During the week of January 1 to January 8, 2020, Sandwich police responded to a total of 210 calls, including 30 ambulance assists and five car crashes. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Police were called to Braddock Circle at 8:14 PM when someone reported that a suspicious vehicle had been parked in the area for two days. Police ran the license plate and found that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Mashpee. Mashpee police are investigating.
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 6:56 PM. During the stop, they found that the driver, Dempsey W. Allen, 23, of East Sandwich, had two active warrants out of Barnstable District Court for assault and battery and destruction of property. He was arrested on the two outstanding warrant charges.
Friday, January 3, 2020
A caller from Shawme Road contacted police at 2:22 AM to report hearing a loud noise in the area. Police checked the neighborhood and determined that everything was okay.
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Police were called to a Village Drive residence at 10:38 AM when someone reported seeing a car parked at neighbor’s house, but the neighbor was on vacation. Police said that everything checked out.
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As the result of a traffic stop at 12:11 PM at the intersection of Route 6A and Quaker Meetinghouse Road, a 56-year-old man from Marblehead will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding (52 miles per hour in a 40-mph zone).
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Police stopped a vehicle on Route 130 at 4:27 PM. As a result of the stop, a 20-year-old woman from Bourne will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
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A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 6:22 PM to report having struck a coyote with their car and that the animal was hurt but still alive. Police arrived and contacted Sandwich Animal Control. The coyote was euthanized.
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Police were called to Chandler Road at 1:55 PM when someone reported seeing a silver car parked on the side of the road. The car was gone when police arrived.
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At 2:41 PM someone walked into the police station to report that someone had ordered pizzas to be delivered to them from three different restaurants. Police said that the incident is under investigation.
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Police were called to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 8:32 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Maxwell Fleischer, 52, of East Sandwich looked down to change the radio and crashed into the rear of a car driven by Marissa Bova, 19, of East Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.
Sunday, January 5, 2020
A caller from Sherwood Lane contacted police at 12:59 AM to report hearing a loud party in the area. Police checked the area and determined that there was no party.
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Police were called to the intersection of Osprey Lane and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 2:18 AM when someone reported seeing a suspicious man walking around the area. Police said they spoke to the man and determined that he was simply out for a walk.
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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 8:20 PM, Liam M. Melvin, 21, of Forestdale was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and for failure to stop at a stop sign or traffic signal.
Monday, January 6, 2020
Police were called to the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Cotuit Road at 1:05 PM when someone reported seeing a woman walking near the liquor store who appeared to be out of place. Police said that the woman was gone when they arrived.
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At 11:45 PM police received a call from Timothy Pagliaro, 25, of Harwich, who reported having struck a dog with his car. Police contacted Sandwich Animal Control and the dog was taken to a veterinarian in Bourne. Mr. Pagliaro was not injured or cited.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Liberty Street and Route 6A at 6:40 AM a 27-year-old New Bedford woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, having no inspection sticker and not being in possession of registration.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 6:42 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Kendall Boyle, 33, of East Sandwich was turning left onto Quaker Meetinghouse Road while Barbara Emerson, 73, of Marstons Mills was making a right onto Quaker Meetinghouse Road. The two vehicles sideswiped each other. No one was injured or cited.