Orange Police Log: May 13-17, 2021

Published: 6/7/2021 2:32:55 PM
Modified: 6/7/2021 2:32:49 PM
Thursday, May 13

8:11 p.m. — Traffic stop on East Main Street for an expired inspection sticker lead to the discovery that the elderly driver was unlicensed. Grandson was able to arrive on the scene to operate the vehicle.

Friday, May 14

11:50 a.m. – James Lane caller reported a downed wire and small fire/arcing wire. National Grid arrived and handled.

5:17 p.m. – Pleasant Street caller reported an unknown vehicle parked in their yard. Advised of options to have vehicle removed.

6:15 p.m. – Stone Road caller stated he was tired of police officers calling and demanding money. Caller was advised that police would never call and demand money. Also advised reporting party it was a possible scam, and not to give out any personal information.

11:26 p.m. – East Main Street caller reported that her boyfriend, who appeared to be intoxicated, was banging on the door then left in his truck. Officers located the truck and confirmed subject was already in bed for the night. Caller was advised to call police if there are any other issues.

Saturday, May 15

12:41 a.m. – East Main Street caller reported her boyfriend just smashed up her apartment, then left in his vehicle. Second call came in from a neighbor reporting caller and boyfriend had been fighting for the past hour and reporting party heard someone asking the boyfriend to leave. The vehicle was located and an OUI arrest was made. Vehicle towed by Dale’s.

1:27 a.m. – East River Street caller requested removal of someone who had been staying at the apartment, but appears to be out of control/under the influence of controlled substances. Neighbor texted the reporting party that the subject is yelling profanities in the apartment. Officer took subject into custody for an outstanding warrant.

11:32 a.m. – Caller from the Airport Street vicinity reported what looked like a parachute tangled in a tree. Area checked and nothing was located. Checked with Jump Town and all parachutes were accounted for.

3:57 p.m. – Royalston Road caller reported that ATVs were driving up and down the road and had been on their property, but had taken off headed toward Roylaston. Royalston PD advised and will check the area.

4:08 p.m. – Patrol officer discovered a car went over an embankment near the marsh in the Old Winchester Road area. No one appeared to be with the vehicle. Operator was eventually located, and declined medical assistance. Dale’s towed vehicle.

8:34 p.m. – Officer assistance requested at Stone Valley Road regarding a neighbor dispute where racial slurs were said to have been used. Officer mediated and spoke to both involved parties. One subject, who appeared under the influence, stated they had not directed racial slurs at their neighbor’s grandchildren. Reporting party warned their would problems if that kind of behavior persisted towards his grandchildren.

Sunday, May 16

8:18 a.m. – Employee of an East Main Street store reported the theft of their vape system. Shortly after opening the store, a couple came in and vape system was missing. Manager will check camera footage to confirm.

Monday, May 17

2:37 a.m. – Traffic stop on East River Street for failed inspection sticker resulted in an arrest for active warrant and driving without a license.

5:14 a.m. – Patrol of Tully Road resulted in large box truck being sited for weight limit violation on the bridge.

1:59 p.m. – Pleasant Street caller requested assistance for removing two bicycles just discovered between their house and their neighbor’s.

3:50 p.m. – East River store owner requested assistance with a young child with no adult who came into the store wanting a snack. Officer eventually located the mother and reunited her with her child.

5:14 to 6:17 p.m. – Four verbal warnings were given for driving with excessive speed in the areas from East River Street to South Main Street.

10:12 p.m. – A motor vehicle in the Petersham Road area was reported rolled over in the trees. Vehicle was on its roof and the operator could not get out, but was conscious. Operator was freed but was scraped up.

11:08 p.m. – Caller reported their clothes were stolen from an East River Street laundromat.

11:21 p.m. – East Main Street caller reported an open front door to the old restaurant and lights are on, but no cars in the parking lot and cannot see anyone inside. Interior checked, and apparently workers left lights on and door unsecured. All was in order and door secured.


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