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Orange Police Log: Sept. 12-16

Published: 9/20/2019 8:28:08 AM
Modified: 9/20/2019 8:27:55 AM
Thursday, Sept. 12

3:10 p.m. — Caller requests welfare check, Pleasant Street. All are well. Advised to contact landlord.

7:17 p.m. — Caller advises she came upon someone who struck a deer, East River Street, area of the airport. Motor vehicle struck deer, no damage to the vehicle and operator denied having any injuries. They requested to keep the deceased animal and C1 was advised of the same. The vehicle owner removed the carcass from the roadway.

7:58 p.m. — Welfare check requested, East River Street. Caller reporting a male party dragging a 6- or 7-year-old male into an apartment. Boy was yelling. Officer responded and spoke with parents and child involved. The actions were found to be reasonable discipline to a defiant child.

8:27 p.m. — Warrant served, East River Street. Officer advised they have one male under arrest on a default warrant issued out of Eastern Hampshire District. Arrested Jasen Lucas, 32, of Lady Palm Lane, Bocaraton, Fla. He was transported to the House of Correction.

9:33 p.m. — Caller reporting his sister took his car and apparently hit something and would like an officer, Stone Valley Road. After investigation it was found that she struck a guardrail on Holtshire Road in the area of lower Holtshire. Citation issued and report taken.

10:05 p.m. — Caller requested officer for a customer that is stating their vehicle was broken into, East Main Street.

Friday, Sept. 13

1:37 a.m. — Disabled motor vehicle, West River Street. Officer assisted motorist with flat tire. Made it home.

3:11 a.m. — Alarm, Oaklawn Avenue. Caller advises about 30 minutes ago across the street a red light on the side of his neighbor’s house turned on. Since the light has come on a loud buzzing noise has also been going on. Officers spoke to homeowner who stated it was the septic alarm. The alarm was shut off.

9:46 a.m. — New owner of property on West Main Street noted a motor vehicle parked on his property; house is vacant. He is concerned someone is in the house. Registered owner not home.

10:54 a.m. — Party requesting welfare check on Brookside Road resident as he has not shown up for work and said he was in an accident yesterday. No one answers door, no car in driveway. Party across the street said he saw both cars there this morning.

2:09 p.m. — Harassment reported, Chase Street. Caller received text message twice from two different numbers asking for sex. First number blocked, and now has received another call. Google shows the # out of California. Advised to let police know if it happens again.

2:14 p.m. — Larceny, East River Street. Party at station said she was camping with her boyfriend two nights ago on lower Chestnut Hill Road and car was entered and pocketbook stolen. It contained party’s Suboxone, Lorazepam, old cell phones, and a couple prayer cards. 

2:20 p.m. — Sandrah Drive caller advises there was a male getting “jumped” down the street. Believes parties left in a white two-door car.Advised she received a call from the victim at Sandrah Drive.

2;45 p.m. — Caller requests a welfare check of her daughter, West Main Street. Party called in to station.

2:46 p.m. — Shoplifting, New Athol Road. Caller advised a party just walked out the door with a chainsaw valued about $400. Located suspect in Athol on a Mart bus. Arrested Baron P. Spencer, 37, of Sanders Street, Athol, on charge of shoplifting by asportation, and larceny under $1,200.

3:05 p.m. — Party advises some girl got out of a truck down the street, ran up to the stone wall and painted graffiti on it and then got back in the truck and left, West Main Street. Officer observed the paint on the rock wall, took photo.

4:39 p.m. — Caller would like a certified child abuse investigator assist Dept. of Children and Families with an investigation at East River Street address. 

5:45 p.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Daniel Shays Highway; two-car, no spilled fluids. Two transported to Athol Hospital.

9:37 p.m. — Report of one shot fired or fireworks, East River Street. Fireworks heard from police station. None heard after.

Saturday, Sept. 14

3:26 a.m — Athol Police contacted Orange police directly over the radio requesting assistance with a suspicious vehicle. Assisted Athol Police with a suspicious vehicle multi vehicle accident in the woods, Flat Rock Road.

4:38 a.m. — Ca​​​​​​​ller believes someone is attempting to break into vehicles at Red Brook Village; states multiple car alarms going off. While on the phone, more alarms started to sound. Upon arrival, no alarms sounding. Vehicles checked, no signs of entry or attempted entry.

7:12 a.m. — Red Brook Lane; officer wanted. Party upset about the car alarms going off and no one there called the police. Admitted he was outside yelling as the alarms had woke him up. Party was encouraged to call the police in the future.

8:11 a.m. — Red Brook Lane caller reporting car alarm going off last night at building.

9:10 p.m. — Welfare check, Stone Valley Road.

10:46 a.m. — Welfare check, Warwick Road. Party works as a traveling x-ray technician at Athol Hospital and did not show up to work last night.

Phone call went to voice mail; message left to contact control. Report taken.

12:07 p.m. — Check welfare; caller stated her husband is showing a house, while her son is in the car. Son called and said the father had been in the house for a very long time. CAller stated she could not get ahold of her husband, who was driving a black Ford Explorer. Found the phone had died; all set.

1:55 p.m. — Officer wanted to speak with party on East River Street regarding possible threats made.

2:40 p.m. — Service call, New Athol Road. Party moving out was outside talking photos; would like officer to walk through the house and document its condition. Officer noted there was no damaged windows, doors, walls, etc. All OK.

3:47 p.m. — Caller asked for officer to look at his bushes cut down, Putnam Street; he thinks the neighbors will complain and wanted it logged.

7:58 p.m. — Party in the police station lobby reporting her boyfriend is intoxicated at her apartment and refusing to give her keys back and she can’t get into the residence. Subject later had found her keys and advised there were no other issues.

8:08 p.m. — Death reported, East River Street.

8:48 p.m. — Ca​​​​​​​ller states he was walking by East Main Street location and could hear a female screaming from one of the apartments. Officer requesting an additional unit - Athol Police not available. State Police  en route. After gaining entry to building,no disturbances could be heard. No one inside heard any screaming.

Sunday, Sept. 15

3:51 p.m. — Suspicious person, Mountain Road. Report of 4-5 people walking up the road smoking pot and drinking beer; one is on a dirt bike. Subjects not located.

7:43 p.m. — Report of cows in road near Wheeler Pond Road. Unable to locate.

7:52 p.m. — Dexter Street caller requesting officer for an ongoing issue involving the neighbor shining the bright light into his bedroom window. Same has been in contact with the zoning board. States neighbor intentionally puts on outside light to annoy him and wanted them to be told to turn it off. Caller was advised that his neighbor’s light was reasonable and there is no problem with him having it on.

8:27 p.m. — Officers responded to a two-car accident on Daniel Shays Highway Upon arrival found all occupants denying any injuries from the incident. Jim’s Auto was requested to remove one car from the road. A citation was issued to one of the operators.

10:32 p.m. — Received a call from Florida stating her daughter just left an abusive relationship in Orange and she is fearful of the other half. Spoke with daughter who was at Walmart, and transported her to safe place to stay for the night.

Monday, Sept. 16

12:55 a.m. — Motor vehicle violation, Eagleville Road. Officer found parties sleeping in their car for the night. Sent on way.

1:15 a.m. — Verbal warning issued to motor vehicle operator for failure to dim lights, South Main at Hayden Street.

6:14 a.m. — Gas leak, South Main and East River Street. Motorist reporting a strong smell of gas in the center of town near the lights. 

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