Bourne MC crash; Hyannis, Yarmouth crashes, New fire chief in Harwich

Motorcyclist critically injured in Bourne crash
BOURNE - A motorcycle operator was critically injured in a crash late Friday night. The crash happened about 11:30 PM on County Road near Scraggy Neck Road. The victim 43-year old Steven Desharnais of Bourne was rushed to Falmouth Hospital aafter rescuers reportedly found him unconscious under his motorcycle. A medical helicopter was reportedly called to the hospital which flew him to Boston Medical Center in Boston. Bourne Police are investigating. 

Two arrested on drug offenses
 - Two Hyannis men were arrested on drug charges as part of an ongoing investigation. The Times reports 34-year old Steven Green and 37-year old Scott Travers were arrested on Friday. Police say they are major players in the drug trafficking from Providence to the Cape. Green was charged with four counts of distributing heroin and one count of distributing cocaine. Travers was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute subsequent offense. The arrest came as part of a two month investigation by Barnstable, Falmouth and Yarmouth detectives.

Barnstable Police investigate head on crash in Hyannis

Two vehicles collided head on on Craigville Beach Road in Hyannis.
HYANNIS - Barnstable Police are investigating a head on crash on Craigville Beach Road about 1:45 PM.

A Cadillac Escolade collided with a Nissan Altima. A family in the SUV escaped uninjured but at least one person in the car was taken to Cape Cod Hospital.

Further details were not immediately available.

Photos by Frank Paparo.

Crash snarls Route 6A traffic

The scene of a two car crash on Route 6A in Yarmouthport.
YARMOUTH - A two car crash in Yarmouthport this afternoon cut traffic on Route 6A to one lane for about a half hour.

One crash victim is seen to right being treated by a Yarmouth paramedic. Yarmouth Police are investigating the crash.

In a related story two people were injured in a two vehicle crash on Route 28 near West Yarmouth Road around 6 PM. That crash is also under investigation by Yarmouth Police. Further details were not immediately available.

Photos by R. Copley.

Harwich gets new fire chief

Family and Friends look on as William L. Flynn Jr. is sworn in as Harwich Fire Chief.
HARWICH - The town of Harwich has a new fire chief. Town clerk Anita Doucette swore in William L. Flynn Jr. in a ceremony Friday.

Flynn is taking over for outgoing Chief William Remilliard.

At the same ceremony Captain Norman Clarke (right) was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief.  

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