Orange Police Logs: Jan. 28-29, 2021

Published: 2/10/2021 4:10:29 PM
Modified: 2/10/2021 4:10:27 PM
Thursday, Jan. 28

9:35 a.m. — Caller looking for advice as to how to handle tenants not paying rent and refusing to leave, Canon Lane. Officer advised the female that she needed to go to housing court and start the eviction process.

9:44 a.m. — Catholic Charities requests an officer assist them with a client that doesn’t answer the door, East River Street.

11:30 a.m. — Caller reports a woman with a dark coat dancing in the bleachers, East River Street. Caller was concerned that she appeared homeless. On arrival, the male party was located and spoken with. It was found that the male had indulged in some adult beverages and was subsequently transported back to residence where he was released into his girlfriend’s custody.

12:30 p.m. — Caller reports her neighbors are breaking into her car, changing the seat positions and the radio, damaging her windows and emptying fluids, Kelton Street. They leave the door unlocked so her battery is dead. They are also harassing her verbally. Her car is parked on her front lawn. Wanted on record. She requests extra patrols at night. She was also advised of a security camera.

12:37 p.m. — Welfare check on party who is not answering door for the aid, East River Street. The female party was found to not be home.

12:58 p.m. — Female into the station to report that she was having issues with her mother and would like to pursue a restraining order, East River Street. The female was provided a phone number to Safe Plan and was explained how to go about obtaining the order.

3:45 p.m. — Pinecrest office reports a man was just urinating on their building by the bus stop, East River Street. He is described as an older man that has lots of bags with him.

4:21 p.m. — Party advises that she was just rear ended in the area of the post office, South Main Street. Upon arrival, officers did not find damage to either vehicle.

4:57 p.m. — Party advised there is a disturbance, North Main Street. Second 911 call, reporting party advises banging, screaming and swearing. Spoke to involved party who said she was arguing with her boyfriend and it was verbal only. Same did admit doors were slammed but nothing was physical and she was having and anxiety attack where she becomes very vocal. No signs of any physical abuse were noted. Boyfriend had since taken off prior to arrival.

5:23 p.m. — Party advises she has lost her green vinyl, diamond patterned wallet with approximately $60 cash and all her cards in it between Fitchburg and Highland Package, South Main Street.

5:41 p.m. — Motor vehicle violation, East Main Street. Stopped vehicle for speeding and registered owner showing suspended license. Operator failed to produce license and was found to be expired. Citation issued. A 42-year-old from Athol will be summonsed on charges of unlicensed operator of motor vehicle, license not in possession and speeding rate of speed exceeding posted limit.

6:07 p.m. — Party at the station looking to speak with an officer about threats made by a contractor, East River Street. Reporting party stating that a contractor who was doing work at his property has begun to harass the reporting party over money owed. Reporting party was advised the money issue is civil between the two of them, which he understood, and that if the contractor does show up tonight to call and police will respond if any issues arise.

6:57 p.m. — Party advising that the persons that were threatening them have shown up at the address and would like an officer, Daniel Shays Highway. Reporting party called back stating they are leaving and the people are following them in a white dual-wheeled pickup, they are in the maroon Ford F150 and headed back to the station. Officer advises he has been on Daniel Shays Highway, negative contact.

Friday, Jan. 29

9:31 a.m. — Motor vehicle violation, East Main Street. Officer stopped for failure to remove the snow from the vehicle. Officer later learned that the vehicle was revoked for insurance and the operator’s right to operate was suspended. A 69-year-old from Orange will be summonsed on charges of operating motor vehicle with license suspended, uninsured motor vehicle and failure to clear snow.

12:21 p.m. — Report of a disabled motor vehicle blocking lane of traffic, South Main and Water streets. Same was removed by Dale’s Auto.

1:12 p.m. — Gardner PD advises they just took a report of a tire slashing in their city from a subject, Congress Street. She reports her ex-boyfriend may have done it and she wants to make sure he is not at her residence or there is not a gray/gold Nissan near her house. Checked and no cars at the house.

1:54 p.m. — Caller reports subject violated harassment prevention order, Mattawa Circle.

3:39 p.m. — Party requesting a welfare check on her niece, Memory Lane. Reporting party advises no one has heard from subject in three weeks and she doesn’t have a cell phone and doesn’t drive. Officer spoke with subject and she is fine. Subject advised officer that she no longer speaks to her family. Called reporting party back and left a voicemail message that subject is fine.

5:52 p.m. — Party advising her car just died in the middle of the intersection, East Main Street. Officer was able to move vehicle into a parking space. Operator to wait with vehicle for AAA.

6:43 p.m. — Party would like an officer to check the area, Memory Lane. Reporting party states he received a call from his girlfriend on her way home. Same advises he went out to meet her and the vehicle attempted to go around until they saw him, same backed up and took off in the other direction. Monitored area, unable to make contact with vehicle described. Spoke to reporting party on phone and advised of same.

7:50 p.m. — Party advises she can hear fireworks and they sound like they are coming from the town park area, East River Street. Officer checked the area and all was quiet.

11:17 p.m. — Party states a dog has been barking outside for the past two hours, Gay Street. Barking dogs located. Homeowner was advised of the complaint and will be bringing the dogs inside.

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