Man airlifted after fall dies in hospital; Hyannis incidents; Cape Wide News on the radio

Man dies after fall at construction site
- A man was  flown to Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston after a fall at a construction site. 20-year old Robert Tomkinson of Wareham was working on South Road in Pocasset about 11 a.m. when he fell about 15 feet. A witness told the Times Tomkinson was holding a shet of plywood when a gust of wind caused him to loose his balance and fall head first. Tragically he died at the hospital Friday morning. Officials are investigating the incident.

Police called to investigate report of stolen pit bull pup
- Barnstable Police were called to 141 Lincoln Road about 2:50 p.m. Thursday after a report that a pit bull pup had been stolen. Further details were not immediately available but this is the same residence police and rescuers were called to on November 28 when an occupant suffered dog bites while reportedly trying to break up a fight between two pit bulls. (CWN file photo by Frank Paparo).

Rescuers need rescuing in Hyannis

Police were called after a disturbance between EMTs and civilians at this apartment complex.
HYANNIS - Hyannis rescuers got more than they bargained for when they responded to 156 Main Street, Hyannis, Park Square Village apartments. When the FD arrived to check the nature of the call, some sort of disturbance broke out between the Hyannis rescuers and someone in the complex. Rescuers called for police and two units raced to the scene to aid the firefighters. When the BPD took control of the situation, Hyannis Rescue took one patient to CCH and the two BPD cars left the scene also after all was under control. Further details were not immediately available. (Story and photos by Frank Paparo/CWN).

Police investigate larceny at sandwich shop
- At 2:15 p.m. Thursday Barnstable Police were called by the management of the Panera Bread restaurant at the Cape Town Plaza in Hyannis for a report of money stolen from the store.

An officer was there for at least 45 minutes before leaving to file a report.

Further details were not immediately available.

(Story and photos by Frank Paparo/CWN). 

Cape Wide News to be featured on radio
- Cape Wide News editor Tim Caldwell will be the guest on "In The News" on WOMR radio Friday. Host Hamilton Kahn will interview yours truly about the evolution of Cape Wide News and what makes the blog tick. That's Friday at 12:30 p.m. on WOMR 92.1 FM. If you can't receive the station you can still listen online at the station's web site welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on