During the week of January 6 through January 13, 2021, the Sandwich police responded to a total of 166 calls, including three car crashes. Officers made one arrest. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, January 6

Police were called to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on Service Road at 12:30 PM when members of security requested assistance in removing a man from the property. Police spoke to the man and determined that he was actually a patient at the hospital being treated for pain management. Security apologized for the misunderstanding.

Thursday, January 7

A Cobblestone Way resident contacted police at 9:28 AM to report seeing a large object about 20 feet into the woods behind the resident’s house. Police said the object ended up being a metal outdoor fire pit that might have blown into the woods from a neighboring yard.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Harbor Street at 11:13 AM, a 69-year-old Sandwich resident will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and having no inspection sticker.

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A Pine Street resident contacted police at 3:59 PM to report that the resident’s disability placard and house keys had been stolen from the resident’s vehicle while at the Xfinity Store on Route 130. Police said the keys and placard turned up later at town hall.

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Police were called to Knott Avenue at 4:02 PM when someone reported that a man was going door to door trying to sell solar panels. The man was not in the area when police arrived.

Friday, January 8

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Main Street at 11:06 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Robert Curran, 73, of Forestdale pulled onto Route 6A and into the path of a truck driven by Charles Browning, 60, of Mashpee. No one was injured. Mr. Curran was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way at an intersection.

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At 1:33 PM, a Tabor Road resident surrendered the resident’s firearms to the police since the resident’s license to carry had not been renewed. Police said the firearms are being held at the station until the license is renewed.

Saturday, January 9

A manager from CVS Pharmacy on Tupper Road contacted police at 4:39 PM to report that a customer appeared to be lost and needed a ride home. Police said the person’s daughter arrived to bring the person home.

Sunday, January 10

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Regents Gate and Lambeth Circle at 11:25 AM, a 35-year-old Forestdale resident will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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An Old Mill Road resident contacted police at 3:17 PM to report that hunters were on the resident’s property. Police said no hunters were in the area when they arrived.

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Police were called to a Snake Pond Road residence at 10:31 PM when someone reported that an intoxicated man had tried to get into the resident’s house and was now lying in the driveway. Police arrived to find the man sitting in the middle of the roadway, unresponsive but breathing. The 38-year-old East Falmouth man was taken into protective custody. It was determined at the police station that the man needed medical attention and he was taken to the hospital.

Monday, January 11

A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 11:37 AM to report that a man was hanging out inside the East Sandwich Post Office. The man was gone when police arrived.

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A caller from Chapaquoit Way contacted police at 11:39 AM to report needing help getting into the caller’s home. The caller was advised to contact a locksmith.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A at 8:14 PM, a 30-year-old Plymouth resident will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Tuesday, January 12

Police were called to Sconset Circle at 7:29 AM when a resident reported that his medications had gone missing. Police said the incident was documented.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 8:21 AM, a 46-year-old East Weymouth resident will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 7:13 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Margaret Arsenault, 39, of Plymouth lost control of her car and crashed into a tree near the Coca-Cola bottling plant. Ms. Arsenault refused medical treatment and was cited for a marked lanes violation.

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Police were called to the Route 6A Stop & Shop parking lot at 9:08 PM when someone reported that a man was repeatedly honking his car horn. Police arrived and found a man who was drinking alcohol in his car. The man was given a series of field sobriety tests, including a breathalyzer test, and he passed them all. He was given a ride to the motel across the street, where he was staying. The man will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

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Police were called to the skatepark on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 11:15 PM when it was reported that several cars were parked there. The people were advised that the park was closed for the evening.

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