Eastham school bus crash; Cape DEA agent accused of domestic assault; guns stolen off boats in Falmouth; Ptown crash; Hyannis pedestrian struck; Mashpee roofer falls

Three school buses collide in Eastham

- The ride home from school for some Nauset High students came to a sudden stop when their school buses were involved in a collision on Route 6 by Governor Prence Road. The three buses and a pickup truck somehow became entangled just after 2 PM. Five students were taken to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation and two others were checked at the scene according to Eastham Fire officials. All of the injuries were described as minor. Broken light lenses and twisted metal on the front of one bus was the only visible evidence of the crash. The other students were offloaded onto another bus to continue their ride home. Eastham Police are investigating the exact cause of the crash. They've cited the drivers of the two buses behind the first one. 52-year old Laurie Wells of Brewster and 50-year old Diane Campbell were cited for failing to use care in stopping. The driver of the first bus Frederick Novello of Orleans who reportedly stopped because the pickup seen between the buses was partially in the roadway was not cited. All three drive for First Student Bus Company. The driver of the pickup truck and the owner Bayside Rental were ticketed for allowing a vehicle to obstruct a highway. They were reprotedly mowing grass on the side of the highway under state contract. Posted on 10/10 at 5:00 PM; updated on 10/12 at 6:00 AM. Photos by Tim Caldwell.

Cape drug task force head accused of domestic assault
- The head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency's Cape Cod Drug Task Force was arrested by Sandwich Police late Monday night after an apparent domestic incident left a female family member with a minor stab wound to her buttocks. The Times quoting court paperwork reported an arguement started in which the female allegedly smeared barbecue sauce in the face of 49-year old Edward Harrington who is alleged to have then either stabbed her or thrown a steak knife at her striking her posterior. The drug agency is conducting its own internal investigation. Posted on 10/11 at 7:30 AM.

Two guns reported stolen off boats in Falmouth
- Falmouth Police are investigating another series of breaking and enterings into several boats in the Harbor. A dozen vessels were hit Friday morning. Among items taken were an assault rifle and a handgun from one boat as well as other assorted items. Some vandalism was also done. Anyone with information is asked to contact Falmouth Police. Posted on 10/11 at 7:30 AM

Two injured in Provincetown crash
- A two vehicle crash in Provincetown sent both drivers to Cape Cod Hospital. The crash happened about 2:30 PM on Route 6 at Snail Road. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Provincetown Police are investigating the crash. The vehicles are seen here at the impound yard after being towed from the scene. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/10 at 5:00 PM. Photo by Tim Caldwell

Pedestrian struck in Hyannis
- A pedestrian was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Hyannis. It happened Tuesday afternoon near the Route 28 and Bearses Way intersection. The injuries do not appear life-threatening. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/10 at 5:00 PM.

Roofer Medflighted after fall
- A roofer was flown to Mass General Hospital after falling this morning. Rescue crews were called to the Sea Quarters Condos construction site in New Seabury. The man was reportedly conscious when they arrived. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/10 at 5:00 PM.

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