During the week of June 30 through July 7, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 219 calls including six ambulance assists, four car crashes, and nine reports of fireworks. Officers made seven arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, June 30

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Harlow and Country Club roads at 12:47 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Carlos Godinho, 31, of Forestdale rear-ended a car driven by Jacqueline Lehnus, 41, of Sandwich. No one was injured, and Mr. Godinho was cited for following too closely.

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A Rolling Ridge Lane resident contacted police at 2:58 PM to report an assault that took place more than a year ago between himself and his employer. He told police that he was facing a summons, and his public defender advised him to file a police report about the incident.

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Police were called to a neighborhood dispute on Cobblestone Way at 5:37 PM. Police said the dispute is an ongoing matter between members of the housing association and one of the residents. Everyone was informed of their anti-harassment rights and sent on their way.

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A caller from Christina Lane contacted police at 9:42 PM to report that the caller’s mailbox had been knocked over. The caller told police that the damage may have been done by a UPS driver driving into the mailbox. No suspects have been identified.

Thursday, July 1

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Stowe Road at 10:56 AM. Police said the crash occurred when an 18-wheeler truck driven by Hercules Quinteval, 45, of Chase Mills, New York, crashed into a utility pole. Police were unable to provide any further details about the incident.

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Police were called to Bridle Path Circle at 1:13 PM when a resident reported that his neighbor had assaulted him while he was cutting his grass by spraying him with her gardening hose. Police said this is an ongoing issue between the neighbors and they have been advised to stay away from each other.

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A caller from Old County Road contacted police at 2:50 PM to report that it looked as though someone had thrown something through the windshield of an old work truck on the property. No suspects have been identified.

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A Triangle Circle resident contacted police at 4:33 PM to report that someone had opened a credit account in the resident’s name. The resident was given an identity theft packet to complete.

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Police were called to Ed Moffit Drive at 7:12 PM when someone reported that a man and a woman were intoxicated. While speaking with the two, officers ran their names and found that the woman, Kristen M. Ford, 50, of Hyannis, had an active warrant for her arrest out of Barnstable District Court. She was arrested on the warrant charge.

Friday, July 2

While cleaning out a house on Country Club Road, a resident found an old firearm. At 11:30 AM, the resident brought the gun to the police station to turn it in.

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Police responded to the scene of a minor car crash on Main Street at 11:57 AM. Police said the crash occurred while one of the drivers was backing out of a parking space and backed into another vehicle. While checking the information of both drivers, police found that one of them, a 58-year-old Forestdale woman, did not have car insurance or a registration. She will be summoned to court on those charges.

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A Cove Road resident contacted police at 1:08 PM to report receiving a notification that she was being denied a loan, but she had not applied for a loan. She will be monitoring her accounts, but she has not lost any money as a result of this incident.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A at 2:29 PM a 40-year-old Carver woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and a number plate violation.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Main Street at 11:10 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Sarah C. Alves, 41, of East Sandwich crashed into the rear of an unoccupied, parked vehicle. The responding officer could smell alcohol while speaking to Ms. Alves and administered a series of field sobriety tests, which she failed. She was placed under arrest and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Saturday, July 3

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Chapaquoit Way and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 9:13 AM, a 43-year-old Dennis woman will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding (70 miles per hour in a 40-mph zone).

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A 22-year-old Centerville man will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration following a traffic stop on Route 130 at 9:29 AM.

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A caller from Boardley Road contacted police at 6:04 PM to report that the caller was having an issue with a former employee. Police advised the employer of the employer’s rights and said that they have not been able to contact the employee at this time.

Sunday, July 4

Police were called to Merchant Road at 12:11 AM when someone reported that a food truck had been parked in the area for the past two days and was extremely loud. Police said the truck was not making excessive noise.

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A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 12:26 PM to report finding a BB in the caller’s window and was concerned because a similar incident had happened in Bourne. No suspects have been identified.

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Police were called to Fieldstone Drive at 4:58 PM when someone reported seeing a man passed out behind the wheel of a car in the caller’s driveway. Police said the car was gone when they arrived.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 10:20 PM to report loud music coming from Peters Pond. Police found the people who were playing the music and they turned the volume down.

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Police were called to Wood Avenue at 11:42 PM when someone reported a loud party in the area. Police said the area was quiet when they arrived.

Monday, July 5

An Almy Avenue resident contacted police at 10:32 AM to report that four beach chairs and two tables had been stolen overnight. The caller told police that the items had been left on the beach the night before and when the resident came back the next day to get them, they were gone. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Chipman Road contacted police at 1:32 PM to report that it looked as though someone had tried to break into a vacant home. Police said they found minor damage to one window that was consistent with neglect and disrepair, but found no signs of attempted entry.

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While cleaning out a relative’s home on Emerald Way, someone found an old pistol. The firearm was turned in to police at 5:43 PM.

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A caller from West Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 7:22 PM to report that a suspicious-looking man with no shoes, aqua shorts, and brown hair was asking people for directions and this was making her nervous. The man was not in the area when police arrived.

Tuesday, July 6

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Courtland Drive at 12:30 PM, a 44-year-old Lowell man will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding (53 mph in a 30-mph zone).

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A caller from Town Neck Beach contacted police at 10:51 PM to report that he was locked inside the gates of the beach. Police arrived and unlocked the gates for him.

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