During the week of November 11 through November 18, 2020, the Sandwich police responded to a total of 171 calls including one ambulance assist, five car crashes and 12 instances of unemployment fraud. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, November 11

A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 11:41 AM to report that the caller was being followed by someone driving a white SUV. The caller pulled into the parking lot of Canning’s Service Center for safety. An officer followed the caller back to the caller’s house to provide peace of mind, but it was determined that the person in the SUV was not following the caller.

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A Duchess Drive resident contacted police at 12:05 PM to report that an Amazon package that the resident did not order had been delivered to the caller’s home. Police said the package contained a leaf blower that was sent as a gift from the caller’s relative.

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Police were called to the Ridge Club on Country Club Road at 12:55 PM when a security guard found that a wooden gate there had been damaged. Police said the damage was caused when an 18-year-old Sandwich man drove through the gate. The man will be summoned to court on a charge of destruction of property under $1,200.

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An employee at Sandwich Hollows Golf Club on Round Hill Road contacted police at 5:38 PM to report that he had been watching the surveillance cameras and saw several cars in the back parking lot with multiple people drinking and throwing cans into the woods. Police said they found a group of men in their 50s who were having drinks in the parking lot after playing a few rounds of golf. The officer made them all call for other rides and they were picked up from the premises.

Thursday, November 12

A Chipman Road resident contacted police at 2:19 AM to report that people were at a neighbor’s house and the caller did not believe those people should be there. Police said the person in the house turned out to be the homeowner.

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Police were called to Route 6A at 3:05 AM when someone reported hearing a loud explosion in the area. Police said nothing was out of the ordinary when they arrived.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A at 8:52 AM, a 38-year-old East Wareham woman will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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Police responded to Jan Sebastian Drive at 9:20 AM for a report that someone had stopped by the caller’s Pickerel Way home the previous day attempting to sell solar panels and the caller thought this action was suspicious. The incident was documented.

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A caller from the parking lot of a Route 6A convenience store contacted police at 12:41 PM to report that he and an employee had gotten into a physical fight over how a monetary tip had been split. No charges were filed.

Friday, November 13

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Farmersville Road at 7:54 AM, a 36-year-old Mashpee man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

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A caller from Oak Ridge Road contacted police at 4:16 PM to report that someone had come to the caller’s house, asked some health questions, and then asked the caller to sign something, which the caller did. Feeling that the incident was suspicious, the person contacted the police and the council on aging. Police said the person does not know what they had signed and that there is no further information about this incident at this time.

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Police went to a Kiah’s Way residence at 4:29 PM to confiscate the firearms license and firearms of a resident who had been arrested for assault.

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A caller from a Route 130 restaurant contacted police at 4:32 PM to report that a patron had left without paying. Police spoke to the patron and determined that the patron had paid the bill and nothing was wrong.

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As the result of an incident on Route 6A at 7:57 PM where a tenant damaged a door of the room the tenant was renting, a 40-year-old Sandwich woman will be summoned to court for destruction of property under $1,200.

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Police were called to Tupper Road at 10:48 PM when someone reported a loud party in the area. The offender agreed to turn the music down.

Saturday, November 14

A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 11:28 AM to report seeing a suspicious car in the area. Police said the car belongs to a private investigator.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 12:47 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Cynthia Meyers, 69, of Sandwich was traveling along Route 6A when another driver, a 17-year-old Taunton girl, pulled out in front of her vehicle, causing the collision. No one was injured or cited.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Toms Way and Cotuit Road at 6:55 PM, a 33-year-old West Yarmouth woman will be summoned to court on charges of a motor vehicle lights violation, operating an unlicensed motor vehicle, and not being in possession of motor vehicle registration.

Sunday, November 15

Police were called to Lambert’s Farm Market on Cotuit Road at 8:23 AM when a manager reported seeing two teenagers on the previous night’s surveillance who were throwing doughnuts at the building. Police were able to identify the teenagers as local 15- and 14-year-olds and spoke to their parents. They were told to write letters of apology and to clean up the mess they made or charges would be filed.

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A Quaker Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 8:50 AM to report that a large coyote was in the resident’s back yard. An officer approached the animal and determined that it had been severely injured, likely as a result of being struck by a car, and put the coyote down. Animal control was called to remove its carcass.

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A caller from Tarragon Drive contacted police at 4:47 PM to report that a window had been broken at the caller’s home. No one saw who or what might have broken the window.

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Police were called to a State Street home at 8:51 PM when the homeowner reported that someone had placed signs on the homeowner’s property promoting President-elect Joseph Biden as well as Black Lives Matter. The man was very upset and asked to speak to a police officer. The incident is under investigation.

Monday, November 16

An Old County Road resident contacted police at 4 PM to report that the resident’s daughter was missing. The caller was told that the daughter was not missing, but was being held at Plymouth Police Station.

Tuesday, November 17

Police were called by a Freedom Road resident at 12:51 PM. The resident wanted to report receiving mail from someone the resident had a restraining order against. The incident is under investigation.

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A caller from Route 6A contacted police at 2:49 PM to report that the caller’s landlord had threatened to spray the caller in the face with bug spray. The incident was documented.

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