During the week of February 5 through February 12, 2020, the Sandwich police responded to a total of 208 calls including two car crashes and one overdose. Officers made six arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 2:15 PM, a 36-year-old Centerville man will be summoned to court on charges of operating an unregistered motor vehicle and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
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Police were called to a Pierre Vernier Drive home at 7:28 PM when a resident reported that several antique books she was trying to sell had been taken from her home by an acquaintance. Police said that the two people had a falling out over the selling of the books, but the issue was resolved and the books were returned.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Police were called to Shore Road at 1:25 AM when someone reported that a man was yelling outside of a neighboring’s home. The man was gone when police arrived, and they spoke to the homeowner who told them that the man became angry when he was refused money to buy marijuana. There was no further incident.
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A Blackthorn Path resident contacted police at 11:11 AM to report seeing an appliance truck in their driveway on a surveillance camera. The resident ultimately called the appliance company directly and it was determined that the delivery crew had gone to the wrong address.
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An officer on patrol on Pinkham Road at 8:52 PM came across two vehicles at Fisherman’s Landing and smelled a strong odor of marijuana upon approaching the vehicles. The operator of one of the vehicles was identified as a 17-year-old Sandwich boy who was found to be in possession of marijuana. As a result, he received a citation for underage possession of marijuana.
Friday, February 7, 2020
As the result of a traffic stop on Cotuit Road at 8:20 AM, a 44-year-old Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
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Police responded to Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 9:16 AM when someone reported seeing a woman hitchhiking. Police gave the woman a courtesy ride home.
Saturday, February 8, 2020
A caller from Lakeview Drive contacted police at 12:50 PM to complain about their neighbors’ putting a barrier in the roadway so that their children could safely play in the street. Police spoke to the homeowner who said that they would remove the barricade.
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An Old County Road resident contacted police to report that their beehive containments had been damaged. Police determined that the damage was caused by the weather.
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Police were called to Moon Compass Lane at 12:35 PM when someone reported that a teenager had walked into their house and then walked out again. Police found the teen and determined that he was in the area to visit his grandmother and had walked into the wrong house.
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A caller from Maxwell Lane contacted police at 8:02 PM to report seeing several vehicles driving toward the cul-de-sac, hanging out for a bit, then leaving. Police determined that a vehicle had broken down on the cul-de-sac and a tow truck had arrived to remove it.
Monday, February 10, 2020
Police received a text message to 911 at 5:25 AM from an Arnold Road resident who believed that she had seen someone walking in her house. The caller said she was now hiding in her bedroom with her husband and daughter. Police searched the house and found no one else inside.
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Police were called to Cotuit Road at 10:15 AM when someone reported that their pocketbook had been stolen from their car. Police said that the pocketbook was located in the caller’s car.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 2:09 PM to report being concerned about a couple who were pushing a baby in a carriage along the road. Police gave the couple and the baby a courtesy ride to the bus stop.