Orange Police Log: Dec. 25-27, 2020

Published: 12/30/2020 3:32:08 PM
Modified: 12/30/2020 3:32:00 PM
Friday, Dec. 25

9:44 a.m. — Officers will be responding to Athol Hospital to assist APD, Main Street.

10:01 a.m. — Burglar alarm activation, New Athol Road. Officer checked the building with key holder and everything was found in order.

10:08 a.m. — Party advises the rear windshield of her vehicle was smashed in, East River Street. Incident under investigation.

12:20 p.m. — Party requests to speak to an officer regarding an issue she is having with her upstairs neighbor, Red Brook Lane.

6:31 p.m. — ATM drive-up alarm, East Main Street. Upon arrival officers found some damage to the corner of the ATM. It appears a vehicle may have struck the ATM. Alarm company advised.

11:40 p.m. — Burglar alarm, Daniel Shays Highway. Officers checked exterior doors and windows, all locked and secured.

Saturday, Dec. 26

12:01 a.m. — Motor vehicle violation, West River Street. Traffic stop for unregistered motor vehicle. Citation issued and plates seized. Vehicle towed by Jim’s Auto.

9:01 a.m. — Party left a message on the machine requesting a return call about harassment from a neighbor, Red Brook Lane. Spoke with the reporting party who explained how subject has been harassing her and there was an incident yesterday when a friend came to see her. The reporting party has been reporting this to the office and was advised to speak with them again. In speaking with the reporting party, there have been more than three incidents of harassment. The reporting party was advised of 258E options and will speak with the court on Monday.

12:38 p.m. — Loss prevention requesting police for shoplifter at self checkout, East Main Street. A 31-year-old from Athol will be summonsed on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

12:51 p.m. — Railroad advises they will be burning rope on the east end of the tracks, Mill Street. FD and PD advised.

5:02 p.m. — Party requests an officer respond regarding video footage he has of a past breaking and entering into his residence with items that were taken, Pleasant Street. Upon arrival a trombone was reported missing. Spoke with the contractor hired to gut the house and begin remodeling who advised that the trombone was taken to a scrap yard in Springfield. He advised he was paid a total of $138, $5 of which was for the instrument. He will attempt to get same back in the morning. He advised that the homeowner terminated a contract after cleaning out the property and owes him $500. At this point this incident is civil in nature.

6:46 p.m. — Party requesting a well-being check on subject, Stone Valley Road. He states a party was there today to drop off gifts and there appeared to be damage to the door and a window that was open. The dogs barked, but no one came to the door. Subject was spoken to and found to be okay. She lost her phone somewhere in the house and will call her parents when located.

10:13 p.m. — Officers off on a well-being check. Welfare check done, both children were fine.

11:44 p.m. — DCF to the station requesting an assist with their invest. Both units responded and provided same. No issues. DCF will come back out tomorrow afternoon.

Sunday, Dec. 27

7:42 a.m. — Party states street is iced over from the runoff, Leonard Street. Highway Superintendent will head out.

8:27 a.m. — Athol PD took a call for icy road conditions, Fryeville Road. Highway Superintendent advised. Orange DPW advises this is in Athol, Logan Road at Route 32. Athol was advised.

8:56 a.m. — Party states subject is harassing him via Snapchat, East River Street. On arrival, the reporting party was spoken with and in looking through the messages it appears to be a fake account with the end goal of scamming the individual out of money. He was advised to block the account.

9:53 a.m. — Party wanted it logged that she is missing 128 Oxycodone pills, Red Brook Lane. She requested an officer not respond to the home.

12:13 p.m. — Party states he found seven to eight long guns and ammo, Daniel Shays Highway. He is the power of attorney and legal guardian for subject, who is in a long term care facility.

12:24 p.m. — Party states she is traveling on Route 2 and the truck in front of her has items flying out of the back. Reporting party was not sure what town she was in, but mapped in Orange and was transferred to State Police. Just as transfer connected, reporting party stated the truck got off at Exit 16. Trooper advised two Orange officer are tied up; they have a cruiser in the area and will advise same.

3:59 p.m. — Party reporting black ice on Route 2 underpass just before the Erving State Forest, West Orange Road. Officer responded and found the icy road conditions were in Orange. Contact was made with Highway Superintendent.

5:01 p.m. — Party advises subject was outside and he witnessed what appeared to be a possible abduction, East River Street. He saw a child between the age of 10-15 being forced into a green sedan and head towards the airport. Reporting party is stating NH plate on the vehicle. County BOLO issued. An officer is behind a blue Honda with NH plate on Route 2 East passing Exit 14. OPD advised and will respond and requests officer stop the vehicle. Officer has same stopped in the construction zone. Officer advises this is looking like a child getting picked up by a parent. Request to keep the BOLO active for overnight and have it be check the well being of the child.

7:09 p.m. — Abandoned 911 call, East Main Street. On call back, spoke with a male who was going to report loud music and party at location, but gave a second thought to calling because he has asked before to turn down the music. The reporting party called back and advised he is going to speak to subject again and ask him to turn down the music and will call back if he needs assistance.

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