Bourne Police Blotter: 9/1/14 to 9/15/14

Nude dude sitting at the canal, windows shot out with a BB gun, 16 arrests
Bourne police activity for 9/1/14 to 9/15/14.

During the 2-week period of Monday, September 1, 2014 to Monday, September 15, 2014, the officers of the Bourne Police Department responded to 863 calls for service.

Over the 2 weeks, there were 12 general disturbances, 2 trespass reports, on threat to commit a crime, 1 report of criminal harassment and one narcotics violation (2 arrests). There were 23 reports of suspicious activity (1 arrest) and 5 suspicious motor vehicles. 

There were 9 reported burglaries/breaking and entering including 4 residential and 7 vehicle (4 at a business on the same night). There were 8 reported larcenies including a stolen bike and an unpaid for meal in a restaurant. There were 3 shoplifting calls (1 arrest) and 3 reports of fraud. 

Officers conducted 41 public service calls and looked into 15 loud noises (1 air horn, 4 fireworks), 12 reports of vandalism (6 cars, broken windows), a weapons violation (unfounded), a neighbor dispute, 3 civil matters and a bylaw violation. There were 2 reports of annoying phone calls and 6 animal complaints including a loose dog, 2 barking dogs, an injured animal and a dead cat found on the side of the road in a cardboard box.

There were 64 rescue calls, 3 medical/mental calls and 10 well being checks conducted. There was one reported death, one missing person and one drug overdose. 

Officers assisted other police departments on 7 occasions and other public agencies on 4 occasions. There were 12 summons service attempts (6 in hand) and 16 warrant service attempts (4 arrests). Officers responded to 9 fire alarms, 4 alarms at schools, 19 at private homes and 20 at businesses. There was one car repossession and 5 fire calls (1 mulch fire, 2 brush fires and two outside cooks mistaken for fires).

There were 260 motor vehicle related calls including motor vehicle stops, disabled automobiles, radar duty and traffic control. Of those calls, there were 39 citations issued, 118 warnings issued, 6 arrests, 5 erratic drivers reported and 9 tows. There were 27 parking violation calls, 10 of which resulted in a ticket/violation.

Some of the more interesting calls included:

  • Fall from moped
  • Two left restaurant before paying for meal
  • Pile of copper stolen from property
  • Theft of car key
  • Car door left open
  • Naked man sitting at the canal (see arrest below)
  • Man sitting in his car, having trouble with his new phone and yelling at it
  • Car windshield and windows of two businesses shot with a BB gun
  • Resident on vacation, called BPD to make sure his door was locked
  • Boat washed ashore on caller's property
  • Military flare removed from beach by State Police bomb techs
  • Person taking a nap next to the Bank of America ATM
  • Airsoft gun found on person's property
  • Cheering Pats fans mistaken for arguing

There were 16 arrests:

  • On Sunday, September 14 at 4:58 p.m., David M. Lazarus, 31, of 2 Mya's Court in Wareham, was arrested during a narcotics violation call at Shamrock Lane and Puritan Road and charged with speeding, possession of a Class E substance, possession of a Class B substance and marked lanes violation. Lazarus was arrested with Miranda, see below.
  • On Sunday, September 14 at 4:58 p.m., Steven P. Miranda, 48, of 8 Washburn Court in Wareham, was arrested during a narcotics violation call at Shamrock Lane and Puritan Road and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute (subsequent offense), conspiracy to violate drug laws and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Miranda was arrested with Lazarus, see above.
  • On Friday, September 12 at 10:08 a.m., Jennifer Schwenn Fox, 44, of 50 Squeteague Harbor Road in Cataumet, was arrested during a warrant service at that address. Warrant was for larceny under $250.
  • On Thursday, September 11 at 8:06 p.m., Brittany Shontae DeCoster, 24, of 66B Hidden Pond Way, Apt. B in E. Falmouth, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 25 on an open warrant (operating a motor vehicle after suspension of registration).
  • On Wednesday, September 10 at 7:05 p.m., Peter Radice Kinslow, 25, of 35 Wing Road in Pocasset, was arrested during a warrant service at that address. The warrant was for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
  • On Wednesday, September 10 at 1:14 p.m., Joseph A. Roberts III, 31, of 9 Dale Ave. in Onset, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Main Street and charged with no inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked as an HTO (habitual traffic offender). 
  • On Tuesday, September 9 at 8:55 a.m., Steven Matthew Higney, 31, of 26 Colonial Drive in Bourne, was arrested during a warrant service at that address. The warrant was for breaking and entering a vehicle/boat in the nighttime for a felony.
  • On Monday, September 8 at 9:34 a.m., Shane William Catanzaro, 42, of 34 Church Ave., Apt. C12 in Wareham, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Head of the Bay Road and charged with speeding (greater than posted 50 in 35) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense).
  • On Sunday, September 7 at 5:29 p.m., Heather Cripps, 39, of 100 Adams Street in Milton, was arrested during a shoplifting call at Ocean State Job Lot on Main Street and charged with shoplifting by asportation.
  • On Sunday, September 7 at 12:12 a.m., Tyesha Renae Smalls, 22, of 23 Larch Lane in Centerville, was arrested during a hit and run call on Route 25 and charged with two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana (less than 1 oz), assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (box of gloves), malicious destruction of property +$250, resisting arrest and assault with a dangerous weapon (plastic bucket). State Police asked for Bourne to check on a reported hit and run on Route 25. At the same time, an hysterical woman came into Buzzards Bay Veterinary saying she had been in an accident.
  • On Saturday, September 6 at 9:57 p.m., Parker Thomas Lee, 20, of 143 Manomet Ave. in Plymouth, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on MacArthur Boulevard and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license and operating an uninspected motor vehicle.
  • On Thursday, September 4 at 8:55 p.m., Andrew J. Cormier, 39, of 4 Winslow Street in Bourne, was arrested during a suspicious activity call at Nightingale Pond Road and Deseret Road and charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
  • On Thursday, September 4 at 5:53 p.m., Edward Frederick Hayes, 62, of 35 Scarlet Drive in Plymouth, was arrested during a suspicious activity call on Canal Service Road and charged with open and gross lewdness. Hayes was reportedly nude and sitting at the canal.
  • On Thursday, September 4 at 9:30 a.m., Johnnie Michael Pawlosky, 26, of 93 Main Street, Apt. E in Bourne, was arrested during a warrant service at that address on a fugitive from justice court warrant.
  • On Wednesday, September 3 at 1:45 p.m., Steven Louis Cantalupo, 20, of Roxy Cahoun Road in Plymouth, was arrested during a motor vehicle violation call at Old Plymouth Road and Cunningham Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. There was also an outstanding warrant.
  • On Monday, September 1 at 7:39 p.m., Christopher Salvator Sperrazza, 40, of 788 Sandwich Road in Bourne, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Factory Outlet Way on two outstanding warrants.

