During the week of October 30 to November 6, 2019, Sandwich police responded to a total of 227 calls including 34 ambulance assists and two car crashes. Officers made six arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Police arrested Audrey N. Pye, 34, of Sandwich following a traffic stop on Route 6A at 10:27 AM. Police said that the car was stopped when a check of the license plate revealed that its owner had a suspended license. Ms. Pye was identified as the owner and operator of the vehicle. It was also discovered that Ms. Pye had two outstanding warrants from Barnstable, one from Hingham, and one from Plymouth. She was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, a number plate violation, and four warrant charges.

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Police were called to Salt Marsh Road at 3:56 PM when a resident reported that their neighbor had been taking photographs of their home. Both neighbors were spoken to and no charges were filed because taking pictures of houses is not illegal.

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Police arrested Christopher J. Letendre, 51, of Sandwich at his Service Road home at 5:47 PM on a charge of being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant out of Florida. He was arrested without incident.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

A person walking along Freezer Road stopped a police officer at 8:40 AM to tell them that there was an unresponsive person in a nearby vehicle. The officer checked the vehicle and determined that the person was sleeping.

Friday, November 1, 2019

A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 6:47 AM to report that they had struck a deer with their car and that the deer had run into the woods. The deer was not located and no injuries were reported.

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Police were called to a Freezer Road business at 8:33 AM when an employee reported that there was an unruly customer in the business. Police said that this is an ongoing issue with this particular person and no charges were filed at this time.

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An employee from a Route 6A motel contacted police at 11:19 AM to report that a guest was refusing to leave. Police said that the guest had left by the time they arrived.

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A caller from Merchant Road contacted police at 12:20 PM to report that someone had nearly struck them with a car while backing out of a parking space and they yelled at the driver to slow down. The driver then yelled profanities at the pedestrian. Police said that no charges were filed.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 2:33 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when a 17-year-old Marstons Mills girl had pulled her vehicle onto Route 6A into the path of a car driven by Gordon Goodman, 65, of Salt Lake City, Utah. No one was injured, Mr. Goodman’s car was towed, and the girl was cited for failure to yield right of way and a passenger restriction violation.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

As the result of a traffic stop on Great Hill Road at 1:01 AM, a 19-year-old Forestdale man will be summoned to court on charges of a motor vehicle lights violation, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and not being in possession of registration.

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An Artisan Way resident contacted police at 2:26 AM to report that they had been receiving multiple calls from a someone and that when they answered they could hear women’s voices in the background. Police called the number and left a message advising them to stop calling or else harassment charges would be filed.

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Police were called to a Woodspring Farm Lane home at 3:06 AM when a resident reported hearing banging and doorbells ringing at their house. Police checked the area, but did not find anyone.

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A caller from Victory Lane contacted police at 8:34 AM to report hearing loud dirt bikes in the area. Police did not find anyone riding dirt bikes.

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Police were called to Salt Marsh Road at 9:55 AM when a resident reported that the survey line stakes on his property were moved and he believed it had been the work of a neighbor with whom he had an ongoing quarrel. Police spoke to the neighbor who said that they did not move the stakes, but had seen a couple of beachgoers using the stakes to remove a marine life carcass from the water. No charges were filed.

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A Wolf Hill resident contacted police at 12:10 PM to report seeing a coyote in their yard. Police did not find a coyote in the area.

Monday, November 4, 2019

A caller from Freezer Road contacted police at 4:32 PM to report that their friend had gone for a walk a while before and had not returned to the house. Police found the friend, who had been visiting with a third friend.

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Police arrested Lynda L. Glassford-Stephens, 55, of Marstons Mills at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Farmersville Road at 5:48 PM after an officer found her vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway with its hazard lights on. Police spoke to Ms. Glassford-Stephens and determined that she may have been consuming alcohol and administered a series of field sobriety tests, which she failed, police said. She was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A caller from Church Street contacted police at 9:06 AM to report that their 10-year-old grandson had gone missing. Police said that the child was found and transported home and that the incident was a misunderstanding between the child and their grandparent.

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Police were called to a Ravens Nest Road home at 9:25 PM when a man reported arriving at his out-of-town parent’s house to find a truck in the driveway with two German shepherds inside. The truck and the dogs did not belong to anyone living in the home. Police checked the home, but the truck was gone. They did not find anything suspicious.

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Police were called to a Feake Avenue home at 9:59 PM when someone reported a loud party. The residents were advised of the town bylaw.

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