Harwich device; kids steal car; Centerville crash

Potential explosive device clears recycling center
HARWICH - Police and the State Police bomb squad were called to the Harwich landfill after someone noticed a small military ordinance in the metal pile Wednesday morning.

It turned out to contain a small amount of powder but no charge attached to it.

The area was sealed off for about a half hour.

Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.

Posted on 8/24 at 6:30 AM.

 

Juveniles accused of joyride
MASHPEE - Three juveniles were tracked down by a K-9 dog and charged after police answered a call about a vehicle with a loud muffler traveling the Valley Road area with no lights Early Wednesday. The driver was charged with receiving stolen property, failing to stop for police, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, operating unlicensed and open container of alcohol. One passenger was charged with disturbing the peace, open container, receiving stolen property over $250 and trespassing after he reportedly jumped a fence into the Otis base. The third with charged with possession of Class D and receiving stolen property over $250. Posted on 8/24 at 6:30 AM.

Centerville crash backs up Route 28 traffic
CENTERVILLE
- A two vehicle crash on Route 28 by the Centerville Plaza shut down the busy road backing up traffic for miles.

An SUV and a car collided around 1:20 PM causing the SUV to roll over. The severity of injuries was not immediately known.

Barnstable Police are investigating the crash. Posted on 8/23 at 8:00 PM; photo courtesy of Frank Paparo/NEVN; with assistance of Ryan Somerfield.

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