During the week of September 2 through September 9, 2020, Sandwich Police responded to a total of 202 calls including four ambulance assists and four car crashes. Officers made three arrests. The following are excerpts from their logs.

Wednesday, September 2

Police were called to the Stop & Shop on Route 6A at 9:31 AM when an employee reported finding graffiti on the back wall of the building. The image was a pink and gold bat with the initials J.B. There are no suspects at this time.

Thursday, September 3

A caller from Tyler Drive contacted police at 10:41 AM to report seeing a 10-year-old riding an electric bicycle in the area without wearing a helmet. Police spoke to the child and his parents.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Cotuit Road and Harlow Road at 1:47 PM. The crash occurred when Jeanette Teletier, 65, of Manchaca, Texas, rear-ended a car driven by Kathleen Ward, 49, of Osterville. No one was injured or cited.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash at the intersection of Snake Pond Road and Route 130 at 2:01 PM. The crash occurred when Joshua Miranda, 21, of Farmingville, New York, rear-ended a car driven by Wendy Chesson, 50, of Centerville. No one was injured, and Mr. Miranda was cited for following too closely.

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Police were called to a barn on Great Hill Road at 5:39 PM when someone reported there were items destroyed and out-of-place at the building, including a hole being cut in the screen of the barn. There are no suspects at this time.

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A 14-year-old girl contacted police at 8:14 PM to report a man started following her in the parking lot of Snake Pond Beach while she waited for her grandfather to pick her up. When the girl saw the man following her, she ran home and called the police. Police did not find anyone suspicious at the beach.

Saturday, September 5

Police were called to Bourne Hay Road at 1:31 AM when a resident reported hearing a car alarm going off for the past half-hour. The responding officer said the alarm was no longer going off when police removed.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 3:05 AM to report there was a loud party taking place at the Peters Pond RV Resort. The area was quiet when police arrived.

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Police were called to the Shell gas station on Route 130 at 9:28 AM when employees reported a man was hanging out in front of the station who was unsteady on his feet and slurring his words. The 73-year-old Marstons Mills man was taken into protective custody and transported to Cape Cod Hospital.

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A Cove Road resident contacted police at 11:53 AM to report he had lent his boat to someone and now they were refusing to return it. The incident was documented.

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Police responded to North Shore Boulevard at 4:02 PM when a caller reported someone was sunbathing on their private beach. The incident was documented, and no charges were filed.

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A Naumkeag Lane resident contacted police at 9:10 PM to report there were gunshots in the area. The area was quiet when police arrived.

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Police were called to a Route 6A residence at 10:04 PM when someone reported there was a loud party in the area. The homeowner was advised of the town bylaw and turned down the volume for the night.

Sunday, September 6

Police responded to a Boulderbrook Road address at 12:37 AM when someone reported a loud party was taking place. The partiers were advised of the town noise bylaw and quieted down for the night.

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A caller from Cotuit Road contacted police at 1:39 AM to report a loud party was taking place. Police responded, and the the party was taken inside for the night.

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A California resident renting a property on Route 6A contacted police at 6:34 AM to report the landlord had threatened to call the police if the renters did not wear face masks at all times. The renter stated they were also forbidden from having any visitors at the property. Police said this was a matter for the Sandwich Board of Health and not the police.

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Police were called to Cotuit Road at 3:08 PM when someone reported seeing an empty baby carriage on the side of the road. The responding officer said the carriage appeared to be old and weathered, and it was disposed of.

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A caller from Quaker Meetinghouse Road contacted police at 3:26 PM to report seeing a woman riding a bicycle in the area who appeared to be intoxicated. Police found the woman near the entrance to the Oak Ridge School and said she had scrapes on her hands, knees and shins from falling off the bike. She told police she was a “pizza bitch” at a nearby pizza restaurant and was riding her bike home from work. Police determined she was under the influence of alcohol, and as a result the 39-year-old Duxbury woman was placed into protective custody until she was sober.

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Police were called to Off The Grid BBQ on Route 6A at 5:20 PM when multiple people reported the business was playing loud music. The manager was told to turn the volume down.

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A caller from Buxus Shores Circle contacted police at 6:16 PM to report there was loud music being played at Peters Pond. Police spoke with the manager who said they would take care of the issue.

Monday, September 7

Police were called to the cemetery on Route 6A at 12:51 AM when someone reported two teenage girls were yelling and singing in the area. Police found the two girls and drove them home.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash on Cotuit Road at 12:57 PM. Police said the crash occurred when Brian Kelly, 45, of Forestdale struck a mailbox and then crashed into the woods. He was not injured or cited.

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A Robinwood Circle resident contacted police at 4:33 PM to report a group of about 10 teenagers had just walked down a path and the caller suspected drug activity was about to take place. Police located the teenagers and spoke to them and their parents, though at this time police are not able to confirm if the teenagers were using, or planning on using, any illicit substances.

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A motorcyclist was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with a foot injury following a crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Charles Street. Multiple 911 calls came in at 5:06 PM reporting the crash between a motorcycle and a sedan. Police said that the crash occurred when a sedan driven by Eustace Walker, 24, of Mashpee was pulling onto Route 6A and did not see the motorcycle driven by Ethan Whited, 31, of Woods Hole.When police arrived, Mr. Whited was being tended to by the residents of a nearby home. Police said that he was taken to Cape Cod Hospital to be treated for an injury to his foot. Mr. Walker declined to be treated for any injuries. No citations were issued as a result of the crash.

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Police were called to Nottingham Drive at 5:37 PM when a resident reported her car had been broken into over the weekend and $350 had been stolen from her wallet. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the window rolled down and the keys in the ignition with the purse visible in the car. There are no suspects.

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Police were called to the parking lot of Sandwich Pizza at 8:53 PM when someone reported a woman was drinking nips in the parking lot. As a result of this incident, a 40-year-old Sandwich woman was taken into protective custody until she was sober.

Tuesday, September 8

A caller from Meiggs-Backus Road contacted police at 1:28 AM to report someone was yelling and drumming in the woods. The area was quiet when police arrived.

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A Shady Oak Lane resident contacted police at 9:49 AM to report finding a suspicious mouse trap near the fence in their yard. The resident said they will be installing surveillance cameras on their property to get to the bottom of the mouse-trap mystery.

Wednesday, September 9

Police were called to the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Cotuit Road at 4:56 AM when a resident reported a young woman was knocking on car windows asking for a ride home. The woman was not in the area when police arrived.

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