Orange Police Log: March 11-16, 2022

Published: 3/29/2022 10:40:10 AM
Modified: 3/29/2022 10:39:15 AM

Friday, March 11

10:51 a.m. – East Main Street caller reported there had been a suspicious black Toyota Tacoma at his child’s bus stop at the Educare center in the mornings and his wife had received a concerning text message and was unsettled. Reporting party was unable to get a good picture of the vehicle’s plate number. Reporting party stated there were two people in the truck, and when his wife took out her phone to take a picture they drove off. Reporting party advised that it had been there only in the mornings and would like Police to be aware.

4:28 p.m. – South Main Street caller reported there were approximately 10 kids playing in the abandoned building in the area. On Police arrival the kids were out of the building. They were advised the building was not safe to be playing in and it was trespassing. They were sent on their way

7:31 to 8:03 p.m. – Three traffic stops for failure to come to a complete stop at the stop sign between Congress Street and East River Street.

Saturday, March 12

12:42 a.m. – Hayden Street area caller reported a female loitering around Mahar High School and conducted welfare check on same. She stated she had been out for a walk to clear her head from the earlier incident. She declined services. Police provided courtesy transport back to the Travel Inn.

1:59 a.m. – Caller from Eagleville Road area requested assistance with an unwanted person. Reporting party stated the subject had been staying at the Travel Inn and was concerned about her state of mind. Although subject said they were going to leave, they sat in the reporting party’s truck. Police sent subject on their way back to the Travel Inn and reporting party affirmed that the subject was not welcome at their residence.

3:25 p.m. – East River Street caller reported that her daughter’s ex sent messages to the reporting party’s ex inquiring whether he wanted to help “take her out.” A 209A (Restraining Order) is in place. Ware PD were advised and will follow up.

5:14 p.m. – Noise complaint from Dexter Street area of a person in their vehicle revving the engine and playing loud music. Reporting party requested incident to be logged.

7:47 p.m. – Police mediated an altercation incident at East Main Street involving the reporting party who stated that their neighbor came to their door and pushed them because they had been arguing on social media. Officers spoke to all involved, who agreed to stay away from each other for the night.

Sunday, March 13

12:49 p.m. – East River Street caller reported misbehaving teen who had left the apartment. Police responded and spoke with the reporting party and then located the juvenile, who checked OK, in the laundry room. Juvenile had been cooling down.

5:48 p.m. – Lobby walk-in to request Police assistance and pick up paperwork. Reporting party reported incident of a known party that had driven past her on West River Street and flipped her off. Reporting party had then gone to Yatco and a known party had followed her there and had been starring at her.

9:42 p.m. – OPD assisted Ware PD at East Main Street where an arrest was made for a 209A (Restraining Order) violation. Subject was released to Ware PD custody.

Monday, March 14

2:15 p.m. – Caller from Ward Road reported that they believed their PCA had been stealing from them — craft supplies, kids’ clothing, etc. Report taken.

2:45 p.m. – East River Street caller reported an individual, description given, had been looking in their window and their neighbor’s window, then took off on foot. Police spoke with all parties. Male was found to be walking down the road and looked into the window from the house. He was advised of the complaint.

Tuesday, March 15

9:57 a.m. – Dexter Street caller reported a suspicious male had been walking around their neighborhood around 11 p.m. the previous night, looking into people’s driveways and has incident on camera. Reporting party stated his shed was open, and it was unknown at that time if any items were missing. Reporting party requested extra patrols throughout the night.

11:24 a.m. – Traffic stop near the Athol section of Partridgeville Road for failure to display front plate. Upon further inspection, probable cause was in place to search vehicle and passenger, and back seat passenger both had active warrants and arrests were made. Driver was given citation for failure to display.

Wednesday, March 16

2:33 a.m. – Patrol officer observed a motor vehicle on East Main Street with its trunk open. No signs of forced entry and it appeared to have been accidentally left open.

8:26 a.m. – Cloukey Avenue caller reported his vehicle had been broken into in Orange at his workplace, and he was now missing a lot of tools. Reporting party was not sure when break-in occurred, but vehicle had been left unlocked. No video footage available at the time of the report.

1:47 p.m. – Caller from Water Street area reported that a small lady with a bandana and cane (description provided) had walked up to his car and asked to molest him for money. Women walked away from the bus stop on East Main Street. Police located the female party, and she stated it had been a misunderstanding and that she was asking for cigarettes. Party was sent on her way.

2:53 p.m. – DCF into station reported a known individual had not gotten in her car today at Mahar. Subject stated that he did not want to go back to the Springfield program and was not going with DCF. Description provided and if located advised Police to call DCF.

4:51 p.m. – Police responded to Roche Avenue and assisted the Fire Department with rescuing an animal in distress.

7:37 p.m. – Police assistance was requested by reporting party who found a live round while at the pumps on South Main Street. Item was properly disposed of.

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