During the week of April 22 to April 29, 2020, Sandwich Police responded to a total of 157 calls, including five ambulance assists, two car crashes and one drug-related incident. Officers made two arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, April 22

Police were called to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 1:07 PM. Police said the crash occurred when a 31-year-old Mashpee man swerved to avoid hitting a car that had stopped in front of him and he wound up striking that vehicle, as well as one that was in the opposite lane. No one was injured. As a result of the crash, the man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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A caller from a Route 130 business contacted police at 5:03 PM to report that someone had been sitting in a car in the caller’s parking lot for the past two days. The person was spoken to and sent on their way.

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Police were called to the Oak Ridge School on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 10 PM when someone reported that an unoccupied vehicle was parked in the back of the school. Police attempted to locate the vehicle’s owner but were unsuccessful. The vehicle was towed. The owner was eventually located and made arrangements to get home.

Thursday, April 23

A caller from the intersection of Almy Avenue and Knott Avenue contacted police at 9:14 AM to report that the person who delivered an appliance to the caller’s home had caused damage to the caller’s property during delivery and a verbal argument ensued. The incident was documented.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Water Street and Beale Avenue at 9:21 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Julie Hannon, 54, of Sandwich was yielding to an oncoming police cruiser that had its lights activated and she was rear-ended by a car driven by Ryan Carr, 34, of Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.

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A Blackthorn Path resident contacted police at 2:37 PM to report that someone was playing loud music in the resident’s driveway. Police spoke to the people playing music and there were no further issues.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 4:41 PM, a 36-year-old East Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating an unlicensed motor vehicle.

Friday, April 24

A Cove Road resident contacted police at 10:28 AM to report being upset that a UPS driver had turned around in the resident’s driveway. Police contacted the driver’s supervisor. No action was taken.

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A caller from Viking Lane contacted police at 3:22 PM to report having seen a man who was dressed in grey and wearing a black hat run across the caller’s front lawn and the caller wanted an officer to check the area. The resident called back a short time later to report that the man was a mail carrier and there was no issue.

Saturday, April 25

Police were called to a Snake Pond Road residence at 12:08 AM when the homeowner reported that a group of people had pulled into his driveway and were banging on his door and standing on his vehicle. The group had left the area by the time police arrived.

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A caller from Little Hog Pond Lane contacted police at 8:50 PM to report that someone was playing loud music in the area. Police spoke to the homeowner, who said the music would be turned down.

Sunday, April 26

Police were called to Pine Street when someone reported finding a stroller containing children’s clothing near the entrance to a path. Police said the owners of the stroller returned to it a short time later; they had left it while they went on a walk.

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A caller from Captain Cole Road contacted police at 1:08 PM to report that someone had covered the caller’s doorbell surveillance camera system with black tape. There are so suspects at this time.

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Police were called to George Fernandes Way at 8:13 PM when someone reported that a green sedan had been parked there for a few days. Police found the owner of the car and determined that it was parked there because that is where its owner lives.

Monday, April 27

A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 11:20 AM to report that an 18-wheeler truck had become stuck in the mud. The driver of the truck was able to free the vehicle without any assistance.

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Police were called to Deep Wood Drive at 11:39 AM when someone reported seeing a man walking in the middle of the road who appeared to be crying. Police found the man and determined that everything was okay and that he was walking home.

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A Timber Way resident contacted police at 10:46 AM to report that someone had accessed the caller’s computer and was demanding 2,000 Bitcoins or else they would share the caller’s personal information. There are no suspects.

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Police were called to the intersection of Route 130 and Service Road at 12:42 PM when someone reported that some tools had spilled in the roadway. The owner of the tools was found and the tools were retrieved.

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At 3:58 PM a caller from Route 130 contacted police to report having seen a possible drug deal happen in the woods in the area. When police arrived they found two people who said that they had been smoking marijuana, but no drug exchange had taken place. Both people were sent on their way.

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