During the week of January 13 through January 20, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 184 calls including three ambulance assists, five car crashes and two overdoses. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, January 13

A man conducting tree work on Westerly Drive at 2:39 PM contacted police to report that a woman across the street was jumping on his equipment and screaming at him. Police said she had been angry about the work truck being parked on her lawn. The truck was moved.

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Police stopped a car at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Peters Pond Drive at 3:31 PM because the officer knew the driver to have a suspended license. During the stop, the officer saw a white oval pill in the car in plain sight. The pill was determined to be gabapentin. As a result of the stop, the driver, a 36-year-old Sandwich man, will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and possession of a Class E drug.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Easterly Drive at 3:36 PM, a 37-year-old East Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

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Police stopped a motor vehicle at the intersection of Cotuit and Farmersville roads at 5:42 PM. During the stop, an officer reported seeing a bottle of vodka sticking out of a brown paper bag in plain sight. Police said the driver, a 19-year-old Sandwich man, admitted that the alcohol was his. As a result of the stop, the man will be summoned to court on a charge of underage liquor possession.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Main Street and Candlewood Drive at 7:33 PM, a 50-year-old Bourne man will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and not being in possession of a driver’s license.

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Police were called to a Cotuit Road address at 9:24 PM when someone reported that a suspicious vehicle was in the parking lot. Police said the vehicle was gone when they arrived.

Thursday, January 14

A caller from the former Henry T. Wing School contacted police at 8:22 AM to report that a license plate had been stolen from a Sandwich Public Schools van. Police took the report and no suspects have been identified at this time.

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A caller from Ed Moffitt Drive contacted police at 9:42 AM to request to speak to a game warden in regard to duck hunting in the area. Police said that a state Environmental Police officer responded and found everything to be legal and lawful.

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Police were called to Great Bend Road at 1:04 PM when someone reported that a suspicious truck was in her driveway. Police said the incident was a misunderstanding and that the truck was in the wrong driveway.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Dewey Avenue and Main Street at 8:04 PM, police arrested Brian J. Thierwechter, 22, of Sandwich on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Friday, January 15

As the result of a traffic stop on Cotuit Road at 4 PM, a 32-year-old Mashpee woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, not being in possession of a driver’s license, and not being in possession of a registration.

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Police were called to a Forestdale address at 5:14 PM for a report of a suspected heroin overdose. Police said they administered Narcan to a 32-year-old woman, who regained consciousness and was taken to the hospital.

Saturday, January 16

A Tom’s Way resident contacted police at 10:27 AM to report that someone had attempted to hack into her phone. Police said the incident was a misunderstanding and that an officer showed the woman how to use her phone.

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Police were called to North Shore Boulevard at 8:53 PM when someone reported that someone was driving slowly along the street. The caller thought this was suspicious. Police said the car was gone when they arrived.

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Police responded to the scene of a single-car crash at the intersection of Boardley and Farmersville roads at 10:12 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Luis Bautista, 23, of Hyannis drove straight through the intersection and crashed into two trees. Mr. Bautista said that his brakes did not work, which caused the crash. He was not injured or cited, and his car was towed.

Sunday, January 17

A Turtle Cove Road resident contacted police at 11:30 AM to report that she was being harassed by a man on social media. She was advised on how to get an anti-harassment order.

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A Route 130 resident contacted police at 11:56 AM to report that she had been a nanny for a man who had made inappropriate advances and statements toward her. She said she has quit her job as his nanny and wanted the incident documented.

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A Nicholas Lane resident contacted police at 12:04 PM to report finding arrows in his yard and wanted the incident documented.

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Police were called to John Ewer Road at 1:36 PM when someone reported that cameras in the caller’s barn had been tampered with. Police said the electrical wires to eight surveillance cameras had been cut recently. The incident is under investigation and no suspects have been identified.

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A caller from the Forestdale School contacted police at 5:09 PM to report that several teenagers were on the roof of the school. Police said the teenagers were gone when they arrived.

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Police responded to an East Sandwich residence at 10:20 PM for a report of a suspected overdose. Police said they administered Narcan to a 20-year-old man who regained consciousness. He was taken to the hospital.

Monday, January 18

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 8:47 AM. Police said the crash occurred when John Stoddard, 58, of Dennis turned left onto Route 130 as Lisa Rocha, 53, of Forestdale was turning left onto Sandwich Road. Mr. Stoddard crashed into the side of Ms. Rocha’s car. No one was injured or cited.

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A woman at the skate park on Quaker Meetinghouse Road flagged down police at 11:15 AM to report that a group of people were behaving suspiciously at the park. Police said that the people were playing Pokemon GO.

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A caller from the skate park on Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 2:36 PM to report that a man was taking photographs of children at the park. Police said they have identified the man and the incident has been documented. Police said the incident does not appear to be suspicious.

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A Bramblebush Drive resident contacted police at 5:12 PM to report that a hearing-impaired man was going door to door asking for money. The man was gone when police arrived.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Old County Road and Route 6A at 5:29 PM, a 51-year-old Sandwich woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failing to signal.

Tuesday, January 19

At 8:05 AM, a woman contacted police to report that someone had sideswiped her car while she was driving through the intersection of Chase and Old County roads. Police said no suspects have been identified.

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Police were called to the intersection of Deep Wood Drive and East Crossfield Road at 8:24 AM when a department of public works employee reported that a resident had backed out of the resident’s driveway and into a town dump truck. No one was injured or cited.

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