Firefighter's son saves friend through ice, incident prompts warning
SANDWICH - Quick thinking by the son of Sandwich Fire Lt. David Boles helped save his friend and authorities hope the ordeal serves as a wake-up call for people tempted to go on icy ponds that despite the frigid weather are not safe. The Times reports 16-year old Mark Bole and his friend 16-year old Mark Harrington were getting ready to play hockey on Shawme Pond in Sandwich about 2:3o Monday when Harrington suddenly broke through the ice. According to the Times Mark Bole after carefully getting close to the hole used his hockey stick to bang on the ice to guide Harrington back to the hole. Officials say he was in the water for less than a minute. He was treated and later released at Cape Cod Hospital.
Crash closes Route 6 offramp
HARWICH - Two people were taken to Cape Cod Hospital with non life-threatening injuries after this crash. It appears a car coming off of Route 6 eastbound collided with another car traveling on Route 137 about 4 PM. State Police closed the offramp for about a half hour during the afternoon commute while the wreckage was cleared. Police are still investigating the crash and whether any charges will be filed. Posted on 2/05 at 7:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.
Man Medflighted after fingers severed
BOURNE - A man was Medflighted to Brigham & Women's Hospital after reportedly severing two fingers and damaging two others in a wood chipper. The incident happened late Monday morning at Sagamore Tree and Landscape Service on Old Plymouth Road. 18-year old John Guilford of Sagamore Beach was taken to the Hoxie School where he is seen here being loaded on the chopper. Bourne Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available. Posted on 2/05 at 11:30 AM; updated on 2/05 at 7:00 PM. Photo courtesy of Ryan Somerfield.
Police arrest driver after chase
DENNIS - Police arrested a Harwich man who allegedly led them on a chase through two towns Sunday morning. According to Dennis Police At approximately 9:05 AM while on routine patrol Patrolman Richard Troy observed a 2000 blue Dodge Dakota pick-up traveling westbound on Lower County Rd. in West Dennis at a speed greater than the posted 25 MPH speed limit for this area and conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle.
After stopping the vehicle, a short distance from where it was first observed, the operator later identified as 23-year old Neil Angiolilo reportedly drove off as the officer began to exit his cruiser. Police say the suspect vehicle turned westbound onto Route 28 entering Yarmouth, where it stopped at the intersection of Route 28 and Old Main St., at which time the operator refused to obey the officer's instructions to turn off the vehicle and again drove off westbound on Route 28. The operator then pulled into the parking lot of the South Yarmouth Post Office, located at the intersection of Route 28 and Forest Rd., and was taken into custody. Mr. Angiolilo was charged with Speeding, Failure to Stop for a Police Officer and Operating to Endanger. He was due to be arraigned in Orleans District Court on Monday. Posted on 2/05 at 11:30 AM.