During the week of June 1 and June 7, 2022, Sandwich police responded to a total of 137 calls, including 12 ambulance assists and five motor vehicle crashes. Officers made three arrests. Sandwich fire responded to a total of 91 calls. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, June 1
Police arrested Angela L. Deorsey, 40, of Sandwich at the intersection of Route 130 and Annies Lane at 12:01 PM for causing a car crash while under the influence of alcohol. Police said the crash occurred when Ms. Deorsey rear-ended Brandon Baynard, 28, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who was braking in heavy traffic. Ms. Deorsey was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Sandwich Fire Department for further evaluation. Her vehicle was towed from the scene, and she was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and following too closely.
Thursday, June 2
A resident of Cotuit Road contacted police at 5:32 PM to report that a tow truck driver forced him off the road while he was riding his bicycle.
Friday, June 3
A Sandwich Inn & Suites employee contacted police at 8:27 AM to report that two guests were refusing to leave the property and requested their removal. Police said that one of the guests was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Sandwich Fire Department for a psychiatric evaluation.
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Police responded to reports of a two-car crash on Route 130 at 3:54 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Conor Kilty, 18, of Forestdale rear-ended Katherine Crew, 74, of East Falmouth while traveling south on Route 130 in heavy traffic. Mr. Kilty’s vehicle was towed, and he was found at fault for the crash. No injuries were reported.
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A caller from Shawme Road contacted police at 10:07 PM to report that a damaged vehicle was parked and running on the side of the road near Water Street. Police said the operator, identified as Melissa A. Doherty, 41, of Sandwich was found intoxicated. When asked about the damage to her vehicle, Ms. Doherty reportedly said she was not aware she had been in a crash. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, child endangerment while operating under the influence of alcohol, and leaving the scene of property damage.
Saturday, June 4
A 33-year-old Hyannis man was placed into protective custody at 10:24 PM after police said they found him lying intoxicated in the road on Bunker Circle.
Sunday, June 5
Police responded to Old County Road at 12:01 PM for reports that a car drove into the railroad bridge. Police said the crash occurred when a bee flew into the vehicle, operated by Alexis Morisset, 18, of Buzzards Bay, causing her to panic and it distracted her. No injuries were reported, and the vehicle was towed. Police do not have an update on the bee.
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A 60-year-old Forestdale man was placed into protective custody at 5:03 PM after he was seen stumbling on the sidewalk along Route 130 near the Shell Gas Station. Police said that when they approached the man, he smelled like alcohol and admitted to drinking.
Monday, June 6
The Middleboro Police Department contacted police at 11:07 AM after executing a search warrant in Middleboro that involved a Sandwich resident. Police said the man was in the home during the execution of the search warrant and was found with improperly stored firearms. Criminal charges are pending.
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A caller from Race Lane contacted police at 11:47 AM to report that her 28-year-old daughter had passed out on the front lawn, and she was worried she might be overdosing. Police said the woman had just gotten out of rehab and was conscious and alert but refused to speak to police.
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A Sandwich Inn & Suites employee contacted police at 1:56 PM after cleaning a room and finding sheets and towels with blood on them. Police said the guests had checked out, and police did not find anything suspicious in the room or on the property.
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Police responded to Route 6A at 5:03 PM for reports of a two-car crash. Police said the crash occurred when Ronald Camacho, 27, of Randolph backed out of a driveway on Route 6A and struck a vehicle driven by Ronald Vaudreuil, 88, of East Sandwich, which was traveling west. No injuries were reported but Mr. Vaudreuil’s vehicle was towed. Mr. Camacho admitted to backing into Mr. Vaudreuil and he was found at fault for the crash.
Tuesday, June 7
A 73-year-old Mashpee man was charged with leaving the scene of property damage at 10:09 AM after unknowingly exiting the Speedway Gas Station on Route 130 with the gas pump still attached to his vehicle.
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Police received multiple 911 calls around 7:30 PM reporting a young female was walking across the overpass on Quaker Meetinghouse Road pulling several suitcases. Police said they spoke to the woman, who told them she was on her way. The officers did not retain her.
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Joshua Souza, 23, of Forestdale was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Sandwich Fire Department with minor injuries after crashing his vehicle on Route 130 at 10:52 PM. Police said Mr. Souza was operating under the influence of alcohol when he drove off the roadway into bushes and brush. He was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.