During the week of June 3 through June 10, 2020, Sandwich Police responded to a total of 206 calls including four ambulance assists and two car crashes. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, June 3

Police were called to Woodridge Road at 9:35 PM when a resident reported that a neighbor had yelled that he was going to kill him at him while he was with his young son. As a result of the incident, a 25-year-old East Sandwich man will be summoned to court on a charge of threatening to commit a crime (murder).

Thursday, June 4

A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 2:44 AM to report that there was construction being done in the area and that it was causing too much noise. Police determined that the work was road painting being done by the Department of Public Works. There was no further issue.

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A caller from Nottingham Drive contacted police at 10:38 AM to report having seen a 7-year-old child get separated from a group of other children. Police said that there was nothing of concern when they arrived.

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Police were called to Fisherman’s Landing at 7:53 PM when someone reported seeing someone smoking marijuana. Police arrived and found a group of people smoking marijuana. They were advised of the town bylaw and sent on their way.

Friday, June 5

A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 8:05 AM to reporting seeing a man on the porch of the former fire station smoking something out of a glass pipe. Police arrived and found no one in the area.

Saturday, June 6

Police were called to Emerald Way at 10:13 PM when someone reported that a neighbor was having a loud party. The homeowners were spoken to and the music was turned down.

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A Stonefield Drive resident contacted police at 11:46 PM to report seeing a car parked outside of their home for the past 20 minutes with its headlights on and then saw the vehicle be driven down the street. Police found the car, which was running and stopped in the middle of the roadway. The driver was identified as a 40-year-old Forestdale woman and police said that her eyes were bloodshot with pinprick-sized pupils and that her speech was slurred. Based on these observations, police determined that she was driving under the influence of drugs. She was taken to Cape Cod Hospital and will be summoned to court on charges of operating under the influence of drugs and operating a motor vehicle with no inspection sticker.

Sunday, June 7

Police were called to Route 130 at 9:33 AM when someone reported hearing the sound of gunshots coming from the gravel pit. Police said that the area was quiet when they arrived.

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A Mill Road resident contacted police at 4:13 PM to report that a sign in front of their house had been stolen and found burnt at the nearby pond. Police said that this is a recurring issue in this neighborhood and that there are no suspects at this time.

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A caller from the Stop & Shop parking lot on Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 7:46 PM to report that two people were having a loud argument in the area. When police arrived, they found that the windshield of a Toyota Tundra had been smashed. Police asked the people in the car what had happened and they said that the two of them were fighting and during the fight a set of keys had been thrown and struck the windshield, smashing it. Police said that the damage was accidental and no charges were filed.

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A Pinkham Road resident contacted police at 8:44 PM to report that a coyote had charged at him before running into the woods. Animal Control was advised.

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A North Shore Boulevard resident contacted police at 11:35 PM to report that there was a loud party being held nearby. Police spoke to the homeowners and the music was turned down for the night.

Monday, June 8

Police were called to a Tom’s Way home at 3:49 AM when someone reported hearing noises coming from the backyard. Police checked the area and did not find anything suspicious.

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Police were called to Cotuit Road at 10:40 AM when someone reported that their golf cart had been vandalized at Peter’s Pond Park. Police said that there were three scratches on the hood of the cart, causing damages estimated at about $500. Police said that the incident remains under investigation.

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A Main Street resident contacted police at 3:39 PM to report that someone had opened three bank accounts using their personal information. The incident is under investigation and the victim has not suffered any financial loss at this time due to the incident.

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As the result of a traffic stop conducted on Route 6A at 5:23 PM, a 47-year-old Plymouth man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license for a subsequent offense.

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Police were called to Osprey Lane at 7:26 PM when a fight broke out between a group of boys in the area. Police said that all of the boys were under the age of 12 and that one of the boys was shot with a toy dart in the face from a NERF gun. The boy was not injured and all of the boys involved said that they were only playing. Their parents were spoken to.

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Police returned to Osprey Lane at 8:04 PM when one of the residents complained about children in the neighborhood running into his yard, trying to fight his son, and ruining his lawn. Police spoke to the parents in the neighborhood about supervising their children and keeping them off of the neighbor’s lawn.

Tuesday, June 9

Police were called to Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 5:34 AM when someone reported that they had struck a turkey with their car. The turkey was killed but the driver was uninjured. The impact caused some damage to the vehicle.

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A Cobblestone Way resident contacted police at 2:50 PM to report that a back truck had been driving back and forth along the roadway and they felt this was suspicious. Police said that the truck belongs to an alarm company that had been called to work on a home alarm in the neighborhood.

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Police were called to the parking lot of a market on Cotuit Road at 6:08 PM when someone reported seeing possible drug activity. Police said that they found the alleged suspicious person and determined that everything checked out and the person was sent on their way.

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A Pickerel Way resident contacted police at 7:06 PM to report having heard an explosion followed by a crackling sound. Police said that the area was quiet when they arrived and that based on proximity they suspect that the noise may have come from Joint Base Cape Cod.

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