During the week of December 30 through January 6 the Sandwich police responded to a total of 155 calls, including three car crashes. Officers made two arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Thursday, December 31
A Holiday Lane resident contacted police at 5:44 AM to report receiving harassing text messages. The caller and the person sending the text messages were advised not to contact each other anymore.
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A caller from Noel Henry Drive contacted police at 11:36 AM to report that someone had threatened to kill the caller during a phone call. Police said that as a result, a 52-year-old Westwood man will be summoned to court on a charge of threatening to commit a murder.
Friday, January 1
Police were called to Farmersville Road at 1:40 AM when someone reported hearing a loud argument in the area followed by seeing two men walking along the roadway. Police spoke to the men and determined that a verbal argument had broken out at a party and the men left. No charges were filed and the men secured rides home.
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At 12:13 PM, a Great Hill Road resident walked into the police station to report finding a letter in the resident’s mailbox from a neighbor who wanted the resident to use the resident’s leaf blower less frequently. The letter was not found to be threatening in nature and no further action was taken.
Saturday, January 2
Police arrested Kohle C. Kinsella, 27, of Sandwich at his Clipper Circle address at 10:04 AM on an outstanding warrant for motor vehicle violations out of Barnstable District Court.
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A Chipman Road resident contacted police at 2:17 PM to report an upsetting conversation he had with another person on a dating app. He told police that they had been matched on the app and were sending messages to each other when the conversation turned political with the other man saying that “the right hand is always dominant” and that he “would gladly put a bullet in the left.” The caller said he did not feel that his own safety was at risk, but wanted the incident documented.
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A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 4:35 PM to report that the caller had found a lot of litter on the sidewalk. The department of public works was notified.
Sunday, January 3
Police were called to a George Fernandes Way home at 8:06 PM when the homeowner returned home to find that the house had been broken into. Police said it appeared as though someone had pried open a window, ransacked a room, and stole a safe out of a closet. No suspects have been identified at this time.
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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Route 6A and Burbank Street at 8:08 PM, a 32-year-old Buzzards Bay man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Tuesday, January 5
Police were called to Wood Avenue at 7:45 AM when someone reported that a kayak had capsized at Town Neck. Police found the kayaker, who had been duck hunting with his dog at Mill Creek when the kayak capsized. He and his dog were able to swim safely to shore, but he said that his shotgun, shotgun case, duck decoys and personal belongings had fallen overboard. An officer was able to find and return all of the man’s belongings.