The Mashpee Police Department confirmed this afternoon that OUI charges have been filed in Falmouth District Court against Sandwich Police Patrolman Daniel J. Perkins. On November 30, while off duty, Ptl. Perkins was involved in a one-car, rollover crash on Route 130 in Mashpee. A clerk magistrate’s hearing has not yet been scheduled.
The crash was reported at 11 PM, very near the Mashpee/Sandwich town line. Mr. Perkins was headed into Sandwich at the time of the crash.
Patrolman Perkins, 38, had to be cut from the wreckage by the Mashpee Fire Department with hydraulic tools. He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for treatment and later released. He was alone in the vehicle at the time of the crash
The Sandwich Police Department is also conducting its own internal investigation into the incident
Ptl. Perkins is currently on leave from the department.