Orange Police Log: Oct. 1-5, 2021

Published: 10/24/2021 3:29:02 PM
Modified: 10/24/2021 3:29:04 PM
Friday, Oct, 1

1:16 p.m. – Caller from the Maynard and McKenna streets area requested assistance with an unwanted person in the area. Subject was described as a female driving a black GMC vehicle, going door to door selling Kirby vacuums. They bypassed the front door and came onto the back deck, without a mask, and displayed an aggressive demeanor when asked to put on a mask. Police checked the area, but the subject was gone on arrival.

Saturday, Oct. 2

1:06 p.m. – Lobby walk-in returned a found pocket book. Owner was contacted and en route to pick it up.

6:37 p.m. – Call from Cottage Street area reported someone driving a 4-wheeler/mini dirt bike up and down the road. Police advised subject with a verbal warning.

8:38 p.m. – Prentiss Street caller reported a breaking and entering situation where the subject had attempted to break down their door (which was destroyed in the process). Subject took off down Prentiss Street in a blue Honda Civic with no plates. Police gave chase, but had to break it off due to safety concerns. Summons on multiple traffic offenses issued.

8:41 p.m. – Orange Police (already engaged on a B&E call a few minutes earlier) requested State Police assistance with a disturbance in the Daniel Shays Highway area. Caller reported things being thrown out of a van’s windows and then, when it stopped, occupants came out and started hitting another vehicle with a hammer. Second caller logged on the same incident, about a group of people who appeared to be fighting.

Sunday, Oct. 3

2:49 a.m. – Patrol officer stopped a bicyclist for red light violations, and subject was found to be in possession of controlled substances. Summons issued.

6:28 a.m. – West Main Street caller reported they were contacted by one of the tenants of suspicious activity (noises/voices) in a supposedly vacant apartment. Officers on the scene could hear a TV or radio, and later confirmed with the landlord that he may have left the radio on while he was working inside the apartment. Entry gained and radio had been left on.

11:38 a.m. – Caller requested officer contact them regarding the reason they were rejected for the renewal of their LTC and steps/procedures required to correct the issue.

4:12 p.m. – Caller from Cottage Street area to report children (one with helmet, one without) riding 4-wheeler on the roadway. Gone upon police arrival.

9:46 p.m. – South Main Street caller reported suspicious activity at the old Butterfield Elementary School. Officer found what appeared to be an open door, but no entry gained. Kids were sent on their way.

Monday, Oct. 4

10:35 a.m. – Patrol, after observing a female party with a known outstanding warrant, was taken into custody; they discovered the subject was in possession of controlled substances and that charge was added.

12:55 p.m. – Police responded to an East Main Street residence where a National Grid worker reported that a tenant at the property they are working on threatened to shoot them and the landlord. Police stood by while power was turned off, and the female resident advised to contact National Grid to find out what the issue was. OPD units cleared without incident. National Grid later advised to contact police to assist with any future work at that location.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

9:00 a.m. – West Myrtle Street caller requested assistance with ongoing issue of dog barking. Upon arrival police observed verbal argument over the issue and advised reporting party it would go on record.

9:20 a.m. – Request for police assistance with a missing person received from the Chase Street area was resolved by OPD later in the shift.

10:10 a.m. – East Main Street caller reported a disorderly person had approached them while in the Walmart parking lot. While the reporting party was on the way to their car, they were confronted by a male (additional description given), driving a silver Chevy Cruz. The subject approached screaming and punched the reporting party’s vehicle, then headed towards the driver’s side of the vehicle. Reporting party said the two of them had been in Athol, and the situation could have possibly been a retaliation incident when the reporting party had previously taken a left turn out of the Ocean State Job Lot parking lot and the subject had “layed on the horn.”

10:58 a.m.- Police were called to Tully Road where they mediated and clarified the civil court process for property line disputes. Subject was advised not to touch any property markers, and criminal charges would be brought forth if he continues to trespass or vandalize the property (property markers).

7:03 p.m. – Caller from Holtshire Road area requested police assistance with a male who stated they live in the cabin on the reporting party’s property. Reporting party had no idea who the individual was. But the subject was, at the time, having an automobile delivered there. Subject was arrested for a misdemeanor breaking and entering and trespassing.

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