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Orange Police Wrap Up: July’s Incident Log

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Aug 172015
 

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The Orange Police were busy serving the community in July. During this month’s Police Commission meeting, the following stats were released:

Officers responded to 3,129 calls for service; 142 activated burglar alarms; 90 traffic accidents; 128 medical emergencies; 29 fights/disturbances; 40 shoplifting/larceny complaints.

Police made 26 criminal arrests; 8 DWI arrests, and issued 220 Motor vehicle citations.

In addition, there were 5 burglaries reported in town (4 residential, 1 commercial).

Here are some of those details:

On July 12 a burglary that occurred in the afternoon or early evening on Avon Drive was reported. Someone smashed a garage window and landscaping tools were taken.

On July 14, someone entered a home (location not given) the TV, electronics and a Discover Card were reported missing. The credit card later was used and Investigative Services officers are working on it.

On July 27th police were called to Wheeler’s Farm Road on a complaint of a main looking into garages. Quick response led to the arrest of Christopher Esteves who was identified by two witnesses. 

(Date ?) A Chainsaw was reported missing on Lakeview Road and police are investigating to determine if there is any connection to the previously mentioned incidents.

On July 29th a chainsaw was reported missing. Preliminary investigation linked it to an employee of Esteves, the investigation continues.

Orange Police: June Was A Busy Month

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Jul 142015
 

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The Orange Police had a busy month in June.

They answered 2,898 calls for service, responded to 5 residential burglaries — the two that we previously published, two sheds that were broken into and a construction trailer that had been entered, but the individuals ran away when someone yelled out to them.

There were 126 activated burglar alarm calls, 32 criminal arrests, 28 shoplifting/larceny complaints, 19 fights/disturbances and 140 medical emergencies.

On the roads there were 5 DWI arrests, 93 traffic accidents and 176 motor vehicle citations issued.

Police: Copper Piping Stolen From Three Vacant Homes

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Mar 142015
 

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At this week’s Police Commissioner’s meeting, Asst. Chief Anthony Cuozzo presented the monthly reports for the month of February.

Along with two commercial burglaries posted here this week, there also were three residential burglaries reported.

In all three incidents, copper piping was stolen from vacant homes between Feb. 13 – 18.

Officers responded to a vacant house on Peck Lane that is available for sale for a reported burglary on Feb. 13 at 7:40 p.m.

Investigation revealed that a realtor from Coldwell Banker had come to show the house to prospective buyers when she noticed that someone had forcibly entered the home and removed copper piping from the basement area.

Officers responded to a vacant house on Derby-Milford Road that is available for sale for a reported burglary on Feb. 18 at 10:25 a.m.

Officers learned that someone from the management company (West Shore Realty) had come by to prepare the house for prospective buyers when it was noticed that someone had forcibly entered the home and removed copper piping from the basement area.

Later that day at 1:19 p.m., police were called to another vacant house available for sale, this time on Derby Avenue, for a reported burglary.

Through their investigation, officers learned that a neighbor had observed that someone had forcibly entered the home and was in the process of removing copper piping from the basement area.

The perpetrators fled the area prior to officers’ arrival.

October’s Police Activity Log: 2,712 Calls For Service

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Nov 172014
 

 

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The following information regarding police activity in October was revealed at this month’s police commission meeting.

Officers responded to 2,712 calls for service including: 

• 3 Burglaries (2 residential, 1 commercial), 125 Activated Burglar Alarms and 139 Medical Emergencies.

There were 32 Criminal Arrests; 17 Shoplifting/Larcenies; 21 Fights/Disturbances; 5 Arrests for DWI; 97 Traffic Accidents; and 220 Motor Vehicle Citations Issued

Police Department Response Statistics For August

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Sep 232014
 

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Members of the Orange Police Department had a busy month in August.

Here is the list of stats read at the September Police Commission Meeting:

Officers responded to 2,484 calls for service

• 3 burglaries (1 residential, 2 commercial)

• 143 activated burglar alarms

• 36 criminal arrests

• 29 shoplifting/larcenies

• 25 fights/disturbances

• 5 DWI arrests

• 83 traffic accidents

• 187 Motor Vehicle Citations issued

• 114 Medical emergencies

Police: Report of Department Activity in April

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May 162014
 

BEST POLICE Patch EVERFrom the Orange Police Department, the activity list from the month of April.

We have been busy serving our community.

Here are some of the challenges we faced:

 

 2,594   Calls for Service

    0      Robberies

    4      Burglaries (3 residential, 1 commercial)

  124    Activated Burglar Alarms

   26     Criminal Arrests

   20     Shoplifting/Larcenies

   18     Fights/Disturbances

    6      Arrests for DWI

   59     Traffic Accidents

  216    Motor Vehicle Citations Issued

  147    Medical Emergencies

Overnight Burglaries, Thefts From Vehicles And A Stolen Car Reported In Orange Neighborhood

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Apr 142014
 

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The Orange Police Department is investigating break-ins at three local homes overnight as well as two cars having been entered and one stolen.  All three residences are in the Argyle Road, Currier Drive, Pine Tree Drive neighborhoods.  The neighborhood is off of Orange Center Road.

