The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Logs dated Sunday, November 1, to Monday, November 2.
Sunday, November 1
Police made an arrest at 4:49 AM on Route 28, south of the Otis Rotary. An officer in the area saw a white 2015 BMW SUV enter the rotary from MacArthur Boulevard at a speed of 69 miles per hour. The vehicle left the rotary going south toward Falmouth. The officer pursued and clocked the SUV going 93 mph in a posted 50 mph zone. The vehicle was stopped, but not before swerving in and out of lanes. Police identified the driver as Geycles C. DeCastro, 31, of Edgartown. Police said Mr. DeCastro appeared unaware of his erratic driving. He had a strong odor of alcohol, and the officer observed a case of beer in the back seat, two empty beer bottles on the front passenger floor and two open bottles with beer inside in the center console. Mr. DeCastro failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. He was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding, unsafe lane change and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was released later on personal recognizance after paying the $40 administrative fee.
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A Bourne woman was arrested at 3:08 PM for shoplifting at the Ocean State Job Lot on Main Street in Buzzards Bay. Officers were sent to the store on reports of the woman leaving the store without paying for approximately $10 worth of household and bath care products. The woman, identified as Kelly A. Byrnes, 47, of Bourne, fled the store and headed on foot toward Head of the Bay Road. Officers caught up with Ms. Byrnes at the Continental Apartments behind the CVS Pharmacy. Police said she immediately surrendered and offered to return to the store and pay for the items. She was arrested, charged with shoplifting and later released on personal recognizance.
Monday, November 2
At 2:07 AM, police made an arrest on Route 3 in Sagamore. An officer on patrol saw a white 2014 Nissan Maxima enter the highway and immediately speed off at 80 mph. The officer caught up with the car and ordered the driver to stop. A passenger, identified as Christopher R. Esposito, 37, of Bourne, was seen leaning over in his seat, as if trying to hide something, police said. Both Mr. Esposito and the female driver appeared nervous and fidgety. Mr. Esposito was ordered out of the car. When he exited, a pill bottle that was wedged between him and the door fell to the ground, police said. Mr. Esposito said it contained Xanax, for which he had a prescription. Police said there was no label on the bottle. Officers found other items suggesting narcotics inside the car. Mr. Esposito was arrested and charged with possession of a Class A drug, possession of a Class B drug and possession of a Class E drug. He was later released on personal recognizance, and police cited the driver for speeding.
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Police responded to a vehicle accident on Williston Road at 11:45 AM. A Bourne Department of Public Works trash truck was picking up garbage when it backed into a telephone pole. There was some minor damage done to the pole, but no damage done to the truck. Verizon was notified about the pole damage.
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At 5:03 PM, police responded to a chain-reaction crash on the Mid-Cape Connector exit ramp in Sagamore. Police said the driver of a Toyota RAV4 came down the ramp and was unable to stop. The Toyota slammed into the rear of a black 2016 Ford Expedition, which crashed into the back of a black 2019 GMC Sierra. The driver of the Toyota was identified as Shirley Manning, 82, of Monument Beach. Ms. Manning was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries, and her vehicle was towed from the scene. The other two vehicles left on their own. Police cited Ms. Manning for speeding.
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Police were called to Ocean State Job Lot at 5:08 PM on reports of a shoplifter. Police said the store’s loss prevention officer spotted a woman take a jacket off a rack, rip off the tag and put it on as if she owned it. The woman also took a set of gloves and some neckwear. Officers confronted the woman, identified as Carrie Speed, 33, of Falmouth, and returned the stolen items to the store. Ms. Speed was not arrested but will be summoned to Falmouth District Court at a later date to face a single charge of shoplifting.