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Missing a circle of memories

CHICOPEE – Much like many couples from the area, Nancy and Bob Arnold were excited to get their kielbasa on during the recently held K-Fest in the city. And what was initially anticipated to be yet another day to add to their log of fond memories together was one that ended in quite the opposite when Bob’s wedding band slipped off his finger on Saturday, May 23.
“We searched for hours,” Nancy said.
It was about 15 years ago that the couple first met through the “Singles” line. At the time, Nancy lived on Grove Street in Chicopee Falls and as it turned out, Bob lived just around the corner. Taking it slow, Nancy and Bob decided to grab a coffee at the local Dunkin Donuts and upon meeting, there was instant chemistry. READ MORE


***FROM THE BEAT*** On August 24th, at 9:40am, our Officers responded to 56 Hilton St, for a reported Breaking and Entering in Progress. Officers Ryan Romano, Chris Sawa, Bob Kalisz and Sgt Brett Nichols responded. Sgt Nichols relayed to officers that he had a kidnapping, and assault, and relayed the vehicle information. Officer Sawa located the vehicle traveling on East St, and effected a motor vehicle stop. In the vehicle he found the 2 suspects, and the victim. The victim stated he had been hit, and struck by a club, had some facial injuries, and was treated by EMT's on scene. Upon further investigation, Officer Sawa placed the following individuals under arrest for the following charges:

25 Central Ave 14 Scott St Apt 1
Chicopee MA 01020 Springfield, MA 01109

Both were charged with:

Ch 265 s18C Home Invasion
Ch 265 s26 Kidnapping
Ch 265 s15A Assault & Battery w/a Dangerous Weapon(club)

Both were transported to District Court after booking.

Off Michael Wilk
Chicopee Police Department

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