During the week of September 4 through September 11, 2019, Sandwich police responded to a total of 253 calls, including 40 ambulance assists and eight car crashes. Officers made seven arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

An Osprey Lane resident contacted police at 3:34 PM to report that someone they had recently met would not stop calling them. Police spoke to the person who was making the calls and the person agreed to stop.

* * *

At 5:12 PM police saw a vehicle being operated by Jeffrey A. Franklin, 39, of Forestdale on Jan Sebastian Drive. The officer knew Mr. Franklin to have a suspended license and a check of his status confirmed that was still true. The officer stopped the vehicle and charged Mr. Franklin with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license for a subsequent offense.

* * *

Police were called to Nantucket Trail at 5:56 PM when a resident reported their neighbor had been staring at their house. Police said that there have been ongoing issues between the adult neighbors and they have been advised to stay away from each other.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Route 6A at 1:18 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Peter Caleshu, 47, of East Sandwich stopped in traffic and his vehicle was rear-ended by a car driven by Chad Lavallee, 34, of Cumberland, Rhode Island. No one was injured or cited, and Mr. Caleshu’s car was towed.

* * *

A caller from Jarves Street contacted police at 10:09 PM to report seeing two men with flashlights going from building to building and peering into windows. Police did not find anyone in the area when they arrived.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Farmersville Road at 10:24 AM. Police said that the crash occurred when Ilda DaSilva, 62, of Dennisport lost control of her car and crashed into a guardrail. She was not injured or cited.

* * *

A caller from Ed Moffitt Drive contacted police at 4:41 PM to report seeing a man inside a dumpster in the area. The man left the area before police arrived.

* * *

A Route 6A resident contacted police at 9:07 PM to report that there was a suspicious vehicle in the driveway. Police spoke with the driver who said that they pulled over because they were having a verbal argument with their passenger, but would be on their way.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

A Leveridge Lane resident contacted police at 3:31 PM to report that something might have been stolen from their room. The incident is under investigation and police said that they are talking to people who have had access to the resident’s home and that the case is still open.

* * *

Police were called to a Ridgewood Drive residence at 8:38 PM when the homeowner came home to find their door ajar. Police checked the home and found nothing out of order.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

An Almy Avenue resident contacted police at 10:29 AM to report that their backyard may have become flooded by running water coming from a neighbor’s house. Police said the neighbor’s sprinkler was running and causing the flooding. The spigot was turned off and the homeowner was made aware of the situation.

* * *

Police were called to Old County Road at 6:03 PM when someone reported hearing a gunshot in the area. Police said that everything was quiet on arrival.

* * *

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Route 130 at 7:42 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Brian Gunther, 31, of Bridgewater was turning left onto Route 130 and drove into the path of a car driven by a 17-year-old Buzzards Bay woman. No one was injured or cited.

Monday, September 9, 2019

An Elijah’s Hollow Road resident contacted police at 2:34 PM to report that their daughter had been receiving upsetting text messages. Police contacted the number the texts were coming from and determined that it was a wrong number.

* * *

Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Race Lane and Settlers Path at 3:30 PM. Police said that the crash occurred when Jeremy Disanti, 35, of Sandwich slowed to turn onto Settlers Path and was rear-ended by a car driven by Melissa Norton, 30, of Sandwich. No one was injured or cited.

* * *

A caller from Pierre Vernier Drive contacted police at 4:27 PM to report that their ring had gone missing earlier in the week and they suspected that it had been stolen. Police said that there are no suspects, and the case remains open.

* * *

As the result of a traffic stop on Route 6A at 5:03 PM, a 30-year-old Wareham woman will be summoned to court on charges of attaching plates, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. The woman told police that she had just purchased the new vehicle and had put her old vehicle’s plates on the new one. She was unable to provide police with paperwork to back it up.

* * *

A Cotuit Road resident contacted police at 10:30 PM to report that their sister in Arizona was having a medical issue. Police contacted the Mesa, Arizona, police and advised them of the issue.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Police were called to Victory Lane at 11:57 AM when someone reported that a man was illegally tossing his garbage into a dumpster. The man was identified and contacted and arrived a short time later to remove his trash.

* * *

A caller from Nantucket Trail contacted police at 5:30 PM to report that their neighbor had been driving too fast along the roadway. The incident is part of an ongoing issue between two neighbors and was documented.

* * *

Police were called to Route 6A at 5:38 PM when someone reported that a propane tank was leaking. Police investigated and found no hazard.

* * *

A Georges Fernandes Way resident contacted police at 6:02 PM to report that their car had been keyed. Police said that the damage to the car appeared to be old and not the result of a keying.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.