Bourne Police Blotter: 10/1/14 to 10/15/14

Seventeen arrests, drive-by egging, deer vs. cruiser
Bourne police activity from 10/1/14 to 10/15/14.

Over the 2-week period of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the officers of the Bourne Police Department responded to 790 calls for service.

During the two weeks, there were 2 assault/assault & battery calls (one involving a knife), 2 threats to commit a crime (one via text message), 8 general disturbances (one arrest) and 2 neighbor disturbances. Officers served one restraining order in hand. Eighteen summons services were attempted (15 in hand, one could not be served because recipient is in jail) and three warrant services were attempted (one arrest).

There were 11 reported larcenies including hoses at a worksite, money, a check, a bicycle and copper fittings. There were 7 reports of fraud, one report of shoplifting at Cumberland Farms (2 arrests), 2 robbery reports--one at the TD Bank in Pocasset, 4 burglaries/break-ins including the theft of a bicycle from an unlocked garage and one report of computer crimes. Two cars were reported stolen and one was reported recovered.

Officers assisted other police departments on 3 occasions and other agencies including the USCG on 7 occasions. There were 4f ires and 10 fire alarms. A drug search was conducted at the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School. There was one narcotics violation resulting in 3 arrests. Officers responded to 40 burglar alarms (27 residential, 11 commercial and 2 school). 

There were 26 public service calls and 2 notifications made (one for a license revocation). There were 22 reports of suspicious activity (one bylaw citation) and 15 suspicious autos. There were 3 trespassing calls and 11 reports of vandalism including slashed tires (3 arrests). There were 3 reports of annoying phone calls, 7 loud noises (including gunshots), one civil complaint and 4 animal complaints (a struck fox, an unleashed dog, an injured gull and 2 loose dogs).

There were 52 rescue calls including one MedFlight. Officers conducted 5 well-being checks. There were 6 medical/mental calls, one missing person, one reported death and one non-violent family offense. There were two overdoses, one at the Christmas Tree Shops and one at the Eastern Inn. 

There were 118 motor vehicle-related calls including disabled autos, radar assignments, traffic control and car stops. One hundred and four warnings, 4 criminal citations and 31 citations were issued. Four people were arrested, 5 cars were towed and 3 cars were repossessed. Officers searched for 7 erratic drivers and seized expired plates from 2 vehicles. No citations were issued during 28 parking violation checks. 

Some of the more notable calls:

  • Cumbie's customer got in wrong car and drove away (but she brought it back)
  • Recliner in roadway
  • Drive-by egging
  • Caller reported woman yelling in car, woman told officer she was singing along with radio
  • Lure removed from injured seagull
  • Suspicious auto turns out to be police car
  • Weapon found on Eel Pond Road
  • Caller reported theft of registration sticker from license plate
  • Road rage argument in front of the Liquor Barn
  • Caller reports a woman standing in her yard

There were 17 arrests:

  • On Wednesday, October 15 at 2:15 a.m., Jaimee Michelle Morris, 25, of 55 Cliff Road in Bourne, was arrested during a motor vehicle violation on the Bournedale Overpass at Route 25 and charged with possession of a Class A substance and possession of a Class B substance. There were also three outstanding warrants against Morris, one for larceny over $250 from a person 60+/disabled, breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony and threat to commit a crime.
  • On Tuesday, October 14 at 9:31 a.m., Mary Ellen Burgess, 37, of 34 Lincoln Ave. in Buzzards Bay, was arrested during a shoplifting call at Cumberland Farms on Main Street and charged with shoplifting by asporation. Burgess was arrested with Lincoln (see below).
  • On Tuesday, October 14 at 9:31 a.m., John Joseph Filkins IV, 28, of 222A Hathaway Road in Wareham, was arrested during a shoplifting call at Cumberland Farms on Main Street and charged with shoplifting by asporation. Filkins was arrested with Burgess (see above).
  • On Monday, October 13 at 9:44 p.m., Israel Rivera II, 19, of 29 Williston Road in Buzzards Bay, was arrested during a vandalism call on Main Street and charged with malicious or wanton defacing or damaging of property. 
  • On Monday, October 13 at 8:57 p.m., Matthew John Hamilton, 25, of 11 Linwood Ave., Apt. C in Wareham, was arrested during a vandalism call on Head of the Bay Road and charged with malicious or wanton defacing or damaging of property. Hamilton was arrested with Pina (see below).
  • On Monday, October 13 at 8:57 p.m., Christopher Anthony Pina, 25, of 13 Head of the Bay Road in Bourne, was arrested during a vandalism call on Head of the Bay Road and charged with malicious or wanton defacing or damaging of property. Pina was arrested with Hamilton (see above).
  • On Monday, October 13 at 12:39 p.m., Kayla Marie Nightingale, 26, of 3132 Cranberry Highway, Apt. 25 in Wareham, was arrested during a warrant service on Main Street on two warrants (breaking and entering a building in the daytime for a felony and larceny over $250).
  • On Saturday, October 11 at 8:36 p.m., Christopher C. Seifert, 32, of 12 Joshua Lane in East Falmouth, was arrested following a motor vehicle violation at MacArthur Boulevard and Dockser Ave. and charged with possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, no inspection sticker and possession of less than 1 oz. of marijuana.
  • On Friday, October 10 at 8:31 p.m., Francis J. Semple, 49, of 41 Shangri la in Wareham, was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on Scenic Highway and charged with OUI-liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, reckless operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation. According to police log, Semple was reportedly driving on rim, called in as a suspicious vehicle at Nick's Pizza House on Main Street.
  • On Wednesday, October 8 at 10:46 p.m., Christopher Mark MacDonald, 50, of 101 Maple Street, Apt. 7 in Bourne, was arrested during a motor vehicle violations call on Main Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle with license revoked as an HTO (habitual traffic offender) and defective equipment (headlight).
  • On Saturday, October 4 at 2:16 p.m., Sean Patrick McKenna, 44, of 147 Rockland Street in Dartmouth, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on MacArthur Boulevard and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license-subsequent offense (third) and no inspection/sticker.
  • On Friday, October 3 at 2:01 p.m., Lewis Thomas Moses Jr, 57, of 42 Maple Street in Buzzards Bay, was arrested shortly after robbing the TD Bank on Barlows Landing Road at 12:17 p.m. and charged with armed robbery and resisting arrest. See story here.
  • On Thursday, October 2 at 10:38 p.m., Alisicia B. Lindh, 33, of 271 Club Valley Lane in Falmouth, was arrested during a general disturbance call at the Parrot Bar & Grill on Route 28A on on open warrant for OUI-liquor.
  • On Thursday, October 2 at 8:02 p.m., Santiago Nicholas Garza, 34, of 140 Cato in Woonsocket, RI, was arrested during a drug/narcotics violation at Dunkin Donuts on Main Street and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug law. Martin was arrested with Gately and Martin.
  • On Thursday, October 2 at 8:02 p.m., Joseph Patrick Gately, 46, of 577 Main Street in Medfield, was arrested during a drug/narcotics violation at Dunkin Donuts on Main Street and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug law. Martin was arrested with Martin and Garza.
  • On Thursday, October 2 at 8:02 p.m., David Randall Martin, 34, of 41 Pine Island Road in Milford, was arrested during a drug/narcotics violation at Dunkin Donuts on Main Street and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug law. Martin was arrested with Gately and Garza.
  • On Tuesday, September 30 at 10:40 p.m., Joseph Douglas Babcock, 26, of 53 Myricks Street in Lakeville, was arrested during a traffic stop on two open warrants (assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license-subsequent offense).

