business early Friday morning, Sept. 22, for a burglar alarm activation, but the building was determined to be secured.
• Police responded to Greene Street for a reported fight Friday afternoon, Sept. 22, and located a male at the scene who was apparently involved in a physical altercation. The person had a cut and swelling to his face. First responders transported him to St. Mary’s Hospital for further treatment.
• A person reported Saturday evening, Sept. 23, an act of criminal mischief to their motor vehicle on Pulaski Street, which involved yellow paint being found on the passenger side rear bumper.