Sandwich Police Logs August 18-24, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Police responded to reports of a suspicious incident on Anchor Drive at 4:25 PM. A neighbor alerted police that there was a door left open on what was supposed to be an unoccupied home. Police arrived to find that the house was in order and suspect that the door was left open by a house sitter.
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Police responded to a report of a woman screaming on Nantucket Trail at 9:39 PM. Police arrived and determined the incident to be a medical concern. One person was transported to the hospital for undisclosed medical reasons.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A 911 call at 3:32 AM alerted police to what they believed was a car crash on Overlook Drive near Service Road. Upon arrival, police discovered a one-vehicle crash that occurred when the driver, Conor B. Cameron, 18, of East Sandwich lost control of his vehicle while turning onto Service Road and drove into a ditch. Mr. Cameron was unharmed in the crash and was cited for failure to use care while turning.

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At 6:22 PM, a 911 call reported that there were two underage men walking along Route 130 in the vicinity of Annie’s Pasture, drinking beer and smelling of marijuana. Patrolman Adam Trayner responded and found two 20-year-old Sandwich men who were carrying beer. One of the men was released into the custody of his parents, while the other appeared unimpaired and was released without issue.

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A woman from Belmont Avenue called police at 6:55 PM to report that she had almost been attacked by two dogs and subsequently was threatened by the owner of the dogs. According to the report, the woman was walking her dog, when two aggressive dogs came out of a Belmont Avenue home. The owner of the dogs appeared and got into a heated argument with the woman. The owner was advised of the town bylaw regarding animal control, and the animal control officer was advised to follow up with the incident.

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Police responded to a car crash on Samoset Road at 7:01 PM. The crash occurred when Cathryn G. Norton, 80, of Sandwich lost control of her vehicle and sideswiped an unoccupied vehicle that was parked on the side of the road. Ms. Norton was uninjured and issued a written warning for failing to stay within marked lanes.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Police responded to a car crash at the intersection of Discovery Hill Road and Route 6A at 3:23 PM. The crash occurred when Peter J. Hannon, 88, of Sandwich was attempting to enter Route 6A from Discovery Hill Road and collided with Danielle A. Trayner, 19, of Forestdale who was driving on Route 6A. Both drivers, as well as a passenger from Ms. Trayner’s vehicle, were transported to Cape Cod Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Mr. Hannon was cited for failing to yield at an intersection.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A resident from Guild Road called police at 11:30 AM to report a past larceny. He told police that an iPad had been stolen from his home over a week ago when the home was left unlocked. There was nothing else missing from the home, and nothing appeared to be disturbed. The incident remains under investigation.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Police responded to a car crash on Route 130 at 2:08 PM. The crash occurred when an unknown driver of a white box truck crossed into the wrong lane and clipped the bumper of a car driven by Katherine J. Desantis, 26, of Charlestown, tearing the entire bumper off the vehicle. The driver of the white truck drove away from the scene and was not found.

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Police received an e-mail from a Route 6A address at 3:19 PM reporting malicious destruction of property. According to the report, several signs had been tagged with graffiti. Police spoke with the owner of the property, who said the damage must have happened between August 12 and August 13. The incident remains under investigation.

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Police responded to a car crash on Route 130 at 4:02 PM. The crash occurred when Patrick McMithen, 18, of Sagamore Beach was unable to stop in time for stopped traffic, causing a chain reaction of collisions involving three vehicles. Mr. McMithen collided with Kaitlyn E. Lanoie, 19, of Forestdale, who then collided with Heather L. Eddy, 42, of Plympton. Ms. Lanoie was transported to Falmouth Hospital with undisclosed injuries and Mr. McMithen was cited for following too closely.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Police responded to a caller reporting a larceny at 5:49 PM. According to the caller, her son’s shoes had been stolen about two weeks prior from Camp Burgess. At the time of the call, the shoes appeared to have been listed on Facebook as shoes that were for sale. No further information was available about the incident.

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A Pleasant Street resident reported to police at 8:04 PM that their home had been broken into. According to police, a flat-screen television and a Playstation were reported missing from the home. A criminal investigative officer was called to the scene where they took photographs and collected fingerprints. A canvass of the neighborhood was conducted and the incident remains under investigation.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Police responded to a report of a past incident of breaking and entering at a home on J. Braden Thompson Road at 12:32 PM. A caller from the home told police that they believed that their home had been broken into. It did not appear that anything had been taken from the home, but the scene was processed and photographed and the neighborhood was canvassed. The incident remains under investigation.

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