Thursday, November 19
9:28 AM: Officers responded to an Irene Avenue home and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The person was subsequently transported to Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
6:32 PM: An officer stopped a vehicle on Carriage Shop Road for an inspection sticker violation. A passenger was determined to have a warrant for a probation violation. Thomas Smith, 58, of East Falmouth was arrested without incident. The driver received a verbal warning for the inspection violation.
6:59 PM: Officers responded to a crash on Waquoit Highway. There were no serious injuries. Flaviano DeAndrade, 41, of Mashpee was cited for negligent operation, marked lanes and unlicensed operation. Both cars sustained heavy damage and required tows. Traffic was diverted onto Martin Road while the crash was investigated and cleared.
10:52 PM: Officers responded to Gosnold Treatment Center for a disorderly resident. The man continued to be extremely disorderly upon police arrival. After de-escalating for nearly half an hour, officers transported him to the emergency room.
10:55 PM: Fire and police responded to a Seacoast Shores area home for a woman who had overdosed on anxiety medicine and alcohol in an attempt to kill herself. She was transported to the emergency room.
Friday, November 20
11:39 PM: Officers were dispatched to a Sandwich Road address for the report of a one-vehicle crash. The driver had fled from the scene on foot. Another officer responded to the registered owner’s address and he reported that the vehicle had been stolen. However, the owner had a head wound consistent with being in a crash. In addition, a sheriff’s canine tracked a scent from the crash scene directly back to the registered owners address. As a result, Jay Gonneea, 42, of East Falmouth was charged with a marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of crash—property damage and filing a false police report.
Saturday, November 21
10:24 AM: A 911 caller reported that she stopped by her boyfriend’s apartment and believed he had died. Fire department medics responded and confirmed that the 61-year-old man was deceased. Preexisting medical conditions are believed to be the cause of death.
11:27 AM: Medics reported a deceased person after a neighbor reported a medical emergency involving an 86-year-old man. At this time, the death does not appear suspicious.
1:30 PM: An officer assisted the Massachusetts Environmental Police with an arrest of a man who was involved in multiple recreational vehicle and traffic offenses.
Sunday, November 22
2:07 AM: Officers assisted the fire department at 435 Old Meeting House Road for a report that the homeowner’s fence and yard were on fire. A neighbor was burning brush during the day and the fire had reignited at approximately 2 AM. Officers provided traffic control and scene lighting for the fire department.
8:55 PM: Police arrested Karen Mendoza, 58, of East Falmouth for OUI-liquor after she failed field sobriety tests. A 911 caller reported a driver on East Falmouth Highway crossing the center line several times and struck a curb on at least one occasion. The caller reported that the vehicle pulled into the Falmouth Food Mart on East Falmouth Highway. Officers approached the vehicle and detected the odor of alcohol, thick speech and glossy eyes.
12:04 PM: Officers responded to a report of a man down near the Stop & Shop Gas Station. An officer found the man to be intoxicated and drove him home.
2:37 PM: A caller reported finding a vehicle in her driveway with obvious damage from a crash. An investigation revealed that the car was stolen from Bourne. There are no suspects at this time.
Monday, November 23
1:12 AM: Police arrested Mark Pinkston, 38, of Wareham after a traffic stop. He was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant.
Tuesday, November 24
5:30 PM: A caller reported that her friend had been struck by a person riding a scooter who fled the scene in the area of Queen Street. Officers responded to the area and located the injured woman. The victim and the caller provided a vague description of the scooter and the rider, and it was clear that the scooter driver knew that he had struck the victim and caused injury. Officers checked the area for an extensive amount of time but were unable to locate the scooter or operator. The woman was transported to the hospital by fire department medics. It is under investigation.