Orange Police Log, June 1-20

Published: 07-05-2023 3:34 PM

Orange Police Log

Thursday, June 1

6:17 p.m. – Enfield Drive caller reported a suspicious person, claiming to be from “the power company,” had come to their door, but had no identification to back that up. Police responded and checked the area, but subject was gone on arrival.

Saturday, June 3

3:44 p.m. – E Main Street manager reported they had found a bag with what appeared to be ground up 10 mg Percocet in it. Retrieved and disposed of by police.

Tuesday, June 6

4:10 p.m. – Eagleville Road caller reported a dirt bike and quad driving up and down the road. Police located and advised the subject of the complaint.

Wednesday, June 7

12:07 a.m. – E River Street traffic stop for attached plates resulted in the arrest of Phillip Newton Hepburn, 61, on charges of violation to conceal ID number plate, Class A drug possession, Class B drug possession, unregistered motor vehicle and uninsured motor vehicle. Michael Jude Legassey, 61, was also arrested on charge of Class A drug possession.

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Thursday, June 8

10:41 a.m. – E River Street report of motor vehicle break-in.

11:31 a.m. – Roche Avenue area caller reported people with tents were having a fire. Police spoke people and advised them to move along, and they were going to pack up belongings and move along without issue. 

3:30 p.m. – Packard Road caller reported a scam call from what sounded like two foreign males accusing the reporting party of selling drugs and trafficking cocaine; then connected him to another male supposedly in the Social Security office and they attempted to tell him he was going to be arrested. But when the reporting party told them he had LifeLock, they immediately hung up. Reporting party tried the number the subjects had called, but with no success.

4:23 p.m. – Station walk-in to speak with an officer about an incident of identity theft. Options were discussed and they were advised to file a dispute with the three credit agencies.  Paperwork was given with information pertaining to identity theft.

Friday, June 9

12:31 p.m. – Smith Avenue caller was concerned that a vehicle he towed the previous night by New Salem PD could possibly be stolen. It was determined that it was not. 

12:52 p.m. – Received a call about a town bylaw violation (unregistered MV) at a S Main Street location. On police arrival, two vehicles were located and a bylaw violation notice was left at the residence.

Saturday, June 10

12:00 a.m. – Tully Road caller reported that a car had driven through their lawn and struck a mailbox. At the time of the call, the vehicle was still on scene. Police on scene learned the male claimed he had struck his head on the steering wheel and had driven his vehicle off the roadway. No signs of impairment at that time.

Sunday, June 11

11:34 p.m. – E Main Street motor vehicle violation stop for a party on an electric bike. Verbal warning for no helmet and was advised of the regulations pertaining to the operation of electric bicycles on any way.

Monday, June 12

3:45 a.m. – E Main Street stop of a motorized scooter for driving in the oncoming lane (left) as a vehicle had to pass in the right lane.  Subject was advised of the regulations pertaining to the operation of motorized scooters on any way and given verbal warnings.

11:24 a.m. – Grove Street arrest of Ashley M. Saviski, 32, on two warrants.

4:47 p.m. – Probation officer at S. Main Street requested police assistance with an apparently intoxicated probationer who had threatened them. Police spoke with all involved parties, and found subject of the complaint to be intoxicated. He was given a ride and left with one of his friends.

Thursday, June 15

8:04 a.m. – E River Street report of an unwanted party. Police spoke with all involved parties. Disturbance due to an employee being let go. Party was advised to leave the property.

5:12 p.m. – Multiple calls from S. Main Street of a rollover car accident. Upon arrival, police and fire extracted the operator who was suspended upside down by a seatbelt. Transported to AMH. 

7:16 p.m. – Report of Tully and Creamery Hill un reported incident around 4 p.m. Reporting party was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident. He had his girlfriend transport him to AMH for a collar bone injury, and did not report the accident. Both claim they witnessed two kids loading the motorcycle in a truck, but failed to stop and address the situation.  OPD provided a stolen vehicle form to the owner's girlfriend if he chooses to report same stolen.    

10:16 p.m. – E River Street arrest of Erik Henry Lamar, 39, on on charge of vandalize property c266 §126A.

Friday, June 16

12:29 p.m. – E River Street larceny reported theft, again, of nearly 200 gallons of used cooking oil from him.

2:16 p.m. – Brookside Road report of unemployment fraud.

2:59 p.m. – Pleasant Street caller reported scam call, and they had given out some personal information. Police provided advice and resources regarding future scam calls. Reporting party noted that no money had been taken from their accounts at that time.

10:56 p.m. – Daniel Shays Highway caller reported that the male in the next room was screaming, yelling, and "bouncing all around" - stated the mirror in their room was shaking.  Reporting party also stated they had attempted to address it with management but they hadn’t done anything. Police advised the subject of the complaint.

Sunday, June 18

1:28 a.m. – Community policing foot patrol in the square.

4:16 p.m. – Party found sleeping at an E Main Street bus stop was reported by a caller to have requested assistance because they were intoxicated. Courtesy transport by police to uncle’s and left in his care.

Monday, June 19

10:44 a.m. – Mayo Road caller reported a jogger was running by when the reporting party’s dog went out into the road. The jogger threatened to kill the dog for coming out and running at him, and then the jogger kept running.

2:34 p.m. – E Main Street station walk-in reported a disturbance that had previously occurred with a male party going to hit her. Based upon review of the footage provided from the business, it was the reporting party who appeared to have initiated the incident. No charges will be taken out from the PD. While police explained this to the reporting party, they declined to listen.

8:53 p.m. – Chestnut Hill Road area caller reported that at 4:42 p.m. that evening, there was footage on his camera of a male party walking his black lab on his property, and he appeared to go through his mail and the pop-up shed he has on his property. 

Tuesday, June 20

12:32 a.m. – Patrol officer in the Daniel Shays Highway area observed a male party walking. After a welfare check, he was provided a courtesy transport.