Harwich crash; Home invasion reported in Brewster; alert citizen helps nab car B&E suspect

Harwich boat fire called suspicious
HARWICH - A fire that destroyed a small boat on the Herring River in West Harwich is being called suspicious.

The boat was discovered ablaze off River Pine Circle sometime around 3 PM.

Harwich Fire investigator David Leblanc and Harwich Police Officer Derek Dutra are seen here surveying the area. 

Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan.

Car vs pole shuts Route 124

Route 124 in Harwich was closed after this car vs pole                                       Jake O'Callaghan
HARWICH - Route 124 was closed in the area of Pleasant Lake Avenue for about 6 hours after a car struck a utility pole. The driver was not hurt but police closed the road while NStar workers replaced the pole. Police are investigating the crash. Photo courtesy of Jake O'Callaghan. 

Home invasion reported in Brewster
- Brewster Police are reportedly investigating an early morning home invasion. They were called to a Russell Road residence around 4 AM. Details are sketchy but one person was reportedly arrested for assault and battery. Sources tell CWN the arrested person may live in the home and the assaulted person may have been the one who allegedly entered the home. Further details were not immediately available.

Alert citizen helps nab car B&E suspect
- An alert citizen helped police nab a subject alleged to be involved in a series of car break-ins. The Times reports shortly before 3 AM a woman noticed the man trying to break into her car. The man fled but a K-9 dog was able to track him to the parking lot of the Holiday Inn on Jones Road. The suspect 20-year old Christopher Greene of Falmouth is expected to be arraigned later today in Falmouth District Court.

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