Orange Police Logs: Oct. 28 to Nov. 2, 2022

Published: 12/19/2022 3:32:08 PM
Modified: 12/19/2022 3:29:22 PM
Friday, October 28

9:52 p.m. – Disturbance call from Daniel Shays Highway area where caller reported possible fight going on downstairs. Police spoke with all parties involved. The male party said he was practicing his fighting moves. Police spoke with others in the residence and it was determined there were no issues.

Saturday, October 29

11:45 a.m. – Station walk-in to turn in a found purse. Owner contacted OPD reporting the lost item, and was told they could pick up at station.

2:52 p.m. – Station walk-in to request assistance with their landlord hiring a contractor who (in their opinion) was not doing the work correctly. When asked, the contractor refused to give their name and reporting party does not believe the contractor is licensed. Police advised reporting party to call the Building Inspector on the next business day.

3:01 p.m. – Caller from Prentiss Street requesting assistance while making court ordered repairs. They explained they were the homeowner and were ordered to make certain repairs by the Board of Health, but the current tenants were not allowing the workers into the residence to make the necessary repairs. Police advised them to contact a lawyer for assistance with the eviction process.

Sunday, October 30

3:22 a.m. – Two 911 calls from Route 2 about possible head on collision. One reporting party was involved and they reported they almost had a head on collision; there was significant damage to both vehicles but negative for smoke or flames.

Monday, October 31

9:52 p.m. – Caller from W River Street where a vehicle was blocking the entrance to a local establishment. A note found stated the vehicle had broken down, and the owner would be back later. A number was provided, but there was no answer and no ability to leave a voicemail. The vehicle was towed.

12:47 p.m. – Station walk-in reported their W Myrtle Street neighbor was still yelling/harassing them. But this time it was over someone else who had accidently damaged the subject’s property, and offered to pay for it. Reported party wanted it on record.

3:50 p.m. – Stone Valley Road illegal burn was extinguished.

8:15 p.m. – Congress Street and S Main Street area police came across an apparently intoxicated person walking the area in search of family. Police provided a courtesy transport and left them with a family member.

Tuesday, November 1

3:08 p.m. – Police assistance requested with an unwanted person at Pleasant Street. Police spoke with the original reporting party who advised the subject kept knocking at his door for a couple hours trying to get him to discuss a parking issue. A perceived refusal to open the door was explained as an escalating factor to kicking the door repeatedly. Police restored the peace and assault allegations were denied by involved parties.

3:10 p.m. – W River Street traffic stop for a vehicle almost striking the cruiser as they turned onto East River Street. Operator apologized and stated they did not see the cruiser. Verbal warning.

6:52 p.m. – Police served warrant at E Main Street and an individual was taken into custody with no issues.

Wednesday, November 2

2:05 p.m. – Harassment complaint from Daniel Shays Highway. Caller reported a female yelling at her and wouldn’t let a visiting nurse pass by. Police spoke with all parties involved. Under investigation for alleged harassment order violation.

4:50 p.m. – Station walk-in to report a possible scam. Reporting party stated they were contacted online while searching for a house and were asked if they would post ads on their Facebook page for compensation. Reporting party was then sent a check, asked to deposit the money, but keep a portion of the money for themselves. Then take the rest out in cash and send it to another contractor. Reporting party had deposited the check but it was on “hold.” Police advised them to not to take any money out, as this is most likely a scam and the check will not be valid.

5:54 p.m. – Vandalism report from E Main Street. Reporting party heard popping sound then window broke. Police determined there was no gun involved in this incident. A witness described an individual who possibly threw a rock at the window. Incident under investigation.

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