Wellfleet rollover crash traps driver
WELLFLEET - Wellfleet Police are investigating a rollover crash on Route 6 by West Road about 1:15 Wednesday morning. Rescuers from Wellfleet and Eastham spent about a half hour freeing the female driver from the wreckage of the Ford van she was driving. She was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with what were believed to be serious but non life-threatening injuries. Further details were not immediately available.
Two injured in head-on crash
HARWICH - Both drivers were taken to Cape Cod Hospital after a head-on crash in West Harwich Tuesday evening. The crash happened about 8 PM on Route 28 at River Road. Route 28 was closed while the crash was investigated by Harwich Police and the wreckage was cleared. Police say a vehicle driven by 60-year old Denton Miller of Hyannis apparently crossed the double yellow line and collided with a second vehicle driven by 63-year old E Joseph Harrison of Orleans. Both drivers were reported in stable condition at Cape Cod Hospital. Police reportedly expect to cite Miller. Posted on 1/30 at 10:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.
Fire damages Hyannis home
HYANNIS - A fire damaged a Hyannis home this afternoon. Crews were called to Straightway Road about 3:50 PM to discover a fire on a second floor deck that had burned up the outside to the third floor. Bystanders had knocked down most of the flames with a garden house. No injuries were reported. Fire officials believe careless disposal of smoking materials caused the fire. Posted on 1/30 at 4:00 PM.
Car hits house in Centerville
CENTERVILLE - A car struck a house in Centerville Tuesday afternoon. Rescuers were called to 1211 Craigville Beach Road about 2:45 PM. The driver 89-year old Robert King of Osterville was not seriously injured but was taken to Cape Cod Hospital to be checked out. The home was unoccuppied at the time and no one else was hurt. Barsntable Police plan to cite King for failing to stay in marked lanes. He reportedly told officials he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. Posted on 1/30 at 3:30 PM. Photo courtesy of Frank Paparo/NEVN.
Corvette heavily damaged in Harwich crash
HARWICH - An older model Chevrolet Corvette was heavily damaged after the driver apparently lost control and went off Doane Road crashing into a tree.
The driver was treated and released at the scene following the crash around 10:30 AM.
Harwich Police are investigating the crash. Ptl. Aram Goshgarian is seen checking out the wreck. Posted on 1/30 at 3:30 PM.
Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.
Marstons Mills crash injures one
MARSTONS MILLS - One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after this crash in Marstons Mills. Officials believe the car rear ended the pickup at Route 28 and Captain Alder Lane early Tuesday afternoon. Barnstable Police are investigating the crash which tied up traffic for about 45 minutes. Further details were not immediately available. Photo courtesy of Frank Paparo/NEVN.
Three arrested after cabbie robbed in Dennis
DENNIS - Three men were arrested in connection with the alleged robbery of a cab driver at knifepoint in Dennis. A John's Taxi driver came into the Dennis station about 11:30 to report the robbery while trying to pickup a fare on Seaside Avenue further stating one of the suspects had punched him. He gave police the description of a red Toyota Camry and its license plate. A Harwich cruiser spotted a vehicle matching the description about an hour later on Route 28. 20-year old Jesse Germaine, 17- year old Jordan Sweeney both of Yarmouth and 17-year old Andrew Pitts of Hyannis were all charged with armed robbery while masked, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife) and assault and battery. They were due to be arraigned in court this morning. Posted on 1/30 at 1:00 PM.
Drug raids net $100,000 in heroin
BOURNE - A series of raids in Bourne led to several arrests and nearly $100,000 worth of heroin and a large sum of cash being seized. The Upper Cape Codder reports officers from the Cape Cod Drug Task Force, the Sheriff's department as well as Bourne, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Falmouth and Wareham police department hit three locations in Buzzards Bay within minutes of each other Monday evening. At a Perry Road home Faelinda Brade and Kevin Brooks were charged with possession of class B & D substances. At the Eastern Inn 36-year old James Barnaby of Plymouth, and 21-year old Andrea Boyle of Middleboro were charged with possession of class B,D & E substances. The hotel had reportedly been the scene of two ambulance calls recently for overdoses. And at 53 Deseret Drive 25-year old Joseph Guarneri was charged with trafficking in class A (heroin), improper storage of a firearm and possession of a firearm with the serial number defaced. Posted on 1/30 at 1:00 PM.
Driver escapes multi rollover crash
BARNSTABLE - A driver was lucky to escape with only minor injuries after a crash on Route 6 eastbound between exits 6 & 7 sometime around 9 AM Tuesday morning. A Cape Wide News reporter was traveling up the highway at the time and reported observing the vehicle roll over several times before coming to rest in the median. The vehicle was totalled but the driver apparently walked away with only minor injuries. State Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 1/30 at 1:00 PM.