Orange Police Logs for 10/26, 10/27, 10/28

Published: 10/29/2018 10:40:16 AM
Modified: 10/29/2018 10:40:18 AM
Friday, Oct. 26

12:22 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Route 2. Verbal warning issued for defective plate lights.

8:36 a.m. — Property dispute; ongoing issue in regard to right of way. North Main Street. On arrival, resident advised to move his vehicle to his other driveway and to cease using the right of way until the issue is resolved in court.

9:29 a.m. — Medical emergency, Main Street.

11:25 a.m. — Sex Offender Registration Board requests officer track down Level 1 offender and tell him to register with them as soon as possible, Eagleville Road. Same was at a doctor’s appointment.

11:27 a.m. — Medical emergency, Lincoln Avenue.

1 p.m. — Female into station to report her son was harassed while on the school bus, East Main Street. Advised complaint would be on record and forwarded to School Resource Officer. School already aware of it and has dealt with the subject.

1:23 p.m. — North Main Street caller reports neighbor is on his property yelling at him regarding being able to come on to his property. On arrival it was found that subject had gone onto the property to take pictures for court purposes in regard to a right of way. Advised there was a no trespass order in effect and any further instances of him going onto the property occurring, criminal charges will be brought forward.

2:01 p.m. — South Main Street party requested to speak with officer regarding retrieving property while restraining order is in effect. Advised that multiple officers already spoke with the plaintiff to pick a time and are waiting for her response a this point.

3:52 p.m. — Two 911 hangup calls received from Pleasant Street. Call back to the number went to voicemail; message left. At 4:03 officers all clear, everything all set.

4:52 p.m. — Athol Hospital requesting a check of welfare of party who has been harassing subject for money to buy drugs. Officer advised subject took off on foot in a green hoodie and black jeans. Officers checked father’s residence in New Salem. At 5:56 p.m. officers initiated a track. Was advised he was just on the phone with his girlfriend.Subject’s phone number obtained and tracked, showing him across street from Partridgeville Road in Athol in the woods.  At 6 p.m. Athol Police advise they have subject and he is being transporting to emergency room.

6:08 p.m. — East Main Street Loss Prevention unit reports one female apprehended for shoplifting. Officer responded to Walmart for a female detained for shoplifting. A criminal complaint will be filed with Orange District Court for the charges.

6:39 p.m. — Burglar alarm, Congress Street. Set off by homeowner.

8:05 p.m. — Holtshire Road, caller reports two juveniles, one wearing a lion head and the other wearing a tiger head running around in the middle of the road, near the end by the beach. Area checked, gone on arrival.

8:39 p.m. — Officer advises he is en route to Athol High school for a drug sniff. Assisted Athol Police with drug sniff.

9:01 p.m. — Traffic stop, East River Street. Verbal warning issued for speeding.

9:09 p.m. — Report of possible disturbance between a mother and son, East Main Street. Everything under control.

9:29 p.m. — Traffic stop, East River Street. Warning issued for speeding.

9:10 p.m. — Medical emergency, Canon Lane.

11:42 p.m. — Daniel Shays Highway caller advises she has a stay away order for subject. He has been there since yesterday and now he is intoxicated and she would like him removed. Male party, age 20 of Orange, placed into protective custody after causing a disturbance at his home.

Saturday, Oct. 27

3:46 a.m. — East Main Street caller requests officer, noise complaint. Neighbor stomping around and throwing things. All quiet on arrival. Attempted to speak to reporting party but was asked to leave.

3:57 a.m. — Traffic stop, East Main Street. Verbal warning for inspection status.

6:32 a.m. — Alarm sounding, East Main Street. No answer at the premises. Received proper passcode, response canceled.

9:56 a.m. — Report of tree down, main Street; no wires blocking the road. Put in call to highway department for chainsaw.

10:25 a.m. — Bartlett Lane caller reports his poodle went out last night and did not come back in. He has contacted animal control.

11:05 a.m. — Cheney Street caller reports subject blocking his driveway with his vehicle refusing to move. Same has been squatting in the other part of duplex. While on the line the subject took off. On arrival officer spoke with party who states he is in the eviction process, however wanted the incident on record. Party advised of trespass paperwork for his side of the residence.

2:15 p.m. — Caller reports he let subject with unknown last name, borrow his car yesterday, and it has not been returned. He said he spoke with party around noon time. Party stated she was on her way back from Leominster with his vehicle, however she hasn’t returned. The East River Street address was checked and vehicle not there. Advised of options if vehicle not returned. Officer later spoke with party and found the plate had been run by the Leominster barracks earlier. Spoke with trooper who said it was just a random query. Caller stated he will wait until morning to do a stolen report if car is not returned.

4:09 p.m. — Female subject calling upset the woman hasn’t returned his car, East River Street.

4:38 p.m. — 911 hangup call, New Athol Road. Responded to Hannaford and spoke with manager; everything all set.

5:05 p.m. — Stone Valley Road caller reports ex-girlfriend was threatening to take a 209A on him and has since been “blowing up [his] phone.” Would like to file a report. Officer attempted to call the subject. A short time later, received a call from him stating he saw the number as restricted and would not answer it. He was advised he needs to answer the phone to speak to police next time. Advised of options.

