During the week of May 27 through June 3, 2020, Sandwich Police responded to a total of 206 calls including three ambulance assists, three car crashes, and one overdose. Officers made one arrest. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, May 27

Police were called to a home on Service Road at 5:57 PM when someone reported that he thought there might be trespassers in his vacant house. Police said that there was someone doing work in the area and that neighbors did not see anything suspicious.

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A Discovery Hill resident contacted police at 7:03 PM to report that a trailer had been left on his property. Police said that the resident made his own arrangements to have the trailer removed.

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Police were called to Town Neck Beach at 8:02 PM when someone reported being concerned about bonfires in the area. Police said that the fire had been extinguished before they arrived and that the people on the beach were advised of the town bylaw.

Thursday, May 28

A Dillingham Avenue resident contacted police at 12:39 AM to report that someone was playing music too loudly and refusing to turn it down. Police spoke to the person and advised them of the town bylaw, at which point they did lower the volume.

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A caller from Burg Avenue contacted police at 3:51 PM to report that their 4-year-old grandchild had gone missing about 20 minutes ago. Police said that the child was found safe inside of the home.

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Police were called to the waste station on Service Road at 4:30 PM when someone reported that a camper with no license plates had been abandoned in the driveway. Police have not been able to determine who owned the camper and it was towed from the scene.

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An Avon Drive resident walked into the police station at 5:38 PM to file a noise complaint. Police said that they would add extra patrols in the area.

Friday, May 29

Police were called to Mill Road at 12:16 PM when a resident reported that homemade signs had been taken from their front yard. Surveillance camera footage showed the signs were taken by a group of teenagers. Some of the signs were found at a nearby clubhouse where police said it looked as though someone had attempted to burn them. There are no suspects at this time.

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A Dillingham Avenue resident contacted police at 11:03 PM to report that someone was at their window. Police checked the area and determined that the incident may have been weather-related as they did not find anyone in the area.

Saturday, May 30

Police were called to the post office on Route 6A at 11:34 AM when someone reported that they suspected a drug deal was in the works because they saw a package being passed between two vehicles. The vehicles were gone when police arrived.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 2:01 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Sierra Bainbridge, 46, of Sandwich stopped to make a left turn and was rear-ended by a car driven by Thomas Hayes, 18, of Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.

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A caller from Farmersville Road contacted police at 2:11 PM to report that their neighbor was having illegal fires in their yard. The fire department responded and did not find any burning happening.

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Police responded to a suspected overdose in East Sandwich at 6 PM. Police said that a 35-year-old woman was given two doses of Narcan before regaining consciousness. She was taken to the hospital by paramedics.

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Police were called to Dillingham Avenue at 10:09 PM when someone reported that there was loud music being played in the area. Police spoke to the homeowner and the music was turned down.

Sunday, May 31

Police were called to the basketball court on Kiahs Way at 1:36 AM when someone reported that there were people in the area. Police spoke to the people and they went home for the night.

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A caller from Jan Sebastian Drive contacted police at 7:05 AM to report that there were people on dirt bikes in the area and that they were making too much noise for the time of day. Police found the bikers and advised them to leave the area.

Monday, June 1

A Sconset Avenue resident contacted police at 3:36 AM to report that two men who were dressed in all black, like ninjas, were looking into their windows. Police said that there were no ninjas, or anyone else, in the area when they arrived.

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Police were called to Schumacher Way at 6:28 PM for a report of someone trespassing on the private tennis courts in the area. A wallet was found in the area and returned to its owner, who was told that they were not to return to the tennis courts as they are private property.

Tuesday, June 2

A Ploughed Neck Road resident contacted police at 1:51 AM to report that they heard teenagers in the area. Police said that the area was quiet when they arrived.

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Police were called to a Quaker Meetinghouse road address at 3:29 AM when the property’s caretaker reported that a car was running in the parking lot. Police spoke to the people inside of the car, who said that they would be on their way.

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A caller from West Crossfield Road contacted police at 3:26 PM to report having seen a suspicious man walking around in different driveways in the area. Police said that no one suspicious was in the area when they arrived.

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A Wolf Hill resident contacted police at 6 PM to report that she had heard a single gun shot that came from near the train tracks. Police checked the area, but did not find anything out of order.

Wednesday, June 3

At 1:24 AM a man came into the police station to report that he had been drugged at some point and he believed that it had happened in Sandwich. Police determined that the incident had actually occurred in Bourne and the man was advised to report the incident to the Bourne Police.

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