The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Thursday, November 18, through Monday, November 20.
Thursday, November 18
At 4:37 PM, police were called to the tidal flats area off Bell Road. The US Army Corps of Engineers called to report someone driving illegally and at a high rate of speed on the canal access service road. When officers arrived, they found the vehicle, a black 2020 Honda CR-V, in the parking lot. Officers spoke with the driver, identified as Sarah J. Awan, 49, from Chestnut Hill. Ms. Awan said she had driven all the way from Fisherman’s View restaurant in Sandwich. She was put through a field sobriety test, which she failed. Police arrested and charged her with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and trespassing with a motor vehicle. She was later released on personal recognizance after paying the $40 administrative fee.
Saturday, November 20
An arrest was made on the Route 6 & 28 Bypass Road in Buzzards Bay at 2:38 AM. An officer on patrol conducted a random check with the Registry of Motor Vehicles of a blue 2005 Nissan Altima. The vehicle was seen straddling the center dotted line in the road. The RMV indicated that the vehicle’s registration had been revoked for nonpayment of insurance. Police stopped the car and identified the driver as Nicole K. Melanson, 35, from Wareham. While waiting for the tow company to arrive, the officer saw drugs and drug paraphernalia in plain sight inside the car. Police said the drugs were believed to be heroin and Suboxone. Ms. Melanson was arrested and charged with possession of a Class A drug and possession of a Class B drug. Police also cited her for marked lanes violation and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration. She was later released on personal recognizance.
Monday, November 20
At 5:51 PM, police responded to a call about an erratic driver on the Bourne Bridge. Officers were dispatched to Trowbridge Road and found the suspect vehicle, a green 2007 Ford Escape, in the parking lot of the Cape Side Convenience store. Officers saw corner-cut baggies and other drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle. The driver, identified as Stephen J. McCarthy, 37, from Buzzards Bay, said he probably did hit the sidewalk on the bridge and blamed it on being tired. Roadside assessments were done, which Mr. McCarthy failed, and officers determined he was impaired by drug use. A search of his vehicle uncovered tin foil with a substance believed to be heroin inside. Police arrested and charged him with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, possession of a Class A drug and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He was later released on personal recognizance.
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Police made an arrest on the Route 6 & 28 Bypass Road at 9:20 PM. An officer on patrol at the Bourne Bridge rotary saw a black 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck enter the rotary from the northbound side of MacArthur Boulevard. The vehicle fishtailed in the rotary before then speeding over the bridge. The officer followed the truck to the East Rotary and then onto the bypass road where it was stopped. The driver was identified as John A. Fabroski, 22, from East Bridgewater. Mr. Fabroski had a strong odor of alcohol when he spoke with the officer. A field sobriety test was conducted, which he failed. Police arrested and charged him with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He was later released on personal recognizance.