Orange Police Log: Sept. 25-28

  • Orange Police Department sign. Staff Photo/Paul Franz

Published: 10/12/2021 1:27:03 PM
Modified: 10/12/2021 1:27:08 PM
Saturday, Sept. 25

9:44 p.m. – Caller from Chase Street area reported there were two males outside of their apartment with a baseball bat looking for a fight. Police investigated, but subjects were gone on arrival. BOLO alert put out using vehicle description and possible destination provided.

Sunday, Sept. 26

1:33 a.m. – OPD assisted APD to contain a disturbance situation at The Steel Pub where there was a large fight (five or more people) with unknown weapons and one unconscious party.

8:55 a.m. – Prescott Lane caller requested police assistance with a noise complaint of excessive barking of neighbor’s puppies when they are out. Officer spoke with both parties, complaint notification given, and ACO (Animal Control Officer) notified.

4:09 p.m. – An illegal burn situation at Fairman Road was addressed by both OPD and OFD. Permit was revoked and fire extinguished.

4:37 p.m. – E. Main Street caller requested follow up on his social security checks being stolen. Information on the suspected culprit was given to police.

4:45 p.m. – Burglar alarm from W. River Street area building where one of the doors had been pried open. Police searched the building with the K-9 detail, but found no one inside. Key holder finally arrived to secure the door, and they confirmed it was a rented space. Police later met with the person renting the space to try and further secure the area.

Monday, Sept. 27

8:22 p.m. – Caller from E. Main Street store reported that someone had come into the store the previous night and attempted credit card fraud to purchase several iPhones. Same subject is now in the store again to return the phones. Upon arrival officer observed a subject had taken off on foot. Area was checked to confirm ID information given by reporting party, but unable to locate.

Tuesday, Sept. 28

1:14 a.m. – Traffic stop at Perry Road for a cracked windshield and speeding revealed illegal possession of controlled substances and possession of a dangerous weapon. Taken into custody.

11:39 a.m. – Logan Avenue area caller reported a fraud/SCAM call by someone pretending to be from Medicare. They were asking for personal information in order to send out information on heart conditions and blood pressure meds. Sounded very official, but reporting party did not give out any personal informal. Reporting party did confirm with their doctor that it was a SCAM call.

4:27 p.m. – Police mediated a situation in the Athol Road area of a father attempting to see children at listed location, but the mother would not comply. The children decided they did not want to see their father at that time. An upcoming probate court date for the involved parties is scheduled for January 2022.


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