During the week of October 14 through October 21 Sandwich Police responded to a total of 229 calls, including eight ambulance assists, seven car crashes, two drug-related incidents and one overdose. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, October 14

Police were called to Route 6A at 12:36 PM when someone called to ask if he was still banned from entering a store. Police said the man was still banned, and he told them he will “avoid the store like the plague.” For the record, police did not identify which store or why the man had been banned from it.

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A Carver Drive resident contacted police at 2:47 PM to report a fraudulent unemployment claim had been filed in the resident’s name. The incident is under investigation.

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Police responded to the scene of a suspected opiate overdose in East Sandwich at 3 PM. Police said a 28-year-old man had collapsed while riding a scooter. Upon arrival, officers administered two doses of naloxone. Police said the man did not regain consciousness in the presence of a police officer, and paramedics assumed primary care of the patient. He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital, where he regained consciousness.

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A caller from a store on Cotuit Road contacted police at 3:30 PM to report a suspicious man wearing a black sweatshirt had approached and tried to talk to the caller in the store. Police investigated and found the “suspicious” man was an employee of the store.

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Police were called to the skate park on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 5:03 PM when someone reported a group of children were moving trash cans around the park and causing a hazard for younger riders. Police asked the children to move the trash cans back, and they did.

Thursday, October 15

As the result of a traffic stop on Route 130 at 9:11 AM, a 56-year-old Forestdale woman will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

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A Quaker Meetinghouse Road resident contacted police at 9:14 AM to report the caller’s information was used to file an unemployment claim. The incident is being investigated.

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A Locust Lane resident contacted police at 9:43 AM to report someone had used the caller’s personal information to file an unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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Police received a call at 11 AM from a Fort Hill Road resident who wanted to report someone had filed an unemployment claim using the caller’s information. The incident is under investigation.

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Police were called to a home on Osprey Lane when someone reported firearms might be present and unsecured in a home where children live. The home was searched, but police said the firearms turned out to be pellet guns.

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A caller who was staying at the Sandwich Motor Lodge contacted police at 12:52 PM to report someone had stolen the Florida license plates off the caller’s vehicle at some point overnight. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 1:45 PM to report the caller’s information had been used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A Pheasant Lane resident contacted police at 5:42 PM to report someone had filed an unemployment claim using the resident’s information. The incident is under investigation.

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Police were called to the skate park on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 8:22 PM when someone reported seeing people using the park after dark. The people were sent on their way.

Friday, October 16

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Harlow Road at 10:47 AM. Police said the crash occurred when a deer ran into the side of a car driven by Susan Guest, 59, of Sandwich. Ms. Guest was not injured. The deer died at the scene.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Service Road at 1:51 AM, a 36-year-old West Yarmouth man will be summoned to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license for a subsequent offense.

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A caller who had passed by the intersection of Snake Pond Road and Country Farm Road contacted police at 11:14 PM to report someone might have driven through a fence. Police found a vehicle parked behind a fence but not one that had driven through a fence.

Saturday, October 17

Police received a call at 8:22 AM from a Christopher Hollow Road resident who was reporting an unemployment claim was filed in the caller’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 10:40 AM to report the caller’s information was used to file a false unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A Freeman Avenue resident contacted police at 12:59 PM to report someone had used the caller’s information to file a fake unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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A caller from Old Mill Road contacted police at 2:30 PM to report a fraudulent unemployment claim had been filed using the caller’s information. The incident is under investigation.

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A Salt Kettle Lane resident contacted police at 4:27 PM to report someone had stolen the resident’s sign supporting presidential candidate Joe Biden and the resident wanted to have the incident documented in case others reported similar thefts. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from the intersection of Harlow Road and Country Club Road contacted police at 5:35 PM to report someone might be selling drugs from a Jeep in the neighborhood. Police found nothing suspicious.

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Police were called to the Sandwich Taverna at 11:57 PM when someone reported loud music being played in the area. Everything was quiet when police arrived.

Sunday, October 18

A caller from Route 130 contacted police at 12:32 AM to report music had started playing again at the Sandwich Taverna. Police returned to the establishment but found it was still quiet.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 9:51 AM, a 43-year-old Mashpee man will be summoned to court on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration.

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Police stopped a vehicle on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 10:51 PM and found the 22-year-old Sandwich man who was driving the car did not carry a valid license. As a result, he will be summoned to court on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Monday, October 19

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 130 at 5:50 AM. Police said the crash occurred when Robert Pedini, 63, of Marstons Mills struck a deer that had run into the roadway. Mr. Pedini was not injured. The deer fled the scene.

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As the result of a traffic stop at 9:50 AM, a 49-year-old East Sandwich man will be summoned to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 10:22 AM to report someone had filed an unemployment claim in the caller’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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At 11:25 AM a Piccadilly Road resident contacted police to report someone had filed an unemployment claim using the resident’s personal information. The incident is under investigation.

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A Dowager Drive resident contacted police at 1:38 PM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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An Edward Kelly Road resident contacted police at 11:49 AM to report seeing someone on the resident’s property heading toward the shed. Police said the person ended up being a pest control employee hired by the homeowner.

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Police received a call at 1:58 PM from an Elijahs Hollow Road resident who was reporting that a false unemployment claim was filed in the resident’s name. The incident is being investigated.

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Police stopped a car on Quaker Meetinghouse Road at 3:30 PM and found that the vehicle was not insured and that the registration was suspended. As a result of the stop, the 24-year-old woman from New Bedford who was driving the car will be summoned to court on those charges.

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An officer in the area of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Kiahs Way at 4:24 PM spoke to a person about operating the person’s ATV in the roadway. Police gave the person a warning.

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A Village Drive resident contacted police at 5:46 PM to report getting into a verbal altercation with a neighbor who had been walking a dog without a leash. Police spoke to both people and advised the dogwalker of the leash law.

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A caller from Wood Avenue contacted police at 5:57 PM to report a friend had supposedly requested some money through Venmo to fix a flat tire, but the caller found out the request was a scam. The incident has been reported to Venmo.

Tuesday, October 20

Police were called to Route 6A at 9:52 AM when someone reported a woman might have overdosed on drugs. Police said the woman was just sleeping.

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A Dana Road resident contacted police at 10:22 AM to report the resident’s daughter’s car had been vandalized. The incident is under investigation.

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A caller from Greenville Drive contacted police at 12:16 PM to report an unemployment claim was filed in the caller’s name. The incident is under investigation.

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A Weaver Way resident contacted police at 12:46 PM to report someone had used the resident’s information to file an unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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At 2:24 PM an Artisan Way resident contacted police to report a false unemployment claim had been filed using the resident’s information. The incident is being investigated.

Wednesday, October 21

Police were called to the intersection of Country Farm Road and Snake Pond Road at 8 AM when someone reported seeing a suspicious gray minivan parked for about 40 minutes. Police spoke to the occupants and sent them on their way.

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