Orange Police Log 

Published: 10/30/2018 9:17:37 AM
Modified: 10/30/2018 9:17:42 AM
Sunday, Oct. 28

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 Trail, 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.

Monday, Oct. 29

1:20 a.m. — Traffic stop, Daniel Shays Highway. Verbal warning for defective equipment.

1:55 a.m. — Medical emergency, Pleasant Street. 8:58 a.m. — Report of several cows in road, Town Farm Road and Wheeler Pond Road.

9:57 a.m. — Assisted the Board of Health and Building Department as they attempted to enforce code violations at East Main Street property.

10:31 .am. — West Main Street caller expecting a package and went to post office to pick it up. Clerk told her another female picked it up a short while ago. A description was provided and it fit the reporting party’s neighbor. Officer contacted the person and she said she picked it up because the notice was in her mailbox. Officer told her it did not have her name on it. She said she picked it up to bring to her neighbor at work. She was advised to deliver it to the owner.

1 p.m. — Vehicle stopped on East River Street for displaying revoked plates and insurance cancelation. Vehicle towed and plates seized.

1:47 p.m. — Smith Avenue caller request officer identify the registered owner of a vehicle as party there does not have an ID on him. Confirmed.

2:10 p.m. — Party states she is listing property on Holtshire Road for sale and someone has gone and changed the locks on the house. She is working with the homeowner to correct the issue but she wanted to notify the police in case it becomes a persistent issued.

2:38 p.m. — Party states she was just at a friend’s house on Prospect Street, and when she went to the bathroom someone went into her purse and emptied her bottle of Percocets, Prospect Street. States there was a bunch of people over so she is unsure who could have done it, however when she discovered the empty bottle, everyone was kicked out of the apartment. Advised to contact pharmacy.

4:13 p.m. — Caller reports beige Chevy pickup truck towing an open trailer that has been doing 60-plus miles per hour up and down the street, back and forth repeatedly. Did some minor damage to his lawn; concerned because there are children in the area. Last seen heading up Wheeler Avenue. Area checked, negative contact.

4:32 p.m. — East River Street: caller advises he was assaulted by a male (punched in the head and face and grabbed by the throat). Does not need an ambulance. Both units responded and found party upset with subject over flirtatious advances to party’s wife. Party and wife left and both had different accounts as to who threw first punch. Advised of court option if they choose to press charges.

6 p.m. — Party wanted it on record that he attempted to serve a trespass notice at a Putnam Street residence to a female party. A male answered the door on two occasions and said the female was not home, and advised the party not to come back on his property.

6:09 p.m. — East Main Street party requests officer stop by and speak to her 12-year-old son who was threatened by another student on the bus after school today. Said it is an ongoing issue and school is aware of it.

6:53 p.m. — Putnam Street caller concerned for friend’s well being because he took off after drinking, unknown direction of travel or destination. Driving a gray Nissan Versa. At 7:01 caller reported he had returned.


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