Harwich fire; Cape car thief crashes on Cape Ann; Hyannis drug bust

   Harwich Fire Chief William Remilliard directs operations at the fire scene on Riverside Drive as smoke billows out of a storage shed.  Photo by Jake O'Callaghan
Smoky fire guts West Harwich cottage
- A smoky fire gutted a storage shed in West Harwich around 8:30 AM. Firefighters rushed to 112 Riverside Drive around 8:30 AM. No injuries were reported but the building was a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation but may be electrical. Posted on 10/03 at 2:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.

Cape car thief comes to crashing end on Cape Ann
- A car stolen on Cape Cod ended up crashing on Cape Ann. James Roberts Jr. of Yarmouth is accused of stealing a vintage 1971 Buick Slylark from a relative on Cape Cod Monday night.

He crashed into another car after reportedly hitting a speed bump while fleeing police in Amesbury, MA. He is seen here still wearing a hospital gown at his arraignment in Newbury District Court Tuesday morning.

Posted on 10/03 at 5:00 PM. Read WHDH story with photo of crash scene.

Man arrested for trafficking in cocaine
- A Hyannis man is charged with trafficking in cocaine and possession of marijuana after a raid around 4:30 PM Monday. 29-year old Emmit Yates was taken into custody after a warrant was served at his residence on Bell Road. It came after a joint investigation by Barnstable and Yarmouth Police. They reportedly recovered 65 grams of crack cocaine. Yates has a long history with the law according to the Times. He served time in 1996 for manslaughter after reportedly hitting man over the head with a tricycle. The man died shortly thereafter. Yates also has two previous drug distribution convictions. Posted on 10/03 at 2:00 PM.

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