Double stabbing in Falmouth
FALMOUTH - Two people were rushed to Falmouth Hospital after being stabbed late Friday night. Authorities were called to the area of 146 Central Avenue in East Falmouth around 11:15 PM. One of the victims was later flown to a Boston hospital. Falmouth Police believe a group of subjects crashed a birthday party leading to an altercation. No arrests have been made so far. We'll bring you further details as we get them from Falmouth Police.
Driver extricated after Dennis crash
DENNIS - Rescuers used the Jaws of Life to free a driver after a crash in Dennis. It happened around 2 AM at the intersection of Old Bass River Road and Bob Crowell Road. The victim was taken to Cape Cod Hospital. Her injuries are believed to be serious but non-life threatening. The crash is under investigation by Dennis Police.
Apartment fire in Hyannis
HYANNIS - Firefighters in Hyannis were able to quickly douse an apartment fire. The fire was reported at Founders Court on Falmouth Road (Route 28) around 11:30 PM. Further details were not immediately available.
Washer/dryer malfunction causes smoke scare in Orleans
ORLEANS - A malfunctioning washer/dryer caused smoke in a building at 36 Old Colony Way in Orleans late Friday night. No injuries were reported. The extent of damage was not immediately known.
Centerville crash injures 1
Occupants of a pickup inspect the damage after it was rear-ended by a SUV Frank Paparo
CENTERVILLE - One person was injured in a crash in Centerville. A SUV and a pickup collided at Route 28 and Ames Way about Friday afternoon. Barnstable Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Further details were not immediately available.
Cement truck crash closes highway in Eastham
EASTHAM - A Cape Cod Ready-Mix concrete truck crashed into a gully along Route 6 in Eastham late Friday morning. The driver was not injured. The highway was closed for about an hour between Kingsbury Beach Road and Samoset Road while a fuel spill was contained and the truck towed out. Eastham Police are investigating the crash.
Two arrested in separate violent assaults in Yarmouth
YARMOUTH - Two people were arrested in separate assaults Thursday night that seriously injured the victims.
Shortly after 5 PM police responded to the Econolodge motel on Route 28 in West Yarmouth for a report of distraught man in the parking lot.Yarmouth Police Patrol Officers Cheryl Nugent Gomsey and Mary Gibney arrived at the scene and met with an intoxicated man in the parking lot with fresh blood on his hands. The man alleged that another person in a room was trying to kill him and that the person was armed with a knife.
The Patrol Officers located the other person in room 134 and discovered that the person had fresh wounds in the facial area and was bleeding profusely. Yarmouth Patrol Officer Bradley J. Donahue arrived and located a knife in the room and secured it as evidence.
Yarmouth Police Detective Russell Giammarco conducted a follow-up investigation that indicated that the man who was located in the parking lot had attacked and tried to sexually assault the person in the room. The man 41-year old John A. Dixon (right) of West Yarmouth was arrested on charges of Felony Assault and Battery Causing Serious Injuries, Felony Assault to Rape, and Felony Indecent Assault on a Person Over Age 14. He was taken to Yarmouth Police Headquarters. He was held overnight and transported to the Barnstable District Court for arraignment Friday morning.
Barnstable County Sheriff's Department Crime Scene Investigator John Szucs was contacted and provided crime scene services. The victim was treated by members of the Yarmouth Fire Department and subsequently transported to Cape Cod Hospital suffering from non-life threatening injuries.
Then about 9 PM police responded to Kevin's Seafood restaurant on Route 28 in South Yarmouth regarding a fight in the parking lot involving a group of people. Upon arrival Yarmouth Police Patrol Officers Raymond Scichilone-David Dickey-Bradley Donahue-and Patrol Sergeant Walter Warren, found a group of people in the parking lot and one person unconscious on the ground bleeding from a head wound.
The on-scene investigation revealed that two men had begun arguing inside the restaurant and then went outside. An employee of the establishment intervened and tried to stop the fight. Despite his efforts-the suspect allegedly struck the other man causing him to fall to the concrete-strike his head-and become unconscious.
Members of the Yarmouth Fire Department assisted the injured man and subsequently transported him to Cape Cod Hospital suffering from non-life threatening injuries. Crime Scene Investigator John Szucks of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office arrived and photographed the scene and the victim's injuries.
The alleged assailant 46-year old Kenneth S. Dauphinais (right) of South Yarmouth was placed under arrest on charges of Felony Assault and Battery Causing Serious Bodily Injury, Felony Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, and Felony Outstanding Warrant for Larceny.
He was transported to Yarmouth Police Headquarters. He was held overnight and transported to the Barnstable District Court for arraignment Friday morning.
Mug shots furnished by Yarmouth Police.
ATVs damage D-Y school track
YARMOUTH - Yarmouth police are seeking the public's help in finding some ATV riders who tore up the track at the D-Y High School. Police say just after midnight Friday morning they responded responded to a report of two All Terrain Vehicles on the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School Football field causing damage.
Yarmouth Police Patrol Officers Andrew O'Malley-Melissa Alden-Olivier Naas-and David Schneeweis responded to the area and spotted one of the two vehicles parked in the tennis court area parking lot on Regional Avenue with its engine and lights off.
As Patrol Officer O'Malley and his partner Alden approached-the suspect immediately started the vehicle and fled towards Station Avenue. Patrol Officer O'Malley activated his cruiser emergency lights and siren and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle did not stop and continued to flee northbound on Station Avenue at a speed of 40-55 miles per hour. The officers lost sight of the vehicle, as it turned east on to the former railroad tracks adjacent to White Path. Despite a saturation patrol of the area-the suspects or ATV's were not found.
The football field and the athletic track suffered moderate to extensive damage.
The Yarmouth Police Department and the Dennis Yarmouth Regional School District is seeking the public's assistance in trying to solve this crime. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Yarmouth Police Department at 508-775-0445.
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