5:15 p.m. — Motor vehicle violation, Daniel Shays Highway. Verbal warning issued for defective equipment.

5:44 p.m. — Traffic stop, South Main STreet for defective equipment. Verbal warning issued.

6:50 p.m. — Caller advising he is on Route 202 behind a red Saab that is all over the road. Advised the vehicle is traveling in breakdown lane, headed toward New SAlem. While the party was speaking to trooper he stated the vehicle looked like it pulled into Stone Road.

8:06 p.m. —Party reporting what sounded like some type of explosion, possibly south of Fairman Road. Area searched, all quiet.

8:07 Fairman Road caller states something just blew up.

8:13 p.m. — Lockout. East Main Street party requesting assistance with unlocking her car in employee parking lot. It’s only key she has. Entry gained.

8:14 p.m. — Suspicious activity, East River Street. Caller states young men going in an out of the apartment and it is not right. Officer spoke with subject who explained how someone had com over to help her with a problem in her apartment. All set.

8:30 p.m. — 911 hang up call, West Main Street. Went to voicemail on call back. Message left. Area checked.

11:12 p.m. — Caller reporting what looks like possible fight or disturbance out front of the bar in the center of town, South Main Street. About 10 people outside. On arrival everything appeared to be in order and quiet.

11:26 p.m. — Medical emergency, Cottage Street.

11:41 p.m. — Disturbance, Pleasant Street. Caller advises there are four subjects getting ready to fight. Some have baseball bats. Stated three guys came to the door and tried to pick a fight with her son and are outside yelling and screaming. Officer spoke to all individuals involved. Incident stemmed from incident earlier in the night. No parties looking to press charges or be fully cooperative. Advised to stay away from residence and each other.

Sunday, Oct. 28

12:24 a.m. — Traffic stop, South Main at Church streets. Operator given verbal warning for defective equipment.

12:52 a.m. — Observed female with active warrant, South Main Street, and taken into custody. Arrested Kimberly A. Shaw, 40, of Royalston Road, Orange on a warrant.

7:23 a.m. — Medical emergency, Red Brook Lane.

9:29 a.m. — Officer wanted, Butterworth Road caller advises he had some houseguests from South Carolina staying at his residence and one of them brought a handgun. He asked houseguest to leave, which they did, however they left the gun. Would like it removed. Officer took possession of the firearm and ammunition. The owner of the firearm, who lives out of state, brought the firearm to the state illegally and was explained such. Firearm entered into property and the owner was explained how to get the firearm back.

9:33 a.m. — suspicious person, East Main Street. Officer with male party in front of Subway. Male was walking around the businesses acting suspicious. He refused to talk with police. Shortly after, the same male party was found to be on the railroad tracks. Officers made contact and were able to identify the male. Sent on way.

10:22 a.m. — Caller reporting two vehicles abandoned at a vacano shop at Tully and Royalston roads have been there for months. Officer located two unregistered vehicles; green Toyota and red Ford pick up truck. Notification will be made to the property owner on Monday of bylaw violation.

1:03 p.m. — 911 call, Packard Road. Busy on call back. Someone was attempting to fax and dialed 9-1 to get the outside line. No emergency.

Second call received; sounds like someone attempting to send a FAX. Fourth call received at 1:11. Confirmed misdial.

3:46 p.m. — Traffic stop, New Athol Road. Verbal warning for speeding.

4:08 p.m. — East River Street party would like to speak with officer about a child custody issue he is having with his mother. Discussed options.

5:31 p.m. — Traffic stop, Summer Street for defective brake light. Operator detained; will be summoned to court for operating a motor vehicle with suspended license.

6:42 p.m. — suspicious person, West Main Street. Caller advises a vehicle just pulled up to the scene of last week’s structure fire. A male subject got out and pulled down some of the police tape and he is outside on the side of the house with a flashlight. Officer spoke to party involved sho stated he had permission from the homeowner to be there removing scrap metal. Confirmed with owner. Officer advised it was too late to be using power tools and he would need to make better arrangements to do the job.

7:17 p.m. — Officer requested for group of four people detained for shoplifting in Walmart, East Main Street. Two people transported to the station. Arrested Michael J. Heath, 31, of Turnpike Road, Montague, on charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise, and Jessica Lynn Secore, 30, of Eden Trl, Bernardston, on default warrant, possession of a class A drug (heroin). Transported to House of Corrections.

8:54 p.m. — Caller reports vehicle parked in middle of the road, East River Street. Removed by JIm’s Auto. Unable to locate owner.

10:21 p.m. — Suspicious person, Pleasant Street. CAller advises there was a male subject walking around in her neighbors’ backyards. She confronted same and he left, walking down the middle of road headed down Pleasant Street. Male in 20s wearing gray sweatpants, dark hoodie, backpack and smoking. Subject gone on arrival.

11:58 p.m. — Traffic stop, South main Street. Verbal warning for defective equipment.









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