Orange Police Log 7/15-7/30

Published: 08-17-2023 5:00 PM

Orange Police Log

Saturday, July 15

9:47 p.m. – Patrol officer was flagged down in the W Main Street area by a motorist who reported a breaking and entering was occurring at that time. Residence description provided, and OPD units responded and two were taken into custody. Daniel S. baker-Walker, 29, was arrested on charges of nighttime breaking and entering a building for felony and vandalize property. Also arrested was Jeffrey Stephen Jasukonis, 25,  on charges of nighttime breaking and entering a building for felony and vandalize property.

12:47 a.m. – Caller from Daniel Shays Highway reported an individual was screaming at him and the other guests. Per the reporting party he has a stay away order against the female. Officers spoke to all involved and mediated for the night. Police were awaiting security camera footage.

Sunday, July 17

2:46 p.m. – Prospect Street alarm.  Male party was being verbally aggressive about a disagreement with a no trespass order.  His information was passed along to the town selectmen who will be handling his complaint.  Situation was mediated and he was sent on his way.

Wednesday, July 19

4:28 p.m. – Mountain Road caller reported a disturbance. Delivery workers at his home who were, in his opinion, attempting to deliver something that is broken. Upon police arrival found it to be a company setting up a treadmill from a larger company. Male felt the machine was broken and wanted it removed. Situation was mediated so that company will be removing item at a later date with a full money return.

9:41 p.m. – Caller reported encountering a vehicle on E Main Street and all the adult occupants were smoking pot and reporting party was concerned for child passenger’s well being. Vehicle was pulled over and concerns were had about their impairment. Their father arrived on scene and took possession of vehicle.

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Friday, July 21

9:39 a.m. – Mattawa Circle area caller reported observing a male all dressed in black with a black mask over his whole face, last seen possibly entering into residence (address provided).  On police arrival, it was found to be neighborhood kids that had dressed up as super heroes running around and playing.

Sunday, July 23

3:47 p.m. – E Main Street parent requested police assistance with her child, who had stolen something a a few days ago. Child was counseled on the possible consequences of her actions now and in the future. The child understood and the mother was appreciative.

11:35 p.m. – Police assistance requested at E Main Street. The calling party was intoxicated and wanted to to be driven to catch a train. After much convincing, and with the aid of an interpreter, finally went to bed and another resident agreed to give him a ride in the morning.

Monday, July 24

1:29 p.m. – Party in the station lobby reported that while driving there was paint in the road and now it was all over his truck.  Police tracked it and looked at video footage; seemed unintentional.

5:54 p.m. – Police assistance requested at Chase Street with housemate putting things under reporting party’s door. Police noted the spilt liquid in the kitchen leading into the reporting party’s bedroom. Reporting party was advised to speak with the landlord regarding the constant issues he is having with housemate. Officers attempted to speak with other party, but he denied there were any issues and stayed in his room. 

Tuesday, July 25

1:00 p.m. – Hamilton Avenue caller reporting that her mother passed away and she is having problems with her mother's husband leaving threatening messages and wanted it on record.

8:58 p.m. – Loose cows reported in the road, Holtshire Road area. Owner contacted and will be retrieving them.

10:43 p.m. – Noise complaint from an E River Street caller. Reporting party believes contractors have been banging in an apartment for several hours, and she and other residents have asked them to cease for the evening, but the contractors were unwilling to stop. Reporting party advised police that the noise was keeping everyone awake, including her young children.  Upon police arrival found the contractors were done with their work and leaving the building. Peace was restored.

Wednesday, July 26

7:16 p.m. – Patrol officer on E Main Street was approached by the reporting party to report their debit card had been stolen. Under investigation.

Thursday, July 27

5:37 a.m. – E Main Street caller requested police assistance with an incident where he believed his friend stole his wallet, phone and cigarettes. Per the reporting party they were hanging out drinking, he passed out and woke up to the items missing. Report taken.

2:29 p.m. – E Main Street caller reported a shoplifter, who refused to stop for the reporting party. Subject, vehicle description and exit route of travel given to police. Police located and arrested Steven Sweeney, 43, on two eastern Hampshire DC default warrants, two Chicopee DC straight warrants, and shoplifting by asportation – 3rd offense. Also arrested was Jeffrey D. Cipriani, 58, for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and shoplifting by asportation.

Friday, July 28

9:10 a.m. – E River Street warrant arrest of Brian M. Whaland, 49.

7:21 p.m. – Oaklawn Avenue reporting party reported suspicious activity at their residence. House was unlocked when they returned home and when they entered the shower, they heard someone sneeze. Reporting party left the premises and contacted police to check residence. Police responded and checked the house. No one was found inside. Reporting party was advised of findings and asked if she wanted to respond back to check interior before leaving. Reporting party declined and asked door be secured.

7:39 p.m. – Police investigated a New Athol Road call of a break room/locker room being vandalized and reporting party’s items were also taken.

Saturday, July 29

5:40 p.m. – Patrol officer was flagged down by a motorist to check the welfare of someone who was observed acting erratically in the area of the Trail Head. Police spoke with the individual who said they were still homeless. A passerby stopped and indicated they knew the individual and would give them a ride.

6:52 p.m. – Police response to an alarm from Dexter Street. Units responded and found door on northwest corner of the school wide open. Interior checked and all in order. Key holder responded to secure the door.

8:16 p.m. – Eagleville Road noise complaint. Officers spoke with the subject who advised the fireworks were all done for the night.

9:51 p.m. – Oaklawn Avenue caller reported observing an attempted break-in in progress (subjects description given). Police checked the area, could not locate the subjects. Also checked the area around the house and police did not locate any signs of people on the property or any signs of attempted B&E to vehicle or house. Advised residents to call if they see anything suspicious.

Sunday, July 30

5:10 p.m. – While on patrol officer was flagged down by a male party at a business on East River Street. Reporting party wanted to discuss options about his current living situation.  Advised to seek relief through housing court due to it being a landlord/tenant dispute. 

7:52 p.m. – E Main Street notified police they were getting ready to apprehend two females for concealing merchandise. Police responded and both will be criminally charged and receive a summons.