During the week of May 26 through June 2, 2021, Sandwich police responded to a total of 114 calls, including five ambulance assists and 13 car crashes. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, May 26

At 11:49 PM, police saw a man trying to break into the bathrooms at Snake Pond on the town’s surveillance cameras. They went to the scene and spoke to the man, whose car had gotten stuck in the sand. AAA was called and assisted in removing the vehicle.

Thursday, May 27

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Route 130 at 7:02 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Scott Almeida, 36, of Wareham drove through a red light and crashed into a car driven by Peter Kestenbaum, 43, of Sandwich. No one was injured, and Mr. Almeida was given a written warning for a red light violation as well as for not having a front license plate.

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An employee from P.A. Landers contacted police at 8:15 AM to report finding a homeless camp constructed on the property. The camp was dismantled. Police said this has been an ongoing issue.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Braddock Circle, a 20-year-old East Sandwich 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 Dewey Avenue contacted police at 4:03 PM to report seeing someone operating a dirt bike in an erratic manner, almost hitting other vehicles. Police said the bike was gone when they arrived.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 5:15 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Nicholas Abbott, 21, of Sandwich, was slowing down on the Exit 59 (old Exit 2) offramp and was rear-ended by a car driven by David McLean, 73, of Mashpee. No one was injured or cited.

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A Kiah’s Way resident contacted police at 7:37 PM to report that when his 21-year-old daughter arrived home, a neighbor pulled into the driveway behind her and was yelling at her. Police spoke to all involved and determined that the woman had been tailgating her neighbor. No charges were filed.

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Police were called to Samoset Road at 10:31 PM when someone reported that a white man had walked through the caller’s yard about an hour earlier, saying that he was just cutting through. The resident wanted police to check the area, which they did. The man was not in the area when police arrived.

Friday, May 28

A caller from Grand Oak Road contacted police at 12:25 AM to report a loud party in the area. Police spoke to the homeowner, who said the music would be turned down for the night.

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Police were called to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Kiah’s Way and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 3:34 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Sean Davies, 18, of Sandwich crashed into the rear of a car driven by Bruce Barents, 79, of East Sandwich; the impact pushed his car into a car driven by Luis Diaz-Rodriguez, 34, of New Bedford. No one was injured or cited.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Braddock Circle at 5:58 PM, a 24-year-old Cotuit woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

Saturday, May 29

A Longhill Drive resident contacted police at 10:18 AM to report waking up to find that the resident’s mailbox had been hit by a car overnight and that the license plate from the car was on the ground nearby. When police told him who the car belonged to, he said the owners are friends of the family and he would handle the situation himself.

Sunday, May 30

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Snake Pond Road and Blackthorn Path, a 42-year-old Forestdale man will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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A Leveridge Lane resident contacted police at 3:47 PM to report that she had received inappropriate mail and wanted to speak with a female police officer. The woman showed the officer the piece of mail, which was a poem about mammograms that had been addressed to the woman. She told police that she did not know who had sent it, but police determined it had been sent to her by a friend from the Sandwich Council on Aging. Nothing further came from the incident.

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A caller from Freeman Avenue contacted police at 9:27 PM to report that his neighbor’s sprinklers had caused some flooding in his own yard. The incident was documented.

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Police were called to the Sandwich Motor Lodge on Route 6A at 11:04 PM when someone reported that the candy machine had been damaged. No suspects have been identified.

Monday, May 31

A Peter’s Pond Drive resident walked into the police station at 8:20 AM to ask for advice on how to evict a roommate from the resident’s home. The resident was advised on the eviction process.

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A resident from Route 130 contacted police at 11:32 AM to ask for advice about a restraining order. Advice was given.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 12:35 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Denise Delucia, 51, of Walpole was slowing in heavy traffic and her vehicle was rear-ended by a car driven by Sara Pearson, 22, of Hopkinton. No one was injured or cited.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Pine Terrace at 3 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Daniel Nussdorfer, 40, of Eastham was slowing in heavy traffic and was rear-ended by a car driven by a 17-year-old Sandwich woman. No one was injured or cited.

Tuesday, June 1

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 10:03 AM. Police said the crash occurred when John Tabor, 57, of Rochester slowed as it passed a broken-down tractor-trailer truck and was rear-ended by a car driven by Terrence Moran, 72, of Marstons Mills. No one was injured or cited.

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