Thursday, August 20
1:39 AM: Officers responded to a crash on Teaticket Highway and arrested the driver, Jared P. Martino, 21, of Ava Lane. He was charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, and marked lanes violation.
8:30 AM, 11:51 AM, 2:49 PM: Throughout the shift, officers responded to three separate motor vehicle crashes at various locations in town. All crashes were considered minor with no serious injuries reported.
1:46 pm: Officers responded to a residence on Sam Turner Road and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The subject was subsequently transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
2:55 pm: Officers responded to a residence on Churchill Drive and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The subject was subsequently transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
7:44 PM: A caller reported that his friend was at Falmouth Hospital getting treated for a head laceration. His friend told him via text that he intended to leave the hospital, return to his home and kill himself. Officers responded to the area and located the 41 year-old man sitting outside the emergency room waiting for a taxi. Officers spoke to him and he admitted that he was having suicidal thoughts. He was escorted back into the emergency room, and an involuntary committal for mental illness order was initiated.
9:56 PM: A caller reported a single-vehicle crash involving a utility pole in the area of Crooked Meadow and Blacksmith Shop Road. Officers arrived and found that the occupants of the vehicle were uninjured, however, the utility pole was broken and leaning into the road. Crooked Meadow Lane was closed to traffic and Eversource was contacted. The 17-year-old operator was issued a citation for negligent operation and speeding.
Friday, August 21
8:23 AM: Officers responded to Brick Kiln Road for a car hitting a utility pole, knocking it down and sending electrical wires across the road. The 30-year-old driver was not seriously injured, but was transported to the hospital to be evaluated. The road was closed until the repairs could be safely made.
10:38 AM: Officers responded to a residence on Churchill Drive and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The 24-year-old woman was transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
4:57 PM: Officers responded to an overdose outside of Shaw’s grocery store and located a man overdosing on the bench. Officers administered Narcan and he was transported to the hospital by fire department medics.
6:04 PM: Officers responded to a Brush Hill Circle home for an unwanted 34-year-old guest. The woman, who had three outstanding arrest warrants, was located in the basement. She was unable to stand and appeared to be having some type of medical event. After further investigation, it was discovered she had taken a large quantity of unknown pills in attempt to kill herself. She was transported to the hospital by the fire department and an officer initiated an involuntary committal for mental illness order.
7:56 PM: Officers were dispatched to Christmas Tree Shops to check on a 20-year-old man passed out on the stone wall in front of the store. Officers deemed he was intoxicated. He was also confrontational and disorderly. The man, Isaiah T. Zamot King, 20, of Sand Dollar Circle, was subsequently taken into protective custody.
10:25 PM: Officers responded to sober house on Locust Street for a report of an overdose. The 34-year-old woman was located, treated and transported to the hospital.
Saturday, August 22
1:11 AM: A 911 caller reported an intoxicated man on the side of the road with a suitcase in the middle of the road. He further stated that he almost hit the man with his vehicle. Officers located the 40-year-old, Bradford B. Chesley, of Kent Road, Barnstable, sleeping on side of roadway with his suitcase still in roadway. It was clear he was intoxicated and was placed in protective custody.
8:37 PM: Officers were dispatched to the emergency room for a 67-year-old man who walked away from the emergency room prior to discharge. He was transported there early in the afternoon by Bourne Fire Department for intoxication. After several officers were dispatched, it was learned that he was no longer intoxicated to the point that he was a threat to himself or others. His wife was in the area to give him a ride and was advised to contact us should she need any further assistance.
9:04 PM: Two cyclists crashed on Surf Drive. One cyclist sustained a head injury and he was transported to the emergency room.
10:03 PM: A crash was reported on Seacoast Shores Boulevard. Both vehicles, a town sign, and a resident’s property were substantially damaged. Both vehicles were towed.
10:32 PM: Chester Street resident Michael J. Britt, 58, was calling the police business phone line repeatedly and then 911 with false reports and aberrant comments. He has been doing so for numerous nights running and has been advised to stop. Police went to the house and there was no answer. County plotted the phone to that address. While officers were checking the area, the suspect approached from the other side of the home being loud and belligerent. Mr. Britt was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, false report of a crime, and annoying phone calls.
Monday, August 24
1 PM: Officers responded to a residence on Meredith Drive and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The person was subsequently transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
1:43 PM: Officers responded to a rear end crash on Woods Hole Road adjacent to the bike path. Medics treated, and then transported a driver to the hospital for a diabetic event.
Tuesday, August 25
11:08 PM: A caller reported that she was at the Mariner Motel and someone had taken her money. Officers arrived and found a group of six to eight people having a verbal argument. It was determined that the caller was upset over the condition of her room, and wanted the motel to refund her money. Officers spoke to those involved and facilitated the return of the motel fees if the group agreed to leave the property immediately. Officers stood by until the unsatisfied group had left the area.
Wednesday, August 26
4:29 AM: Officers were dispatched to a Hatchville Road address after a woman stated someone had broken in and was striking her friend. The investigation revealed that the woman’s ex-boyfriend entered the home and struck the man in the home with a broom handle. An arrest warrant will be sought for the 27-year-old ex-boyfriend from Mashpee for burglary, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and vandalism.
2:26 AM: Officers were dispatched to Sam Turner Road at Caravel Drive for a report of a crash. Upon arrival officers observed a rollover crash with the male driver outside of the vehicle. Officers determined speed to be a factor in the crash and reported no property damage or suspected alcohol/drug use. The driver was evaluated by medics but refused transport and later was brought to Falmouth Hospital by his girlfriend for minor injuries. The vehicle was towed. A citation was issued.
2:07 PM: Officers responded to a Governor Bradford Lane home and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The person was subsequently transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
2:40 PM: Officers responded to an Antone Avenue home and took a person into custody for the purpose of an involuntary committal for mental illness order issued by a doctor. The person was then transported to Falmouth Hospital for a mental evaluation and treatment.