The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Thursday, October 3, through Wednesday, November 6.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
A woman was arrested at 9:33 AM at the Market Basket grocery store on Factory Outlet Way in Sagamore. Police said an employee saw Laura M. Welch, 35, from Marion place mascara, worth $9.55, in her purse and attempt to leave the store without paying for the item. Ms. Welch was arrested and charged with shoplifting, and immediately after booking taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment, police said.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Police responded at 7:05 PM to a two-car crash at the intersection of Barlows Landing Road and Shore Road. Police said the driver of a black 2019 Ford Edge went through a stop sign on Barlows Landing Road and collided with a gray 2015 Toyota Venza going toward Falmouth on Shore Road. The driver of the Venza had the right of way, police said. No one was hurt in the crash, but both cars had to be towed from the scene, police said. The driver of the Ford was identified as William C. Pettit, 66, from Falmouth. Mr. Pettit was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign, police said.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Two people were arrested at 3:54 AM during a traffic stop on Sandwich Road. Police said an officer on patrol did a random check of the license plate for a white 2006 Lexus sedan. The Registry of Motor Vehicles indicated that the car was not inspected, police said. The car was stopped with three people inside—the driver and two passengers. Neither passenger was wearing a seat belt, police said. The driver was identified as Sofia L. Andrade, 32, from Sagamore. The RMV check showed that Ms. Andrade’s license was revoked.
The officer noticed the passenger in the rear of the car moving around as if trying to hide something. That passenger, identified as Laura M. Welch, 35, from Marion, was removed from the car. Police said Ms. Welch admitted to having hypodermic needles hidden in her boots. The officer also found a small bag containing what was believed to be heroin on her, police said. Ms. Andrade and Ms. Welch were both arrested. The third person in the car was released with no tie to the drugs, police said. Ms. Andrade was charged with having no inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle with license revoked as a habitual traffic offender. She was later released on personal recognizance, police said. Ms. Welch was charged with possession of a Class A drug. She was taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment later that morning, police said.
* * *
At 5 PM, police responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Church Lane. Police said that a black 2014 Chevrolet Equinox was stopped at the stoplight when it was rear-ended by black 2006 Volkswagen Jetta. Both cars were going west toward Buzzards Bay, police said. The driver of the Volkswagen was identified as Derek Gibbs, 22, from Onset. Mr. Gibbs claimed that he could not see the other car stopped because of solar glare. His car was towed from the scene, while the Equinox left on its own. Mr. Gibbs was cited for speed greater than reasonable, police said.
* * *
Police made an arrest at the intersection of Scenic Highway and Nightingale Pond Road at 9:42 PM. Police said an officer on patrol saw a gray 1993 Toyota Camry speeding on Main Street. The car was clocked going 35 in a 25-miles-per-hour zone, police said. The driver also drifted over the center line several times, police said. The car was stopped near Nightingale Pond Road and the driver identified herself. The information proved to be false when the officer checked with the RMV and a different woman’s picture came up with the name provided, police said. The driver was subsequently identified as Lisa A. Daniels, 31, from Plymouth. Ms. Daniels was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, motor vehicle operator refusing to identify self, marked lanes violation, and speeding. She was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
At 9:29 AM, police went to a two-car crash at the corner of Old Plymouth Road and Meetinghouse Lane in Sagamore. Police said the driver of a gray 2010 Toyota Prius was on Old Plymouth Road and did not stop for a stop sign. The Toyota collided with a gray 2016 Audi that was on Meetinghouse Lane and had the right of way, police said. No one was hurt, but the Audi had to be towed from the scene. The driver of the Prius was identified as John Ebel, 55, from Harwich. Mr. Ebel was cited for failing to stop for a stop sign, police said.
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Police were called to a two-car crash near the Bourne Bridge rotary at 12:57 PM. Police said a gray 2006 Honda Civic and a blue 2017 Jeep Compass were both on the northbound side of MacArthur Boulevard, approaching the rotary. The Jeep had slowed for rotary traffic when it was rear-ended by the Honda, police said. The driver of the Honda, Neva Callaghan, 23, from East Falmouth, was cited for failing to use care in starting and stopping, police said.
* * *
Police responded at 1:39 PM to a single-car crash on County Road. Police said that a black 2002 Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck was going south toward Falmouth. The driver lost control and went off the right side of the road, over a shrub, hit a tree and landed on a stone wall, police said. Heavy damage was done to the underside of the car and it had to be towed from the scene, police said. The driver, identified as John McKeon, 37, from Bourne, was cited for failing to stay in marked lanes, police said.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
At 8:06 PM, police went to a two-car collision on Route 28A by the Parrot Bar & Grille. A red 2007 Hyundai Accent attempted to turn left from 28A into the Parrot’s parking lot. The Hyundai crashed into a green 2007 Toyota Corolla that was going south on 28A toward Falmouth. The driver of the Hyundai, Christine Jacques, 67, from North Falmouth, was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic. No one was hurt, police said. Ms. Jacques’s car had to be towed from the scene. The other car left on its own, police said.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Police made an arrest at the Bourne West Rotary at 9:16 PM. A black 2011 Chrysler sedan was clocked going 33 in a 25-mph-zone, police said. The car was stopped and a passenger was observed not wearing a seat belt. The passenger was identified as Benjamin Dhaiti, 20, from Brockton. A check on Mr. Dhaiti determined that he had a warrant out of Quincy charging him with distributing a Class B drug, police said. He was arrested and during booking a body search uncovered three baggies containing an off-white powder. Mr. Dhaiti admitted it was fentanyl, police said. He was charged with trafficking in more than 10 grams of fentanyl, as well as the warrant. He was held without bail and taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment the following morning, police said. The driver was issued a citation for speeding, police said.