The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Logs dated Wednesday, December 30, through Wednesday, January 6.
Wednesday, December 30
A motor vehicle stop was conducted at 12:48 AM on the Route 6 & 28 Bypass Road in Buzzards Bay. Police cited the driver of a black 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failing to drive in the right lane of the highway.
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Officers cited a driver at the East Rotary in Buzzards Bay at 1:51 AM, after they stopped a white 2020 Honda Accord that was being driven in the wrong direction around the rotary. Officers cited the driver for wrong-way operation.
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At 6:19 PM, police received a call from the Wareham Police Department warning of an erratic driver heading in the direction of Bourne. Wareham police described the car as a blue 2012 Ford F-150 pickup truck. Officers stopped the truck on Main Street in Buzzards Bay. Police issued the driver a written warning for using his cellphone in violation of the state’s hands-free law governing cellphone use while driving.
Thursday, December 31
An arrest was made at 3:56 PM in the Bourne Bridge Liquors parking lot in Buzzards Bay. An officer was sent to the business when someone called to say that an intoxicated person was about to drive away. When officers arrived they found Anthony J. Ruberio, 47, of Plymouth in a brown 2000 Honda Accord. Mr. Ruberio had a strong odor of alcohol when he spoke and showed signs of intoxication, police said. A bystander had taken the keys to the Honda from Mr. Ruberio and handed them to the officers. Mr. Ruberio told police he was going to jail for drunk driving and said there was no need for him to take a field sobriety test. He took one anyway and failed, police said. Police arrested him and charged him with operating under the influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was later released on personal recognizance.
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Police responded at 11:17 PM to a single-car accident near the Sagamore Bridge. Police said officers were sent to the base of the bridge on reports of a crash involving a gray 2016 Nissan Rogue. Police said the driver left the scene of the crash and headed out onto the mid-Cape Highway. Officers located the vehicle on the side of the road about 100 yards past the bridge. The vehicle had heavy front end damage. The driver was identified as Kathleen O’Connell, 30, of Franklin. Ms. O’Connell had a strong odor of alcohol when she spoke, and failed a field sobriety test. She was evaluated at the scene by Bourne firefighters, police said, and she and a passenger were taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Police said Ms. O’Connell was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, child endangerment while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and a marked lanes violation. Police said she will be summoned to Falmouth District Court at a later date.
Friday, January 1
At 6:02 AM, police responded to reports of an erratic vehicle on Sandwich Road headed toward Sandwich. An officer located the vehicle, a gray 2007 Honda Civic, going over the Sagamore Bridge and onto Route 3 north. The officer caught up with the car, which was in the left passing lane and traveling 15 miles an hour below the posted speed limit. The car was also weaving across the road. Police stopped the car and identified the driver as Jazmine M. Lopez, 23, of East Boston. Ms. Lopez told the officer that she was not driving badly and that she had left New Bedford to go to Kingston. Police said she displayed signs of intoxication and had a strong odor of alcohol. She failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. Police charged her with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, marked lanes violation and failure to drive in the right lane. She was later released on personal recognizance.
Sunday, January 3
An arrest was made at a home on Adams Street in South Sagamore at 1:29 AM. Officers arrested Jason R. Martin, 38, of Bourne on an active warrant out of Falmouth District Court. The warrant charged Mr. Martin with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was taken into custody. Bail was set at $300 plus the $40 administrative fee. Bail was paid, and Mr. Martin was released.
Tuesday, January 5
At 7:09 PM, police made an arrest on Wilson Avenue in Buzzards Bay. Officers responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle in the road and found a blue 2015 Toyota Corolla parked on the side of the road with its engine running. Police identified the driver as David R. Thompson III, 37, of Wareham. Mr. Thompson said he was picking up his girlfriend at a nearby liquor store, but police said the nearest liquor store was a quarter of a mile away. Officers ran a check of the car, which revealed that Mr. Thompson had an active warrant out of Falmouth District Court. The warrant charged him with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. His license was still suspended, so police charged him with a second count of operating with license suspended. He was later released on personal recognizance.
Wednesday, January 6
At 7:43 PM, police responded to a two-car crash on Main Street in Buzzards Bay. The crash involved a red 2010 International tractor trailer and a white 2018 Toyota RAV4. The crash was minor, with no reported injuries. Officers at the scene assisted the two parties with the exchange of insurance information.