Orange Police Log: July 17

Published: 7/21/2019 12:04:19 PM
Wednesday, July 17

8:10 a.m. — Articles recovered, Fairman Road. female has a .22 rifle she wants to turn in. Same seized and logged into property.

9:34 a.m. — Suspicious activity, East Main Street party to station to report that two weeks ago be believes someone tried to break into his apartment. His mother advised that she left a couple of items on the back porch last night and found them moved today. Party wanted it on record in case he continues to have issues.

11:55 a.m. — Disabled motor vehicle/flat, Daniel Shays Highway on Sunday, party never came back to fix tire or remove vehicle. Officer contacted Chicopee Police to have owner contact the station. Honey Farms advised it can be towed.

1 p.m. — Officer spoke with 9-year-old child after he threatened another child at the Pine Crest property. Advised of consequences and officer will follow up with parent.

1:45 p.m. — Report of larceny. Caller reporting resident of South Main Street  is on vacation. Party watched another subject pull up his truck and take a rototiller from the property. Under investigation.

3:07 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Oaklawn Avenue. Caller reports a black Audi had a male subject standing out of the sunroof mooning the caller. Vehicle turned onto Oaklawn Avenue. Officer located the vehicle at the registered owner’s residence on Adams Street. Spoke to both parties involved and educated them on the dangers of their behavior. They stated they understood it was wrong and will not do it again.

3:26 p.m. — Smith Avenue; caller requests officer for female subject who is giving party a hard time because she wants her belongings from her vehicle and he will not give them to her until he gets paid. Situation mediated.

5:34 p.m. — Animal complaint, Lake Avenue. Bear in yard eating trash. Caller advised to keep everyone inside, don’t approach and keep all trash inside in future.

5:40 p.m. — Officer wanted, North Main Street. Walk-in requests an officer speak to her neighbor who has been knocking on the door and threatening to call DCF in regard to the party allowing her 13-year-old to babysit her 5-year-old. Officer spoke to subject. After explaining that it is not illegal, party stated she is going to call DCF and/or the police everyday until something is done about it. She was told to stop knocking on the reporting party’s door.

9:09 p.m. — Report of suspicious vehicle, older model with lights on that has been sitting off of Roche Avenue for a while. Officer assisting with medicals. Area checked, vehicle gone.

Thursday, July 18

7:45 a.m. — Party to station seeking information on a trespass notice he received in the mail. The party felt the handwriting was a certain subject’s and not the owner of the property. Officer spoke with owner and he advised that he did indeed wish to have subject trespassed. The order was explained in full and all options discussed.

8:59 a.m. — Received a call from Superior Court probation looking to see if an officer can contact with East River Street resident. It was found the individual had moved to Athol. Court advised. 

9:55 a.m. — Officer returned a call from Chestnut Hill Road party who wanted it logged that she had an incident with a subject this morning. Party was yelling at her and said he would come after her. Reporting party explained there have been past incidents. Discussed options and restraining order.

11 a.m. — Report of snapped pole, Gidney Road. On arrival found a large limb was found to have taken down a primary wire, blocking the road. National Grid contacted.

12:30 p.m. — Control advised that subject is looking to speak with an officer. States he has been texting with party the past two days and when he messaged him today, he didn’t receive a response. The party was advised that subject has been entered as a missing person, and if he does receive any further communication from him in regard to a location, to contact the police.

1:43 p.m. — Report of tree down, blocking Hayden Street. Orange Highway Department responded for removal.

2:22 p.m. — Vandalism, East River Street. Caller reporting four kids are over at the bandstand, and two of the boys are kicking out pieces of same. States they are throwing then around. On arrival, police located subjects and spoke with them. Both denied doing any wrong doing as they stated they were just listening to music. Before clearing, the caller showed the officer a video of the two kids kicking out the bannisters on the bandstand. Both male parties are to be charged and summoned to court for vandalism of property; an 18-year-old from Orange and a 15-year-old.

4:27 p.m. — Small propane tank on sidewalk in front of Butterfield Park. Highway department was asked to remove. At 5:09, officer was approached by female saying she lost a propane tank. Tank retrieved by owner.

5:12 p.m. — Officer requests Athol Police be advised of two-car accident, Brookside Road. No injuries or fluids. Minor damage. Stood by until APD arrived.

5:22 p.m. — While on patrol, located a two-car motor vehicle accident on Daniel Shays Highway in front of Honey Farms. Ambulance requested for female party with contusions from the seat belt. Jim’s Auto called for tow.

6:16 p.m. — Disturbance, Stone Valley Road. 911 abandoned call  returned and went to voice mail not set up. Party called back on business line advising he was having “kind of like a domestic thing” in which he was struck with an ashtray by his girlfriend. Both parties have been drinking, no weaspons. Female still on scene. Officer spoke with both parties. Reporting party was intoxicated and uncooperative. Female party agreed to stay downstairs with her mother for the night. Situation mediated and both advised of their options.

6:59 p.m. — Hayden Street caller reporting three grown men up and down her street for hours on mini motorcycles. Officer out in front of Little League field with parties, educated them about moped/motorized scooter laws, which they were not fully aware of.

8:42 p.m. — Caller reporting guys with the mini bikes are whizzing by again and they are loud, Hayden Street. Gone on arrival.

8:42 p.m. — Congress Street party states she received a call from friends that state subject is making suicidal threats on Instagram and Facebook. He was recently kicked out of the above location for violating the rules and he is said to be living in the woods behind the building. He is close enough to the building to be using their WiFi and may be near some railroad tracks and a river. Officers checked areas provided by the cell phone carrier. Unable to locate.

9:17 p.m. — Disturbance, South Main Street. Officers flagged down by motorist reporting a male/female disturbance in the parking lot at the Stop and Save. Vehicle was leaving on police arrival and went up to 55 mph in a posted 40 zone. Stopped and spoke with operator and passenger. Verbal for the speed infraction and both claim verbal and over now. 

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