TUESDAY MARCH 14th, 2006
WELLFLEET MAN ARRESTED ON OUTSTANDING CHARGES
TRURO – A man wanted for several incidents on the Outer Cape has been arrested. Daniel Ellis had outstanding warrants for operating under the influence, operating to endanger, failing to stop for a police officer and three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon stemming from incidents in 2004 and 2005 in Provincetown and Truro. Police learned he was living at 100 Gull Pond Road in Wellfleet where he was arrested without incident.
TUESDAY MARCH 14th, 2006
SHOPPERS EVACUATED AFTER SMOKE IN AUTO STORE
YARMOUTH – Shoppers were evacuated from the Autozone store on Route 28 in South Yarmouth after smoke began filling the business. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to locate the source of the problem and then cleared out the smoke. Further details were not immediately available.
MONDAY MARCH 13th, 2006
FALMOUTH MAN ARRESTED ON GUN, DRUG CHARGES
FALMOUTH – A Falmouth man was arrested on several gun and drug charges. According to the Times police responded to Paul Lorenco’s residence to investigate the latest in a series of car vandalism complaints and found his car windshield smashed and Lorenco wearing a bulletproof vest on. He consented to a search of his house where cops seized an unlicensed 9 MM handgun, ammo, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs. Lorenco was charged with carrying an unlicensed gun, possession of a large capacity gun, possession of a gun without a FID card and possession of Class B,C,D, and E drugs.
ATTEMPTED MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED AGAIN
ORLEANS – Douglas McCracken the Orleans man accused of stabbing his wife in Orleans in February is in more trouble with the law. The Times reports he checked out of rehab in violation of a court order. He allegedly also violated a restraining order taken out by his wife by leaving a phone message.
ROBBER UNABLE TO OPEN STORE REGISTERS
DENNIS – A would be robber was stymied in his attempt when he couldn’t figure out how to open the Tedeschi’s register at a West Dennis store. The suspect eventually fled and the clerk who was in the back of the store was not hurt.
FIRE FORCES EVACUATION OF SCHOOL
BARNSTABLE – A small fire in the girl’s locker room at Barnstable High School forced the evacuation of the building about 10:40 AM Monday. The fire was quickly put out but heavy smoke had to be ventilated from the structure. The fire comes six days after a similar incident at the Sturgis Charter School in Hyannis. Officials are still investigating the incident...
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