Checked Out OK
Literary Nonfiction. Police Log. CHECKED OUT OK is a collection of over 300 actual police log items from several small towns in Western Massachusetts, compiled by Ericson, and indexed into such categories as "Puzzlement, Tremendous Social Events," "Suspicion, Delusion, a Squirrel Acting Oddly," and "Gone when Police Got There."
8:57 a.m. – A fox eating rabbits on Sunset Avenue checked out OK.
9:55 a.m. – A Rolling Green Drive resident told police that his girlfriend has been receiving poems at her Hadley workplace from a 60-year-old-man. Amherst police advised the man to contact Hadley police about the problem.
12:51 a.m. – Police assisted people who were observing the salamanders crossing Henry Street.