Bourne Police Logs July 21 -27, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

At 11:01 AM, police were notified that two kayaks had been taken from the beach near a Monument Neck Road residence sometime after July 18, and remained missing. Police are investigating.

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At 2:29 PM, a caller notified police that tools he owned had been taken from outside his Church Lane property.

The caller said he had last seen the tools at 1 PM. Police are investigating.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The positioning of a black 2007 Jeep in the parking lot of the CVS store on the East Rotary led to a pair of heroin arrests.

At about 3:29 PM, police passing through the parking lot noticed that the Jeep was parked away from the building and not in any particular parking spot.

Police subsequently observed unusual movements by the two people in the Jeep, suggesting that they were trying to hide something.

According to police, a patrolman who approached the vehicle saw the driver, Adam C. Day, 26, of Forestdale holding a syringe in his right hand.

Police say a small amount of heroin subsequently was found inside the syringe.

The police arrested Mr. Day and his passenger, Kristen L. Bess, 27, of the same address in Forestdale, who police believe was sharing the drug. Both were charged with possession of a Class A drug, heroin.

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Police arrested a Wilson Avenue man who they say attempted to strangle his girlfriend to death.

At 8:16 PM, the girlfriend called police to report a disturbance. Police arriving at the residence found her outside.

The girlfriend said she and her boyfriend, James Blair, 39, of Wilson Avenue had been discussing money that she had borrowed from him when the discussion turned violent.

According to police, the girlfriend said Mr. Blair placed his hands around her throat and pressed until she could not breathe.

The girlfriend told police that when she was able to break Mr. Blair’s grip and get away from him, he punched her in the head. She then went outside and called the police.

When arresting Mr. Blair for the alleged crime, police said, they discovered him in possession of electronic bank transfer cards and additional benefit cards in the names of other individuals.

Mr. Blair told police he had borrowed them from individuals. Police said an investigation showed them to be stolen.

The police charged Mr. Blair with attempted murder by strangulation, assault and battery (domestic abuse), four counts of receiving stolen property under $250, and illegal possession of Class B and Class C prescription medication.   

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

At 6 PM Wednesday, a Holly Circle resident notified police of items that had been missing from the residence since July 19.

The police said that the items included furniture, electronics and decorations. They are looking into individuals who, the resident said, had access to the house

Friday, July 25, 2014

A Sandy Lane woman was charged with her fourth offense of operating under the influence of drugs after a witness said she hit a post near the gas pumps of a Main Street service station.

At 7:22 AM, the manager of Cape Cod Gas called police to report the incident.

Police responded to find a gray 2012 Chevrolet Colorado in the center of the station’s parking lot. The vehicle exhibited recent damage.

The police said the driver, Dawn R. Smith, 47, told them that her foot had slipped off the brake pedal, causing the collision.

But the police, observing what they said were signs of impairment if not alcohol intoxication, proceeded to administer sobriety tests that they said she failed.

Police said Ms. Smith subsequently acknowledged taking more than the recommended dosage of Tylenol PM, which has sleep-inducing properties, shortly before the collision.

The police charged Ms. Smith with operating under the influence of drugs, 4th offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and license not in possession.

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A Marion woman was arrested after allegedly trying to pilfer nine garden-related items from a Main Street store.

At 4:18 PM, an employee at Ocean State Job Lot notified police of a shoplifting incident at the store.

The police said an investigation revealed that the woman, Cynthia E. Leonard, 60, had placed the items in a cart underneath her jacket in a shopping cart, and attempted to leave the store without paying for them.

Police, who said the combined value of the items totaled less than $100, charged Ms. Leonard with shoplifting.

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At 4:37 PM, police responded to an accident in the southbound lanes of MacArthur Boulevard.

An investigation found that a commercial Frito-Lay truck driven by Debra Miller, 55, of East Falmouth was slowing to turn into the Bayview Campgrounds when it was struck from behind by a silver 2004 Jeep.

Police cited the driver of the Jeep, Clive Elliot, 55, of North Kingston, Rhode Island, for following too closely.

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A fight between two men in the parking lot of a Shipyard Lane restaurant resulted in a MedFlight of one man and the arrest of the other.

Police responded to the vicinity of the Chart Room at 11:41 PM to assist Bourne Rescue, which was treating a unconscious man in the restaurant parking lot with a laceration on the back of his head.

Bourne paramedics proceeded to request, and received, a MedFlight to transport the man for treatment, given the severity of his injury.

A witness identified a man standing in the parking lot as having just fought with the victim.

Police proceeded to arrest that man, Stephen E. Day, 22, of Howard Avenue. They charged him with assault and battery, causing serious bodily injury.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

At 8:35 AM, police learned that four wallets had been taken from a storage area during a horse show at Grazing Fields Farm on Bournedale Road. Police are investigating.

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The parking lot at the Picture Lake town beach off Old County Road was the scene of an altercation that led to the arrest of a County Road man.

At 10:28 AM, police responded to the lot when apprised of a disturbance.

According to police, an investigation revealed that a discussion in the lot between a man and his girlfriend had grown heated.

Police found that the man returned to his vehicle and was driving out of the lot past his girlfriend when he stopped to offer his hand in a show of reconciliation. The police said he also had opened his car door.

When the girlfriend went to shake his hand, police said, the man closed the car door on her hand.

The police arrested the man, Thomas J. Randolph, 27. They charged him with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a car door) and with intimidating a witness.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Police arrested a McGrath Road man at Ocean State Job Lot on Main Street for shoplifting.

The police were notified at 5:16 PM of the incident.

They said an investigation revealed that Christopher J. Fallon, 22, had taken a package of T-shirts from one aisle, gone to another aisle, and put the T-shirts on, one after the other.

The investigation further showed, according to police, that Mr. McGrath then took two packages of white socks and proceeded to place them down his pants.

The police arrested Mr. Fallon and charged him with shoplifting.

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At 7:38 PM, police were notified of a car crash outside the Cape Side Convenience store on Trowbridge Road.

The police found that a white 2004 Chevrolet Blazer had collided with a parked vehicle.

Responding police found that the driver of the Blazer, Cristen Alice Child, 43, of Heritage Drive showed signs of possible intoxication. Police said Ms. Child proceeded to fail sobriety tests.

The police arrested Ms. Child. They charged her with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, license not in possession and illegal possession of a prescription.  

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