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Orange Police: Man Charged With DUI, Had Gun In Car

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Jan 192022
 

On Monday, Jan. 17, Orange police officers were dispatched to Wheelers Farm Road on a report of a single car motor vehicle accident at 7:54 p.m.

During the investigation, the driver Douglas S. Oliver, 35, of Derby alluded to being intoxicated. He was asked to perform Standardized Sobriety
Field Tests.

According to the report, officers also located a weapon in Oliver’s vehicle for which he did not have a permit. Subsequently, he was taken into custody
and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, carrying a weapon in a motor vehicle without a permit.

Oliver was held on a $2,000 bond until he was released with a court date of Jan. 31.

Police Blotter: Orange Man Charged With Assault

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Jan 152022
 

On Monday, Jan. 10, Orange police responded to a dispute complaint on Woodland Lane at 2:19 a.m.

Investigation revealed that Ilir Koleci, 47, of Orange, was involved in the dispute which turned physical. Subsequently, he was taken into custody and charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.

Koleci posted a $2,000 bond and received a court date of Jan. 10 (later that day).

Orange Police: Murder Suspect Charged

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Dec 282021
 

The family of Joshwua Figueroa, who was shot to death at Town Fair Tire on Dec. 26, 2020 may be able to rest a little easier now that their son’s accused killer has been charged with the murder.

Last week, on Monday, Dec. 20, Orange police responded to the Derby Court at 9:54 a.m. to meet with Inmate Terrance C. Allen, 25, of New Haven  who was being held on unrelated charges. 

According to the report, Allen held an active arrest warrant out of the Town of Orange stemming from an incident that occurred on Dec. 26, 2020 at Town Fair Tire on the Boston Post Road. 

Subsequently, he was charged and at the Courthouse with murder, criminal weapon possession, and tampering with evidence. He was arraigned at the Derby Court that day.

 

 

Are You Kidding? — Shoplifter Arrested Twice On Same Day

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Dec 192021
 

Orange police responded to Target, 25 Boston Post Road on a shoplifting complaint at 1:59 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 13.

Investigation revealed that Anthony D. King, 47, of West Haven took $481 worth of merchandise without paying for it. 

Subsequently, he was taken into custody and charged with sixth-degree larceny and second-degree criminal trespass. 

King was released on a promise to appear in court on Dec. 14.

One can only assume that he wasn’t done fulfilling his shoplifting list when he was arrested, so, he returned to the (same) Target store and police responded on yet another shoplifting complaint at 7:18 p.m.

This time, according to the report, King upped the ante and took $712 worth of merchandise without paying for it.

He was arrested and charged with fifth-degree larceny and first-degree criminal trespass.

Once again, King was released on a promise to appear in court the following day.

 

 

 

Orange Police Serve Warrant After Traffic Stop

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Dec 092021
 

On Thursday, Dec. 2, orange police stopped a car on the Boston Post Road for a violation at 5:20 p.m.

During the investigation, officers learned that the driver, Mizraim Vega, 32, of Uncansville, had an active arrest warrant out of New Haven for second-degree Failure to Appear in court

Vega was taken into custody and charged, then released on a promise to appear in court on Dec.16. 

 

 

Orange Police: Don’t Confront Criminals, Call The Police

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Nov 292021
 

On Saturday, November 24, 2021, just before 2 p.m., the owner of a home under construction on Skyview Road in Orange witnessed an unknown suspect in an orange ski mask enter her vehicle.
The vehicle had been left parked on the roadway, unlocked with the engine running, although the key fob was not present.
When the owner ran out of the home and yelled out to the suspect, he exited her vehicle with some items and entered a white Infinity Q50 bearing CT Reg AU92183 occupied by another unknown masked individual.
The Infinity was reported stolen out of Wethersfield. The complainant followed the vehicle onto Derby Avenue and while stopped at a traffic light, the driver of the Infinity opened the door, leaned out and pointed a handgun at her.
The complainant had called the police and was instructed to stop following the vehicle for her own safety as it entered Route 15.

Police Offer Advice

~ PLEASE, PLEASE, turn off the ignition and always lock your vehicles when not occupied.
~ Do not leave purses or other valuables visible in vehicles, especially as we enter the holiday season.
~ Report all suspicious activity and vehicles in your neighborhood to the police.
~ Do not confront these thieves as we are finding that they tend to be armed and unpredictable.

Police Blotter: Pre-Holiday Shoplifting Arrest

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Nov 242021
 

Orange Police were dispatched to the Target store at 25 Boston Post Road on a shoplifting complaint on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 3:35 p.m.

Investigation revealed that Anthony D. King, 47, of West Haven took $543 worth of merchandise without paying for it.  Subsequently, he was taken into custody and charged with fifth-degree larceny and first-degree criminal trespass. 

King was held on a $2,500 bond and received a court date of Nov. 22.

 

 

 

Marijuana Is Legal In CT Now, But Not Like This

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Nov 182021
 

Shortly after 5:00 am this morning, Thursday, Nov. 18, employees of a local school bus company arrived for work to find a suspicious vehicle parked in the bus yard.

According to the Orange Police Department, the employees alerted police who responded and found the car unlocked with the keys, cash, and a wallet inside.  Officers checked the wallet for identification and noticed a large bag of marijuana inside the car.
When the officers checked the area for the driver they found the vehicle’s owner, Brendan O’Connor, 55, of Milford asleep inside one of the school busses.
O’Connor was taken into custody and his car was seized for this investigation.  A search warrant was obtained and a total of about  11½ pounds of marijuana, packaging materials, scales, and cash were seized from O’Connor’s Toyota Avalon.
O’Connor was held on a $25,000 bond and was arraigned in Superior Court in Derby this morning on the charges of: operating a drug factory, sale of more than 1kg of cannabis, and third-degree criminal trespass.

Orange Police: Woman Charged With Criminal Impersonation, Forgery

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Oct 112021
 

On Wednesday, Oct. 6, Orange police responded to the Derby Courthouse at 10:50 a.m. to process Elizabeth Sophia Flanagan, 36, of Milford, who was being detained on an unrelated matter. 

It was discovered that she was wanted on an active arrest warrant out of the town of Orange. Subsequently, she was charged with fifth-degree larceny, criminal impersonation, interference and two counts of second-degree forgery. 

Flanagan was arraigned at the Derby Court 

 

 

Orange Police: Man Took More Than $1k In Merchandise Without Paying

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Oct 052021
 

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, officers responded to the Target store, 25 Boston Post Road on a complaint of a shoplifting in progress at 1:08 p.m.

Investigation revealed that Anthony D. King, 47, of West Haven took $1,574 worth of merchandise without paying for it. 

According to the report, he was taken into custody and charged with fourth-degree larceny. 

King was released on a promise to appear in court on Oct. 14.