The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Logs, dated Wednesday, October 7, through Tuesday, October 13.
Wednesday, October 7
At 9:10 AM, police responded to a call from a home on Laura Lane. The caller said someone had broken into their gray 2019 Honda CR-V and stolen a laptop computer. The vehicle had been left unlocked in the homeowner’s driveway overnight. There was no damage done to the vehicle, and the only item taken was the computer. There are no suspects at this time, but the incident is under investigation.
Thursday, October 8
Police responded at 12:16 AM to a call about a tree being down on County Road. An officer was sent to the area and confirmed that a tree was down and blocking both lanes of traffic. The Department of Public Works was called, and workers removed the tree. Police cleared the scene just before 2:30 AM.
* * *
A motor vehicle stop on Bournedale Road at 8:19 PM led to officers issuing two citations. The officers saw a blue 2015 Toyota Corolla headed towards Sagamore. The car was stopped because it had a defective tail light. The driver was identified as David Thompson, 37, from East Wareham. A check of Mr. Thompson with the Registry of Motor Vehicles showed his driver’s license was under suspension. His car was towed, and Mr. Thompson was issued citations for the defective tail light and for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
Friday, October 9
Police responded to a two-car crash on Sandwich Road just before the Bourne Bridge rotary at 10:07 AM. The driver of a gray 2011 Toyota Camry came up from beneath the Bourne Bridge and attempted to turn left to head towards South Sagamore. The driver of the Camry, identified as Richard McMorrow, 80, from Monument Beach pulled out in front of a brown 2016 Lincoln SUV, causing the collision. Mr. McMorrow was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Both cars had to be towed. Mr. McMorrow was cited for failing to yield at an intersection.
Saturday, October 10
At 1:40 AM, a resident of County Road called police to report an intruder walking around on their property. The caller said the intruder was detected on the home’s surveillance camera. Officers responded and identified the individual as the caller’s next-door neighbor. The caller was advised of the person’s identity and said the neighbor was not recognized on the camera. The caller told police it was fine and that the neighbor uses the property as a shortcut to get home.
Sunday, October 11
At 2:52 AM, police made an arrest on MacArthur Boulevard just past the Otis Rotary. Officers on radar assignment clocked a blue 2012 Volkswagen Golf going 108 miles an hour on Route 28 north just before the rotary. Officers pursued the car, which exited onto Connery Avenue toward Joint Base Cape Cod. The car suddenly came back towards the rotary and sped up the highway. Officers caught up to and stopped the car. The driver was identified as Caio D. Amorim, 23, from Somerville. Officers detected a strong odor of alcohol in the car and saw a container of alcohol in the center console. Officers also found a partially smoked marijuana joint on the floor of the car’s back seat. Mr. Amorim had slurred speech and bloodshot, glassy eyes. He told police he was speeding because he needed to get to a gas station. Police said he failed a field sobriety test, and a check with the RMV showed his Massachusetts driver’s license was under suspension. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor; reckless operation of a motor vehicle; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license; speeding; possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; and possession of an open container of marijuana in a motor vehicle. He was later released on personal recognizance.
Tuesday, October 13
At 7:09 AM, police responded to a call from a homeowner on Lewis Point Road in Buzzards Bay. The caller said someone broke into their white 2016 Nissan Altima. The car had been left unlocked overnight, and the thief stole a pocketbook left inside. A second victim told the responding officers their car had also been broken into. In both cases, the car had been left unlocked overnight. Police have no suspects at present.