Provincetown Police Blotter: 1/27/14 to 2/17/14

Two arrests; OUI, stolen hubcaps and a wounded fox
Provincetown police activity for 1/27/14 through 2/17/14.

During the three week period of Monday, January 27, 2014 to Monday, February 17, 2014, the officers of the Provincetown Police Department responded to 1,004 calls for service.

Over the course of the three weeks, there were five reports of suspicious activity, one report of a suspicious person, three landlord/tenant complaints, one trespassing complaint, one custody complaint and one neighbor complaint.

One person reported being threatened, there was one disturbance, one disorderly call and one domestic disturbance/assault call. Provincetown officers assisted Truro police with a domestic call.

There was one report of property damage, two reports of vandalism and one report of motor vehicle vandalism.

Officers investigated three reports of larceny, two reports of breaking and entering/burglary, two phone scams, one report of stolen hubcaps and one report of lost/missing artwork.

A bullet was found and reported to police and a bumper with a license plate was found and returned.

Thirty-one motorists were pulled over and only one ticket was issued. Two people were arrested during stops, one for OUI and one on a warrant (see below). There was one report of road rage.

One sudden death was reported and there were 30 medical emergencies.

Officers conducted 16 bar checks over the three weeks, with several on Valentine's Day.

In all, there were 15 animal calls, including loose dogs, a found cat, two lost dogs found, an injured bird, a deceased cat and a wounded fox. Officers also conducted one animal well-being check.

There were 2 arrests:

  • On Monday, February 10 at 6:08 a.m., James Edward Freeman, 33, of 24 Conwell Street, Apt. A in Provincetown, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 on a straight warrant.
  • On Sunday, February 9 at 12:06 a.m., Juan Perez, 35, of 140 Bradford Street in Provincetown, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop on Bradford Street and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

There were 6 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Saturday, February 15 at 9:12 p.m. at Route 6 and Snail Road
  • Friday, February 14 at 11:36 p.m. on Commercial Street
  • Wednesday, February 12 at 12 p.m. on Court Street
  • Sunday, February 9 at 5:21 p.m. on Commercial Street
  • Friday, February 7 at 6:56 a.m. at Shank Painter Road and Jerome Smith Road
  • Thursday, February 6 at 9:03 p.m. on Commercial Street (motor vehicle hit and run with property damage) 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