The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Wednesday, February 12, through Monday, February 17.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Police responded at 3:21 PM to a two-car crash on Sandwich Road in Sagamore. Police said the crash occurred by the Sagamore Inn. The driver of a black 2006 Toyota Camry left the inn’s parking lot and collided with a gray 2007 Toyota Avalon traveling in the direction of the Bourne Bridge. No one was hurt in the crash. The driver of the Camry was identified as George E. Sullivan, 61, from Hyannis. Mr. Sullivan’s car had to be towed from the scene. He was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic, police said.
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At 7:50 PM, police responded to a call about a disturbance at an apartment complex 84 Sandwich Road. The caller, identified as Savannah J. Winship-Cody, 20, reported that an upstairs neighbor was being loud, police said. A check of Ms. Winship-Cody’s identification indicated that she had an active warrant out of Falmouth District Court, charging her with assault with a dangerous weapon. She was arrested on the warrant charge and later released on personal recognizance.
Friday, February 14, 2020
An arrest was made on Main Street in Buzzards Bay at 7:05 AM. Police said an officer monitoring speed clocked the driver of a black 2009 Nissan Maxima going 51 in a 25-miles-an-hour zone. The car was pulled over near the Mezza Luna restaurant and the driver identified as Maureen A. Sylvia, 56, from Wareham. When the officer confronted her, Ms. Sylvia asked why she was stopped. “Isn’t the speed limit 50 miles an hour on the highway?” police said she asked. Ms. Sylvia denied having taken any medications, but roadside assessments and the officer’s observations led him to believe she was driving under the influence of narcotics. A check of her license showed a restriction that required she wear corrective lenses or glasses while driving. She was not wearing either. She was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, operating a motor vehicle in violation of a license restriction, speeding, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. She was taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment immediately after booking.
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Police arrested a shoplifter at the Ocean State Job Lot in Buzzards Bay at 10:04 AM. The store’s loss prevention officer spotted the suspect, identified as Melisha L. Bingham, 48, from Mashpee, placing items in her handbag. Police said Ms. Bingham took $34 worth of beauty products and cosmetics. She was arrested and after booking and taken to Falmouth District Court for arraignment.
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At 12:50 PM, police went to the scene of a two-car crash on Head of the Bay Road near the Bourne-Plymouth town line. Police said the driver of a black 2007 Toyota Highlander turned off Buzzards Bay Drive onto Head of the Bay Road and collided with an oncoming white 2017 Mazda four-door sedan. No one was hurt in the crash. The driver of the Highlander was identified as Aidan Sullivan, 19, from East Wareham. Mr. Sullivan was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic, police said.
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Police went to a single-car crash on Scusset Beach Road at 1:17 PM. Police said the driver of a black 2009 Land Rover went off the road and into the woods by the rotary on the way to the beach parking lot. The vehicle struck a boulder in the rotary before landing 50 feet into the woods. The driver was identified as John P. Ridpath, 54, from Cotuit. Mr. Ridpath showed no signs of intoxication or drug use. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was cited for speeding, marked lanes violation, and operating a motor vehicle to endanger.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
An arrest was made on St. Margaret’s Street in Buzzards Bay at 2:13 PM. Police said an officer on patrol spotted a man identified as Ian C. Julius, 27, from Bourne. The officer was aware of a warrant out of Falmouth District Court charging Mr. Julius with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor. Mr. Julius was arrested on the warrant charge outside his residence on St. Margaret’s Street. He was taken to the Barnstable County Correction Facility and held there over the weekend until arraignment in Falmouth District Court.
Monday, February 17, 2020
At 2:08 AM, police made an arrest on MacArthur Boulevard. The driver of a gray 2000 Mercedes-Benz was going south on the highway toward Falmouth when an officer saw sparks coming from under the car. The officer also saw the car cross over white fog line to the right, then overcorrect back into the travel lane. The car was stopped and the driver identified as Brienna K. McVey, 35, from East Falmouth. The officer asked for Ms. McVey’s license and registration and she provided a license that had been expired for three years. The Registry of Motor Vehicles also indicated that the license had been placed under suspension in 2018. Ms. McVey was arrested and charged with marked lanes violation and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She was later released on personal recognizance.