Orange Police Log: April 11-14, 2022

Published: 4/28/2022 4:13:03 PM
Modified: 4/28/2022 4:11:35 PM

Monday, April 11

7:27 a.m. – Station lobby walk-in to report motor vehicle vandalism.

8:51 a.m. – Vehicle violation stop on Daniel Shays Highway and Wendell Road resulted in an arrest.

10:12 a.m. – OPD received a called from the Principal who stated that a student had eloped from school, but two staff members were following. Reporting party stated the student was at the bottom of Dexter Street and would like Police assistance.

12:07 p.m. – Police made an arrest in the East Main Street area after a report of an upset client that had struck the building with their truck, and came into the office with a baseball bat threatening people. Subject then left and was driving erratically in the parking lot then headed toward downtown area.

2:41 p.m. – Dexter Street caller reported that a school bus van backed into their car while at the stop sign. At that time, believed to be negative for personal injuries and report was taken.

6:04 p.m. – Police responded to a disturbance call at East River Street. A second call from the same area was received at 7:06 p.m.

Tuesday, April 12

2:46 a.m. – Patrol Officer checked on an occupied, parked vehicle at East Main Street and found it to be the newspaper delivery person.

12:32 p.m. – Police were advised of a loose snake at South Main Street establishment, responded and located owner.

1:34 p.m. – Officer assisted caller with a harassment situation. Advised of Harassment Protection Order through the court, and if the subject approached them, to contact Police.

4:48 p.m. – Caller reported that their iPhone 12 Pro was stolen from their vehicle around 4:30 p.m. while parked in the Walmart parking lot. Stated they had the windows partially down for their service dog, but doors were locked. Surveillance footage to be reviewed and followed up on with Police.

8:48 p.m. – Police discussed options with a caller needing advice on handling an ongoing harassment situation.

9:59 p.m. – Police responded to call at East River Street of a possible suspicious person. Male party said he was waiting for his friend to pick him up. He was sent on his way.

Wednesday, April 13

10:34 a.m. – North Main Street caller reported multiple cattle were going through their yard. Cows were brought back to farm without issue.

11:35 a.m. – Russ Street caller reported possible scam calls claiming to be from Walmart that her account had been compromised for $400. But when she contacted Walmart they knew nothing about it. She had not given out any information and was advised by Police that it would be documented on their records.

12:24 p.m. – Caller from Winter Street area stated one of his trucks had caught a cable line, and the line was hanging in the road at that time. Officers were able to move wire so that it was not in roadway. Verizon was contacted.

4:14 p.m. – OPD was requested at the town park about juveniles being in the dugout.

5:28 p.m. – Police assistance was requested at East River Street. On arrival Police found a truck parked and turned off. After speaking with the male party in the driver’s seat it was determined he was unfit to operate the vehicle and the passenger drove the truck home.

Thursday, April 14

1:47 a.m. – Community policing detail noticed an open door on the corner of South Main and West River streets. Door secured, believed to have been blown open by the wind.

9:47 a.m. – Report from North Main Street of a large black pig walking in the road. Upon arrival animal was already home.

11:11 a.m. – Caller from West Myrtle Street area reported a tractor trailer unit drove over her lawn leaving a huge rut and wanted to file a vandalism report. On arrival, deep ruts in the front lawn were located as it appeared the tractor trailer unit attempted to make a left turn from Fountain to West Myrtle Street. The area was checked, but the tractor trailer unit could not be located. The reporting party was advised the incident would be on record for insurance purposes.

2:32 p.m. – Caller from Rogers Avenue area reported their debit card had been used to make multiple purchases. Card was frozen and transactions were stopped. Bank advised them to have it on record with the Police.

3:36 p.m. – Report of about 20 cows in the road in the North Main Street area. Male party called at 4:01 p.m. stating the cows were not his and belonged to a party from Erving.

3:47 p.m. – OPD mediated a physical altercation situation reported in the East Main Street area. Police spoke to all three involved parties, and the incident was found to be a physical altercation that started over the content of a bumper sticker.

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