The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Logs dated Thursday, May 7, through Tuesday, May 12.
Thursday, May 7
Police responded to a single-car crash on Bournedale Road at 5:46 AM. A gray 2001 Nissan Altima had gone off the road and into a ditch, hitting a large rock and a tree. When officers arrived, there was no one in the car or in the area. Police were eventually able to contact the owner of the car, who said that the car had not been stolen. The owner also refused to identify the person who was driving his car. The driver faces charges of marked lanes violation and speeding.
Saturday, May 9
At 7:15 PM, police were called to the McDonald’s restaurant on MacArthur Boulevard. An employee saw the driver of a white van pull into a corner spot in the parking lot, remove a refrigerator and dump the item in the lot. The employee was able to take down the vehicle’s license plate, and driver of the van was identified as Wilson Cardoza, 57, from Falmouth. Mr. Cardoza was issued a bylaw violation notice for littering. The refrigerator was later removed from the restaurant parking lot by someone other than Mr. Cardoza.
Sunday, May 10
Police received a call at 3:21 PM about a person asleep in the woods off Otis Park Drive in Pocasset. Officers were able to locate and wake the individual, who seemed disoriented. The person, who was homeless, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of an unknown medical issue.
Monday, May 11
At 7:51 AM, police received a call about a theft at the Department of Public Works facility on Ernest Valeri Road in Bournedale. Approximately $2,000 worth of tools were stolen around midnight. Police provided minimal details, as the theft is under investigation.
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Police responded to a call from the Cherry Hill Apartments on Old Plymouth Road in Sagamore at 10:10 AM. The owner of a white 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe told police that someone had smashed the rear windshield of his vehicle. The windshield was the only damage done to the vehicle, and nothing was stolen from inside the vehicle. The incident is under investigation.
Tuesday, May 12
At 1:39 PM, police received a call from a homeowner on Barlows Landing Road who said they dug up a gun in their yard. Officers responded to the scene and determined that the gun was actually an old, rusted toy cap pistol. The toy was disposed of.
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Police were called to the strip mall on Meetinghouse Lane in Sagamore Beach at 4:21 PM for a reported shoplifter. A 52-year-old Plymouth man was being detained by store employees after he was caught stealing about $15 worth of nip bottles from the Ye Olde Spirit Shoppe. The man had also taken about $80 worth of plants that were in front of the Ace Hardware store. The man will be summonsed to court on a charge of shoplifting when the courts reopen.
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Police made a motor vehicle stop on the Route 6 and 28 Bypass Road in Buzzards Bay at 8:14 PM. Police had received reports of a gray 2001 Toyota Tundra being driven erratically on Trowbridge Road. The vehicle was spotted entering the East Rotary after crossing the Bourne Bridge. An officer followed the truck onto the bypass road where the driver crossed over the white fog line a couple of times. The truck was stopped and the driver identified as Craig Anderson, 26, from Wareham. Mr. Anderson admitted that his driver’s license was suspended, and that was confirmed through the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Police issued citations for a marked lanes violation and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.