Apparent murder-suicide in Dennisport
Undertakers remove bodies from a home in Dennis after an apparent murder-suicide
DENNIS - Officials are investigating the reported discovery of two bodies at the Glendon Beach Cottages at at 97 Glendon Road in Dennisport Monday afternoon. State and Dennis crime scene units were on scene at the small cottage all afternoon. Police were called to do a reassurance check when they made the discovery. Monday evening Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe told CWN it appears to be a mother and child murder-suicide by gun (see the video of the DA at the scene and this NECN video). The victims are reportedly from Warwick, RI but identification is being withheld until the next of kin are notified. Posted on 10/30 at 7:00 PM; updated on 10/31 at 12:00 AM. Photos/video courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.
Driver extricated from Falmouth crash
FALMOUTH - Rescuers were called to extricate a driver after a vehicle crash in Falmouth. The crash happenened in front of 86 Sandwich Road about 5:30 AM Tuesday when a Dunkin' Donuts delivery box truck collided with a pickup truck. The pickup driver was taken to Falmouth Hospital. Falmouth Police are investigating the crash. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 10/31 at 7:00 AM; updated on 10/31 at 5:00 PM.
Fire forces patrons out of Daniel Webster Inn in Sandwich
SANDWICH - A chimney fire forced patrons to temporarily evacuate the historic Daniel Webster Inn on Main Street in Sandwich. The first report came in just after 7:15 PM Monday evening and smoke and sparks were reportedly visible when firefighters arrived shortly thereafter. They put a tower ladder up to the roof to reach the fire and check the extent of damage while other firefighters used a fan to clear smoke from the tavern area. Damage was not believed to be serious and no injuries were reported. Posted on 10/31 at 12:00 AM. Photo by Tim Caldwell.
No serious injuries in a series of crashes on Cape
CAPE COD - No serious injuries were reported in three separate crashes at nearly the same time Monday afternoon. In Hyannis this tractor trailer managed to avoid mangling a car in the Airport Rotary by driving up on the median of the Rotary. A crash on Willow Street near Higgins Hollow Road caused minor traffic delays.
And in Provincetown three people were checked out after a two vehicle crash at the entrance to Herring Cove Beach. Ptown Police and National Park Rangers are investigating. Posted on 10/30 at 4:00 PM. Photo by Tim Caldwell.
Two arrested in weekend armed robbery
HYANNIS - Two men were arrested in connection with an armed robbery early Sunday in Hyannis. Barnstable Police allege 26-year old Antonio Daluz and 28-year old Josh Fortin both of Brockton beat and robbed a man by a Main Street motel abut 12:45 AM. The victim reportedly lost several teeth in the attack was taken to CCH for evaluation. A witness reported seeing two suspects running near the transportation center and minutes later a Barnstable Police cruiser spotted a red Isuzu Rodeo operating with no lights on headed down Barnstable Road toward the Airport rotary. Police quickly received a report the vehicle had just been stolen. The two suspects bailed out but were quickly tracked down by a K-9 dog. They face charges of armed robbery and larceny of a motor vehicle. Posted on 10/30 at 4:00 PM.
Mall purse snatcher caught
HYANNIS - A Marstons Mills man was arrested after allegedly snatching a purse at the Cape Cod Mall. An elderly woman and her grand daughter were sitting in the Food Court when the purse was grabbed. The grand daughter gave chase along with a bystander and were joined by Mall Security and Barnstable Police. 18-year old Christopher Wilkins was apprehended in the woods near the Linen N Things store. Posted on 10/30 at 4:00 PM.
Electrical problem sparks small fire in Sandwich
SANDWICH - An apparent electrical problem sparked a small fire at a home on Crestview Drive in East Sandwich sometime before 11 AM. NStar was called to cut the power and only minor damage was reported. No one was injured. Posted on 10/30 at 11:30 AM.
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