During the week of June 17 through June 24, 2020, the Sandwich Police responded to a total of 196 calls including three ambulance assists and 10 car crashes. Officers made two arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, June 17

Police were called to Round Hill Road at 11:57 AM when someone reported that their dog had been hit by a car and was stuck under the vehicle. The Sandwich Fire Department responded to help remove the dog from underneath the vehicle, but police said that the dog did not survive the incident.

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Police were called to a Quaker Meetinghouse Road parking lot at 9:16 PM when someone reported hearing someone yelling. Police responded and found someone who was having a loud conversation on their cellphone.

Thursday, June 18

A Kiahs Way resident contacted police at 9:34 AM to report waking up to find that the rear window of their vehicle had shattered. Police checked with neighbors who have surveillance cameras, but nothing suspicious was caught on camera. There are no suspects at this time.

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Police were called to Powder Horn Way at 10:13 PM when someone reported arriving home to find the light on in the garage and a window open. It was later determined that the homeowner’s father had been to the house earlier in the day and may have left the light on.

Friday, June 19

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 9:09 AM. Police said that the crash occurred when a passenger in a car driven by Antone DeMello, 62, of Dartmouth suffered a sudden medical emergency, which caused Mr. DeMello to lose control of the car. The car crashed into a wooden stair railing at Peter’s Pond Park. No one was hurt as a result of the crash but the passenger was transported to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation.

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Police responded to the scene of a motorcycle crash on Cotuit Road at 2:05 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Barbara Riggs, 66, of East Sandwich was turning right onto Cotuit Road from the Speedway gas station in her car and pulled into the path of a motorcycle driven by Richard Reeves, 69, of Dennis. Mr. Reeves suffered a hand injury, but declined transport to the hospital. Ms. Riggs was found to be at fault for the crash, but was not cited.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Asa Meiggs Road at 7:36 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Jane Zulkiewicz, 61, of Marstons Mills lost control of her car and crashed into a boulder on the side of the road and then into a mailbox. She was not injured. She was cited for a marked lanes violation.

Saturday, June 20

Police were called to Snake Pond Road at 5:39 PM when someone reported that someone was using a jet ski on the pond. Police said that the person on the jet ski was advised that they were not allowed to use that type of equipment on the pond.

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A caller from Dillingham Avenue contacted police at 7:38 PM to report that a neighbor was hitting golf balls into the marsh from their backyard. The homeowner was spoken to and said that they would stop.

Sunday, June 21

A security guard from Country Club Road contacted police at 3:12 AM to report hearing loud music in the area. The people playing the music were located and told to quiet down.

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A caller from Spring Hill Road contacted police at 3:37 PM to report that a seal was on the beach. The International Fund for Animal Welfare was advised.

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A Cove Road resident contacted police at 4:30 PM to report having seen someone on their boat overnight through their security system footage. Police said that there are no suspects at this time.

Monday, June 22

Police were called to the intersection of Route 130 and Snake Pond Road at 7:28 AM when someone reported hearing a verbal argument between a man and a woman. Police said that no one was in the area when they arrived.

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A caller from Shagbark Road contacted police at 12:56 PM to report that someone had spilled oil in front of her son’s basketball hoop. Police said that there was a fair amount of oil in front of the basketball hoop, but they have not determined how it got there.

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Police were called to Gallo Road at 2:27 PM when someone reported seeing a man sleeping in his car. The man was sent on his way.

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A Marshview Circle resident contacted police at 2:44 PM to report that $6,000 had been stolen from their bank account. The bank is handling the incident and there are no suspects.

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Police were called to Foster Road at 3:06 PM when someone reported hearing their neighbor yelling and screaming and felt there may have been a psychiatric issue. Police responded to the neighbor’s home and found that the homeowner had been yelling loudly while playing a video game.

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A West Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 4:21 PM to report having had an interaction with a man who claimed to be working for Terminix. The man had left the area before police arrived.

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Police responded to Morse Road at 5:59 PM when someone reported that there were several people in the woods near the basketball courts. Police said that no one was in the area when they arrived.

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An Old County Road resident contacted police at 7:32 PM to report that there was a suspicious and unoccupied vehicle on their property. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle who said that they did not realize they were on private property and would move the vehicle.

Tuesday, June 23

As the result of a traffic stop on Water Street at 1:03 PM, a 32-year-old South Yarmouth man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding.

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A caller from the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Route 130 contacted police at 3:18 PM to report that a man claiming to be from Terminix had been going door-to-door in the area. Police found the man and advised him of the town bylaw against door-to-door sales without a permit.

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Police were called to Route 6A at 10:42 PM when someone reported that someone was running a power washer and playing music. They were located and advised to quiet down.

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