Thursday, November 12
9:38 AM: Police arrested Christopher DeGrace, 36, of East Falmouth and charged him with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly held a knife to a 29-year-old woman’s neck. The woman suffered a minor laceration.
11:44 AM: A Saddleback Lane resident reported the theft of a large amount of jewelry. The incident is under investigation.
2:21 PM: A man who was experiencing a mental health crisis at a Windswept Road home was transported to the hospital by fire department medics for evaluation and treatment, police said.
Friday, November 13
4:03 AM: Officers responded to a Canterbury Lane address for a report of an overdose. The victim was administered Narcan by fire department medics and transported to the emergency room for further treatment.
9:21 AM: Officers responded to the area of Teaticket Highway and Maravista Avenue for an erratic driver. Police stopped the car and found an elderly driver was suffering from a medical condition. A family member arrived and took the vehicle. Police will file an immediate threat complaint for license suspension.
1:48 PM: Officers responded to report of a crash at the intersection of Quissett Road and Woods Hole Road. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
2:14 PM: Officers responded to a crash at the intersection of Teaticket Highway and Maravista Avenue. There were minor injuries. The crash is under investigation.
Saturday, November 14
1:23 AM: An employee at the Inn on the Square asked officers to remove a man who was asked multiple times to cease his loud behavior, as it was disturbing other guests. He was intoxicated and therefore not able to be relocated in his condition, police said. As a result, police placed him in protective custody.
5:20 PM: Following up on a call for a welfare check, police found an elderly woman had died. The death is not considered suspicious.
12:05 AM: Police responded to a report of a three-car crash near Golden Sails restaurant on Route 28. One person was treated on scene and then transported to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.
Sunday, November 15
4:59 AM: Officers were dispatched to residence on Old Campus Drive for a reported overdose. The first officer administered Narcan and started CPR. The person regained consciousness and was transported to Falmouth Hospital for treatment. Police confiscated a half-gram of heroin that was found on the person and will destroy it.
9:47 AM: Officers were dispatched to Thomas Landers Road for a report of a coyote that was struck by a vehicle. The animal was still alive but gravely injured. It was euthanized and removed from the road.
1:35 PM: Officers responded to the intersection of Sandwich Road and Brick Kiln Road regarding a truck that was on fire. Police attempted to put it out, but the fire continued to grow. The fire department arrived and extinguished it. The road remained closed to through traffic until it was safe. The cause of the fire appeared to be a mechanical malfunction.
2:23 PM: Officers responded to the area of 283 Sam Turner Road to assist Massachusetts State Environmental Police officers with a dirt bike complaint. The environmental police officers had interacted with a group of riders and had one of them stopped. The group was reportedly riding from Falmouth, through Mashpee and into Sandwich. An environmental police officer issued two citations to an operator and the bike was later towed from the scene.
Monday, November 16
7:19 PM: A staff member from the Woods Hole Steamship Authority called to report an out-of-control ship passenger. As passengers were loading onto the ferry in Woods Hole, a man began screaming and jumping on vehicles. Officers arrived and found that bystanders were restraining the man. Police detained him and he was placed in protective custody and brought to the hospital. Police learned he was under the influence of methamphetamine and suffers from mental health issues.
8:56 PM: Police took a man into protective custody after staff from the emergency room called to report the man was intoxicated but no longer needed medical treatment. Officers learned the man did not have a sober person to take custody of him and Gosnold Treatment Center was full. He was held without incident until he was sober.
Tuesday, November 17
8:20 AM: Officers responded to a residential group home for a report of a suicidal person. Officers located a man who placed a belt around his neck. He was transported to Falmouth Hospital for a mental health evaluation.
1:39 PM: Police arrested Edward Purdy, 30, of Teaticket on two outstanding arrest warrants. He was also charged with possession of a dangerous weapon due to the fact he had a hunting knife on his person at the time of the arrest.
Wednesday, November 18
7:24 AM: Officers checked the welfare of a woman sleeping on a bench on the Shining Sea Bikeway between Bourne Farm and Chase Road. Police said she was okay, and an officer transported her to a home in Bourne.
4:37 PM: Officers were dispatched to Sandwich Road near RJ’s Variety Store for a two-car crash. One of the drivers sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the emergency room. Both cars required a tow. The injured driver was issued a criminal citation for OUI alcohol, negligent operation and failure to yield.
Thursday, November 19
2:32 AM: An officer encountered a man sleeping in his vehicle in the 7-11 parking lot on Main Street. It appeared that he was under the influence of alcohol and consented to a preliminary breath test, confirming he was intoxicated. He was placed in protective custody, transported and booked without incident.