During the week of August 28 to September 4, 2019, Sandwich police responded to a total of 242 calls including 36 ambulance assists, nine car crashes, and one narcotics-related incident. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, August 28

A Quaker Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 12:03 PM to report finding a man who was asleep in her adult daughter’s bed. Police said that the man turned out to be an acquaintance of the family who had gotten confused and wound up in the wrong house. No charges were filed.

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A woman flagged down a police officer in the parking lot of Two Brothers Pizza and Mexican to report that a firearm had been left in her home by a former tenant and that she wanted it removed. The officer arranged to meet the woman at her Manamok Circle residence around noon to retrieve the revolver and a flare gun.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 7:04 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Alexandra Sielecki, 26, of Mohegan Lake, New York, was stopped at a traffic light and was rear-ended by a car driven by Anne Burchill, 76, of Falmouth. No one was injured or cited in the crash.

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A caller from Buxus Shores Circle contacted police at 10:35 PM to report that there was damage to her residence and some of her property was missing. As a result of the investigation, police said that a 21-year-old Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of larceny from a building and malicious destruction of property under $1,200.

Thursday, August 29

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at 8:22 AM at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Cotuit Road. Police said that the crash occurred when Sarah Chmura, 34, of Buffalo, New York, was distracted by the coffee she had spilled and crashed into the rear of a car driven by Ronald Murphy, 62, of Sandwich. No one was transported to the hospital and no one was cited.

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A caller from Cape Heritage on Route 6A contacted police at 1:12 PM to report that a visitor was being disorderly and rude. The caller said that the visitor had left the building and police advised them to call back if the visitor returned.

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Police were called to Cape Heritage Rehabilitation & Health Care Center on Route 6A at 3:24 PM when an administrator reported that a man in the parking lot was being rude to staff members. He told police that he had returned to the facility to find out what he had done wrong to have gotten kicked out of the building. Police said that there were no charges filed, but that the man was posted from the property.

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Police responded to Nottingham Drive at 6:54 PM when someone reported that his 90-year-old mother had seen two men in her yard around 2 PM. One of the men damaged a light pole in her yard before being picked up by the other man. A pack of cigarettes was found on the home’s front step even though no one in the home smokes. There are no suspects.

Friday, August 30

A Hannah Way resident contacted police at 8:46 AM to report that someone had damaged the cul de sac on the street by doing donuts in the area. Police noted that there were deep tire ruts on the cul de sac. There are no suspects.

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A caller from Bourne Hay Road contacted police at 12:13 PM to report that a vehicle with a “For Sale” sign was in a public area. Police located the car’s owner and advised them of the town bylaw. The car was moved onto the owner’s private property.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Race Lane at 1:11 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when a 16-year-old Barnstable boy lost control of the car he was driving and crashed into a fence. The boy’s father left a note for the homeowner, apologizing for the damage and leaving their contact information. No one was injured or cited.

Saturday, August 31

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of West Meetinghouse Road and Fox Run at 12:56 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Andrew Downing, 39, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was pulling onto West Meetinghouse Road and crashed into a car driven by David Lavoie, 29, of Hyannis, who was driving on West Meetinghouse Road. No one was injured or cited.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 4:54 PM, a 33-year-old Mashpee man will be summoned to court on charges of speeding (47 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone) and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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A caller from Wing Boulevard contacted police at 6:16 PM to report that a group of people had set up tents and sleeping bags on the beach with the intention of spending the night there. Police moved the group along.

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A camper at Peter’s Pond contacted police at 6:30 PM to report that their car had been vandalized the previous day. They said the driver’s side door had several gouge marks on it. Police said that the damage appeared to have been caused by a golf cart being backed into the vehicle. There are no suspects.

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A caller from Freezer Road contacted police at 7:50 PM to report that their teenage daughter had gone out for a run more than an hour ago and had yet to return home. While the caller was on the phone with police, the girl returned home.

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Police were called to the trailer park on Cotuit Road at 11:35 PM for a report of a loud party. The partiers were advised to quiet down.

Sunday, September 1

A Cardinal Road resident contacted police at 11:05 PM to report that there was a loud party in the area. Police spoke to the people partying and advised them of the town bylaw.

Monday, September 2

A man walked into the police station lobby at 8:27 AM to report that he had been attacked by another man at his Peter’s Pond campsite the night before. Police said that the other man was a DJ at an event at the snack bar who had come to the campsite to complain about noise coming from the site. Words were exchanged, which resulted in the physical altercation. Police said that the man who was reporting the assault had visible abrasions on his face and forearm. The man said that he did not want to pursue charges, but wanted the incident documented.

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Police were called to the intersection of Windswept Drive and Route 130 at 1:36 PM when someone reported that a man was laying face-down on the sidewalk. The fire department was also alerted to respond. When they arrived, the man was no longer there.

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A family enjoying the day at Town Neck Beach contacted police at 2:17 PM to report seeing a shark about 15 feet into the water. Police said that it was actually a sunfish.

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A Wood Avenue resident called police at 6:24 PM to request that an officer lock his car while he was in the intensive care unit. Police assisted him.

Tuesday, September 3

A caller from Freezer Road contacted police at 12:12 AM to report that a suspicious man was walking around the Harbor Master’s Office. It turned out to be the nighttime security guard.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Race Lane and Powder Horn Way at 5:57 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Mark Buckley, 58, of Hyannis lost control of his car and crashed into bushes along the side of the roadway. Police said that the crash may have been caused by a medical issue and Mr. Buckley was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation. No citations were issued.

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