Car into pond in Edgartown; 3rd offense OUI; B&E suspects arrested; 2 purse-snatchers arrested

Car plunges into pond on the Vineyard
- A Jeep Cherokee went off Atlantic Drive and wound up on its roof in a roadside pond in Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The driver needed emergency treatment for hypothermia was treated at the island hospital. 54-year old Susan Austin of West Tisbury will face charges of operating under the influence of alcohol, speeding and failing to stop at a stop sign.

Cell call leads to OUI arrest
- A motorist's cell call leads police to an alleged drunk driver. Barnstable Police got the call about a vehicle on Route 28 and Lumbert Mill Road in Centerville late Monday afternoon. When they caught up to 46-year old Michael Gallagher of Marstons Mills he was arrested on suspicious of operating under the influence of alcohol (3rd offense) and marked lanes violation.

Three B&E suspects under arrest
- Three suspects are now under arrest in connection  with a Sunday night breaking and entering on Kearsarge Road Sunday night. A caretaker checking the property discovered the three suspects reportedly trying to steal tools. Quick police work led to the arrest of 27-year old Derek Miller and 26-year old Jason Dillree both of Hyannis. 26-year old David Pane of Barnstable later surrendered to police. All three face a charge of breaking and entering in the nighttime.

2 Cape Codders arrested off-cape for purse-snatching
MATTAPOISETT - A purse-snatching in Fairhaven touched off a townwide manhunt Monday involving law enforcement officials from several communities, reverse 911 calls and the use of a state police helicopter.

Jimmy Perry, 17, of 43 Oneida St. in Mashpee, and Joshua Orr, 18 of 400 Bearse's Way in Hyannis, were arrested at about 11:25 a.m. Monday when dozens of local police officers, responding as part of the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council, converged on the vehicle they were riding in on North Street near the ramps to Interstate 195. 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