During the week of May 12 through May 19, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 297 calls including six ambulance assists, 12 car crashes and one overdose. Officers made one arrest. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, May 12
Police responded to a car crash at the intersection of Route 130 and Service Road at 8:16 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Anne-Marie Siroonian, 56, of Bourne had stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by a car driven by Edward McGee, 23, of Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.
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A caller from Sea Pines Lane contacted police at 1:14 PM to report finding discarded syringes in the area. The syringes were collected and disposed of properly.
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Police were called to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Route 130 at 8:32 PM. No one was injured. As a result of the crash, a 30-year-old Hyannis man will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and making an improper turn.
Thursday, May 13
A Quaker Road resident contacted police at 7:33 AM to report that a small, white truck was parked at the end of the road. The resident thought it was suspicious. Police said the truck was gone when they arrived.
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Police responded to the scene of a suspected heroin overdose in the village area around 8 PM. The person reporting the overdose told police that the person had administered two doses of Narcan to a 34-year-old woman and she had not woken up. Police arrived and administered an additional four milligrams of the overdose reversal drug, at which point she began breathing again. The woman told police that she had used heroin. She was placed into protective custody and taken to Cape Cod Hospital.
Friday, May 14
A Bunker Circle resident contacted police at 9:56 AM to report that the resident had paid a company to install a pool liner and then never heard from the company again. Ultimately, the homeowner made contact with the company and workers will be coming to install the pool liner.
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Police were called to Snake Pond Road at 6:57 PM when someone reported that teenagers were drinking alcohol on the beach. Police said that the people drinking were of legal age and they were advised of the bylaw prohibiting open alcohol containers in public. They cleaned up and left the area.
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A caller from Route 130 contacted police to report that a woman was sleeping in a vehicle at the gas station. Police spoke to the woman and determined that nothing was wrong.
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A Route 130 resident contacted police at 11:59 PM to report that a Door Dash driver wearing a hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants was in the resident’s home. Police said that the driver had gone to the wrong room in the complex and left as soon as he realized his mistake. Nothing further came from the incident.
Saturday, May 15
A caller from Lakewood Drive contacted police at 12:46 AM to report seeing a man walking around with a flashlight. Police spoke to the man and found that he was looking for his cat.
Sunday, May 16
Police were called to a motel on Route 6A at 12:58 AM when someone reported that three people were arguing in the parking lot. Police spoke to the people and determined that no one was arguing and everything was fine.
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A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 3:37 AM to report finding two occupied vehicles in the parking lot when the caller arrived for work. Police spoke with the people in the vehicles, who were sent on their way.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 10:29 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Thomas Wrenn, 48, of Centerville attempted to pass a car driven by Cody Siegman, 30, of Providence, Rhode Island. No one was injured and Mr. Wrenn was cited for a marked lanes violation.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Liberty Street at 11:33 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Steven Barrow, 83, of Boca Raton, Florida, drove through a stop sign and collided with a car driven by Carissa Schlesinger, 54, of Corning, New York. Ms. Schlesinger was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital with a hand injury and Mr. Barrow was issued a verbal warning for failing to stop at a stop sign.
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A caller from Snake Pond Road contacted police at 1:56 PM to report that a man was taking pictures of young girls at the beach. Police spoke to the man, who gave him his phone to prove he did not have any photographs of girls at the beach. Nothing further came from the incident.
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A Knoll Top Road resident contacted police at 3:41 PM to report that the resident’s 13-year-old son had been dropped off downtown to meet up with friends, but his phone had died and no one was able to get in contact with him. The boy was found safe and was walking near town hall.
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At 8:02 PM, someone walked into the police station to report that the person’s car had been struck while the person was having dinner at Seafood Sam’s on Coast Guard Road. When the person left the restaurant, the person found a note on the windshield from a witness who described the vehicle that struck the person’s car. Police were able to find the driver of the suspect vehicle, which was described by police as having damage matching the one that was hit. The driver denied hitting the car, saying that she was being targeted because her car is not in great condition. As a result of this incident, a 29-year-old Sandwich woman will be summoned to court on a charge of leaving the scene of property damage.
Monday, May 17
Police were called to a Quaker Meetinghouse Road address at 11:35 AM when someone reported that two portable toilet stalls had been knocked over. This had happened the week before, as well. Police said that the stalls were not damaged, though the incident required significant cleanup. No suspects have been identified.
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At 4:13 PM someone walked into the police station to report going into a shop for coffee in Mashpee and coming outside to find the person’s license plate had been stolen. The person returned later with the license plate in hand to report that it had fallen off the vehicle while in the car wash.
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Police were called to the intersection of Torrey and Great Bend roads at 7:36 PM when someone reported that he had been running on the beach and saw an elderly man and woman watching the sunset. The caller said that while they were watching the sunset, the elderly man dropped his pants and defecated on the beach. Police were provided with the couple’s license plate number and followed up. The couple stated that they had gone out to dinner and stopped by the beach after, but said that neither of them defecated on the beach. Nothing further came from this incident.
Tuesday, May 18
Police responded to the skate park on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 8:51 PM when an unoccupied vehicle with open doors was seen on a surveillance camera. Police found the owners of the vehicle and advised them of the park’s operating hours. They left the park for the night.
Wednesday, May 19
A Toms Way resident contacted police at 4:09 PM to report that someone was knocking on the resident’s door. Police said that no one suspicious was in the area when they arrived.