Editor’s Note: Due to the storm, police were unable to provide further detail on the following incidents beyond what appeared on the original logs.

During the week of October 20 to October 26, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 268 calls, including five ambulance assists, 10 car crashes and one narcotics violation. Officers made five arrests. Calls nearly tripled on Wednesday do to the storm as police received an overwhelming 65 calls by 8 AM, 35 of which were hazard-related. Sandwich fire responded to a total of 168, including one several Mid-Cape Highway crashes and over 70 calls from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Most of the calls included assisting people with oxygen supply, putting out fires caused by branches falling onto live wires and disabling faulty fire alarms caused by faulty wiring. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, October 20

A resident from Lady Slipper Lane contacted police at 1:45 PM to report harassment.

Thursday, October 21

A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road called police at 1:35 PM to report malicious destruction.

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Police responded to a Cotuit Road residence at 3:04 PM for reports of a narcotics violation.

Friday, October 22

A 28-year-old East Falmouth man was arrested from Jan Sebastian Drive at 10:09 AM on felony larceny charges after he broke into a building on the street during the nighttime. Dustyn K. Lifgren of Tasina Drive was arrested and charged with breaking and entering during the nighttime and larceny over $1,200, felonies.

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Police responded to the intersection of Tupper Road and Route 6A at 10:31 AM for reports of a car crash.

Saturday, October 23

Police were called to the intersection of Morse Road and Coach Lane at 10:05 AM for reports of a car crash.

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A caller from Duchess Drive contacted police at 10:36 AM to report harassment.

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A 47-year-old Buzzards Bay man was summoned to Barnstable District Court at 2:46 PM after being stopped at the intersection of the Mid-Cape Highway and Quaker Meetinghouse Road. He was charged with operation of an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle and a number plate violation in an attempt to conceal his identification.

Sunday, October 24

Police responded to Old Fields Road at 7:57 PM for reports of a car crash and arrested the operator, Peter D. Wieden, 39, of Old Fields Road, and charged him with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of property damage. Mr. Wieden was uninjured.

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The Sandwich Fire Department responded to a car crash on the Mid-Cape Highway around noon between Exits 55 (formerly 1) and 59 (formerly 2). The operator refused transport to the hospital.

Monday, October 25

A 32-year-old homeless man, later identified as Mayner Feliciano of Oxford Road, was arrested on Farm Lane at 4:59 PM.

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Police were called to Main Street at 9:17 PM for reports of a car crash. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Tuesday, October 26

Police responded to a car crash on Route 130 at 8:59 AM.

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A Main Street resident contacted police at 1:33 PM to report malicious destruction.

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A caller from Knoll Top Road contacted police at 7:22 PM to report they were receiving threats.

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A vehicle traveling along Route 6A near Meadow Spring Drive in East Sandwich struck an electrical box around 9 PM. The operator refused transport to the hospital.

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Sandwich fire transported a patient to Cape Cod Hospital around 11:30 PM after a car crash on the Mid-Cape Highway resulted in injury.

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