Three charged in Truro drug bust; Driver charged in fatal car vs motorcycle crash in Yarmouth; dismissed juror under investigation by police; gas smell empties Harwich school

Three charged in Truro drug bust

      Stefan Rosenkampff                            Ansel Morris                                            Kyle Roderick
TRURO - Three local residents were arrested on alleged drug charges Wednesday evening. Police stopped a vehicle on Shore Road just after 5:30 PM and arrested Stefan Rosenkampff and Ansel Morris both 18 on charges of possession of a class D substance (marijuana). Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of 21-year old Kyle Roderick at his workplace, the Citgo gas station on Route 6. Roderick was charged with possession of class D with intent to distribute and possession of class D (subsequent offense). Truro Police assisted by Provincetown and Wellfleet Police and the Barnstable County Sheriff's K-9 unit seized a large quantity of marijuana, various drug paraphernalia, a replica handgun and large amount of cash (pictured right). The suspects will be arraigned in Orleans District Court on Thursday morning. Posted in 11/16 at 1:00 AM. Photos furnished by Truro PD. 

Driver charged in fatal car vs motorcycle crash in Yarmouth
- A Cotuit man has been charged in connection with a deadly crash in Yarmouth this evening. Police say a Yamaha motorcycle operating on Route 28 collided with a 2001 BMW that was entering from Traders Lane just west of the Yarmouth House Restaurant about 5:30 PM. The motorcycle operator 43-year old William Armstrong Jr. of Hyannis was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the car 59-year old Gerald P. Williams (pictured) reportedly failed sobriety tests and was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol, motor vehicle homicide, operating to endanger and failing to grant the right of way. The crash caused the closure of Route 28 for about two hours while reconstruction crews investigated the crash. It was the second time today the major road was closed by a crash (see related story in previous column. Meanwhile a Yarmouth officer responding to the crash was involved in a collision himself. Police report Ofc. Bradley Donohue was operating his cruiser with lights and siren when it collided with a Honda Civic that apparently turned into his path near Springer Lane. Ofc. Donohue was not injured and the driver of the Honda Cynthia Doane of Dennisport suffered only minor injuries. Police are still investigating that crash. Posted on 11/15 at 6:00 PM; updated on 11/15 at 9:00 PM. Mug shot furnished by Yarmouth Police; Image courtesy of Microsoft local/live.

Dismissed juror identified, questioned in Falmouth shooting
- The juror dismissed by the judge in the Christa Worthington murder trial because she allegedly discussed the case with her jailed boyfriend is now herself being investigated by Falmouth Police. According to the Times the juror 22-year old Rachel Huffman (The judge has OKed identifying her) is the girlfriend of suspect Kyle Hicks arrested in the weekend shooting of a man on Homestead Lane in Falmouth. Huffman has a three year old son by Hicks. Falmouth Police are investigating because her vehicle was allegedly used in the shooting. 306 stolen state inspection stickers were reportedly found in the car. And one of the shooting suspects was found hiding in Huffman's closet. Meanwhile jurors begin day 8 overall of deliberations on Thursday. When there is a verdict we'll bring it to you. Posted on 11/16 at 8:00 AM.

Gas leak empties Harwich school
- A malfunctioning furnace forced the evacuation of the Harwich Elementary School shortly after classes started this morning. No one was injured and the reopened by about 9:30 AM. Elevated carbon monoxide levels were found in the boiler room. Technicians were called to make repairs. Posted on 11/15 at 6:00 PM.

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