Orange Police Log: March 8-10, 2022

Published: 3/18/2022 4:21:31 PM
Modified: 3/18/2022 4:20:52 PM
Tuesday, March 8

4:43 to 9:08 a.m. – Police received seven calls from around town for downed wires/trees/broken pole. Followed up with respective authorities, National Grid, Highway Department.

7:27 p.m. – Police were asked to respond to East River Street to investigate the matter of determining the responsible party for a broken iPhone. Police spoke with the reporting party and her daughter. They were unable determine who may have damaged her daughter’s iPhone SE while she was with multiple friends in the apartment. The incident is under investigation.

Wednesday, March 9

10:06 a.m. – Call from North Main Street area to report a suspicious vehicle; a white Charger with orange tape on the passenger side window, had driven by his home the previous night approximately 15 times and slowed down in front of his house. Advised to contact Police if car came back.

8:27 p.m. – Single motor vehicle accident in Oxbow Road area. Vehicle struck pole. National Grid notified. Situation was reported as pole broken, wires on vehicle, occupants out of the vehicle. Highway Department assistance with barricades requested.

11:17 p.m. – North Main Street caller reported that she believed a homeless gentleman was sleeping outside her apartment. Reporting party advised the gentleman was not there at the time of that call, but all his belongings were, and he may be headed back now. Reporting party does not know the male. The belongings were near the mailboxes, tucked away. Police located the subject in the open entry way and moved them along without issue. Subject was going to try and find a friend to stay with for the night.

Thursday, March 10

8:54 a.m. – Two-car motor vehicle accident near East Road and New Athol Road. Reporting party didn’t believe there are any injuries or leaking fluids, but involved parties appeared agitated.

1:58 p.m. – DCF into station to report a juvenile from South Main Street area was missing. The juvenile was at Mahar, but when DCF went to pick him up he took off running. Police were asked to contact DCF Supervisor when juvenile located.

2:54 p.m. – Lobby walk-in from East River Street area about an ongoing dispute regarding revving of a car engine. Video was taken. Parties were explained process of obtaining a Harassment Protection Order.

2:55 p.m. – East Main Street caller reported an unwanted person (description provided) begging people for money. Reporting party had tried to move them along, but was unsuccessful. Officer advised the subject of the complaint and moved them along.

4:21 p.m. – Officer responded to South Main Street for a report that an elderly female had driven her vehicle onto the front lawn of Butterfield School and was parked there. They also reported that the female party appeared to be confused. Upon arrival, the female had said she took a wrong turn and was confused on where to go. The ambulance responded and evaluated the female party. Dale’s Auto responded and removed the vehicle from the mud. A citation was issued and an immediate threat form will be sent to the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

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