There were 34 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Tuesday, October 14 at 12:57 p.m. on Church Lane (2 cars, no injury)
  • Tuesday, October 14 at 12:22 p.m. on Phillips Road (2 cars, no injury)
  • Tuesday, October 14 at 2:25 a.m. at Shore Road (caller reported hearing crash, hit and run)
  • Monday, October 13 at 1:52 p.m. at Guardian Self Storage on MacArthur Boulevard (caller said something hit his fence)
  • Monday, October 13 at 2:15 a.m. at Scraggy Neck Road and Winsor Road (one car, injuries)
  • Sunday, October 12 at 4:29 p.m. at Otis Rotary (2 cars, no injury)
  • Sunday, October 12 at 2:37 p.m. on Head of the Bay Road (cruiser struck by deer)
  • Sunday, October 12 at 5:02 a.m. at Beach Street and County Road (hit and run)
  • Saturday, October 11 at 10:03 a.m. at Adams Street and Sandwich Road (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, October 10 at 8:38 p.m. on MacArthur Boulevard (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, October 10 at 8:31 p.m. on Scenic Highway (1 car, OUI charges--see above)
  • Friday, October 10 at 3:13 p.m. at Bourne South Rotary (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, October 10 at 10:05 a.m. at the East Rotary (2 cars, no injury)
  • Thursday, October 9 at 5:58 p.m. on MacArthur Boulevard (2 cars, no injury)
  • Thursday, October 9 at 5:16 p.m. at the Sagamore Inn, Sandwich Road (car vs. pedestrian, injuries)
  • Thursday, October 9 at 1:24 p.m. at the Otis Rotary (2 cars)
  • Wednesday, October 8 at 7:25 p.m. on Church Lane (car vs. mailbox)
  • Wednesday, October 8 at 5:06 p.m. on Adams Street (2 cars, no injury)
  • Wednesday, October 8 at 5 p.m. on Scenic Highway (2 cars, no injury)
  • Wednesday, October 8 at 10:02 a.m. at State Road and Ocean Pines Drive (car vs. guardrail with injury)
  • Tuesday, October 7 at 4:01 p.m. at Eastwind Lobster on Main Street (2 cars, no injury)
  • Saturday, October 4 at 5:21 p.m. at Bourne South Rotary (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, October 3 at 3:41 p.m. at the Otis Rotary
  • Friday, October 3 at 3:17 p.m. at the Quality Inn on Trowbridge Road (hit and run)
  • Friday, October 3 at 1:18 p.m. at Post Office on Meetinghouse Lane (2 cars, no injury)
  • Friday, October 3 at 11:27 a.m. at the Otis Rotary
  • Friday, October 3 at 6:57 a.m. at Bourne South Rotary (car vs. school bus)
  • Thursday, October 2 at 10:16 p.m. at McDonald's on Meetinghouse Lane (2 cars, no injury)
  • Thursday, October 2 at 1:01 p.m. on the Mid Cape connector ((2 cars, no injury)
  • Thursday, October 2 at 7:34 a.m. at the Otis Rotary (2 cars, tow, no injury)
  • Wednesday, October 1 at 5:56 p.m. on Presidents Road (hit and run, pickup struck fence)
  • Wednesday, October 1 at 2:30 p.m. on Plymouth Lane (rollover, no injury, in Plymouth)
  • Wednesday, October 1 at 2:29 p.m. on Barlows Landing Road (car vs. yield sign)
  • Wednesday, October 1 at 4:22 a.m. on County Road (car vs. utility pole, injury)

All those charged above are innocent until proven guilty.


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