Thursday, October 14
12:20 AM: Police responded to a report of a black SUV racing around the parking lot of the Holiday Inn. After a brief investigation, Megan R. Donovan, 22, of Edgartown was arrested and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation, illegal possession of Gabapentin, assault and battery, and an open alcohol container. While she was driving around the parking lot, she drove at one the motel’s employees. An additional charge of vandalism was added after she urinated on the cell floor. A breathalyzer alcohol test was administered and the results were .09 percent.
3:45 PM: Fire and police personnel responded to the intersection of Gifford Street and Lakeview Avenue for a woman who was passed out behind the wheel of a car. The woman, Tori J. Wedmore, 43, of East Falmouth, regained consciousness and fled the scene. Officers eventually located her at a Haddon Avenue residence. She showed signs of being under the influence of narcotics, but she was not deemed to be a hazard to herself or others. Police issued her a criminal traffic citation for negligent operation.
7:30 PM: Officers were dispatched to a path off of Beagle Lane for a woman wrapped in a tarp on the ground who was suffering from issues related to addiction. Gosnold Treatment Center did not have any available beds, so police transported her to the emergency room.
Friday, October 15
12:35 AM: A Steamship Authority security officer on Palmer Avenue called to report a woman in their lot and appeared “beat up” with nowhere to go. Officers discovered a woman who was intoxicated and had (treated) injuries from a recent bicycle crash. She had been staying at a local sober house. The 50-year-old Sagamore woman was placed into protective custody without incident, but later defecated and urinated on the cell floor.
4:06 PM: Fire and police personnel responded to a car vs. tree crash at the intersection of King and Queen streets. The vehicle required a tow and the driver was transported to the emergency room.
5:14 PM: Fire and police personnel responded to Gosnold Treatment Center for an intoxicated disorderly woman. Police placed her in protective custody and took her to the emergency room. She was listed as missing and endangered in Fall River.
5:36 PM: Family members reported that a male family member had left the hospital against medical advice earlier and was now missing. An officer followed up on some leads and located him at the Falmouth Inn. He was sober and refused further medical treatment.
9:21 PM: Officers responded to a single-car crash on Old Meetinghouse Road in which the vehicle left the road and went well into the woods. The young driver was not injured and he was issued a civil traffic citation for marked lanes violation.
Saturday, October 16
1:55 AM: A caller reported hearing a crash in the area of Route 151 and Boxberry Hill Road. Responding officers located fresh tire marks and two damaged street signs. A piece of a black fender was left behind, but the vehicle was no longer at the scene. A check of Speedway gas station revealed a Black Honda in the parking lot that was heavily damaged and a man standing next to the car. He stated his cellphone had died and he drove to the nearest public place to purchase a charger to charge the phone and report the crash. He had proof of his dead cell and a newly purchased charger. The operator had no injuries, the vehicle was towed, and the operator was cited.
3:47 PM: Officers were dispatched to Palmer Avenue for an unresponsive man on the ground. He was found to be intoxicated and was transported to the emergency room.
6:35 PM: The emergency room called regarding a disorderly man in the emergency room. It was the same man whom officers had interacted with on Palmer Avenue. He was subsequently placed in protective custody and transported to the police station.
8:21 PM: Dispatch advised that the fire department went to a Brick Kiln Road home for a medical emergency but the man was uncooperative, so they cleared. He was now calling dispatch requesting a ride to Gosnold Treatment Center, and police transported him there.
Sunday, October 17
3:21 PM: While responding to a domestic disturbance, an officer was involved in a crash on Teaticket Highway. A supervisor responded to the scene to conduct the crash investigation. The patrol car was travelling east on Teaticket Highway with its emergency lights and siren activated when a vehicle made a left turn toward the Cumberland Farms parking lot from the eastbound lane. The officer attempted to avoid the collision, but was unable to do so. No injuries were reported. The operator of the vehicle stated that he did not hear the siren of the approaching patrol car; however, a witness confirmed that the patrol car had its emergency lights and siren activated at the time of the crash. The driver was issued a written warning for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
9:04 PM: Police are investigating a robbery on Maravista Avenue. A person was assaulted while walking home from work. Police learned that a male suspect was armed with a knife during the robbery and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The incident remains under investigation.
9:49 PM: Officers placed a woman in protective custody after responding to a home twice, where the woman was drunk and causing a disturbance.
10:47 PM: A caller reported that a relative was suffering from a mental health crisis and causing a disturbance at their home. She was transported to the emergency room for a mental health evaluation.
Monday, October 18
11:14 PM: A caller reported that her sister was not acting right after being picked up from the emergency room. The woman jumped out of car and ran down the bike path toward Woods Hole. She was not found after an extensive search of the area. The driver did not wish to file a missing person report.
10:52 AM: Officers were dispatched to assist the fire department with traffic control while they addressed a gas leak on Worcester Court.
11:39 AM: Officers took a man to the emergency room after his family reported he was making suicidal comments.
12:39 PM: Officers were dispatched to the TD Bank on Worcester Court for a disorderly patron who refused to leave. Police removed the person from the premises.
Tuesday, October 19
1:41 AM: An officer located a missing person at the intersection of Sandwich and Hayway roads. She was subsequently transported to a residence in Mashpee.
7:23 AM: Officers responded to a home on Teaticket Highway and served an involuntary committal for substance abuse warrant of apprehension. The person was transported to the Falmouth District Court for an evaluation.
1:06 PM: Officers were dispatched to the rear of Driftwood Plaza for the report of three suspicious men checking vehicle door handles in the parking lot. Officers arrived and detained them. Two of the men were found to have outstanding warrants issued out of Falmouth District Court. Damien T. Cost-Tobey, 23, of East Falmouth was arrested for three outstanding arrest warrants. Gabriel A. Johnson, 19, of East Falmouth was arrested for two outstanding arrest warrants as well as an additional charge of carrying a dangerous weapon. The third person was released.
3:16 PM: Officers were dispatched to a fight involving up to five people next to Ocean State Job Lot. The fight had ended prior to police arrival. Everyone involved was hostile toward police and refused any assistance.
Wednesday, October 20
8:47 AM: A person reported that a former employee of Garrett’s Family Market stole over $500. The incident is under investigation.
7:04 PM: Officers were dispatched to the Teaticket Cumberland Farms for a man who was in the parking lot cutting his wrists. Responding officers found that he had a substantial wrist wound and began treating him until medics arrived. He became irate and fought with officers once they told him they were taking him to the hospital for a mental health evaluation. Several officers were contaminated by the man’s blood.