There were 29 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Sunday, September 14 at 9:33 a.m. at Thom Ave. and Howard Ave. (2  cars)
  • Sunday, September 14 at 12:56 a.m. at the Bourne Bridge approach (hit & run, abandoned car, K9 requested)
  • Saturday, September 13 at 1:22 p.m. near the Liquor Barn on Main Street (van vs. motorcycle, with injury)
  • Saturday, September 13 at 10:20 a.m. at Barlows Landing Road and MacArthur Boulevard (2 cars)
  • Friday, September 12 at 6:46 p.m. at Church Lane and Scenic Highway (2 cars)
  • Friday, September 12 at 4:59 p.m.(reported) occurred early at Market Basket (hit and run)
  • Friday, September 12 at 1:27 p.m. on the Bourne Bridge (2 cars)
  • Friday, September 12 at 7:07 a.m., Otis Rotary (2 cars, criminal citation issued)
  • Thursday, September 11 at 3:11 p.m. on Clark Road (wires pulled down by vehicle with ladders on roof)
  • Wednesday, September 10 at 9:30 p.m. at CVS on Head of the Bay Road (hit and run)
  • Tuesday, September 9 at 4:09 p.m. at Westdale Park (2 cars)
  • Tuesday, September 9 at 3:17 p.m. on Meetinghouse Lane
  • Tuesday, September 9 at 10:31 a.m. on Route 28A (2 cars, head-on with injury)
  • Monday, September 8 at 10:56 a.m. at Scusset Beach Road and Williston Road (2 cars, injury, airbag deployed)
  • Sunday, September 7 at 11:04 a.m. on Main Street (2 cars)
  • Saturday, September 6 at 4:17 p.m. on Church Lane (2 cars)
  • Saturday, September 6 at 1:04 p.m. at IHOP at the Rotary (hit and run)
  • Saturday, September 6 at 11:25 a.m. at MacArthur Boulevard and Clay Pond Road (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, September 5 at 7:14 p.m. at Sandwich Road and Adams Street (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, September 5 at 4:33 p.m. at Route 25 off-ramp
  • Friday, September 5 at 1:05 p.m. at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School on Sandwich Road (2 cars)
  • Thursday, September 4 on Waterhouse Road (2 cars)
  • Wednesday, September 3 at 2:39 p.m. at Meetinghouse Lane and Old Plymouth Road (car vs motorcycle with injury, MedFlight)
  • Wednesday, September 3 at 11:01 a.m. at Bourne South Rotary (2 cars)
  • Wednesday, September 3 at 10:35 a.m. at the Market Basket on Factory Outlet Way (2 cars)
  • Wednesday, September 3 at 10:18 a.m. on State Road (hit and run)
  • Tuesday, September 2 at 1:09 p.m. on Ben Abbey Road (2 cars)
  • Tuesday, September 2 at 12:06 p.m. on Shore Road (hit and run)
  • Tuesday, September 2 at 7:49 a.m. at Beach Street and Elm Ave. (car vs. pole)

All those charged above are innocent until proven guilty.


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