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Annual Health And Safety Fair Today

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Sep 212018
 

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The 17th Annual Health and Safety Fair will take place on Friday, September 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Admission is free.

Vendors representing all sorts of agencies will be on hand to give out information about products and services that benefit older adults.

There will be raffle prizes and refreshments.

The event is sponsored by Coldwell Banker, Orange Visiting Nurses Association, Maplewood of Orange and the Orange Senior Center.

For more information call 203-891-4784.

What Happened At Target?

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Sep 202018
 

Early this morning, passing residents noticed a police presence at the Target store on the Boston Post Road in Orange.

As of this morning, the store was closed. So, what happened?

We are still trying to get official confirmation, but preliminary information is that around 2 a.m. there was an attempted break-in through an unusual entryway.

We will update this story as it develops and as soon as we receive confirmation from the Orange Police.

Orange Police: Man Faces Several Charges

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Sep 052018
 

On August 18, Orange police were dispatched to 393 Drummond Road in regards to a disorderly conduct complaint at 8:21 p.m.

According to the report, Bruck K. Jelliffe, 34, of Milford was asked to leave the residence. However, he remained and continued to destroy property at the home.

Jelliffe was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief, and first-degree criminal trespass.

He was held on a $2,500 bond and received a court date of August 20.

Orange Police: Woman Conceals Merchandise, Resists Arrest

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Aug 162018
 

On Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8:27 p.m., police were called to Best Buy at 53 Boston Post Road regarding a reported shoplifting in progress.

During the investigation, officers learned that Wilhelmina Washington, 36, of New Haven had concealed $ 199.95 worth of merchandise in her pocketbook.

According to the report, Washington also resisted arrest.

She was taken into custody and charged with sixth-degree larceny and interfering with a police officer.

 

 

Orange Police Seek Help Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

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Jul 312018
 

On July 31 at 10:59 a.m., officers responded to the Webster Bank branch at 247 Boston Post Road in regard to a robbery.

The investigation revealed that just prior to arrival, a black or Hispanic male wearing jeans, a baseball cap, and a light colored shirt approached a teller and demanded money. He did not display or imply a weapon.

According to police, he left the bank with an undetermined amount of money and fled on foot in a westerly direction toward the Firelight plaza.

The Orange Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the perpetrator who is pictured in the surveillance photos accompanying this release.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Sean Murphy at 203.891.2138 or via email at smurphy@orange-ct.gov

Police: Man Charged With DUI

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Jul 202018
 

Orange Police on special drunk driving patrol on Marsh Hill Road reportedly observed a vehicle changing lanes abruptly without signaling on Thursday, July 12 at 10:57 p.m.

Officers stopped the vehicle, driven by Michael Rinehart, 37, of East Hartford and administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.

Rinehart was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

He was released on $50 bond for court July 23.

 

Orange Police: Man Charged With DUI

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Jul 202018
 

Orange police on patrol reportedly observed a car drifting in and out of its lane on Derby Avenue near Orange Center Road on July 5 at 1:48 a.m.

Officers stopped the vehicle and during the investigation determined that the driver, Sherone L Ndiaye, 32, New Haven, was driving under the influence.

Ndiaye was taken into custody and charged with DUI, failure to maintain a proper lane and possession of less than 5 ounces of marijuana.

He was released on a $50 non-surety bond for court July 19.

Police Blotter: Woman Charged With Criminal Impersonation, Identity Theft, More

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Jul 112018
 

On June 19, Orange Police responded to the Chase Bank at 262 Boston Post Road, at 2:46 p.m. in regards to a fraud complaint.

During the investigation, officers learned that Amy Capozzi, 33, of Waterbury, was inside the bank attempting to make a withdrawal on an account that did not belong to her.

According to police, upon questioning, Capozzi admitted that the identification she carried had her picture, but the information was for someone else.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with first-degree forgery, second-degree forgery, criminal impersonation, attempted fourth-degree larceny, two counts of third-degree identity theft, Illegal possession of prescription drugs and violation of probation.

During processing, she was found to have prescription medication on her person that was not prescribed to her. She also had a warrant with the Milford Department of Probation. That warrant was served as well.

Capozzi was held on a total of $20,000 bond, for court on June 20.

Police Blotter: Resident Charged With Harassment

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Jun 092018
 

On June 4, at 12:01 p.m., Patricia Angerame, 62, of Orange, surrendered herself at police headquarters after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

According to the report, the warrant stemmed from a complaint reported in May 2018 that the complainant received harassing messages from Angerame.

Officers had previously warned Angerame to stop contacting the complainant, but she ignored those orders and contacted that person online, which led to the issuance of an arrest warrant.

Angerame was charged with second-degree harassment and released on a promise to appear in court on June 18.

Orange Police Arrest New Haven Man With Boogie Fever

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Jun 082018
 

Officers responded to a disturbance complaint at the Puerto Vallarta restaurant, 377 Boston Post Road, on June 3 at 11:15 p.m.

According to the report, officers learned that Joel Diaz, 41, of New Haven had tried to move some chairs in order to create an impromptu ‘dance floor area’ within the restaurant. When staff told him to stop moving the chairs around, Diaz reportedly became belligerent and challenged the employees to fight.

Diaz was subsequently taken into custody and charged with second-degree breach of peace. He was released on a promise to appear in court on June 18.