Truro Police Blotter: 11/10/14 to 12/14/14

Three OUIs, one rape charge, one deer vs. motor vehicle
Truro police activity from 11/10/14 to 12/14/14.

During the 5-week period of Monday, November 10, 2014 through Sunday, December 14, 2014, the officers of the Truro Police Department responded to 444 calls for service.

Over the five weeks, there was one search warrant execution/drug bust and one sex offenses call resulting in a rape charge. Officers responded to one disturbance and one report of vandalism/malicious destruction. There were 4 suspicious persons reported, 7 reports of suspicious activity and 3 suspicious vehicles. Eight summons service attempts were made (5 rendered) and 7 warrants were issued. There was one report of a threatening phone call. One restraining order was extended.

There were two reports of larceny and one report of fraud. 

An officer was requested on one occasion. There was one civil matter, one notification made (loss of license), one report of annoying phone calls and one reported phone scam. Officers responded to 11 burglar alarms. There were 16 animal complaints including a lost cat, an injured raccoon, a loose dog, an injured fox, a cold-stunned turtle, a cat relocation, a skunk under a deck and a missing dog.

One hundred and fifty-two motorists were pulled over and 24 violations were issued. Five people were arrested, including 3 for OUI and one car was towed. There were an additional 24 motor vehicle-related calls (7 violations). There were 11 traffic complaints (2 arrests). 

Officers assisted other police departments on 10 occasions, offered mutual aid on 2 occasions and assisted other agencies including the National Park Service on 10 occasions. Officers assisted citizens on 11 occasions and participated in a lock down drill at Nauset Regional High School in Eastham and helped with Flying Santa's arrival in Truro before the holidays. There were 12 fire alarm calls and 2 fires (one chimney and one brush).

There were 29 fire/rescue calls, 11 medical/mental calls and one incapacitated person who was taken into protective custody. Officers conducted 5 well being checks (issued one violation) and one reassurance check. Officers were also requested to be present for 6 child exchanges. 

There were 9 arrests:

  • On Sunday, December 14 at 1:56 a.m., Bequitta M. Watkins, 31, of 60 Old Bay Road in Wellfleet, was arrested during a traffic stop on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Thursday, December 11 at 6:16 p.m., Andrew M. Czyoski, 36, of 436 Commercial Street in Provincetown, was arrested during a search warrant execution at his home and charged with possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute, trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute-subsequent offense and trafficking in heroin/morphine/opium. See the story here.
  • On Sunday, November 30 at 7 p.m, Fifi Laryea, 64, of 1982 Walton Ave., Apt. 3, Bronx, NY, was arrested during a traffic complaint on Route 6 and charged with remove/alter motor vehicle VIN, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle, number plate violation to conceal ID, failure to stop for police, MV operator refuse to identify self, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • On Wednesday, November 26 at 1:01 p.m., Mark N. Peters, 62, of 5 Shore Road in North Truro, was arrested during a traffic stop on Route 6 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a license suspended for OUI and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. 
  • On Tuesday, November 25 at 11:28 p.m., Douglas OH Hays, 23, of 37 Anthony Drive in Hyannis, was arrested during a traffic stop on Route 6 and charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding and registration not in possession.
  • On Tuesday, November 25 at 7:28 p.m., Bruce R. Boleyn, 76, of 13 Fisher Road in Truro, was arrested during a traffic complaint on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor and failure to keep right for oncoming motor vehicle.
  • On Wednesday, November 19 at 12:42 a.m., Colin Carberry Buchanan, 53, of 4 Tiny Way in Provincetown, was arrested during a sex offense call on Moses Way and charged with rape and indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over.
  • On Friday, November 14 at 11:30 a.m., Natalino Santana, 44, of 138 Winter Street, Apt. 1 in Hyannis, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation.
  • On Thursday, November 13 at 9:31 p.m., Sandra Lee Remington, 53, of 4 Slade Hill Road in Truro, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding and marked lanes violation.

There were 2 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Friday, November 28 at 7:50 a.m. on Route 6
  • Sunday, November 16 at 6:09 p.m. (motor vehicle vs. deer)

All those charged above are innocent until proven guilty.


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