Bourne Police Logs May 27-June 2, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

At 2:11 PM, a man flagged down a patrolman to report that his 2005 Ford dump truck had been vandalized while parked on Puritan Road from about noon to 12:45 PM that day.

The dump truck had several small dents on its hood and a door.

The man told police he suspected that the damage may have been caused by an individual who had been harassing him. But the police found there was no way to determine if that individual had caused the damage.

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Shortly before 2:25 PM, police said, a woman was walking her Pomeranian poodle mix on Alona Avenue when a larger rotweiler approached the poodle, bit the dog in the throat and lifted it into the air.

The woman and the owner of the rotweiler brought both dogs to a veterinarian’s office, where the poodle died.

A member of the town Department of Natural Resources arrived to take custody of the rotweiler. The department is investigating the case.

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At 6:20 PM, a woman walked into the police station to report that her blue 2008 Volkswagen Jetta had been vandalized either on the evening of Saturday, May 24, or early morning on Sunday, May 25.

The woman said she was working at the Chart Room on Shipyard Lane that evening and had parked her car in the business’s lot.

She said she came out to find that the window on the driver’s side had been keyed and that the passenger-side mirror had been smashed.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

A 67-year-old Fall River man driving toward the East Rotary was involved in a head-on collision.

At 9:40 AM, police said, a gray 2008 Mazda driven by a G. Patel approached the rotary coming off the Scenic Highway.

The police said the Mazda crossed the traffic island at the edge of the rotary and collided with a gray 2000 Ford Taurus driven by Andrew Epps, 36, of Halifax.

Mr. Epps and his passenger suffered minor injuries and were transported for treatment, police said.

The police charged Mr. Patel with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and violating marked lanes.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

At 1:03 PM, police received a call from an individual who reported an unwanted guest at the Massachusetts National Cemetery on McKenna Road.

The caller said the unwanted guest had caused problems the previous day at a church ceremony.

Police responded to find the individual in question seated in a vehicle waiting for her daughter to come back from the funeral. She said she had been invited to the funeral, but would wait in the vehicle to avoid any problems.

Friday, May 30, 2014

At 9:35 AM, a resident of Old Dam Road called police to report the theft of a mountain bike.

The resident said he had left the bicycle in his driveway the previous evening, but that the bike was not there in the morning.

He said the bike was blue and white, but could not provide the bicycle’s make or model.

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Suspicious behavior in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant on Meetinghouse Lane led to the arrest of a Plymouth man.

At about 10:54 PM, police observed the occupants of a vehicle in the lot going back and forth between the trunk of the vehicle and the bathroom inside the restaurant.

When the police approached the vehicle’s occupants and asked what they were doing, police said that their stories did not match their observed behavior.

Police said that one of the occupants, Sebastian S. Soto, 20, began making odd movements toward his waistband. The police stopped him and conducted a frisk, which they said turned up a couple of grams of heroin in the area of his waistband.

The police charged Mr. Soto with possession of heroin.

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A shoplifting complaint resulted in a heroin charge against a 24-year-old Bourne woman.

On Friday evening, police responded to a call from the New England Farms store on MacArthur Boulevard reporting that a woman had taken a pack of cigarettes. She left in a green 2006 Pontiac sedan that police knew was associated with Kerri L. Tobey of  Harmony Hill Road.

Efforts to telephone Ms. Tobey proved fruitless. But the police subsequently spotted the vehicle at 11:11 PM in the vicinity of Luke’s Liquor ’n More on Clay Pond Road, and stopped the vehicle.

Police did not see the pack of cigarettes, but they noticed the woman was making odd movements toward the area of her buttocks. The police said they found she was carrying a corner-cut bag with less than a gram of heroin inside her pants near her buttocks.

The police charged Ms. Tobey with possession of a Class A drug, heroin.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

At 11:37 AM, a Fourth Avenue resident reported a theft of building materials which may have been connected to a disagreement with a contractor.       

The previous day, the resident said, he had dismissed the contractor because of dissatisfaction with his work. The contractor had been improving a bathroom at the residence.

When the contractor left, the resident said, materials connected with the project remained on his lawn. When the resident woke up the next morning, the materials were gone.

Police are investigating.

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At 2:14 PM, a tenant asked that police stand by while she was moving out of an apartment on Van Bummel Road.

The tenant subsequently noticed that a ring and a wallet containing more than $250 could not be found among the items removed from the apartment.

She returned to discuss the matter with the landlord, who disavowed knowledge of their whereabouts.

Police are investigating.

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At 7:07 PM, police said, they spotted a black 2007 Acura operating on Clay Pond Road which they knew usually was driven by Michael L. Gagnon, 56, of Cliff Road.

Police said they also knew that Mr. Gagnon’s license previously had been suspended.

The police said they stopped the vehicle and found Mr. Gagnon driving. They arrested and charged him with operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

Monday, June 2, 2014

At 7:55 AM, police received a 911 call reporting a vehicle operating erratically in the area of the Scenic Highway. The caller provided the vehicle’s plate number.   

The police found the vehicle, a black 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, heading over the Bourne Bridge. They stopped the vehicle on Trowbridge Road.

Police said that the driver, Kyle K. Cox, 22, of Cox Lane showed signs of intoxication, and proceeded to fail sobriety tests.

The police arrested Mr. Cox. They charged him with operating under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.


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