Truro Police Blotter: 9/15/14 to 10/12/14

Eight arrests, some suspicious activity and cat trouble
Truro police activity for 9/15/14 to 10/12/14.

During the 4-week period of Monday, September 15, 2014 through Sunday, October 12, 2014, the officers of the Truro Police Department responded to 420 calls for service.

Over the course of four weeks there was one disturbance, 11 suspicious activity calls, 4 suspicious vehicle calls, 4 suspicious person calls and 2 reports of trespassing. There were 3 warrant-related calls, all ending in arrest. There were 2 summons served.

There were 2 larcenies, 1 breaking and entering/larceny and 1 report about a bad check. There were 10 burglar alarms activated. 

Officers assisted citizens on 18 occasions, the Truro Fire Department on 3 occasions, other departments on 5 occasions, other agencies on 5 occasions and other police departments on 9 occasions. There were 44 fire/rescue calls and 5 fire/mutual aid calls. There were 2 fire/other calls and 9 fire alarms activated. A Lifeline alarm was activated on one occasion.

Officers conducted 12 well being checks and 1 reassurance check. There were 2 incapacitated person calls (1 arrest, 1 protective custody).

There was 1 citizen complaint, 6 noise complaints (including one for gunshots) and 11 animal complaints. Of the 11 animal complaints 5 were feline-related (3 missing cats, 1 lost cat and one call about abandoned cats).

One hundred fifty-one motorists were pulled over and 33 violations were issued. Five people were arrested during motor vehicle stops.There were 29 other motor vehicle-related calls (10 violations). There were 5 traffic complaints, 1 parking complaint and 1 erratic operation call.

There were 8 arrests:

  • On Tuesday, October 7 at 12:56 a.m., Andrew LeBeau Hood, 48, of 963 Commercial Street, Apt. 30 in Provincetown, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.
  • On Monday, October 6 at 8:08 p.m., Erik J. Freeman, 36, of 2 Amanda Lane, Apt. E in Truro, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with speeding and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Thursday, September 25 at 8:31 p.m., Racquel Diana Maitland, 25, of 104 Shore Road, Apt. 11 in Truro, was arrested during a warrant service at that address.
  • On Wednesday, September 24 at 11:15 a.m., John Como, 21, of 150 North Ridge Street in Rye Brook, NY, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with failure to stop for police, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding.
  • On Tuesday, September 23 at 1:07 p.m., Thomas p. Santos, 63, of 324 Bradford Street, Apt. 19 in Provincetown, was arrested on Route 6 on an outstanding warrant.
  • On Sunday, September 21 at 2 a.m., Lori E. Casinghino, 43, of 117 Wolcott Road in Milton, was arrested during an incapacitated person call at Shore Road and Standish Way and charged with possession of a Class C substance and resisting arrest.
  • On Saturday, September 20 at 1:34 a.m., Elias Madias, 42, of 3437 Adina Drive in Los Angeles, CA, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violations.
  • On Tuesday, September 16 at 12:01 a.m., Daniel Ray Vanwaus, 50, of 67 Shawmut St., Apt. FL3 in Fall River, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor, speeding, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.

There were 3 motor vehicle crashes:

  • Saturday, October 11 at 7:25 p.m. on Highland Road
  • Thursday, October 2 at 11:46 a.m. on Route 6
  • Monday, September 22 at 1:54 a.m. on Route 6

All those charged above are innocent until proven guilty.


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