Wellfleet fatal crash; Fishing boat finds ordnance; Road rage ends in shooting; Man captured for double stabbing

Truro Woman killed in Wellfleet crash

    
A woman was killed when her car collided with a box truck on Route 6 in Wellfleet.
WELLFLEET
- A woman was killed in a horrific collision on Route 6 by the Paine Hollow turnoff in Wellfleet late Tuesday afternoon. About 5:30 p.m. a Pontiac Sunfire coupe collided with a J.D. Daddario box truck. The woman in the Pontiac identified by Wellfleet Police as 57-year old Dayna Grzywoc of Truro was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver, 45-year old Helmut Bryant of East Falmouth, was not injured. It appeared from the impact the car had gone under the rear wheels of the truck which were torn off. Traffic was rerouted around the scene while reconstruction was being done. (Story and photos by Tim Caldwell).

Also on CWN: Second victim of Falmouth crash passes away (click). 

Fishing boat dredges up unexploded ordnance

    
A State Police bomb squad technician removes unexploded ordinance from a fishing boat in Hyannis
HYANNIS - At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning Barnstable Police and Hyannis Fire responded to a call that a New Bedford scalloper, Jenna Lee, fishing off the waters of Delaware besides catching scallops had picked up a 26-inch naval shell and returned to Hyannis Harbor at the public pier next to Baxter's on Pleasant Street in Hyannis. The area was secured and the State Police Bomb Squad came and did x-rays, tests and more tests and after four hours called a naval expert from Newport, RI. After a dog checked the device, the naval expert conferred with officials and they decided to call a Barnstable DPW dump truck loaded with sand to take the ordnance to the town landfill for detonation. A deep hole was dug in the middle of the sand in the truck and the State Police technician, garbed in protective gear, gingerly took the bomb off the boat, climbed a ladder up the rear of the truck, and buried the device in the sand. The truck proceeded up Pleasant Street with police and fire units front and rear. At the landfill, the shell was successfully exploded. Some neighbors near by reported the explosion and smoke to police who explained to them what it was. (Story and photos by Frank Paparo).

Apparent road rage incident ends on gunfire on Route 6
SANDWICH
- A man walked into the Barnstable Police station and reported that he had been shot by another motorist on the Mid Cape Highway. The victim told authorities he was traveling west between exits 3 and 4 when another vehicle flashed their lights at him. The victim reported when he pulled over the driver of the other vehicle, a Chevy Suburban, started arguing with the victim reportedly over a motorcycle club bumper sticker on his car. That's when the victim told police the man pulled a gun and shot him in the hand. The victim was taken to Cape Cod Hospital. Sandwich and State Police as well as the Cape & Islands District Attorney's office are investigating. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sandwich Police at (508) 833-8007.

Two vehicle crash in Falmouth

    
Two women escaped injury after their vehicles collided in Falmouth.
FALMOUTH -  Just after 5 p.m. Tuesday evening a two vehicle crash occurred in Falmouth at Dillingham Ave and Gifford Street. A Ford Windstar van broadsided the passenger side of a Buick Rendezvous. The force of the collision forced both vehicles off the road over several large stones and into the yard of the house at the corner. Although the crash appeared severe according to Falmouth Police on the scene miraculously both female drivers were able to exit the vehicles on their own and their injuries appeared minor. The two drivers were the only occupants. Both were transported to Falmouth hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue. (Story and photo by Eric Tinglof).

Jeep vs Eagle in West Dennis

    
This Eagle Premier attempted a left turn in front of a Jeep Cherokee.
WEST DENNIS
- Around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, a Jeep Cherokee westbound on Route 28 in West Dennis collided with an eastbound Eagle Premier sedan attempting to make a left turn into the apartment complex across from the Clock Shop.

The front end of the Jeep was heavily damaged while the sedan's passenger side was severely impacted as well. Dennis Rescue responded to the scene but there were no injuries. Dennis Police are investigating.

(Story and photos by Kevin Morley)

CWN followup: Yarmouth double stabbing suspect captured
YARMOUTH
- Yarmouth Police release new details in a double stabbing over the weekend. Police tell CWN on Sunday at approximately 3:52 a.m. the Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to 10 Angus Avenue in South Yarmouth for a report of a double stabbing. Yarmouth Police Patrol Officers Mary Gibney, Melissa Alden, Erica Wenberg, Christopher Kent and Christopher Van Ness arrived at the scene and a located a 27-year-old man with a fresh stab wound to his left bicep and a 40-year-old man with stab wounds to his back shoulder area and upper left bicep.

The victim and a witness told the officers who the suspect was and that he had just left with a female in a black 1998 Volvo station wagon. A radio broadcast was implemented statewide and all area units were advised to be on the look out for the suspect and the suspect vehicle. In addition-the Scituate Police Department was contacted as the registered owner of the Volvo had a Scituate address.

Members of the Yarmouth Fire Department provided emergency care to both victims and transported them to Cape Cod Hospital where both were treated and have since been released.

In the meantime-the crime scene was secured and members of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department Crime Scene Unit and the Yarmouth Police Detective Division provided additional assistance.

At approximately 10:00 a.m., the Scituate Police Department located the suspect vehicle at a home in Scituate with fresh bloodstains inside. The vehicle has been processed and is no longer wanted.

Yarmouth Police Detective Stephen W. Renzi, the lead investigator, obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect 35-year-old John R. Windland aka John Davis. Windland was wanted for two counts of attempted murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife). Police say he has an extensive record of violent crimes and is a convicted felon recently released from prison. The weapon used in the attacks has not been recovered. At approximately 11:00 PM Tuesday evening-members of the Barnstable Police Department captured John Windland during a motor vehicle stop in Barnstable. Windland was transferred to the custody of the Yarmouth Police Department and held overnight at Yarmouth Police Department headquarters on $25,000 cash bail. He was to be arraigned in the Barnstable District Court Wednesday morning.

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