Falmouth Police Blotter: 3/26/14 to 4/14/14

Sixteen arrests, two OUIs following car crashes, and one drug overdose
Falmouth police activity for 3/26/14 to 4/14/14.

Over the three-week period of Wednesday, March 26, 2014 to Monday, April 14, 2014, the officers of the Falmouth Police Department responded to 1,284 calls for service.

During the three weeks, there were 26 domestic disturbance calls resulting in five arrests and two people being taken into protective custody. There were 30 disorderly disturbance calls, 9 reports of harassment, 5 reported threats, 6 assault and battery calls and one trespassing.

There were two reported prowlers, 9 residential break-ins, 2 licenses plates reported stolen/lost, 4 motor vehicle/trailer break-ins, 13 reported larcenies, 4 reports of identity theft/fraud, 2 commercial break-ins and 2 reports of shoplifting. Property was reportedly recovered on 7 occasions.

Officers assisted citizens on 29 occasions. There were 8 reports of vandalism, 3 reports of loud noises, 3 reports of annoying phone calls, 15 animal complaints, one fire and one report of gunshots.

There were 3 medical emergencies, 2 people reported missing, one drug overdose, 2 unattended deaths, 3 suicide attempts/threats, 2 Section 12 calls (mental illness) and one Section 35 (alcohol/drugs). Officers performed 24 welfare checks and preserved the peace on 2 occasions. There were 10 intoxicated person calls, two of which resulted in protective custody, and 9 unwanted guests, one which resulted in protective custody and one in arrest.

There were 6 restraining orders served and one restraining order violation. There were several warrant services (see arrests below). Officers assisted Falmouth firefighters on 8 occasions and other agencies on 10 occasions.

There were 17 reports of suspicious vehicles and 22 suspicious person reports, one of which resulted in protective custody. Officers responded to 94 sounding alarms, one of which resulted in a by-law citation for a property owner.

Sixty-four motorists were pulled over and 25 citations were issued. There were 67 motor vehicle-related calls and 14 reports of an erratic motor vehicle.

There were 16 arrests:

  • On Sun., Apr. 13 at 8:51 p.m., Rodolfo R. Silva, 22, of 18 White Pine Lane in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop on Annette Ave. and charged with speeding, failure to stop for police and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Sun., Apr. 13 at 4:21 a.m., Stephen Bird, 46, of 51 Sippewissett Road in Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle breaking and entering call at that address on an outstanding arrest warrant.
  • On Sat., Apr. 12 at 5:39 p.m., Donald A. DePonte, 38, of 26 Robbins Road in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest following a motor vehicle stop on Carol Ave. and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended/revoked license and failure to wear a seatbelt.
  • On Fri., Apr. 11 at 6:39 a.m., Robert Boysel, 39, of 66 Lake Shore Drive in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a domestic disturbance call at that address and charged with simple assault and battery.
  • On Mon., Apr. 7 at 11:46 p.m., Thomas Jake Moir, 23, of 640 Palmer Ave. in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a domestic disturbance call at that address and charged with malicious injury to real or personal property and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
  • On Mon., Apr. 7 at 8:19 p.m., Michael C. Tidey, 40, of 121 Lake Shore Drive in Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a warrant service at that address.
  • On Mon., Apr. 7 at 7 p.m., Alexander Douglas Holmes, 26, of 72 Bay Road in North Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a domestic disturbance call at that address and charged with simple assault and battery and possession of a Class B substance.
  • On Mon., Apr. 7 at 1:30 p.m., Ruby J. Antone, 67, of 114 Carriage Shop Road in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a warrant service at that address.
  • On Sun., Apr. 6 at 9:53 p.m., Christopher Douglas Drew, 24, of 132 Jamie Lane in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a building check on Maravista Ave. Ext. and charged with OUI liquor-2nd offense, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana (1 oz or less) and OUI drugs.
  • On Sun., Apr. 6 at 7:44 p.m., Barrington W. Clunes, 52, of 15 Harvard Drive in East Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a domestic disturbance call at that address and charged with domestic assault and battery, disorderly conduct and intimidating a witness.
  • On Sat., Apr. 5 at 5 p.m., Lily A. White, 20, of 58 Rose Morin Lane, Apt. 48 in Teaticket, was placed under arrest during an unwanted guest call and charged with possession of a Class A substance. There was also a warrant for White's arrest.
  • On Sat., Apr. 5 at 1:13 a.m., Zachary J. Hindman, 19, of 14 Wheelhouse Circle in Falmouth, was placed under arrest following a motor vehicle crash at Route 151 and Boxberry Hill Road and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.
  • On Sat., Apr. 5 at 1:10 a.m., a 17-year-old juvenile was placed under arrest during a domestic disturbance call on Sharon Ave. and charged with simple assault and battery.
  • On Tue., Apr. 1 at 6:35 p.m., Charles J. Rutkowski, 33, of 114 Locust Street in Falmouth, was placed under arrest during a check welfare call on Main Street and charged with inhaling glue/toxic substance.
  • On Thu., Mar. 27 at 5:31 p.m., Ryan Edward Horton, 25, of 95 Spring Bars Road, Apt. 21 in Falmouth, was placed under arrested during a warrant service on Davis Straits on an arrest warrant for a probation violation.
  • On Wed., Mar. 26 at 9:15 p.m., Kelly Morgan Wessner, 30, of 704 Main Street, Apt. 205 in Falmouth, was placed under arrest following a motor vehicle crash on Teaticket Highway and charged with OUI drugs, OUI liquor-2nd offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.

