Armed robbery at Hyannis store
HYANNIS - At 4:45 p.m. Saturday Barnstable Police responded to a reported armed robbery at the Linens-n-Things store on Enterprise Road in Hyannis. Several units responded and determined a man had made off with an undetermined amount of cash from a register at the store after intimating he had a weapon. The suspect is described as 6 feet tall and 150-160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie. Barnstable officers canvassed the Linens-n-Things area interviewing holiday shoppers that had been crowding the store for a further description of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Barnstable Police at (508) 775-0387. (Story and photo by Frank Paparo/CWN).
Osterville jewelry store broken into
OSTERVILLE - Cape Wide News has confirmed a story we got off a reader tip. Earlier this week the Oak & Ivory Store at 1112 Main Street in Osterville was broken into. Barnstable Police Sgt. Sean Sweeney says a substantial amount of merchandise was taken. We're awaiting further information from Barnstable Police and will bring it to you as we get it. (Photo by Frank Paparo/CWN).
Fire quickly knocked down in Dennis
DENNIS - Firefighters in Dennis were able to quickly knock down a fire in a house late Saturday evening. Just before 10 p.m. units responded to 2 Blackberry Lane. One person was evaluated at the scene for smoke inhalation. Residents of the usually quiet neighborhood were probably alarmed to hear the engines approaching because of the street's infamous history. Blackberry Lane was the scene of one of the deadliest fires on Cape Cod. It was on October 4th, 2004 fast moving flames killed a family of five, three of them children.
Erratic driver stopped by police
HYANNIS - At 2:30 pm today a Barnstable Police cruiser reportedly noticed an erractic red Jeep Cherokee being driven on North Street in Hyannis. After following for a while the officer pulled the driver over into the North Street lot in Hyannis next to McDonald's. After asking the driver to exit the car he did some checks and called for backup and another cruiser arrived and did some more checking and an inventory search of the vehicle. The driver was picked up by another vehicle while a second person drove the Jeep away. Further details were not immediately available. (Story and photo by Frank Paparo/CWN).
Man taken to CCH after motorcycle crash
PROVINCETOWN - A man was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after his motorcycle crashed in Provincetown Saturday afternoon.
Officials believe he may have skidded on sand in the road.
The motorcycle's front fender wedged under the safety bar of the gas pumps at the Tedeschi's on Bradford Street around 4:15 p.m.
(Story and photo by Tim Caldwell/CWN).
Shooting reported at Scusset Beach
SANDWICH - Sandwich and Bourne officials rushed to Scusset Beach around 2 p.m. after reports of a man shot. The victim was Medflighted to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Authorities say foul play is not suspected.
Alleged domestic dispute ends with Christmas tree on front law, presents taken See Up-dated report here.