Orange police log

Published: 6/25/2018 2:00:07 PM
Modified: 6/25/2018 2:00:10 PM
Thursday, June 21

7:15 a.m — Suspicious person reported, Holtshire Road. Caller walking his dog in Kiwanis Park observed a pup tent set up by the pavilion. There is a cooking fire nearby. Motor vehicle in parking lot found to be unrelated. Two parties located and advised the property is town owned and if they want to camp there in future they need to contact the highway department for permission. The fire department addressed the fire that was in a fireplace.

8:15 a.m. — Caller states there is a little black car parked at the end of Fairman Road and they leave toilet paper and other trash. Asked if they are living there, caller states it appears that way. Did not have license plate; male and female in car. Contact made with male and female who stated they were tired last night and parked there. No evidence of trash or that they were living out of the car there. Female lives in area.

11:42 a.m — Church Street caller requested to speak with officer about his parents who drove to Virginia with his sister. The travelers got into a heated argument about directions and elderly couple drove off without his sister. Caller is concerned about his parents driving aimlessly around Virginia. Also advises he has a sister living in New Salem. Message left that reporting party should contact the Virginia State Police with any concerns.

12:02 p.m. — 911 misdial, Prospect Street. Confirmed it was a fax machine.

2:27 p.m. — Resident to the station to report fraud, Fairman Road. Incident has been reported to the Florence Bank, who is investigating and suggested it be placed on record with police department. Numerous sneakers sent to address, shipped by FEDEX. Invoice and tracking information provided. Information on fraud protection given to victim.

3:52 p.m. — Report of illegal dumping, Summit Street. Caller states someone in light blue truck illegally dumped trash. After checking, determined to be the new owners working on the house. All set.

4:09 p.m. — Animal complaint, East Road. Party reports a black German shepherd wearing a red harness is on the property actively killing her chickens. Advised it already killed one and retreated to the woods after she threw a chair at it. Text sent to Animal Control Officer who will respond.

4:54 p.m. — Harassment, Sunset Drive. Caller requested officer regarding his neighbor harassing his child when they drive by the house. Situation mediated.

5:16 p.m. — Medical emergency, Walnut Hill Road.

6:03 p.m. — Burglar alarm, zone: Board of Selectmen, Prospect Street. Caller requested control contact a keyholder to advise person is on scene with a key and the code but is unable to reset the alarm. Same advised the administrator’s office door was left open which caused the initial alarm. Contact made with subject to stop at the Town Hall and evaluate the situation. Advised there is a meeting tonight.

7 p.m. — 911 hangup call, Tully Road. On call back went to voicemail. Upon arrival there was no emergency, resident outside doing tree work and unsure how a 911 call was placed.

7:44 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Shingle Brook Road. Caller states dark blue GMC Subaru has been going up and down the road a few times, male and female occupants with a dog.

8:14 p.m. — Rescue call, Mountain Road. Party advises he was hiking with his girlfriend, 28, on Mountain Road at the Tully Mountain Trail head when they got into an argument and broke up. Same advised they had planned on staying at the Tully Lake Campground. They are hikers and he advises she has her backpack and all her survival items including food, warm clothes and her meds. Both parties not far from area. He left her there and when she attempted to call him he was already two hours away and she tried to call to see if he was coming back to get her and her cell phone went dead. Caller unsure if she was still in the area or possibly walked to a house and made contact with her mother. She is 28, 5 foot 3 inches, thin, mixed race, shoulder length dark curly hair, last seen wearing white/brown sleeveless shirt and shorts. State Police dispatch called her cell phone which went to voicemail. Contacted T-Mobile who said phone was off or battery dead. Contacted Winchendon dispatch to see if officer was on duty to page him out. Request made to check Tully Dam and campground. Party reported at 8:59 p.m. that Facebook message he received indicated she was safe and needed a ride and was at Tully Road address. Female located at 9:01 p.m. and with Orange Police. Female transported to Honey Farms.

8:18 p.m. — Party requested officer stop by to pick up a license plate she found along side of the road, Marjorie Street.

10:10 p.m. — Caller advises weird noises emanating from the Town Hall, Prospect Street. Unfounded.

10:29 p.m. — East Main Street caller reports a blue Chevy S-10 is behind her and is tailgaiting and high beams on. Officer with same near Cumberland Farms. Once vehicle was stopped officers had a lengthy conversation with the operator about his operating and the decisions he made tonight. A warning was issued and steps were made to ensure the operator got home safely.

Friday, June 22

1:33 a.m. — Noise complaint. Brookside Road caller states her neighbors have been out playing basketball since 10 p.m. Parties were advised and will be calling it a night.

2:03 a.m. — Open door, East Main Street. No way to secure same, all appeared in order inside.

2:31 a.m. — Motor vehicle violation, Dexter Street. While conducting building checks, officer located a vehicle parked in the rear lot. Both found to have consumed alcohol and transported home to a parent. Vehicle left in parking lot and will be removed in the morning.

2:59 a.m. — Unwanted person, North Main Street. Caller states there are a couple people that aren’t supposed to be at the residence, and same are trying to start a fight. Would like officer to assist in their removal. Upon arrival the situation was mediated. Two sent on way.

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