During the week of October 21 through 28 the Sandwich Police responded to a total of 200 calls, including four ambulance assists, seven car crashes and one overdose. Officers made five arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, October 21

Police were called to the intersection of Country Farm and Snake Pond roads at 8 AM when someone reported a minivan had been parked in the neighborhood for about 40 minutes. The caller thought this was suspicious. Police found a group of men in the area who were going door to door to talk with residents about a religion.

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An Almy Avenue resident contacted police at 9:38 AM to report the resident’s neighbor had yelled at an employee about dirt left in the roadway during a construction project. Police said the altercation was only verbal, and no charges have been filed.

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A caller from Timber Way contacted police at 11:22 AM to report someone had used the caller’s information to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A Fox Bottom Circle resident contacted police at 12:33 PM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 2:16 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Redmond Barrett, 92, of Sandwich was pulling out of the post office and crashed into a car driven by Ian Madden, 25, of Wareham. No one was injured or cited.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Cobblestone Way at 3:53 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Amber Smith, 29, of Pensacola, Florida, was coming to a stop at the traffic lights and was rear-ended by a car driven by Fawn Woodman, 51, of Osterville. No one was injured or cited.

Thursday, October 22

A Jeannes Way resident contacted police at 10:27 AM to report someone had used the resident’s information to file an unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Chipman Road contacted police at 11:53 AM to report someone had used the caller’s personal information to file an unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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Police were called to the intersection of Route 6A and Chipman Road at 2:07 PM when someone reported seeing a man “flipping cars off.” The man told police he was doing a charity walk and had exchanged “gestures” with a driver. Nothing further came from the incident.

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A Windsor Road resident contacted police at 2:13 PM to report a fraudulent unemployment claim had been filed in the resident’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from the intersection of the Mid-Cape Highway and Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 5:42 PM to report the caller was concerned a man on the overpass was planning to throw something at cars. No one was there when police arrived.

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A caller from Chestnut Lane contacted police at 5:55 PM to report her purse was possibly stolen while she had lunch with her daughter at a Freezer Road restaurant. The next day, Fisherman’s View contacted police to let them know a purse had been found in the parking lot. Police reunited the initial caller with the purse, and it was determined that nothing had been stolen.

Friday, October 23

A Bramblebush Drive resident contacted police at 2:13 AM to report the resident had seen someone outside with a flashlight and wanted the area checked. Police did not find anything suspicious.

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A Barberry Mew resident contacted police at 8:33 AM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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A caller from Windsong Road contacted police at 9:19 AM to report someone had used the caller’s information to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A Mill Road resident contacted police at 9:47 AM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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At 12:28 PM, a South Point Drive resident contacted police to report an unemployment claim had been filed in the resident’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Cowslip Path contacted police at 12:38 PM to report someone had filed an unemployment claim in the caller’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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A Summer Street resident contacted police at 2:17 PM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. The incident is under investigation.

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Police arrested Mitchell J. Wojtasinski, 36, of Kingston at 2:27 PM on Cotuit Road. Police said a car driven by Mr. Wojtasinski was stopped following a report of an erratic operator in the area. Police found he had a warrant out of Barnstable District Court on motor vehicle charges and arrested him on the outstanding warrant charge.

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A caller from Boardwalk Road contacted police at 5:23 PM to report seeing a dead seal in the marsh. Police advised Animal Control, which advised the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Saturday, October 24

As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Regents Gate at 3 AM, a 62-year-old woman from Cambridge will be summonsed to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding.

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Police were called to a Lake Shore Drive residence at 7:37 AM when someone reported a group of children were screaming as though they were fighting. Police said the children were playing on a trampoline.

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A woman walked into the police station at 11:16 AM to report having received a card with the message “I think you’re really beautiful, sending you lots of love, I wish I could send it in person.” The woman did not know who sent the message and was alarmed by it. The incident was documented.

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A Great Hill Road resident contacted police at 1:37 PM to report an unemployment claim was filed in the resident’s name. The incident is under investigation.

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A caller from the intersection of Town Neck Road and Dillingham Avenue contacted police at 1:54 PM to report seeing a barefoot woman walking along the center of the road. Police said the woman was not in the area when they arrived.

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An Arbutus Lane resident contacted police at 3:41 PM to report the resident’s information had been used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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As the result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Route 6A and Crowell Lane at 4:30 PM, a 24-year-old Weymouth man will be summonsed to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

Sunday, October 25

Police were called to a Hirsch Road address at 1:18 AM when someone reported that people in a neighboring home were having a loud party. The homeowner was spoken to, and the party was moved indoors.

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As the result of a traffic stop on Main Street at 10:33 AM, a 35-year-old Forestdale man will be summonsed to court on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a motor vehicle lights violation.

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At 11:51 AM a Great Hill Road resident walked into the police station to report someone had vandalized a Lakefield Farms sign. Police said a teenager who lives in the area has been determined to be a potential suspect.

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A parent at the skate park called police at 3:10 PM to report a group of older children were yelling and swearing at younger children. The youths were spoken to and they said they would not engage in that behavior in the future.

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Police were called to the intersection of Cotuit Road and Route 130 at 4:15 PM when someone reported seeing a car being driven “all over the roadway.” Police found the driver of the suspected vehicle in a driveway. As a result of the incident, a 33-year-old Sandwich man will be summonsed to court on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding.

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A caller from the intersection of Route 6A and Main Street contacted police at 10:03 PM to report an injured deer was in the roadway. Police said the deer had to be put down.

Monday, October 26

Police were called to the intersection of Edward Kelly Road and Jack Kelly Road at 12:25 PM when someone reported seeing a man in a gray pickup truck seemingly dragging something into the woods. Police found the man and determined he was hunting in season.

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A Stonefield Drive resident contacted police at 1:49 PM to report someone in Watertown had used the resident’s Best Buy credit card to charge $4,092 in purchases. No suspects have been identified at this time.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Farmersville Road at 11:25 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Thomas Finlay, 62, of Mashpee struck a deer. He was not injured, and the deer ran into the woods.

Tuesday, October 27

Police responded to the scene of a suspected heroin overdose in East Sandwich at 12:38 AM. At the scene, police administered a dose of naloxone to a 31-year-old woman. She was transported to Cape Cod Hospital.

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A Grandwood Drive resident contacted police at 5:27 AM to report the resident’s information had been used to file an unemployment claim. No suspects have been identified.

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A caller from Main Street contacted police at 1:57 PM to report someone had filed an unemployment claim in the caller’s name. The incident is under investigation.

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A Christopher Hollow Road resident contacted police at 9:32 PM to report a fraudulent unemployment claim had been filed in the resident’s name. No suspects have been identified.

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