Stolen boat recovered in Wellfleet
WELLFLEET - The Wellfleet harbormaster responding to a citizen complaint came across a stolen boat. The boat spotted on Omaha Road had been stolen from Dennis two weeks ago. No arrests have been made as the investigation continues. Posted on 9/11 at 12:00 PM.
Shed fire damages Mashpee home
MASHPEE - A shed was gutted by fire early Sunday morning at 761 Old Barnstable Road. A motorcycle and garden tools were destroyed. Heat from the fire damaged the side ofthe house there but no one was injured and firefighters kept the flames from getting inside. Posted on 9/11 at 12:00 PM.
Wanted man captured in Dennis
DENNIS - A Dennis patrolman on routine patrol arrested a man after recognizing him as being wanted by Boston Police. Patrolman Nick Patsavos was on Mulhern Drive about 12:30 AM Saturday morning when he spotted 22-year old Antoine Melton. Melton initiallly gave Ptl. Patsavos a false name and fled but was caught a after a brief chase. The warrants allege Nelton with receiving stolen property (MV), carring a dangerous weapon and possession of class D & E substances. Posted on 9/10 at 1:30 PM.
Shots fired in Hyannis
HYANNIS - Barnstable Police are investigating reports of shots being fired on Bearses Way near Fresh Holes Road about 9:45 PM. Several cruisers were combing the area according to a passing Cape Wide News reader. No one was injured but according to the Times residents are scared after a series of incidents in the neighborhood. In this latest incident bullets narrowly missed sleeping toddlers. The family had been displaced from New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina and had just moved into the duplex. Police don;t believe they were the target but believe the rash of shootings is over a drug "turf war". Read the times story here. Posted on 9/10 at 1:30 PM; updated on 99/11 at 12:00 PM.
A high surf advisory is in effect through Tuesday for large swells from Hurricane Florence which will pass about 500 miles off shore Monday.
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