Rollover accident in Bourne, firefighters use Jaws of Life; Dennis Police issue a Level 3 Sex Offender Notice; Chatham PD issues traffic advisory for June 28th run; YPD to conduct regional sheltering exercise

Rollover accident in Bourne, firefighters use Jaws of Life


   Firefighters transfer one of the victims of a Bourne crash to a gurney. All three victims involved in the crash were taken to Falmouth Hospital.

BOURNE - A multi-vehicle  accident in which one vehicle rolled over occurred around 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the intersection of Clay Pond and County Roads in Bourne.  Bourne firefighter used the Jaws of Life to remove one of three victims. 

According to Bourne Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Carrara, three people were injured; one with serious but non life-threatening injuries and two with minor injuries. 

All three were transported to Falmouth Hospital for treatment. 

Photo by David G. Curran.

Dennis Police issue a Level 3 Sex Offender Notice

Individual is not wanted by the authorities

DENNIS - The Dennis Police Department has issued a Level 3 Sex Offender community notice for an individual now living in Dennis.  Joseph David Sanches, 43, (right) is now residing at 214 Route 6A in Dennis.  Sanches' employment status was not noted.

Sanches, pictured in a 2009 photograph on right, is a white male, 5'11", 220 lbs, with hazel eyes and brown hair.

He was convicted of Rape, Kidnapping, Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person under 14 Years of Age, Rape and Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child in 1994. 

Sanches has been designated a Level 3 Sex Offender by the Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB).The Board has determined that this individual is at a high risk tore-offend and that the degree of dangerousness posed to the public issuch that a substantial public safety interest is served by activecommunity notification.

According to SORB, five Level 3 Sex Offenders are registered and residing in the town of Dennis.

Release and photograph courtesy of the Dennis Police Department.

Chatham Police Department issues traffic advisory for June 28th run

CHATHAM - On Sunday, June 28, 2009 the 31st annual Chatham Harbor Run/Walk will be held.  The race will start at 12:00 noon on Crowell Road at Lake Street and finish at the Chatham High School, 425 Crowell Road.  The race route will take the runners from Crowell Road, to Queen Anne Rd., to Lake Street, to Stage Harbor Road, to Cedar Street, to Champlain/Battlefield Road, to Bridge Street, to lower Main Street, to Shore Road, to Barcliff Ave, to Tip Cart Drive, back to Crowell Road to the finish line.

To facilitate the race, several streets will need to be detoured, and traffic redirected from 11:30 a.m. to approximately 2:00 pm.  Residents who live on or near the race route should plan accordingly, and expect delays.  There will be uniformed Police Officers at several locations along the route to assist with traffic.

All of the above listed streets will be affected by temporary closings, resident only traffic and detours. 

The race has over 300 registered runners, and attracts several hundred spectators. The course map is available here.

Release courtesy of the Chatham Police Department.

Yarmouth Police to conduct regional sheltering exercise on Saturday, June 27th

YARMOUTH - The Yarmouth Police Department will be conducting a regional sheltering exercise on Saturday, June 27 from 10am-2pm at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School.

Emergency management agencies will be testing the regional emergency shelter plan.  The public is welcome to attend and see how the plan works.

D-Y Regional High School is located at 210 Station Avenue in South Yarmouth.

More information is available on the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) site.

Release courtesy of the Yarmouth Police Department.

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