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Orange Police: Do You Know This Man?

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Jun 142020
 

The Orange Police Department is looking for help in identifying the individual depicted below that stole a package from a residence on the north end of town in the early evening hours of Thursday, June 11.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 30s, dark hair, wearing a blue t-shirt, and a yellow-green traffic vest.

He was operating a silver Jeep Liberty.

If you can identify the suspect or provide any information, please contact Officer Lu at 203-891-2130.

Orange Police: Resident Accused Of Larceny At Grocery Store

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Jun 032020
 

Police were dispatched to ShopRite at 259 Bull Hill Lane on a shoplifting complaint on Thursday, May 21 at 10:47 a.m.

Investigation revealed that Darian L. Middleton, 55, of Orange concealed $45.97 worth of merchandise and left the store without paying for it.

He was taken into custody and charged with sixth-degree larceny.

Middleton received a promise to appear in court on June 24.

Drive Thru Food Drive A Huge Success

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May 302020
 

Orange Police Detective Carolyn Bailey, Youth Services Coordinator Jessica Simone, Community Services Director Joan Cretella, and Orange Food2Kids coordinator Susan vonRabenstein stood outside the High Plains Community Center on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. collecting food for Orange Food 2 Kids, and the Orange Food Bank.
Food 2 Kids is a nonprofit that was created to deliver bags of food to children in need on the weekends. However, with the coronavirus, the need has become full-time.
The OPD is asking for individually packaged foods and snacks. Meals that can be prepared with no or water only. Any other donations that are received will be donated to the Orange Food Bank.

Simone, vonRabenstein, and Officer Bailey show off the day’s Food2Kids donations

By the end of the four-hour collection period, the front room of the center that used to house the Probate Office was filled with bags of food for distribution.

“This is just from TODAY! A million thank yous from Orange Food2Kids and the Orange Food Bank! This community is so very generous.” vonRabenstein wrote on the Food2Kids Facebook page. “Thank you to OPD Det. Carolyn Bailey for putting this together and getting the word out!

Orange Police Blotter: Man Charged With Larceny

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May 282020
 

Orange police responded to Home Depot at 440 Boston Post Road in response to a shoplifting in progress complaint on May 23 at 12:42 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found Robert Lin, 26, of New Haven in the parking lot. Investigation revealed that he had taken multiple power tools without paying for them.

Lin was taken into custody and charged with sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny.

He was released on a promise to appear in court on June 25.

Orange Police Blotter: Man Had Stolen Merchandise and Burglary Tools

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May 262020
 

On Tuesday, May 19, at 3:47 a.m., Orange Police Officers came into contact with William J. Moore, 36, of West Haven, on the Boston Post Road near the Porch and Patio store.

While speaking with Moore, officers discovered that he had $2,179 worth of stolen merchandise inside his vehicle.

Subsequently, he was taken into custody and charged with third-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief, and possession of burglary tools.

Moore posted a $5,000 bond and is to be in court on June 24.

Orange Police: Man Faces Several Charges Following Fight

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Feb 272020
 

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Orange police were dispatched to 526 Boston Post Road for a report of a fight at Applebee’s at 8:09 p.m.

According to the report, responding officers came into contact with Brent L. Wiley, 30, of West Haven, who was agitated and pulled away from them.

Investigation revealed that Wiley threatened and repeatedly tried to punch another person while head-butting another. He was taken into custody and charged with second-degree breach of peace, two counts of third-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and two counts of second-degree threatening.

 

He was held on a $25,000 bond for court Feb. 24.

 

 

Orange Police: Man Charged With Fifth-Degree Larceny

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Feb 172020
 

Officers were called to Chef’s Emporium at 449 Boston Post Road on a shoplifting complaint Feb. 12 at 2:37 p.m.

According to the report, investigation revealed that Sean Amendola, 46, of West Haven took about $1,000 worth of merchandise without paying for it.

He was taken into custody and charged with fifth-degree larceny and placed on a $15,000 surety bond for court Feb. 26.

Police Blotter: Man Accused Of Stealing Sign In Orange

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Nov 202019
 

On Nov. 11, at 11:55 a.m., Orange Police responded to Orange Center Road on a suspicious activity complaint regarding someone removing a town posted parking sign.

Investigation revealed that Frank C. Rogers, 86, of Orange, took the sign and drove off with it.

According to the report, he was taken into custody and charged with sixth-degree larceny and released on a promise to appear in court Nov.22.

Orange Police Department Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Oct 082019
 

The Orange Police Department announced on its Facebook Page that its pink patrol car is ready and on the road for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

In the post the police sent out a special thanks to Nu-Age Warning LLC out of Seymour for donating their time to wrap the vehicle.

Be on the lookout for this special police vehicle when you’re out and about in Orange this month.

 

Annual Health And Safety Fair Today

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Sep 272019
 

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The 18th Annual Health and Safety Fair will take place on Friday, September 27, 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.

For more information call 203-891-4784.