Police first responded to a residence on Argyle Rd at 4:45 a.m., where a resident was awakened by shattering glass. Unknown subjects had thrown a large rock through a glass rear door and entered the kitchen, stealing an electronic device, and immediately left.
Detectives found several other windows and doors had been tampered with in an attempt to gain access.  The Department then received a call from a resident of Currier Drive who related that his rear glass door was broken, however no access was gained.
While at that investigation,  a neighbor walked up and advised that his garage had been entered, Officers are still determining what was taken.  A resident reported that two unlocked vehicles in their driveway had been gone through, although nothing was taken.  Police then received a report of a vehicle stolen from a driveway on David Court.  The 2005 Nissan Altima was taken sometime during the overnight hours.  The owner had left the keys in the center console of the unlocked vehicle.
A canvass of the neighborhood residents revealed that an  “Squarish” SUV was seen driving slowly in the neighborhood being followed by a small sedan with its lights out just before the first report was received.
All residents are reminded lock their cars and remove valuables during the overnight hours.  Leaving outside lights on during overnight hours can also be helpful,  Residents should not hesitate to report suspicious activity to police at 203-891-2130.
Detectives from the Orange Police Department processed the scenes and the car was entered as stolen.   Anyone who may have information is asked to call Detective Brian Petrucelli at 203-891-2138

Orange Police Investigate Two January Burglaries

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Feb 152013
 

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In January, Orange police responded to 2,958 calls for service. Among them were two burglaries, 1 commercial and 1 residential.

Asst. Chief Anthony Cuozzo said both incidents took place on Jan. 14.

The residential burglary was reported at 8 a.m. from a home on Peck Lane that had been unoccupied while the owners were on vacation.

The commercial burglary was reported at Roebic Laboratories Inc., 25 Connair Road. According to the report, nothing was taken.

In addition to these incidents, there were 134 activated burglar alarms and 99 medical emergencies.

On the roadways, there were 4 drunken driving arrests, 78 traffic accidents and 262 motor vehicle citations issued.

Also, 39 criminal arrests, 21 shoplifting/larcenies, and 17 fights/disturbances.

Yes, the Orange police were very busy in January.

Orange Police Commission: November Statistics Revealed Including Two Burglaries

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Dec 112012
 

The green light globes glow at the entrance of the Orange Police Department at night.

The Orange Police Commission met on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Police Department.

Asst. Chief Anthony Cuozzo delivered the monthly statistics report for the month of November.

Last month, police received 2,569 calls for service. Among these were 124 medical emergencies and 131 Activated burglar alarms.

There were 109 traffic accidents, 249 motor vehicle citations issued, 2 DWI arrests, 23 fights and/or disturbances, 33 criminal arrests and 31 shoplifting/larcenies reported.

In addition, 2 burglaries were reported, one commercial and one residential.

According to Cuozzo, on Nov. 1 someone reportedly stole extension cords and scrap copper from the construction site of Aurora Foods.

An attempted residential burglary was reported on Greenway Road Nov. 27. According to the report, someone set off the burglar alarm when he or she tried to force in a door.

Police Commission: LoJack Equipped Laptops Recovered

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Nov 142012
 

The Orange Police Commission came together for their regular meeting on Tuesday.

Asst. Chief Anthony Cuozzo read the following statistics for the month of October:

Orange police responded to 2,550 calls for service, which resulted in 32 criminal arrests.

The LoJack  company informed Orange police that it had tracked a laptop computer reported stolen from The Marriott Hotel. Investigation led to the person in possession of the computer, who stated he’d bought it in New Haven.

Cuozzo said this is the second laptop that LoJack had found, so the software definitely works.

A robbery was reported in the parking lot of Burlington Coat Factory. The victim stated he was approached by two men who stole his iPhone.

There were four residential burglaries and two commercial burglaries reported last month:

Officers responded to the parking lot of the Sprint Store, 215 Boston Post Road, on a report of several vandalized vehicles; also a late night burglary at the Orange Ale House.

The Orange Police Commission

The residential burglaries included an attempt on Derby-Milford Road during which the residents were awakened by the sound of breaking glass; an activated alarm on Ridge Road alerted police – nothing was taken; Jewelry was taken from a home on Wheelers Farm Road, and police arrested an individual who’d burglarized a barn on Derby-Milford Road.

Police are investigating a theft from a construction trailer on the former Findlay Property.

Also in October, officers issued 222 traffic tickets, 3 warnings and 3 parking tickets.