Orange Police Log: Jan. 9-11, 2022

Published: 1/19/2022 5:11:32 PM
Modified: 1/19/2022 5:10:26 PM
Sunday, Jan. 9

3:22 a.m. – Whitney Street caller reported that it sounded like neighbors were fighting, banging on the walls for about 20 minutes. Police found that parents were trying to calm a child who was experiencing night terrors.

4:00 a.m. – Patrol officers apprehended an individual who originally fled on foot. Police were following up on a suspicious person inquiry on East Main Street, and the individual had been wanted by the police and was taken in to custody.

5:43 a.m. – An employee at a gas station on East River Street requested police follow up on store video of a customer in a Black Mercedes trying to buy 40 cents in gas. The female operator of the vehicle began swearing and using racial slurs towards the employee. The subject was gone on police arrival, but they will review video when manager makes it available.

11:45 a.m. – Reporting party from a South Main Street store requested police assistance with a male and female that entered the store, but there is an active Restraining Order between the two. At 11:50 a.m. the alarm company notified police of an alarm at that location. Police spoke with both involved parties. Female party was advised to stay away from the male, and resource ideas were given to her for food and shelter. Both parties were sent on their way.

4:57 p.m. – A Daniel Shays Highway caller reported a 600-pound pig on their property and didn’t know who it might belong to. A patrol officer was able to locate the pig’s owner, who would take care of the pig.

5:18 p.m. – Orange Police Officers assisted the APD with a warrant in the Athol area of Daniel Shays Highway. An arrest was made and a stolen firearm was recovered.

Monday, Jan. 10

12:23 p.m. – Caller from Center Drive spoke with police on how to handle a situation where she had bought two vehicles with her ex that need to be registered, but she now has a restraining order on him. Police advised her of her options.

5:53 p.m. – Traffic stop on East River Street for revoked registration due to no insurance. Vehicle towed, plates seized and criminal citation issued.

6:43 p.m. – Caller from Rogers Avenue and Brookside Road area single motor vehicle accident/rollover. Operator was initially trapped inside but talking and stated they were fine. OFD got the operator out, and National Grid was notified the wire support at pole #158 was out. Vehicle was towed from the scene and the operator given a ride home by OPD.

10:20 p.m. – East River Street caller reported a noise complaint regarding one of the other tenants. Police advised a female party of the complaint, and the music was turned down.

11:53 p.m. – Smith Avenue area complaint of barking dogs. Police found two dogs in a fenced-in yard, but no one came to the door. Control contacted owner, who brought the dogs in.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

6:52 a.m. – Bacon Street motor vehicle lockout, rental vehicle but vehicle running. Reporting party called shortly after to report that the check engine light was on, and vehicle had a rejected inspection sticker. Wanted police to be aware because when she called the rental agency to return the vehicle she was given a hard time, and they hung up on her. Will advise police if there are any further issues returning the vehicle and she planned to contact the Better Business Bureau.

8:44 a.m. – Harassment complaint from the East River Street area. An individual known by the reporting party had continually rung their doorbell the previous night and was believed to be driving around without a license. Police advised caller of the Harassment Protection Order option and to contact police if subject returns.

2:38 p.m. – Vandalism reported from the Oaklawn Avenue area. An unknown liquid was poured over the reporting party’s car. Caller will bring car to dealership to find out what kind of liquid it was.


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