Orange Police Log: Nov. 9-11, 2020

Published: 11/18/2020 5:37:47 PM
Modified: 11/18/2020 5:37:39 PM

Monday, Nov. 9

8:46 a.m. — Motor vehicle violation, East River Stre et. Citation issued for speed.

9:11 a.m. — Party advises she owns property and her tenants are complaining that there is a white Jeep blocking the driveway and she does not know who it belongs to, Cheney Street. The vehicle owner was located and the vehicle was removed.

10:00 a.m. — Bike found and brought to the station, East Main Street. Logged into property.

11:59 a.m. — Alarm company reporting a water flow alarm, Lucci Drive. Command advises no active alarms, building occupants are not sure why the alarm company called. They will be checking the whole building.

1:31 p.m. — Caller reports she was a victim of the unemployment scam, Congress Street. She was notified by her HR department. She filled out the form with Mass. Unemployment and has contacted the credit bureau.

1:48 p.m. — Athol Dispatch requests a check the welfare of subject, East Main Street. They advise they received a call from the therapist of her ex-boyfriend whom states she made self harm statements to her ex-boyfriend. Subject was spoken with and denied making any comments and has no plan on hurting herself. She advised that she broke up with her boyfriend three weeks ago and there have been issues since. She was informed that if anything does change to give the police department a call and she will be provided with the resources she needs.

2:04 p.m. — Transporting one female party to the station to speak with her, South Main and Water streets.

4:53 p.m. — Party off at a residence waiting for an officer, South Main Street. Reporting party states nobody has seen subject in over a week and would like a welfare check done. On arrival, subject was found to be home as she was sleeping.

7:55 p.m. — Party is looking to speak with an officer in regards to custody of his kids, East River Street. On call back, the reporting party advised that there is an active 209A in place against him, however, he was just granted custody of his kids through court in New York. In looking over the order, it does state the custody issue will be vacated upon a custody agreement from New York. Party was advised to have the paperwork faxed to the police department, contact Orange District Court in the morning and an officer will be present to keep the peace for the exchange.

10:27 p.m. — Party advises that he has agreed upon video chats with his 5-year-old son and that his ex hasn’t been allowing the video chats and would like an officer to check on his son and advise, East River Street. Officers responded and found the mother and child were both fine.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

8:05 a.m. — Party states female black and white pitbull with no collar that seems to be in rough shape, Wheeler Avenue. Reporting party given the number to the ACO and text sent to ACO who stated she would check on it on her way in.

10 a.m. — Reporting party looking to file a police report in reference to identity fraud, North Main Street. On call back, the reporting party advised that someone filed for unemployment under his name. He was advised to fill out the identity fraud paperwork online through and to also contact the credit bureau. The incident was also put on record.

10:15 a.m. — Assisting APD with a motor vehicle stop, Main Street, Athol.

10:33 a.m. — Officer approached by a resident who advises the front door to apartment building is open and the building is vacant, South Main Street. On arrival, the building was checked and all apartment doors were locked. Nothing suspicious was found.

12:20 p.m. — Party requesting an officer to assist with a subject trying to pick up a vehicle from a police tow the other day, Smith Avenue. Assistance provided.

1:19 p.m. — Female party into the station to report that someone has taken out an unemployment claim in her name, East River Street. The reporting party explained that she has already been in contact with all of the appropriate people and that she needed it on record at the local police department.

1:34 p.m. — Female into the station to report that as she was leaving her residence in South Athol she heard a loud voice scream at her to turn the radio down, East River Street. The female stated that the voice came out from under her vehicle and she was wondering if PD could check to make sure no one was under her car. While inspecting the vehicle, the female noted that a while ago she observed an arm stick out from inside of her door, so she’s nervous they may be hiding inside her vehicle. All was checked and nobody was found to be hiding in or around the vehicle.

2:21 p.m. — Party called the station requesting an officer come by and check out a bicycle that is near her bedroom window, East River Street. The bike was located on the side of the building next to her window. There were no signs of any entry and it appears that the bike was left there. Same was moved to the dumpster area.

2:45 p.m. — Party advises he is being harassed by a female neighbor that he used to “hangout with,” Red Brook Lane. Officer spoke with the reporting party who advised that he has been harassed by a female that lives in his complex. The reporting party advised that this has all taken place over the last few days to the point where housing has gotten involved. Officer advised the reporting party of his rights to pursue a 258E as well as the process for obtaining one. Officer attempted to speak with the female involved, but was unable to reach her.

