The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Logs dated Thursday, July 23, through Tuesday, July 27.
Thursday, July 23
Police responded at 8:26 PM to a two-car crash at the West Rotary in Buzzards Bay. Police said a gray 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe collided with a black 2019 BMW. The driver of the Tahoe was identified as Olivia Kaake, 18, from Plymouth. Police said the driver of BMW was ahead of Ms. Kaake and went around the rotary. Ms. Kaake went straight towards Main Street and collided into the rear of the BMW. No one was hurt, but Ms. Kaake was cited for failing to yield the right of way, police said.
Friday, July 24
An arrest was made at 12:39 PM on Route 25, off the Cape. Police said that officers were alerted about the driver of a red 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck driving erratically over the Bourne Bridge. Officers followed the truck and saw it straddling two lanes. The vehicle was stopped and the driver identified as William L. Brunelle, 60, from Foxborough. Police said that Mr. Brunelle had a strong odor of alcohol when he spoke, and exhibited signs of intoxication. Mr. Brunelle told police he was coming from Foxborough, even though he had crossed the bridge, leaving the Cape. He failed a field sobriety test and was arrested, police said, charged with marked lanes violation; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, second offense, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
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At 4:39 PM, police went to a two-car crash at the Otis Rotary. Police said a gray 2013 Volkswagen Jetta collided with a white 1999 Buick LeSabre. Both vehicles were on the northbound side of the highway headed for the Bourne Bridge, police said. The driver of the Jetta, identified as John Baker, 24, from Duxbury, rear-ended the LeSabre, which had slowed for rotary traffic, police said. Mr. Baker’s vehicle was towed, and he was cited for following too closely, police said.
Saturday, July 25
Police were called to a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Scenic Highway and Nightingale Pond Road in Buzzards Bay at 1:26 PM. Police said a gray 2005 Toyota Prius collided with a black 2012 Nissan Cube that was towing a trailer. The driver of the Toyota, identified as Nathaniel Coben, 18, from Dedham, turned left from the highway onto Nightingale Pond Road and cut in front of the Nissan, police said. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and had to be towed from the scene. Mr. Coben was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic, police said.
Sunday, July 26
At 11:50 AM, police went to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Sandwich Road and Autumn Way. Police said the crash involved a 1999 Ford F350 pickup truck and red 2011 GMC Terrain SUV. Police said the driver of the GMC slowed to turn off Sandwich Road onto Autumn Way, when the F350 hit from behind. Two passengers in the GMC were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the F350, identified as Raymond Palazzi, 72, from Taunton, was cited for following too closely, police said.
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An arrest was made at 7:11 PM on Shells Way in Sagamore Beach. Police said that officers were sent to Shells Way on reports of a car parked in the middle of the road with its windshield wipers on despite no rain that day. Officers arrived and saw the car leaving. It stopped then started up several times, police said. Officers saw the car, a black 2012 BMW, swerve several times into oncoming traffic. They were able to stop the car and speak with the driver, identified as Robert J. Lowder, 56, from Bridgewater. They said that Mr. Lowder showed signs of intoxication. His condition was so bad, police said, that officers chose not to administer a field sobriety test out of concern Mr. Lowder would hurt himself. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
Tuesday, July 28
Police responded to a two-car crash at 7:28 PM at the Bourne Bridge rotary. Police said the driver of a gray 2012 Toyota Sienna was in the rotary and had to brake to avoid a collision with an unidentified car entering the rotary from a gas station. The Sienna was then rear-ended by a gray 2004 Toyota Camry driven by Cassidy Bart, 19, from Marion, police said. Ms. Bart’s car was towed from the scene, police said, and she was issued a citation for following too closely.