During the week of March 24 through March 31, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 127 calls, including nine ambulance assists and four car crashes. Officers made five arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, March 24

Police stopped a car for speeding at the intersection of Main and Pine streets at 5:47 PM. The operator, identified as Joseph W. Lopez, 31, of South Yarmouth, was found to have a warrant for his arrest out of Barnstable District Court for not appearing on assault and battery charges. He was arrested on the warrant charge and held without bail.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 6:25 PM to report seeing someone who was possibly intoxicated leaving a residence in a black Toyota. Police found the vehicle, but no one was inside or around it. The officer stayed in the area for a while, but no one returned to the vehicle.

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Police were called to Honey Locust Lane at 8:38 PM when someone reported that a suspicious vehicle was being driven slowly through the neighborhood. Police said the vehicle was a Ridge Club security vehicle.

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A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 11:46 PM to report seeing a woman lying down in the parking lot outside Bobby Byrne’s. As a result of the incident, a 44-year-old Sandwich woman was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

Thursday, March 25

Police were called to Meredith Road at 9:33 AM when someone reported that a vehicle had been parked on the street for the past two years. Police said that the vehicle belonged to a neighbor’s son and that it would be removed from the roadway.

Friday, March 26

At 10:24 AM a person walked into the police station to report that the person’s golf clubs had been stolen. A short time later, the person called back to report that the clubs had been found.

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A person walked into the police station at 10:50 AM to report that the person had lost $700 in cash at the Stop & Shop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road. He told police that he had $750 in his pocket while shopping and had been in a rush while he was there. When he returned home, he discovered that seven $100 bills were missing. He asked the store to review its surveillance footage, but was informed that he would need a police report to do so.

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A Turtle Cove Road resident contacted police at 12:54 PM to report finding a knife and some Pokémon cards in the resident’s mailbox. The homeowner had no idea why the items would be placed in the mailbox and asked police to dispose of them.

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Police were called to a Tupper Road residence at 3:27 PM when a homeowner reported that lumber had been dropped in her driveway. She said the lumber was not hers and she was now unable to leave her driveway. Police determined that Botello’s had dropped the lumber at the wrong address and it would be returning to retrieve it.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A police arrested Gustavo Dazadiaz, 28, of South Yarmouth on a warrant charge and for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Police said Mr. Dazadiaz did not show at Orleans District Court for a bylaw violation, which is why the warrant was issued.

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Police were called to Shady Oak Lane at 9:49 PM when a resident there reported believing someone was inside of a neighboring vacant home. Police said a front door was open when they arrived, but that it appeared to be wind-related.

Saturday, March 27

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 11:41 PM. Police said the crash occurred when three deer ran in front of a car driven by Danielle Laham, 36, of Cotuit, causing her to slam on her brakes. The driver behind her was Christopher R. Cochran, 36, of Forestdale, who was not able to stop his car in time and crashed into the rear of her car. No one was injured or cited in the crash.

Sunday, March 28

A 26-year-old man contacted police at 7:54 AM to report that he had been shown a video of himself being beaten up and believed that it had happened a few nights prior while he was heavily intoxicated. Police spoke to the other person in the video and determined that the incident had actually taken place while both people were in high school in 2017. No charges were filed.

Monday, March 29

An Onset resident emailed police at 10:56 AM to report that her mother, a Brightside Lane resident, had not yet received her stimulus check. The daughter stated that she believed someone else had been receiving her mother’s checks, but did not have any proof. The incident is under investigation.

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A John Ewer Road resident contacted police at 11:59 AM to report that someone had opened a loan in her name. No suspects have been identified.

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Police were contacted at 12:04 PM by a resident from Triangle Circle who wanted to report receiving a strange document in the mail. The document ended up being someone else’s driver’s license, sent from the Registry of Motor Vehicles by mistake.

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A caller from Water Street contacted police at 2:45 PM to report that someone had slashed her tires in the parking lot of the former Henry T. Wing School. No charges have been filed at this time, but police said that a suspect is being investigated.

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A 37-year-old Mashpee woman will be summoned to court on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and use of an electronic device while operating a motor vehicle following a traffic incident at 8:31 PM. Police said the woman nearly hit a vehicle in front of her multiple times and had been flashing her lights and honking her horn at the car in front of her. No one was injured.

Tuesday, March 30

A Route 6A resident contacted police at 9:50 AM to report that the caller’s information had been used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A Jack Kelly Road homeowner contacted police at 11:59 AM to report that she believed the screen door had been tampered with. Police said that it does not appear as though anyone gained entry to the home.

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Police were called to the Sandwich Antique Center at 4:31 PM when someone reported that a person had not paid for merchandise that the person was allowed to leave the store with. The items included eight window shades and three wall sconces valued at $500. Police spoke to the person who had taken the items, who said that the owner had allowed her to take them to see if they suited her inn. They did, so she said she would be returning to the store shortly to pay for the items.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Forest Road and Deepwood Drive at 5:08 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Brittany Wallace, 24, of Plymouth was turning and struck a car driven by Robert Eckel, 62, of Forestdale. No one was injured or cited.

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