Mashpee Man Held on Rape, Assault Charges

A Mashpee man is being held without bail at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility following arraignment on rape and domestic assault and battery charges Tuesday morning at Falmouth District Court.


Mashpee Police Captain Scott W. Carline said that Wesley J. Ryan, 26,  was arrested after a female victim was brought into the police department by a relative shortly after 5 AM on Saturday, January 18. The victim was transported to Falmouth Hospital for treatment.

After an extensive follow-up investigation, Mr. Ryan was charged with rape and domestic assault and battery.

Captain Carline said that the attack occurred in a motor vehicle as it traveled throughout town.

A pretrial detention hearing for Mr. Ryan has been scheduled for Monday at Falmouth District Court.


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