During the week of May 20 through May 27, 2020, the Sandwich Police responded to a total of 110 calls including three ambulance assists and four car crashes. Officers made four arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.
Wednesday, May 20
Police were called to a Sconset Circle residence at 8:04 PM when someone reported that an intoxicated female acquaintance had left their home. Less than an hour later, the person called again to say that the woman had called him and was threatening to tell police that he had hit her and he wanted to call police first to report that he had not done that. The incident was reported and no charges were filed.
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A Leveridge Lane resident contacted police at 9:08 PM to report that a tan SUV was being driven back and forth along the street and had been stopping in front of her residence. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
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A caller from the Sandwich Inn and Suites on Route 6A contacted police at 9:40 PM to report that there was someone on the property that they wanted escorted off the property. Police arrived and had the person gather their belongings. The person left with no further issue.
Thursday, May 21
Police were called to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 7:49 AM. Police said that the crash occurred when Jessica Germain, 50, of Sandwich was stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by a car driven by Dino Tillman, 31, of Hyannis. No one was injured or cited.
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A landscaper doing work on Shagbark Road contacted police at 1:44 PM to report that a door to a nearby residence appeared to have been pried open. Police determined that the house had been broken into, though nothing appeared to be missing and the house is currently unoccupied. There are no suspects.
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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Route 6A and Tupper Road at 4:10 PM, a 25-year-old Bourne man will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, and operating a motor vehicle without an inspection sticker.
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A Boardley Road resident contacted police at 9:18 PM to report hearing someone screaming in the area. The caller’s spouse went outside to investigate and did not hear anything further. Police checked the area and did not find anyone in distress.
Friday, May 22
A caller from the intersection of Farmersville Road and Agnus Street contacted police at 8:03 AM to report finding a dead deer on the side of the road. Animal Control was advised.
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Police were called to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 2:14 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when a tire fell off the back of a boat trailer attached to a vehicle driven by Sandra Higgins, 53, of Duxbury and struck a vehicle driven by Andrew Greene, 26, of Falmouth. No one was injured. Mr. Greene’s vehicle was towed, and Ms. Higgins received a verbal warning for having faulty equipment.
Saturday, May 23
A caller from Leveridge Lane contacted police at 12:35 PM to report having ongoing issues with another resident of the apartments. While police were responding, the other resident began yelling at the caller. Police said that the caller was advised on how to obtain a harassment order.
Sunday, May 24
Police were called to Percival Lane at 1:43 AM when someone reported that there was a large party in the area. The caller believed that there were minors drinking alcohol. Police said that they were able to find the group and determined that they had not been drinking. The participants were released to their parents and no charges were filed.
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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Old County Road and Route 6A at 5:25 AM. Police said that the crash occurred when a deer jumped out of the woods and crashed into a car driven by Shirley Miller, 56, of Mashpee. Police said that Ms. Miller was shaken, but not injured. The deer had to be put down at the scene due to its injuries.
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A caller from the intersection of Spinnaker Street and Nauset Street contacted police at 2:04 PM to report that someone had dumped multiple garbage bags in front of their residence. Police said that the Department of Public Works was advised.
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Police were called to the intersection of Tupper Road and Moody Drive at 4:20 PM when the accidental discharge of a firearm was reported. Police said that a 22-year-old Bourne man was driving when his gun jostled loose and began to fall to the floor. As he tried to stop the gun from falling, his finger hit the trigger, causing the firearm to discharge. The bullet shot straight up, through the roof of the SUV the man was driving. No one was injured and the incident is under investigation.
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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 11:14 PM, a 26-year-old Boston man will be summoned to court on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a marked lanes violation, and speeding.
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Police were called to Shawme Road at 11:20 PM when someone complained about loud music in the area. The homeowner was advised to turn down their radio.
Monday, May 25
A Ploughed Neck Road resident contacted police at 2:44 AM to report that she had seen a man looking through her window while she was video-chatting with friends. The man is described as being a white man between the ages of 16 and 19. Officers searched the area, but the man had left the scene.
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Police were called to the Cedarville Cemetery on Ploughed Neck Road at 10:14 PM when someone reported seeing a group of people walking through the cemetery while carrying flashlights. The group was gone when police arrived.
Tuesday, May 26
A Quaker Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 12:10 PM to report that someone had hacked into their 14-year-old daughter’s email and social media accounts. There are no suspects at this time.