During the week of January 29 through February 5, 2020, Sandwich police responded to a total of 205 calls, including 25 ambulance assists and three car crashes. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, January 29
While talking to a couple of pedestrians on Route 6A at 7:55 PM, police found that one of the people had a default warrant out of Plymouth District Court for larceny. As a result of the interaction, Donald B. Price, 49, of Bourne was arrested on the outstanding warrant charge.
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A Farmersville Road resident contacted police at 8:59 PM to report that a salesperson they had begun communicating with a year ago had continued to contact her and she wanted the calls to stop. Police spoke with the salesperson, who said that they would stop contacting the woman.
Thursday, January 30
Police were called to a Pinkham Road residence at 9:17 AM when someone reported that the neighbor’s children had damaged their mailbox. Police said that they did not find any damage to the mailbox.
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An employee from an antique store on Route 6A contacted police at 10:27 AM to report having seen someone on their surveillance cameras stealing a scarf. Police were able to identify the person, but the store did not want to press charges—they only wanted the scarf back. The scarf was returned and the person who took it has been posted from the property.
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Police were called to a Captain Teach Road residence at 7:44 PM when someone reported seeing lights from flashlights inside of a home that was supposed to be vacant. Police spoke to the people in the house and determined that they were inspecting the house.
Friday, January 31
A caller from Asa Meiggs Road contacted police at 6:36 PM to report that someone was texting them pictures that appeared to depict severed body parts. Police said that the body parts depicted were fake and that they were unable to make contact with the sender.
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As the result of a traffic stop on Atkins Road at 7:18 PM, a 48-year-old Hyannis man will be summoned to court on a charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Saturday, February 1
Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Pimlico Pond Road at 7:51 AM. Police said that the crash occurred when Joseph Furtado, 44, of Forestdale hit a slick patch of road and crashed into a utility pole. He was not injured or cited in the crash.
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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 11:05 PM, a 41-year-old Stoughton man will be summoned to court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Sunday, February 2
A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 1:50 PM to report that more than $1,000 was missing from her bank account and that she had received an email confirming an Amazon purchase that she did not make. She was given an identity theft packet to fill out.
Tuesday, February 4
A caller from Spinnaker Street contacted police at 7:13 AM to report that a dark-colored vehicle had been parked along the street for a while. Police said that the vehicle was a limo waiting to pick people up.
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Police were called to Nantucket Trail at 12:40 PM when someone reported that someone was sitting in a car and watching him. Police spoke to the person and determined that the person was a visiting nurse who was completing paperwork.
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A group of teenage boys contacted police at 5:42 PM to say that several men tried to talk to them while they were playing on Mary Leal Lane. The boys considered the men to be suspicious. The men were gone when police arrived.