There were 38 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Sat., Apr. 12 at 5:47 p.m. on Teaticket Highway
  • Sat., Apr. 12 at 12:19 a.m. on Main Street
  • Fri., Apr. 11 at 6:02 p.m. on Lakeview Ave.
  • Fri., Apr. 11 at 1:47 p.m. on Ter Heun Drive
  • Thu., Apr. 10 at 5:13 p.m. on Davis Straits
  • Thu., Apr. 10 at 4:26 p.m. on Carriage Shop Road
  • Tue., Apr. 8 at 7:56 a.m. on Pinecrest Beach Drive
  • Sun., Apr. 6 at 7:21 p.m. at Vidal Ave. and East Falmouth Highway
  • Sat., Apr. 5 at 9:47 p.m. on Sandwich Road
  • Sat., Apr. 5 at 6:17 p.m. on Heritage Circle
  • Sat., Apr. 5 at 1:02 p.m. on East Falmouth Highway
  • Sat., Apr. 5 at 1:13 a.m. at Route 151 and Boxberry Hill Rd (OUI arrest, see above)
  • Fri., Apr. 4 at 9:38 p.m. at Falmouth Highway and Sadys Lane
  • Fri., Apr. 4 at 6:02 p.m. at Davis Straits and Worcester Court
  • Fri., Apr. 4 at 10:20 a.m. on County Road
  • Thu., Apr. 3 at 8:19 a.m. on Club Valley Drive
  • Wed., Apr. 2 at 3:14 p.m. on Teaticket Highway
  • Wed., Apr. 2 at 8:58 a.m. at Route 151 and Route 28N
  • Tue., Apr. 1 at 4:07 p.m. at E. Falmouth Highway and Judy Ann Drive
  • Sun., Mar. 30 at 9:07 p.m. on Acapesket Road
  • Sun., Mar. 30 at 4:24 p.m. at Town Hall Square
  • Sat., Mar. 29 at 6:04 p.m. on Brick Kiln Road
  • Fri., Mar. 28 at 6:59 p.m. on Main Street
  • Fri., Mar. 28 at 6:11 p.m. on Main Street
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 10:29 p.m. on Fells Road
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 9:47 p.m. on Palmer Ave.
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 3:04 p.m. on Ter Heun Drive
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 2:23 p.m. at Randolph Street and Maravista Ave.
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 1:38 p.m. on Teaticket Highway
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 11:10 a.m. at Davisville Road and East Falmouth Highway
  • Thu., Mar. 27 at 7:42 a.m. at Waquoit Highway and Metoxit Road
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 11:01 p.m. on Waquoit Highway
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 9:15 p.m. on Teaticket Highway (one arrest for OUI, see above)
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 4:47 p.m. on Hooppole Road
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 4:14 p.m. on Old Barnstable Road
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 1:18 p.m. at Nantucket Ave. and Elysian Ave.
  • Wed., Mar. 26 at 11:05 a.m. at Brick Kiln Road and Route 28 N
  • Wed., Mar. 36 at 8:24 a.m. on Locust Street (citation issued)

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