Teen stabbed at mall restaurant
HYANNIS - A 19-year old man was reportedly stabbed at TGI Friday's Restaurant at the Cape Cod Mall shortly before midnight Wednesday. Barnstable Police Sgt Sean Sweeney tells CWN two brothers 17 and 19 were at the restaurant when a suspect identified as 19-year old Julian Green allegedly attacked the 17-year old reportedly over a comment about a woman. The 19-year old tried to intervene and was reportedly stabbed in the side twice. The victim then apparently raised his hand to defend against an alleged attempt to slash his throat and suffered a deep gash on the hand. He was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital with what were reported to be serious but non-life threatening. A knife believed to be the one used was found a short distance away in the parking lot by Barnstable Patrolman Peter Nyrbeck. Police located and arrested Green on August 25th in Bourne. Photo by Frank Paparo.
Man shot in face with BB gun
HYANNIS - Barnstable Police are seeking the person who shot a 20-year old Marstons Mills man in the face with a BB type gun. Sgt. Sean Sweeney tells CWN some kind if disagreement broke out on Jennifer Lane about 12:40 AM. What reportedly started as a fistfight quickly escalated when one person pulled an expandable baton and the the suspect identified as 18-year old David Hennings allegedly fired a CO2 BB style gun. The victim was treated for a cheek wound at Cape Cod Hospital. Police arrested Hennings at his Hyannis home about 2 PM Thursday. He was charged with assault & battety and possession of dangerous weapons, brass knuckles and some knives.
Man injured in tractor rollover
BOURNE - A man escaped serious injury when the Bobcat style tractor he was operating rolled over an embankment in Buzzards Bay about 1 PM. Roland DuPont was apparently landscaping a scenic area along the Cape Cod Canal off Perry Road when he apparently backed up too close to the edge and toppled over about 25 feet. He was treated and released at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.
Three arrested in Hyannis drug raid
HYANNIS - Three people were arrested after police executed a search warrant at 44 Hiramar Road in Hyannis Tuesday evening following a two month investigation. The Times reports 20-year old Loretta Rix and 27-year old Gerald Lopes both of West Yarmouth. They were charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of Percocet with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws. A man who happened by the residence at the time was arrested for possession of marijuana. All three were arraigned Wednesday in Barnstable District Court.
Todd E. Jenkins charged with motor vehicle homicide
DENNIS - Dennis Police today charged 42 year old Todd E. Jenkins of Dennisport with one count of Motor Vehicle Homicide by Negligent Operation in the death of Albert Alissi, 77 years old, of Weatogue, CT, on Tuesday morning, August 21, 2007 at about 6:45 AM. After striking Mr. Alissi the motor vehicle continued eastbound traveling off the roadway and striking both a hydrant and utility pole on the north side of Lower County Road. An additional charge of Failure to Operate within Marked Lanes was also filed against Mr. Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins will be summoned to appear in Orleans District Court at a future date. Motor Vehicle Homicide by Negligent Operation is punishable by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for up to two and one-half years and/or a fine not more than three thousand dollars. Photo by Kevin Morley. The crash was first reported on CWN here.
CWN followup: Jamaican workers breathing a sigh of relief
CAPE COD - Updating a story we first brought you last Saturday, Jamaican seasonal workers on Cape Cod are breathing a sigh of relief. Hurricane Dean passed just south of their island home. The capital Kingston did log 100 MPH winds and there was significant damage on the island but all of the workers CWN has spoken to say their families are safe.