The following are excerpts from the Bourne Police Department logs dated Thursday, January 28, through Tuesday, February 2.
Thursday, January 28
An arrest was made at the intersection of Scenic Highway and Church Lane at 1:20 AM. An officer on patrol saw a white 2014 Nissan Maxima slow but not stop for a stop sign at the intersection. Police stopped the car and identified the driver as Christine N. Romano, 40, from Plymouth. The officer determined that Ms. Romano’s driver’s license was under suspension. The officer also saw a cellophane baggie inside the cupholder in the car’s center console. The officer also saw narcotics paraphernalia inside the car. Ms. Romano was removed from the vehicle, and as she exited, she appeared to grab for the baggie. Several smaller baggies were found inside the cellophane baggie. The smaller baggies, police said, contained heroin, cocaine and the prescription drug gabapentin. Police arrested Ms. Romano and charged her with possession of a Class A drug (heroin), possession of a Class B drug (cocaine), possession of a Class E drug (gabapentin), failure to stop/yield at a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She was released on $100 bail, plus the $40 administrative fee, police said.
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At 4:49 PM, an officer monitoring speed stopped a blue 2021 Toyota Corolla at the intersection of County Road and Shipyard Lane in Cataumet. The officer issued a written warning to the driver for speeding.
Friday, January 29
Police received as telephone call at 7:23 AM from a resident of Old Bridge Road in Buzzards Bay about a theft. The caller said she had returned home from vacation and found that a jet-ski and trailer used to haul the vehicle had been stolen. The incident is under investigation. The thief will face a charge of larceny over $1,200.
Sunday, January 31
At 2:06 AM, police made an arrest on State Road in Sagamore. An officer was going south on State Road toward Scenic Highway. The officer saw a black 2004 Dodge Ram pickup straddling two lanes at the lights on Canal Street. When the lights turned green, the truck stayed in place. The officer drove past the vehicle and saw that the driver appeared to be passed out at the wheel. When the officer turned around and approached the truck, the lights turned red, but the driver drove off. At State Road, the driver almost hit a concrete wall on the right side of the road. Police stopped the truck and identified the driver as Andrew M. Ledoux, 30, from Brockton. Mr. Ledoux showed obvious signs of impairment, struggled to stay awake and failed roadside assessments, police said. Police arrested and charged him with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failing to stop at a stoplight, marked lanes violation and an equipment violation for a faulty tail light. His truck was towed, and he was later released on personal recognizance.
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At 12:31 PM police received a telephone call about someone attempting to put a flag supporting former President Donald J. Trump on the flagpole at the US Post Office on Barlows Landing Road in Pocasset. The Trump supporter attempted to run the flag up the pole, to join the American flag already in place. However, a gust of wind came along and blew the flag away. Officers were able to speak with the man, who told them he felt it was his right to put the flag up. No charges were filed, and the man assured the officers that he would not try to do it again.
Tuesday, February 2
Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Clay Pond Road at 8:37 AM. The driver of a white 2021 International tractor-trailer was exiting the parking lot of the Dunkin’ Donuts. The driver, identified as Scott W. Bows, 40, from Hillsboro, New Hampshire, collided with the rear of a red 2011 Ford Explorer that was on Clay Pond Road headed toward MacArthur Boulevard. Police cited Mr. Bows for failing to yield to oncoming traffic.