3:49 p.m. — Message left requesting a call regarding pellet/BB gun laws, East River Street. Upon call back reporting party stated that last year a window had been shot out and he is concerned that it may happen again. The individuals gave him a hard time when the reporting party confronted them last year about the window. Reporting party did not want police response at this time.

4:10 p.m. — Walk-in requesting police assistance in obtaining his children out to N.Y. probate order which gives him full custody of two children that are currently with mother. Officer called subject who said she cannot leave where she is residing currently due to state mandated quarantine regarding COVID-19. She has called the Board of Health and is awaiting a return call if she is allowed to break quarantine to bring children to father. Reporting party advised of findings and that she is to call OPD when she hears from BOH.

4:19 p.m. — Attorney called dispatch looking for status update as her client just called stating kidnapping case is not being addressed, East River Street. Officer called attorney back and explained the quarantine issue and that mother has not said she is planning to hold children from her client, just that she needs clarification from the BOH. Attorney said she has claimed this since 10/29/20. Attorney advised to speak with courts further regarding possible contempt if issue continues.

7:02 p.m. — Motor vehicle violation, New Athol Road. Operator issued a citation warning for operating an unregistered motor vehicle and with an expired license. Registration renewed online roadside.

8:50 p.m. — Reporting party looking for an update, East River Street. Officer spoke with other party who said she never heard back from BOH and that she will let OPD know when she is able to make the exchange per BOH. She was advised that reporting party was told to speak with courts about possible contempt of court and for her to save documentation of her claims. Reporting party advised of findings and to continue with his attorney and courts.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

9:04 a.m. — Party advises her neighbor is intentionally blasting a boombox in their residence, Congress Street. On arrival, the tenant was spoken with in regards to the complaint. It was found that one of her kids was playing music. They were advised to try and keep the noise to a reasonable level.

9:08 a.m. — Party looking to speak to an officer for assistance getting a check the welfare on his kids. Advises he has a court order giving him full custody and she is refusing to turn the kids over and, per him, made mention of leaving with the kids. Reporting party advised he won’t be able to go back to court until tomorrow. A welfare check was conducted and the kids were in good health. Reporting party was contacted and advised of same.

12:14 p.m. — Female party called into the station to report that her neighbors are constantly going on to their property and into their woods, Cottage Street. They were asked not to go on their property but they still continue to do so. The female reporting party also advised that they are constantly riding unregistered ATVs up and down the road without helmets. Officer advised the female of potential solutions to prevent the trespassing such as posting the property. The reporting party did not want the police to respond at this time, but simply wanted to put it on record so that police were aware of the situation. Advised to call back if the situation continues.

1:17 p.m. — Party requests to speak to an officer regarding an ongoing issue with a party squatting on the property next door, East River Street. Officers spoke with the reporting party who complained that a female party who is squatting in the building next to his residence continues to harass him. He advised that earlier in the day she honked her car horn several times and it startled him. Reporting party advised of his options as to harassment. Female party was spoken to and she stated that she did beep the horn to a friend of hers in a car that was passing through the intersection and it was not done to harass the reporting party.

4:56 p.m. — Party advises she “hasn’t heard back” regarding custody issue/child pick up. Officer called her back and provided her number to Phillipston PD as they are looking into it now that she is residing in their town.

5:26 p.m. — Party advises there is a small dog wearing a collar running in and out of traffic, New Athol Road. Located and transported the dog to APD where the ACO will pick up same.

6:03 p.m. — Party states that there is a meeting of sorts going on over at the Little League field, Hayden Street. Reporting party states lots of vehicles, recent vandalism, headlights pointed at her house. The area was searched, gone on arrival.

6:55 p.m. — Abandoned 911 call, Lucci Drive. On call back the line picked up and sounded like it was to a fax machine. Was able to make contact with subject at the Templeton plant. He was advised of the situation and will attempt to get a hold of someone. Checked the warehouse, all in order.

8:17 p.m. — APD advising of an erratic blue pickup, South Main Street.

10:20 p.m. — A summons complaint has been requested for a past shoplifting, East Main Street.

E-Edition & Local Ads


athol forecast

Most Popular

Real Estate Transactions: April 2, 2021

Social Media

Athol Daily News

14 Hope Street,
Greenfield, MA 01302-1367
Telephone: (413) 772-0261
FAX (413) 772-2906


Copyright © 2020 by Newspapers of Massachusetts, Inc.