During the week of July 8 through July 15, Sandwich police responded to a total of 217 calls including two ambulance assists, six car crashes, four drug-related incidents, and one overdose. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, July 8

A Cobblestone Way resident contacted police at 1:25 PM to report finding a shooting target in the woods behind their house. Police investigated and found what appeared to be an old BB gun target deep in the woods and the object was not deemed suspicious.

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A caller from Route 6A contacted police to report that over the past few weeks several people have driven past their house while yelling obscenities. Police said that there are no suspects at this time.

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Police were called to Route 6A at 5:06 PM when someone reported seeing a woman in a black pantsuit walking along the street with a large suitcase and wearing a sweater wrapped around her face. Police said that the woman was not in the area when they arrived.

Thursday, July 9

As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A at 6:29 PM, a 51-year-old East Sandwich woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

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A Centerville woman is facing her second drunk driving charge following a traffic stop on Tupper Road, police said. Police were called to Freezer Road at 8 PM when someone reported seeing a woman who was possibly drunk getting into a blue convertible to leave from the marina area. Police found the vehicle on Tupper Road near Route 6A and attempted to stop the car. The driver did not immediately stop, police said. Once the vehicle did pull over, the officer approached and identified the driver as Helen A. Martino, 61, of Centerville. The officer noted that the vehicle smelled of alcohol at the time of the stop. Ms. Martino was given a series of field sobriety tests, which she failed, police said. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor for a second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to stop for police.

Friday, July 10

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 12:15 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Bruce Ayers, 58, of North Quincy stopped on the Exit 2 off ramp from the Mid-Cape Highway and was rear-ended by a car driven by Robert Davison, 21, of East Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.

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A caller from the Ryder Conservation Lands contacted police at 12:50 PM to report that there was a man making people feel uncomfortable. The caller said that the man was following female lifeguards around the area and attempting to follow them on social media as well as bothering other women on the beach. The man has been prohibited from all beaches in town until further notice.

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A Water Street resident contacted police at 6:48 PM to ask that an officer make sure their porch door was locked after a relative had stopped by the home. Police said that the home was secure.

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Police were called to Boulderbrook Road at 7:27 PM when someone reported that there were people making noise and swearing in the area. Police said that the area was quiet when they arrived.

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A Mashpee man who police said was passed out behind the wheel of his car will be facing multiple charges, including a third drunk driving offense. Police were called to the intersection of Spring Hill and Juniper Hill roads at 7:19 PM when someone reported that a man was passed out in the vehicle. The responding officer found the man slouched over the steering wheel with his head on his chest, according to the police report. The officer was able to wake him up and assisted him in getting the car into park. The man was identified as Brandon J. Fallon, 35, of Mashpee. Police said that the odor of alcohol in the vehicle was overwhelming and that there was an open beer can in the cup holder. Mr. Fallon was given a series of field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was arrested and charged with possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and operating under the influence of liquor for a third offense.

Saturday, July 11

A caller from Tarragon Drive contacted police at 12:19 PM to report that there was a light colored van parked at the cul de sac for the past hour. The van was gone when police arrived.

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A caller from North Shore Boulevard contacted police at 5:13 PM to report that there was a group of young adults being disruptive in the neighborhood. Police said that the people were spoken to and there were no further issues.

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Police were called to a suspected heroin overdose around 9 PM. When police arrived they found a group of bystanders removing an unconscious man from the passenger seat of a car. Police said that the man was identified as a 25-year-old man from St. Petersburg, Florida. He was given two doses of Narcan before being transported to Cape Cod Hospital. Police said that the man regained consciousness at the hospital.

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A Cotuit Road resident contacted police at 10:13 PM to report that there was loud music in the area. Police advised them of the town bylaw and the music was turned down for the evening.

Sunday, July 12

Police were called to Boardwalk Road at 4:23 PM when someone reported that there was a verbal altercation in the parking lot over a parking spot. Police spoke to everyone involved and there were no further issues.

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An Easterly Drive resident contacted police at 9:02 PM to report that their internet was not working and they need it to be operational for their Life Alert to work. Police said that Comcast was already working on restoring the customer’s internet service.

Monday, July 13

Police were called to Deer Hollow Road at 12:20 PM when a resident reported that someone in a grey vehicle had taken a picture of their house. Police said that the car was gone when police arrived.

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An officer driving an unmarked cruiser on Route 130 at 1 PM saw a car being driven erratically and conducted a traffic stop. The officer stopped the car and as a result, the 59-year-old East Sandwich man driving the vehicle will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, a passing violation, and a speeding.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Town Neck Road and Coast Guard Road at 1:19 PM a 44-year-old Buzzards Bay woman will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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A Farmersville Road resident contacted police at 8:46 PM to report seeing a flashing light along with a loud bang. Police said that everything in the area was fine.

Tuesday, July 14

An Artisan Way resident contacted police at 12:29 AM to report loud music in the area. Police spoke to the homeowner and the music was turned down.

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A caller from Canal Service Road contacted police at 8:22 PM to report feeling threatened by people walking dogs without a leash. Police said that the other people had left the are by the time police arrived.

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A Bourne woman is facing drug charges following a traffic stop on Old County Road in East Sandwich. Police said that an officer in the area of Route 6A and Old County Road at 9:46 PM saw a vehicle on the side of the road. When they turned their cruiser around to investigate, the officer saw the vehicle pull onto the roadway without signaling. The officer ran the registration of the vehicle and found that the owner did not have a valid license. The vehicle’s inspection sticker was also expired. The officer stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Carol T. Karnes, 45, of Bourne. While speaking with the officer, Ms. Karnes said that she had fentanyl in her purse. Police said that there was also narcotics paraphernalia in her purse. She was arrested and charged with possession of a Class A drug, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without an inspection sticker, and failure to signal.

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