The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Thursday, October 24, through Tuesday, October 29.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Police responded at 4:41 PM to a two-car crash on Sandwich Road. Police said the driver of a gray 2013 Subaru Impreza was leaving the parking lot of the Christmas Tree Shops. The driver turned left out of the lot and collided with a gray 2015 Toyota Tacoma headed toward Sandwich. The driver of the Subaru was identified as Karen Goodwin-Smith, 58, from Harwich. Police said there were no injuries from the crash. Ms. Goodwin-Smith was cited for failure to use care in turning, police said.
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At 4:54 PM, police made an arrest on the northbound side of MacArthur Boulevard. Police said that an officer on patrol ran a check with the state Registry of Motor Vehicles on a red 2004 Volvo. The check indicated that the car was uninspected, police said. The car was stopped in the area of the Integrated Solid Waste Management facility. The officer also confirmed that the car’s registration, and the driver’s license, had both expired. The driver was identified as Carl S. Brady, 33, from Yarmouth. Mr. Brady was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no inspection sticker, and unregistered motor vehicle. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Police made an arrest at 7:24 AM on Scenic Highway. Police said an officer conducting traffic enforcement saw a red 2009 Honda Accord pass by. The officer noted that the car’s window tinting exceeded state standards, and that the car’s passenger-side brake light was not working. The car was stopped and the driver identified as Porfirio C. Ortega, 40, from Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The officer confirmed that the window tinting on Mr. Ortega’s car was too dark, and that his driver’s license was under suspension. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, window obstructed/nontransparent, and motor vehicle lights violation. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
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Two people were arrested at 5:24 PM on Canal Street in Sagamore Beach. Police said an officer patrolling Scenic Highway approached the intersection of Meetinghouse Lane and saw a black 1996 Lexus not stop for a red light. The officer stopped the car on Canal Street and two passengers were not wearing seat belts, police said. The passengers were identified as Robert K. Taunton, 31, and Samantha A. Morse, 23, both from Sagamore Beach.
It was determined that Mr. Taunton had a warrant out of Falmouth District Court charging him with driving with a suspended license. A search of him revealed a folded piece of paper that contained heroin, police said. A search of Ms. Morse uncovered a cigarette box with a similar piece of paper containing heroin. The two were arrested. Mr. Taunton was charged with the warrant and possession of a Class A drug, heroin. Ms. Morse was arrested on the single charge of possession of a Class A drug, heroin. She was released on personal recognizance. Mr. Taunton had bail set at $200, which went unpaid. He was taken to the Barnstable County Correctional Facility to await arraignment in Falmouth District Court on Monday.
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An arrest was made on State Road in Sagamore at 10:47 PM. Police said someone called to report an erratic driver in a white 2008 Cooper. An officer on patrol located the car at the intersection of Meetinghouse Lane and State Road. The driver was stopped at the McDonald’s restaurant and identified as Erin E. Corgan, 30, from West Hartford, Connecticut. The officer detected signs of intoxication and conducted a field sobriety test, which Ms. Corgan failed. She was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, and marked lanes violation. She was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
At 4:29 AM, police made an arrest on Scenic Highway. Police said an officer traveling toward Sagamore Beach saw a gray 2015 Honda Accord cross over the white fog line in the road. The driver moved back into the lane, but crossed over the white line again 100 yards later, police said. The officer stopped the car near Edgehill Road, and detected a strong aroma of freshly burned marijuana upon approaching the vehicle, police said. The driver was identified as Caleb A. Clarke, 26, from Mashpee. Mr. Clarke failed a field sobriety test, and the officer found marijuana stubs and paraphernalia inside the car, police said. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, and marked lanes violation. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.