Orange Police Log: July 12-13

Published: 7/15/2019 12:16:10 PM
Friday, July 12

1:25 a.m. — Dexter Street caller advised her boyfriend won’t leave; doesn’t know subject’s last name. Not physical, no weapons, drugs or alcohol. Party stated boyfriend had left on foot prior to police arrival. Clothing description given but unable to locate. Advised to call if he returns.

10:58 a.m. — Party to station to advise her gray Saturn will be parked in the courthouse parking lot to the back of the building she lives in without registration plates. The plates were seized due to owing taxes and she will get it properly registered in about one week.

11:48 a.m. — Caller states 200 feet of blue pipe was taken from the Orange shed by the driving range, Daniel Shays Highway. Report taken.

12:30 p.m. — Caller states subject was doing work on another property and got weed whacking debris all over his friend’s truck, Daniel Shays Highway. States subject refuses to do anything about it. Officer spoke with caller who does not want subject on his property. Party advised to stay off the property, but he can use the right of ways.

1:37 p.m. — Officers to Route 2, to check on a party walking near Exit 15. Officer spoke with subject who recently moved here from out of state and was not aware he could not walk on the highway. Given a courtesy transport to the center of town.

6:22 p.m. — Officer flagged down by a pedestrian, South Main Street for a large snake on the walk. Snake moved along.

8:21 p.m. — East River Street 911 caller states he and his sister were dragged by a vehicle driven by his sister. States she took off in a white Toyota Camry heading toward Athol. States he is not injured by his sister may be. Additional 911 caller states he was with subject and claims she was being assaulted by her siblings and they attempted to tear her out of the car. Party states brother was dragged about a hundred feet before he let go. Said the disturbance started because party brought her boyfriend to the park when they were there to see her nephew. Caller advises she has some cuts due to trying to stop her sister from driving away. Athol police advised they stopped vehicle on Crescent Street. All units responded and found to be family issue over a daughter moving out of the residence with a boyfriend the mom does not approve of. Report started and matter under investigation.

10:12 p.m. — Officers responded to East Main Street location and issued paperwork for a License To Carry (LTC) suspension. Several firearms seized and brought to station and logged in. Subject will be in to see the chief about having family member take possession.

Saturday, July 13

9:05 a.m. — Two car accident with rollover, Daniel Shays Highway. Dale’s responded for one tow; message left for Dick’s for the other. One patient transferred to Athol Hospital. One patient refused transport.

9:29 a.m. — Caller requests officer to keep the peace while his girlfriend is asked to move out, Adams Street. Stood by while female packed up some of her belongings before leaving. Both parties advised of their options going forward.

9:40 a.m. — Suspicious vehicle. Caller advises of white Subaru in the road, New Athol Road; there since early this morning, when she drove by and there was a female party with it. Nobody around it now.  Vehicle located on East Road with no passengers. Registered owner found at Tractor Supply who stated she ran out of gas and someone is on the way. Officer stood by and secured the area until gas was filled. Vehicle moved.

9:49 a.m. — Mechanic Street caller reports his girlfriend got drunk last night and is now accusing him of cheating on her. Smashed all the pictures of them and is now leaving. Officer responded and spoke with both parties. Advised caller of landlord tenant laws and how to go about obtaining court orders. Female left scene without issue. All OK.

10:20 a.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Route 2. Erratic operation of black Cadillac Escalade. Referred to state police.

12:51 p.m. — Officer stood by and kept the peace at Mechanic Street address while female retrieved her belongings.

1:47 p.m. — Officer wanted, East River Street. Both parties spoken with and advised of options to take going forward in regard to home care.

3:34 p.m. — East River Street caller advised that about 5-10 minutes ago she was dropping off her granddaughter at the police station to the father and father’s girlfriend started screaming and cursing at the granddaughter. Advised it is not the first time. Call returned, options discussed as there is a court hearing in the near future.

4:29 p.m. — Caller requests check on abandoned motor vehicle, Pleasant Street. The caller has a camper that was put on the property when he was out of state. Found some paperwork in the camper for party in Keene, NH. Spoke with Keene police and found one subject passed away in 2010 and second party has been in a nursing home for the past few years. Keene PD ran the VIN and found the camper was last titled to a subject who surrendered the title, but no date when that occurred. Will follow up.

8:33 p.m. — Caller advised she was at Adams Street location earlier to get some of her belongings. Advises she needs to get her cat, however, party is advising he wants a call from the police department to make arrangements. Done.

10:27 p.m. — Report of fireworks going off, Grove Street. Found to be coming from Howe Street. Homeowner said they are done for the night.

10:42 p.m. — Report of fireworks going off, Howe Street. Same located.

11:17 p.m. — Noise complaint, Prentiss Street. Caller reporting it sounds like someone is shooting off a cannon. She heard there is a person on Prentiss Street who shoots golf balls out of a cannon. Units checked area; all quiet. Possibly the second night in a row this person has shot it off as parties heard similar noise on the previous night from same area. 

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