During the week of August 14 through August 21, 2019 Sandwich police responded to a total of 309 calls including 36 ambulance assists and nine car crashes. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, August 14

A Marie Lane resident contacted police at 1:05 PM to report that they thought their roommate had stolen their medication. Police said that the theft could not be proven and no charges were filed.

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A captain from the Sandwich Fire Department contacted police at 5:50 PM to report that threatening comments may have been made toward a woman on Route 6A by two other women. Police investigated the incident and determined that no threatening comments had been made.

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Police were called to the Stop & Shop parking lot on Quaker Meetinghouse Road when the manager reported seeing several college-age people hanging around in the parking lot and felt that they were suspicious. Police checked the parking lot, but the people were gone when they arrived.

Thursday, August 15

Police were contacted by a Wildwood Way resident at 12:27 PM after they had been receiving phone calls and emails from companies claiming that multiple small loans with high interest rates had been taken out in his name. Police and the man’s bank are investigating the incident.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 1:53 PM to report that children were on private property and being disrespectful. Police spoke to the children, who were sent on their way.

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A Jasper Lane resident contacted police at 3:33 PM to report that someone had attempted to break into their home a week prior. Police spoke to neighbors who said that someone may have attempted to break into a car around that time, too. Police searched the area, but did not find anyone suspicious and advised the resident to call right away if it ever happened again.

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Police were called to a Bramblebush Drive residence at 5:12 PM when someone reported that a car horn had been sounding in a neighbor’s driveway, but no one was answering the door. Police were able to make contact with the car’s owner who said that they would be home shortly to turn the alarm off.

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A caller from Pondview Drive contacted police at 7:51 PM to report hearing gunshots in the area behind the Oak Ridge School. Police checked the area, but did not find the source of the sound.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Boardley Road and Harlow Road at 9:53 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Pauline Jones, 50, of Sandwich drove too fast into a turn and lost control of her car, causing it to strike a guardrail. She was not injured and was cited for speeding.

Friday, August 16

Police were called to a Meetinghouse Circle address at 12:49 AM when someone reported that teenagers were knocking on doors and windows in the area. Police determined that the teenagers were playing “Ding Dong Ditch” and were sent home.

Saturday, August 17

Police arrested Nicholas J. Bousquet, 24, of Marstons Mills following a traffic stop on Farmersville Road at 1:18 AM. Police said that the car was stopped after it was seen being operated at a high rate of speed and crossing the center line. Mr. Bousquet was given a series of field sobriety tests, which police said he failed. He was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, a marked lanes violation, and speeding.

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A caller from Salt Marsh Road contacted police at 9:10 AM to report possibly seeing a shark in the water. Police noted that there were a number of seals in the water and advised the caller about shark safety.

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Police were called to Spring Hill Road at 9:10 AM when a resident reported that a wooden sign bearing their house number had been stolen at some point during the previous few days. Police said that there are no suspects at this time.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Tupper Road and Freezer Road at 12:26 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Patricia King, 75, of Sandwich was attempting to turn left onto Freezer Road and her vehicle collided with a car driven by Maya Jones, 32, of Plymouth. No one was injured or cited in the crash.

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A Woodvue Road resident contacted police at 12:58 PM to report that a dog had been barking for hours at a neighbor’s house. Police said that the area was quiet when they arrived and that the neighbor in question does not even own a dog.

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Police were called to the town-owned Sandwich Hollows Golf Club at 1:41 PM when the manager reported that a golf cart and the 18th-hole fairway had been damaged. Additionally, the group suspected of doing the damage had paid for three golfers to play, but four people were seen on the surveillance video. The damages are estimated at about $1,000, which one of the members of the group has agreed to pay. Police are keeping the case open, pending confirmation that the damages have been paid for.

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A caller from Greenhouse Road contacted police at 8:04 PM to report that someone was trespassing on private property. Police spoke to the trespasser, who said that they did not realize they were on private property and would be on their way.

Sunday, August 18

Police were called to a Deer Hollow Road residence at 4:32 AM when a 14-year-old boy reported hearing someone screaming from inside his house. Scared, the boy fled his house and waited for police to arrive. Police investigated and found that what the boy heard was not screaming. Rather it was his visiting grandmother who was making a sandwich.

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Police arrested Kaitlin A. Deckel, 31, of Osterville following a traffic stop at the intersection of Hunter’s Trail and Newtown Road at 9:42 PM. Police said that an officer in the area stopped the vehicle after seeing it nearly crash into a guardrail. When the officer approached the driver’s-side window, Ms. Deckel reportedly reached her hand out, dropping her purse on the ground. She apologized for being clumsy. Police said she was given a series of field sobriety tests, which she failed. Ms. Deckel was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, a marked lanes operation, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Monday, August 19

At 7:50 AM police received an email from a resident stating that their car had been keyed in the parking lot of Stop & Shop on Route 6A several days prior. Police were not able to identify who caused the damage and no charges have been filed.

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A caller from North Shore Boulevard contacted police at 8:04 AM to report that their drone had been stolen overnight after it was left on a table on their porch. There are no suspects.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 2:44 PM, a 31-year-old Bourne woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

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Police were called to Canal Service Road at 4:58 PM when someone reported seeing a couple of empty kayaks in the water. Police said that a number of water toys were found and retrieved.

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A Freeman Avenue resident contacted police at 7:37 PM to report that a man on a bike had followed her sons home from the beach. Police determined that the man had seen the boys shaking a portable bathroom stall and wanted to inform their mother of the misdeed. The bathroom was not damaged, and there were no charges filed.

Tuesday, August 20

Police were called to Bourne Hay Road at 8:41 AM when someone reported that a suspicious vehicle was parked in their front yard. Police determined that a tire on the vehicle had gone flat and the owner was waiting for AAA.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 7:46 PM to report that an intoxicated woman was getting in the car and leaving the area. Police stopped the car and determined that the woman was not drunk.

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