Sandwich Police Logs June 30 - July 6, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Police responded to a person reporting a possible liquor law violation on Pinkham Road at 9:58 PM. The caller claimed seeing people they believed to be minors drinking by the pond. When police arrived, they found five people fishing who had been drinking but were not intoxicated. They were also all over 21.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Police responded to a car crash on Merchant Road by Stop & Shop at 2:48 PM. According to police, the crash occurred when Judith Murphy, 74, of Pocasset attempted to turn into the parking lot of the grocery store and failed to yield for oncoming traffic, causing her to collide with Rachel Wisentaner, 23, of East Sandwich. There were no injuries reported.


Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Police responded to an incident on Route 6A at 10:49 AM. Police said the four-car crash occurred when Clifford Irving, 57, of East Sandwich failed to stop his vehicle in time at a stoplight, setting off a series of rear-end collisions. The crashes did not result in any injuries.

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At 7:54 PM a woman called police to report  a man was following her on Carleton Drive. When police questioned the man, they discovered that he was a Comcast worker who was lost in the area and it was just a coincidence that he happened to be driving behind the woman.

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Police responded to a concerned person at 9:23 PM. The person’s grandmother had called them, afraid that someone else was in her house. When police arrived at the Old County Road address, they determined there was no one else in the house and that everything was fine.

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Police were alerted to a domestic dispute in progress at 10:15 PM on Route 6A. According to reports, a couple was arguing in their driveway. Police determined that no assaults had occurred and no charges were filed.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Police arrested Brian Amaral, 35, of Acushnet and charged him with  operating under the influence of liquor at 12:08 AM on Route 130. A bystander noticed Mr. Amaral driving erratically and alerted police. When he was pulled over, he told the responding officer that he was on his way to his girlfriend’s house after having a couple of drinks. The officer noticed that his eyes were bloodshot and administered field sobriety tests, which Mr. Amaral failed. He was transported to the station where he was booked and bailed.

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Police responded to reports of a suspicious incident at 3:42 AM on Phillips Road. A person at a home on the street claimed that their unoccupied vehicle had started all by itself in the driveway. When police arrived they determined that everything seemed to be in order.

Friday, July 4, 2014

A caller reported a suspicious man walking on North Shore Boulevard at 1:43 AM. When police arrived, they discovered that the man had just had a fight with his girlfriend and she left him to walk home. The responding officer gave the man a ride home.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Police responded to a domestic dispute between a mother and daughter on Artisan Way at 11:08 AM. The mother reported that her daughter had been under a lot of stress and had a short temper. Their argument resulted in the pair pushing each other in the front yard. The daughter, Allison L. Lameir, 26, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

At 10:19 AM a resident on Jarves Street called to report malicious destruction of their property. The caller claimed that their mailbox post had been damaged overnight. Police responded and determined that the wooden post of the mailbox had been intentionally damaged, but they do not have a suspect in the incident.

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Police responded to a domestic dispute on Bemis Road at 2:22 PM. According to police, the argument was between a man and his adult son. Police said the argument started when the son asked to borrow the father’s car and was told he could not. The son then yelled at his father and ran off. No charges were filed in the incident.

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Police arrested Gary MacDonald, 56, of Sandwich for his second operating under the influence of liquor offense as well as a marked lanes violation. Police were responding to reports of an erratic driver on Route 6A at 7:40 PM. They located the vehicle Mr. MacDonald was driving and witnessed him crossing over the double yellow lines on the road. Mr. MacDonald failed the field sobriety tests and was transported to the station.


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