During the week of January 27 through February 3, 2021, the Sandwich police responded to a total of 135 calls including five ambulance assists, six car crashes, two drug-related incidents, and one overdose. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, January 27
Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Sandy Neck Road at 3:45 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Jennifer Bruns, 38, of South Dennis was turning into Amari, but drove into the path of a car driven by Michael Magyar, 62, of East Sandwich. The impact caused Ms. Bruns’ car to spin, colliding with a car driven by Tracey Sferrazzo, 53, of Kennebunkport, Maine. Ms. Bruns was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation of possible injuries. No one was cited in the crash.
Thursday, January 28
Police were called to the intersection of Harlow and Bourne Hay roads at 4:22 AM when Alvys Marino, 49, of Mashpee reported that his car had rolled over into the woods. He was not injured or cited in the crash.
Friday, January 29
A Hilltop Drive resident entered the police station at 7:12 AM to report that after finding suspicious activity involving her Facebook account, she had noticed an unauthorized credit card transaction in the amount of $1,000 and believed that the two incidents were related. The woman was advised on how to file a fraud report with her bank.
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At 2:24 PM, a Reflection Drive resident walked into the police station to report that two fraudulent checks worth a total of $2,300 had been cashed in their name. No suspects have been identified at this time.
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Police responded to the scene of a suspected heroin overdose at 3:23 PM in East Sandwich. Police said that Narcan was administered to an 18-year-old Pocasset woman who regained consciousness and was transported to Cape Cod Hospital.
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As the result of a traffic stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 6:58 PM, a 49-year-old Forestdale man will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
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An officer traveling on Route 130 saw a car pulled to the side of the road at 10:03 PM and offered assistance. While helping the driver, the officer noticed that the license plate on the vehicle was not registered to the vehicle it was on. As a result of this incident, a 35-year-old Mashpee man will be summoned to court on a number plate violation charge.
Saturday, January 30
Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 6:41 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when a 30-year-old man from Cumberland, Rhode Island, struck a deer. No further information was available about this crash.
Sunday, January 31
A Main Street resident contacted police from out of state at 12:42 PM to report that their neighbor told them that a black pickup truck was parked in their driveway. The truck was not there when police arrived and police said that the home was secure.
Monday, February 1
Police were called to a Village Drive home at 5:31 AM when someone reported seeing two men running from a house and thought they had tried to break in. Police said that the area was secure when they arrived.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Harlow Road and Golf Links Circle at 2:43 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when William Orth, 64, of East Sandwich was attempting to pass a vehicle that was parked on the side of the road and his vehicle sideswiped a car driven by Eladio Gore, 69, of Mashpee. No one was injured or cited.
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Officers traveling on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 9:38 PM saw a woman walking along the unlit roadway in snowy weather wearing dark clothing. When they stopped to conducted a well-being check, police said the woman smelled strongly of alcohol. While speaking to the officers, she pulled a can of beer out of her pocket, police said. When asked if she needed a ride, she asked the officers to drive her to the liquor store. As a result of this interaction, a 35-year-old Centerville woman was placed into protective custody.
Tuesday, February 2
At 9:36 AM a person driving on the Mid-Cape Highway called 911 to report that their passenger was turning blue and was unresponsive. The caller was directed to pull off the highway at Exit 4 and was given instructions on how to perform CPR. Offers arrived, found that the passenger, a 48-year-old Holbrook man, had a pulse, and administered multiple doses of Narcan. The man regained consciousness and was transported to Cape Cod Hospital.