During the week of May 19 through May 26, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 226 calls, including eight ambulance assists and 12 car crashes. Officers made one arrest. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, May 19
Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Race Lane and Newtown Road at 8:26 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Andrew Spurr, 22, of Raymond, New Hampshire, was turning onto Farmersville Road and crashed into a car driven by Connor Morrison, 19, of Marstons Mills. No one was injured, and Mr. Spurr was cited for a stop sign violation.
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A Scorton Marsh Road resident contacted police at 8:48 AM to report that a neighbor had killed the resident’s hydrangeas. Police said that this is the latest confrontation in an ongoing dispute between neighbors. The incident was documented.
Thursday, May 20
Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Farmersville and Boardley roads at 10:29 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Sandra Holmes, 55, of Mashpee was turning onto Boardley Road and crashed into a car driven by Stephen Gaucher, 80, of Sandwich. No one was injured, and Ms. Holmes was cited for failure to yield to oncoming traffic.
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A caller from Dewey Avenue contacted police at 12:48 PM to report that construction workers in the area were having a loud argument. Police determined that the workers were not arguing.
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A Hirsch Road resident contacted police at 2:29 PM to report that someone was repeatedly honking a car horn in the area. Police said that someone in the area was attempting to fix a car, which resulted in the horn going off.
Friday, May 21
A caller from Farmersville Road contacted police at 10:56 AM to report that someone had opened a Charles Schwab account in the caller’s name and had attempted to transfer $2,000 from the caller’s bank account. No money was transferred, and the account was frozen. No suspects have been identified.
Saturday, May 22
Police were called to Tupper Road at 1:07 AM when someone reported hearing what the reporting party thought was a dog being attacked. Police said the area was quiet when they arrived.
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A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 3:37 PM to report seeing a suspicious vehicle in the area that might be involved in drug activity. Police spoke to the occupant of the car, who was waiting for their family to finish up at the laundromat.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 6:51 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Robert Dutra, 85, of Bridgewater lost control of his vehicle, resulting in his car leaving the roadway. He was evaluated at the scene by paramedics, and his car was towed. Mr. Dutra was not cited.
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A caller from Tupper Road contacted police at 11:37 PM to report that the caller had kicked a friend out of his house, but the friend had returned and was banging on the door. During the call, the caller became uncooperative and refused to identify himself or his friend. The call ended when the caller said that the friend had left and he no longer needed police assistance.
Sunday, May 23
A West Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 2:38 AM to report that three masked men between the ages of 14 and 30 had been ringing the resident’s doorbell and running off. One of the men had reportedly had a shoe fall off while running away. Police said they did not find anyone suspicious in the area.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 7:58 PM. Police said the crash occurred when a deer jumped into the path of a car driven by Lee Nobile, 58, of Norwell. Ms. Nobile was not injured or cited, and the deer fled the scene.
Monday, May 24
A caller from Ploughed Neck Road contacted police at 9:33 AM to report that an unknown person had come to the caller’s house looking for a woman who does not live there. Police said the person was lost and was going to attempt to find the woman at a different address.
Tuesday, May 25
Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 1:09 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Maryellen Shea, 71, of Needham was slowing in traffic and her vehicle was rear-ended by a car driven by Kelly Girouard, 34, of Sandwich. No injuries were reported.
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A woman from Spinnaker Street contacted police at 4:40 PM to report that her adult brother had gone missing. The man was found a short distance away, walking back toward the house. When police brought the man home, the woman started yelling at the officers to get off the property. Nothing further came from the incident.
Wednesday, May 26
Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 7:29 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Jennifer Swift, 37, of Forestdale hit a deer. Ms. Swift was not injured, and the deer had run off.