The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Thursday, October 3, through Wednesday, October 9.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Police made an arrest at 11:23 AM on Sanford Street in Monument Beach. Police said that officers were sent to a work site where a former employee had shown up and was causing a disturbance. When police arrived, the suspect, identified as Richard T. Probert Jr., was in his red 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee leaving the area. Officers activated their cruiser’s blue lights and one stayed outside the cruiser trying to flag down Mr. Probert from leaving. He drove past the officers, police said. A chase ensued and officers caught up with Mr. Probert in the parking lot of the former Grand Union on Clay Pond Road.
Officers detected signs of intoxication and Mr. Probert failed a field sobriety test, police said. A partially consumed bottle of rum was found on the front passenger seat of his Jeep, police said. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, second offense; failure to stop for police; possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Cash bail was set at $100, and went unpaid. He was held overnight before being taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment in the morning, police said.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
At 1:48 AM, police made an arrest on MacArthur Boulevard. Police said that officers were sent to the northbound side of the highway on reports of an erratic driver. The caller said the driver was traveling at a very slow speed, and was going back and forth across lanes in the road. Officers located the car, a gray 2002 Ford Focus parked off the road near the entrance to the Bourne landfill. The driver, identified as Brian M. Pratt, 52, from East Falmouth, was asleep at the wheel. It took several minutes to rouse Mr. Pratt, police said. Officers detected signs of intoxication, and Mr. Pratt failed a field sobriety test, police said. He was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the include of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and marked lanes violation. He was later released on personal recognizance, police said.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Police responded to a two-car crash at the Bourne Bridge Rotary at 7:21 AM. Police said the driver of a white 2018 Buick Encore was exiting the rotary to go south on MacArthur Boulevard. The driver of a white 2005 Lincoln sedan attempted to pass the Buick on the right going around the rotary for Sandwich Road. The two cars collided. Police identified the driver of the Lincoln as Nicholas DeJesus, 25, from Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Mr. DeJesus was cited for failing to yield the right of way. There were no reported injuries, police said.
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Police were called at 2:24 PM to a three-car crash on the northbound side of MacArthur Boulevard. Police said the crash involved a white 2015 GMC Sierra truck that was towing a trailer, a white 2015 Ford Econovan, and a white 2012 Mack truck. Police said all three vehicles were in the same lane approaching the Bourne Bridge rotary. The drivers of the GMC truck and the Ford van slowed as they approached the rotary. The driver of the Mack truck did not slow and rear-ended the van, which then rear-ended the GMC, police said. The driver of the Mack truck was identified as Joshua Galloway, 37, from Hartford, Maine. He was cited for speed greater than reasonable, and failure to use care in stopping, police said.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Two people were arrested at 2:50 AM on Route 25 West, off the Cape. Police said an officer parked in the lot at the Dunkin’ Donuts by the Bourne Bridge rotary saw a blue 2008 Toyota Yaris head over the bridge, going off-Cape. The officer noticed that the car was not inspected. The car was stopped on Route 25 and the officer noticed that both the driver and a passenger were not wearing seat belts. The driver was identified as Jose V. Ramos-Almodovar, 26, from New Bedford. A check with the state Registry of Motor Vehicles indicated that Mr. Ramos-Almodovar’s license was under suspension, police said. He was arrested and charged with no inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. A passenger was identified as Kevin D. Sbardela, 38, also from New Bedford. Police said the officers determined that Mr. Sbardela had two warrants out of New Bedford charging him with conspiracy to violate drug laws, and operating a motor vehicle with license revoked as a habitual traffic offender. Both men were arrested. Bail was set at $100 for Mr. Ramos-Almodovar. It was paid and he was released. Bail for Mr. Sbardela was set at $500 and went unpaid. He was taken to Falmouth District Court later that morning for arraignment, police said.
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At 5:35 AM, police made an arrest on Wilson Avenue in Buzzards Bay. Police said that officers were aware of a warrant for the arrest of Janice L. Freeland, 62. The warrant was out of Falmouth District Court and charged Ms. Freeland with possession to distribute a Class B substance. She was arrested without incident, booked, and taken to Falmouth District Court later that morning, police said.