Sandwich Police Logs July 21 - 27, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Police responded to the Sandwich Taverna on Cotuit Road at 12:15 AM for a report of a suspicious incident. According to the police report, the caller had observed two suspicious men waiting in the parking lot after harassing patrons at the bar earlier that night. When police arrived, the men had already left the parking lot.

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Police responded to reports of a domestic disturbance at a home on Jack Kelly Road at 2:34 PM. The disturbance was determined to be a verbal argument between a husband and wife. They were both advised of their domestic rights, which they declined. The wife left the home for the evening to stay with a friend. No charges were filed.

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At 3:04 PM, police received a call from Bramblebush Drive reporting malicious destruction of property. The caller claimed that someone had written obscene words on his daughter’s vehicle. Officers spoke with the daughter, who was uncooperative and upset that her father had reported the damage. According to police, it appeared as though the damage could be wiped off the vehicle easily.

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Police responded to the scene of a car crash involving six vehicles on Route 130 at 3:18 PM. The crash occurred when Kathleen Levine, 51, of Marion, was unable to stop her vehicle when approaching a line of cars that were stopped at a traffic signal. Ms. Levine’s vehicle collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by Mian M. Amin, 49, of Mashpee, which set off a chain reaction involving four more vehicles. Mr. Amin was transported to

Falmouth Hospital, where he was treated for neck pain. Ms. Levine was cited for failure to use care in stopping.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

At 4:35 PM a man entered the police station to report a case of larceny involving a dog once owned by his sister, who had died. The man said that when his sister died, her dog was left temporarily with a friend in East Sandwich, but when the man attempted to pick up the dog he found that the friend was no longer living at the address given.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

At 9:13 AM, police responded to the power plant on Freezer Road where a section of fence surrounding the plant had been cut. According to police, the incident might be related to a case involving machinery that had been taken from the plant last week. The cut fence appears to be an attempted entry that was unsuccessful. Both cases remain open and under investigation.

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A woman from Gully Lane called police at 1:21 PM to report that her home appeared to have been broken into. She had arrived home to find that a screen from one of her windows had been removed and someone had entered her home. Police brought in a K-9 unit to search the area but were unable to locate anyone. Drawers had been opened and gone through in the master bedroom, but it did not appear that anything had been taken.

A criminal investigative officer was brought in to process the scene. The incident remains under investigation.

Friday, July 25, 2014

An officer running radar on Main Street at 8:19 AM pulled over a driver for speeding. The officer discovered that while the operator of the vehicle, Tony L. Anderson, 21, of Hyannis, had a valid Massachusetts learner’s permit, his passenger, Ross P. Nelson, 22, of Sandwich, had a suspended license. Mr. Anderson was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and not being in possession of a license. Mr. Nelson was found to have an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

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At 6:18 PM police responded to a home on Duchess Drive, where there were reports of a domestic disturbance. Police determined that the disturbance was a verbal argument between a father and his adult son. There were no assaults or threats made and the son went for a walk in order to cool down. No charges were filed in the incident.

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Police responded to a car crash on Kensington Drive at 8:58 PM. A woman on Kensington Drive had called 911 to report that a car had driven into her yard and crashed into one of her lawn ornaments. She observed the driver exiting the car and told police that she believed the man was intoxicated. When police arrived, they found Robert R. Moore, 49, of Sandwich. Mr. Moore was arrested and charged with his third offense for operating under the influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle with a license that was suspended for operating under the influence.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

An officer on patrol at 3:29 PM on Route 6A witnessed a man and a woman arguing. The officer determined that it was a verbal dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend and advised both of their domestic rights. No charges were filed and both let the officer know that they were okay.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Police responded to a car crash on Knott Avenue at 10:01 AM. The crash occurred when a motorcycle operator, 16, lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a car operated by Cathy Grier, 56, of Crystal Lake, Illinois, that was stopped in the travel lane. There were no injuries in the crash and the motorcycle operator was cited for failure to use care.

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Police responded to reports of a domestic disturbance at 11:22 AM on Route 130 near the fire station. According to police, the verbal argument was between a boyfriend and girlfriend and no physical assaults had taken place. The boyfriend decided to leave their residence for the night. Both declined their rights to a restraining order, though the girlfriend later took out a no trespass order on the boyfriend.

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Police spoke to a man on Knott Avenue at 7:37 PM regarding threatening comments that had been made about him. The man told police that his 11-year-old daughter had returned home from a visit with her grandmother, where the daughter heard her grandmother say that she wanted to punch and kill the father. The man wanted to have the incident documented and no charges have been filed at this time.


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