Harwich Police investigate several car break-ins and two burglaries over the past few days; Drug Take Back event Saturday deemed a success

Harwich Police investigate several car break-ins, two burglaries over the past few day

HARWICH - The Harwich Police are investigating several thefts from vehicles.  All of the vehicles were unlocked and in two of the cases, the thefts occurred from contractor vehicles during the day.

On Thursday, September 23, 2010, the following thefts from vehicles took place in Harwich:

  • Lakeview Drive: vehicle was entered, nothing was stolen.
  • Cottonwood Road: A GPS was stolen.
  • Lakeway Lane: A wallet containing cash and credit cards was stolen.
  • Lakeway Lane: Cash and a GPS were stolen.
  • Lakeway Lane: Cash and a GPS were stolen from another vehicle.
  • Lakeview Drive: A GPS and a digital camera and case were stolen.

On Monday, September 27, 2010, two unlocked vehicles belonging to contractors were entered.  An iPod, cash and a digital camera were stolen from the vehicles.  The contractors had parked their vehicles in front of a residence on Rainbow Way where they were working.  The theft occurred during daylight hours.

In addition to the thefts from the vehicles, the Harwich Police responded to two burglaries to residences on Saturday, September 25, 2010.  The residences are located on Neel Road in the South Harwich section of town.   

Two flat screen televisions had been stolen from one of the residences.  The other residence was entered but nothing was removed.  Both residences were forcibly entered through windows at the rear of the houses.

The Harwich Police want to again remind the public to LOCK their vehicles and report any suspicious activity to your local police department.

Release courtesy of the Harwich Police Department.

Saturday's Drug Take Back Day deemed a success

YARMOUTH - On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Yarmouth Police Department, along with several other Cape Cod police departments, participated in National Take Back Drug Day collecting unwanted and unused prescription and over the counter drugs.

According to the Yarmouth Police Department, six 20-gallon bins were filled with pills and two more were filled with liquid medications. This was the third highly successful program of this type in Yarmouth.

For additional information on this program or to provide information about illegal drug use in the Town of Yarmouth, please contact Yarmouth Police Detective Christopher A. Kent at 508-775-0445 extension 2125 or at [email protected].     

Courtesy of the Yarmouth Police Department.

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