During the week of March 17 through March 24, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 127 calls, including four car crashes and two drug-related incidents. Officers made five arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, March 17

As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 10:10 AM, a 23-year-old Wareham man will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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Police were called to Great Island Road at 1:07 PM for a report of an ongoing neighborhood dispute. Police said the arguments between the two neighbors are well-documented. No charges were filed.

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Police arrested Caitlyn Sprague, 40, of Marstons Mills on Artisan Way at 1:14 PM following a traffic stop. Police said Ms. Sprague was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, a marked lanes violation, and a motor vehicle lights violation. During the arrest, she was also found to be in possession of a suboxone prescription that did not belong to her and was charged with possession of a Class B drug for a subsequent offense, police said. Also as a result of the stop, a 48-year-old East Falmouth man will be summoned to court for permitting an unlicensed operator to drive his vehicle.

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At 4:43 PM a man flagged down a police officer on Quaker Meetinghouse Road near the Oak Ridge School to request medical assistance. Paramedics were called and the man was taken to Cape Cod Hospital. Police did not have information regarding the nature of the medical emergency or the man’s current condition.

Thursday, March 18

A Woodridge Road resident contacted police at 11:32 AM to report that two men had been looking into a neighbor’s window. Police said the men were contractors who were surveying the land.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Cotuit Road at 11:52 AM, a 42-year-old Mashpee man will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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A caller from Pheasant Lane contacted police at 8:19 PM to report that the caller’s 12-year-old son believed that someone in a red sedan had attempted to follow him home after he got off the school bus that afternoon. The boy felt uncomfortable as the car drove slowly past him, so he walked to a neighbor’s house as though he lived there and the vehicle drove away. No suspects have been identified.

Friday, March 19

As the result of a car crash on Gully Lane at 12:52 AM, a 49-year-old East Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of leaving the scene of property damage and a marked lanes violation.

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Police were called to CVS Pharmacy on Tupper Road at 1:19 PM when an employee reported that a customer was not wearing a facemask and was angry that he was being refused service. Police advised the 34-year-old man that CVS, as a private company, is within its legal rights to refuse service to customers who are not wearing face coverings. The man left.

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Police arrested Lawrence Green Jr., 28, of Mashpee, following a traffic stop on Tupper Road at 3:18 PM. Police said that during the stop, a bullet for which Mr. Green did not have a firearms ID card for and an undisclosed amount of cocaine were found. He was arrested and charged with possession of ammunition without an FID card and possession of a Class B drug.

Saturday, March 20

Police were called to Deerwood Drive at 3:05 AM when someone reported that a fight was happening outside a neighbor’s house. Police said the area was quiet when they arrived.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 130 and Cotuit Road at 10:26 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Mark Snyder, 66, of Sandwich was rear-ended by a car driven by Juan Batista, 40, of Hyannis. No one was injured or cited.

Sunday, March 21

A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 12:06 PM to report that her purse might have been stolen from her car the night before as she went into a restaurant to pick up food. Police said the incident is under investigation.

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Police were called to a Ploughed Neck Road address at 12:17 PM when someone reported a dispute over celery between a landlord and a tenant. The caller was afraid that the argument was going to escalate into a fistfight. No further information was available about the nature of the argument.

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A Spring Hill Road resident contacted police at 5:48 PM to report that a cooler containing three dozen eggs and about $30 cash had been stolen from the resident’s property. The incident remains under investigation.

Monday, March 22

Police were called to Anthony Way at 11:53 AM when someone reported that a man was unresponsive in a driveway. Police found the man and determined that he was a resident laying outside enjoying the sunshine.

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A Wing Boulevard East resident contacted police at 12:45 PM to report that she was unable to access her stock trading app after someone had attempted to hack into her account. Police said that no suspects have been identified. The woman has not lost any money as a result of this incident.

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Police were called to a store on Route 6A at 1:26 PM when the owner reported that a roll of lottery tickets was missing. He said that he did not think it was stolen, but rather that it was never delivered. A police report was filed.

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A Turtle Cove Road resident walked into the police station at 3:20 PM to report having received a call from someone looking to collect on a traffic citation from Illinois. The resident had not been in Illinois in years. A police report was filed.

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A caller from Boardwalk Road contacted police at 5:30 PM to report walking past a car and overhearing a woman in the car state that she was too drunk to drive. Police found the woman and determined that the car was going to be secured in the parking lot while the woman made other travel arrangements.

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Police were called to South Sandwich Road at 5:36 PM when someone reported hearing gunshots and duck calls while walking in the woods. Police said the men were legally hunting.

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