Police Logs: July 17-20
Orange, July 17
11:33 p.m. — Request for an officer at the airport administration building due to vandalism done there; officer responded.
12:53 p.m. — Orange Post Office called, as they are concerned about a person who hasn’t picked up her mail in a few weeks; they were advised she is in a treatment facility; they will hold her mail.
1 p.m. — Shelburne Control reports the Fire Department is responding to North Main Street for a male requesting transport regarding mental health issues; he was transported to Athol Memorial Hospital by Athol Fire Department Ambulance.
2:16 p.m. — Caller from Daniel Shays Highway reports her neighbor called her to say that a person just went into her house; officer sent, and found it to be a person working for a bank as apparently the property is now bank-owned.
6;38 p.m. — Control took a complaint of a person who has a half-barrel in the road on Holtshire Road and he is doing jumps over it and it is creating a hazard; officer spoke with the youth, and he moved the barrel out of the road.
9:43 p.m. — Control got a report of a male sitting outside for a couple of hours on East Main Street and they aren’t sure if he is OK; officer spoke with the man who ended up requesting an ambulance for an infection; he was transported to Athol Memorial Hospital by Orange Ambulance.
Orange, July 18
8:20 a.m. — Reporting person came into the station to report a larceny from an apartment building he owns; incident under investigation.
11:50 a.m. — While an officer was in the security office of Orange District Court a person came through security with a spring-loaded knife. The knife was seized and a summons will be issued for carrying a dangerous weapon.
4:30 p.m. — Caller from East River Street reports vandalism regarding her window being shot with a BB gun last night about 9:30 p.m.; she has her suspicions who did it but she will call when she gets reliable information.
8:01 p.m. — Reporting person says an individual is threatening her, and she was advised of possible court options; area searched by an officer but the involved person was gone on arrival.
Sunderland, July 18
6:26 p.m. — Officers sent to Sugarloaf Estates pool area for an 11-year-old female with severe bleeding reported, after falling on the ladder in the pool; South County Ambulance A-1 responded and the patient was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
8:57 p.m. — Officers at Cliffside Apartments for an intoxicated male who fell and is bleeding from the head; patient was then transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital via South County Ambulance A-2.
Orange, July, 19
1:32 a.m. — Domestic disturbance report on North Main Street, from where Shelburne got a call through Northampton from a cell phone, with a male reporting his girlfriend beat him up; Control then got a second call from a male, and he said she has left, and he is waiting for police; investigation led to arrest of Jarrod D. Avant, 35, of North Main Street, Orange, charged with assault and battery, (domestic).
1:13 p.m. — Control advised they received a call from a person on Pleasant Street stating that a female showed up and was trying to fight his cousin, and he had a knife in his hand, but she cut herself with her own knife when she lost her balance trying to back up; officer took a report.
4:51 p.m. — Walk-in wants it on record that he has been having health issue due to his neighbor’s apartment putting off some sort of noxious fumes. He said has spoken to management and the board of health with no success; he was advised this would be on record, and to follow up with management.
5:36 p.m. — Officer on East Main Street found a group loitering in the parking lot, and they were moved along.
10:50 p.m. — Officer found two suspicious people hiding behind the dumpster near the liquor store on East Main Street, and one was taken into custody; arrested Kevin R. McGann, 18, of East Main Street, Orange, charged with being a person under 21 in possession of liquor.
Sunderland July 19
Noon — Caller from town regarding possible phone scam; a firm claiming to be Starion Energy called her and spoke about being better then WMECO; they said they’d send a packet in the mail; the officer called the number, and it seemed to be legitimate, but he told the reporting person not to give out any personal information over the phone, and if she does receive a packet, if she then has any questions, to call us again.
Orange, July 20
12:05 a.m. — Shelburne Control got a 911 call from North Main Street from a female who said her ex-boyfriend is coming after her, but Control was then unable to reach the female. The area of North Main Street was searched and multiple attempts were made to reach the reporting person, but were unable to locate.
12:49 a.m. — Loud noise disturbance reported on Kelton Street where a foot patrol advised fireworks were going off on West Main Street; officer located the fireworks, and the homeowner was advised to cease.
6:44 p.m. — Control reports getting a report of a person urinating near the bandstand; an officer responded, and located the person who was moved along, and he was advised of the consequences if there is any further problem.
6:57 p.m. — Control got a call from King Street regarding a person holding a child and arguing with a female; the reporting person is concerned for the child; officer spoke with those involved and found they were having an argument over some family problems. The child appeared to be fine, and they were advised to quiet down.
9:50 p.m. — While on foot patrol, officer saw a person banging his head on the box on the traffic post; he was spoken with, and sent off towards home.