Provincetown Police Blotter: 12/16/13 to 1/27/14

Two OUIs, one 2nd OUI, a reported rental scam and painted coyotes
Provincetown Police Department activity for 12/16/13 to 1/27/14.

During the six-week period of Monday, December 16, 2013 through Monday, January 27, 2014, the officers of the Provincetown Police Department responded to 2,230 calls for service.

Over the course of those weeks, there were six warrant services, all resulting in arrests, three reports of larceny/forgery/fraud, one larceny, three breaking and entering burglaries, one domestic disturbance, two disorderly calls and eight disturbances.

Ten harassment reports were made along with six noise complaints, one trespassing complaint, two landlord/tenant disputes, one report of property damage, two reports of motor vehicle vandalism, one phone scam complaint, one rental scam report and one report of offensive phone calls. One person reported the ties on their Jacuzzi had been cut.

There were 87 medical emergencies of varying severity, one Section 12 (mental illness), one boat/water rescue and three people reported missing.

Suspicious activity was reported five times and two suspicious vehicles were called in. There were 14 reports of wires down including one report of sparking wires.

Provincetown officers pulled over 110 motorists and issued four citations. Four people were arrested during motor vehicle stops--two for OUI, one for OUI second offense and one for operating without a license. Officers were called to investigate the report of a person driving the wrong way on December 27, but that person could not be located.

Police checked 60 sounding alarms and found four open doors during routine building checks. New Year's Eve required five bar checks.

There were 29 animal-related calls including one found cat, six loose dogs (including one that reportedly attacked another dog while loose), one injured duck, two injured seagulls, one dead seagull, one seagull vs. car, one found dog, one report of animal abuse and two reported dog bites. One injured coyote was reported, one person reported coyotes being fed and there was one report of painted coyotes.

There were 12 arrests:

  • On Sunday, January 26 at 10:41 p.m., Christopher Robert Wilcox, 28, of 296 Commercial Street, Apt. 10 in Provincetown was arrested  and charged with domestic assault and battery and breaking and entering a building in the nighttime for a felony.
  • On Monday, January 20 at 9:41 p.m., Carleton G. Hunter, Jr., 40, of 324 Bradford Street, Apt. 30 in Provincetown was arrested on a default warrant on Bradford Street.
  • On Friday, January 17 at 9:23 p.m., Christine Powers, 47, of Holbrook, MA, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Commercial Street and charged with OUI-liquor (second offense), motor vehicle lights violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Sunday, January 12 at 9:01 a.m., Edward J. Mulholland, 49, of 296 Commercial Street, Apt. 4 in Provincetown, was placed under arrest on a default warrant on Commercial Street.
  • On Wednesday, January 8 at 4:12 p.m., Christopher Robert Wilcox, 28, of 296 Commercial Street, Apt. 10 in Provincetown, was placed under arrest on a straight warrant on Commercial Street.
  • On Sunday, January 5 at 11:48 a.m, Greg Alan MacCuish, 41, of 4 Kings Way in Provincetown, was placed under arrest on a default warrant at Shank Painter Road and Browne Street.
  • On Wednesday, January 1 at 2:14 p.m., Elena Lipilina, 28, of Moscow, NY, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop on Provincelands Road and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Wednesday, January 1 at 1:18 a.m., Jason J. Petti, 32 of 15 Bradford Street in Provincetown, was placed under arrest during a disorderly call on Commercial Street and charged with disorderly conduct.
  • On Saturday, December 28 at 1:38 a.m., Jere Lorenzo Miller, 46, of 12 Pond Road in Truro, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop at Snail Road and Route 6 and was charged with OUI-liquor, speeding, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Saturday, December 21 at 2:09 p.m., Marcene Marcoux, 67, of 186 Bradford Street in Provincetown, was placed under arrest on a default warrant on Shank Painter Road.
  • On Tuesday, December 17 at 1:49 a.m., Michael Smigelski, 23, of Mountain Lakes, NJ, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop on Commercial Street and charged with OUI-liquor, motor vehicle lights violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Monday, December 16 at 4:51 a.m., Harland B. Young, 33, homeless/New Bedford, was placed under arrest on a default warrant at MacMillan Wharf.

There were 15 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Friday, January 24 at 12:21 p.m. on Bradford Street
  • Tuesday, January 21 at 2:43 p.m. on Shank Painter Road
  • Friday, January 17 at 6:57 p.m. on Browne Street
  • Thursday, January 16 at 3:56 a.m. at Shank Painter Road and Jerome Smith Road (vehicle towed)
  • Thursday, January 16 at 8:45 a.m. on Alden Street (parked motor vehicle accident)
  • Tuesday, January 14 at 5:02 p.m. on Dyer Street (minor)
  • Saturday, January 11 at 12:31 p.m. on Nelson Ave. (parked motor vehicle hit and run)
  • Sunday, January 5 at 8:31 a.m. on Commercial Street
  • Tuesday, December 31 at 3:41 p.m. on Pleasant Street
  • Sunday, December 29 at 2:37 p.m. on Shank Painter Road (minor)
  • Tuesday, December 24 at 12:45 p.m. on Shank Painter Road (motor vehicle hit and run)
  • Thursday, December 19 at 2:23 p.m. on Route 6 (seagull vs. motor vehicle)
  • Thursday, December 19 at 11: 23 a.m. on Washington Ave. (hit and run past)
  • Tuesday, December 17 at 8:51 p.m. on Route 6
  • Monday, December 16 at 7:20 a.m. on Alden Street

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