Brewster Police Blotter: 9/1/14 to 9/18/14

Seven arrests, a cat bite and a stolen car
Brewster police activity from 9/1/14 to 9/18/14.

During the 3-week period of Monday, September 1, 2014 through Thursday, September 18, the officers of the Brewster Police Department responded to 945 calls for service. There were no logs available for 9/19/14 to 9/30/14).

During the three weeks, there were 3 disturbances and one assault. There were 17 reports of suspicious activity, 2 reports of vandalism, 1 report of threats made, 1 hazardous situation and 1 report of damage to town property. Officers were requested to keep the peace on one occasion.

There were 7 warrant-related calls, 2 warrant services (1 arrest), 13 summons services and 1 probation warrant. There were 2 sex offender registries and one destruction of ammo/firearms.

There were 7 reports of larceny/forgery/fraud and one motor vehicle larceny. There were 22 burglar alarms sounding.

Officers conducted 8 school walkthroughs and 2 car seat assists. 

There were 17 complaints, 4 fireworks complaints, 2 reports of annoying phone calls, 9 noise complaints and 29 animal complaints, including 1 cat bite and 2 dog bites. 

There was one medical emergency, 21 well being checks conducted, 1 missing person and 1 sudden death.

Officers assisted citizens on 35 occasions, the fire department on 16 occasions, other agencies on 11 occasions (1 arrest) and other law enforcement agencies on 8 occasions (2 arrests). The drug task force met on 3 occasions.

One hundred and eight motorists were pulled over (3 arrests). BPD does not provide the number of citations/warnings issued. There were 88 additional motor vehicle-related calls, 15 operations complaints, 6 motor vehicle encounters and 3 parking complaints.

There were 7 arrests:

  • On Wednesday, September 17 at 4:51 p.m., Adam I. McPhee, 34, of 61 AP Newcomb Road in Brewster, was arrested during an assist other law enforcement agency call at that address on an outstanding warrant.
  • On Wednesday, September 17 at 12:38 p.m., Daniel C. Haetinger, 32, of 32 Duck Marsh Lane in Chatham, was arrested during motor vehicle stop at Tubman Road and Shady Lane and charged with speeding and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense).
  • On Saturday, September 13 at 12:05 a.m, a 17-year-old juvenile, was arrested during an assist other agency on Flax Pond Road and charged with escape or aid escape from DYS.
  • On Thursday, September 11 at 2:36 p.m., Croix W. Paquette, 25, of 25 High Tide Lane, Apt. B1 in Orleans, was arrested on an outstanding warrant during an assist other law enforcement call on Mayflower Circle.
  • On Wednesday, September 3 at 10:45 a.m., Daniel A. Thorensen, 39, homeless, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Main Street and Harwich Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense).
  • On Wednesday, September 3 at 9:12 a.m., James Thomas Brown, 58, homeless, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Main Street and Underpass Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and uninsured motor vehicle.
  • On Tuesday, September 2 at 9:27 p.m., Polliano C. Pereira, 30, of 300 Bearses Way in Hyannis, was arrested during a warrant service.

There were 8 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Monday, September 15 at 5:44 p.m. on Holly Ave. (hit and run)
  • Friday, September 12 at 11:08 a.m. on Main Street
  • Thursday, September 11 at 4:33 p.m. on Long Pond Road
  • Monday, September 8 at 10:30 p.m. on Harwich Road
  • Sunday, September 7 at 8:03 a.m. at Underpass Road and Long Pond Road
  • Saturday, September 6 at 12:32 a.m. on Archies Courtway
  • Thursday, September 4 at 7:56 p.m. on Main Street (hit and run)
  • Thursday, September 4 at 12:07 p.m. on Run Hill Road

All those charged above are innocent until proven guilty.


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