Sandwich Police Blotter: 12/2/14 to 1/5/15

Eights arrests (half of them OUIs), extortion charges and hunting violations
Sandwich police activity from 12/2/14 to 1/5/15.

Over the 5-week period of Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015, the officers of the Sandwich Police Department responded to 542 calls for service.

During the five weeks, there were 2 disturbances and two threat calls (one arrest). Restraining order service attempts were made on 9 occasions (6 in hand), 2 summons services attempts were made (2 in hand) and there was on search warrant. There were three sex offender registries. There were 3 narcotics violations (3 arrests), 2 reports of trespassing, 17 reports of malicious destruction and 40 suspicious incidents.

There were 6 reported larcenies, one building break-in and one automobile break-in. There were 2 reports of identity theft. Officers responded to 69 burglar alarms. 

Officers assisted citizens on 26 occasions, other agencies on 13 occasions and the Sandwich Fire Department on 23 occasions. There were 3 K9 call-outs. Weapons were forfeited on one occasion. There were 3 elder problems. 

There were 6 complaints, one report of annoying phone calls, 17 dog-animal complaints, 2 hunting violations, 5 town bylaw violations, 4 civil matters and one recreational vehicle violation. 

Fifty-two motorists were pulled over, 41 citations/warnings were issued, one vehicle was towed and one person was transported to the hospital. There were 2 under the influence calls, both resulting in arrest. There were 55 additional motor vehicle-related calls including road hazards, traffic and disabled vehicles). 

There were 8 arrests:

  • On Wednesday, December 31 at 5:27 p.m., Alisha Andrade of 850 West Falmouth Highway in Falmouth, was arrested following a motor vehicle accident at Route 130 and Service Road and charged with OUI-liquor.
  • On Monday, December 22 at 4:24 p.m., Donna J. Barboza of 48 Forest Street in Plympton, MA, was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on Route 130 and charged with OUI-liquor and failure to use care stopping.
  • On Saturday, December 20 at 10:22 p.m., James Snyder of 293 Great Fields Road in Brewster, was arrested during an operating under the influence call on Service Road and charged with OUI-liquor (2nd offense), possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to stop/yield.
  • On Friday, December 19 at 11:31 p.m., Rene A. Dansereau III of 250 Newtown Road in Marstons Mills, was arrested during a narcotics violation on Route 130 and charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin), possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute (methadone), possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute (marijuana), possession of a Class C substance (Clonopin) with intent to distribute, possession of a Class B substance (suboxone) and possession of a Class B substance (Buprenorphine). See the story here.
  • On Thursday, December 18 at 12:20 p.m., Hector Manuel McMenamy of 4 Van Circle in Bourne, was arrested during a narcotics violation on East Crossfield Road and charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug law. McMenamy was arrested with Lane, see below. See the story here.
  • On Thursday, December 18 at 12:20 p.m., Dylan Arthur Lane of One East Crossfield Road in Sandwich was arrested during a narcotics violation at that address and charged with possession of a Class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate drug law. Lane was arrested with McMenamy, see above. See the story here.
  • On Tuesday, December 16 at 1:28 p.m., Stephen P. Oldham of One Robert Street in Fairhaven, was arrested during a threat call and charged with three counts of extortion by threat of injury.
  • On Thursday, December 11 at 8:06 p.m., Kathleen Niejadlik of 178 Camelback Road in Marstons Mills was arrested during a operating under the influence call on Cotuit Road and charged with OUI-liquor.

There were 24 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Monday, January 5 at 4:29 p.m. on Route 130
  • Monday, January 5 at 4:07 p.m. at Quaker Meeting House Road and Cotuit Road
  • Sunday, January 4 at 1:23 p.m. at Cotuit Road and Regents Gate
  • Friday, January 2 at 9:56 a.m. on Tupper Road
  • Wednesday, December 31 at 5:27 p.m. at Route 130 and Service Road (see OUI arrest above)
  • Wednesday, December 31 at 3:35 p.m. on Route 6A (transport to hospital)
  • Sunday, December 28 at 12:14 p.m. on Boardley Road
  • Friday, December 26 at 6:16 p.m. at Quaker Meeting House Road and Cotuit Road
  • Wednesday, December 24 at 5:45 p.m. on Quaker Meeting House Road
  • Wednesday, December 24 at 5:02 p.m. at Route 130 and Mid Cape Highway
  • Tuesday, December 23 at 9:58 a.m. on Route 6A
  • Monday, December 22 at 11:12 p.m. on Pinkham Road
  • Monday, December 22 at 4:45 p.m. on Route 130
  • Monday, December 22 at 4:24 p.m. on Route 130 (see OUI arrest above)
  • Sunday, December 21 at 6:45 p.m. on Route 130
  • Friday, December 19 at 5:25 p.m. on Cotuit Road
  • Thursday, December 18 at 9:02 a.m. at Quaker Meeting House Road and Service Road
  • Wednesday, December 17 at 1:40 p.m. on Bourne Hay Road
  • Wednesday, December 17 at 7:45 a.m. on Route 130
  • Monday, December 15 at 12:03 p.m. at Bourne Hay Road and Harlow Road
  • Tuesday, December 9 at 7:59 p.m. at Harlow Road and Madaket Way
  • Tuesday, December 9 at 4:36 p.m. on Crosshill Road (tow)
  • Monday, December 8 at 6:24 p.m. on Quaker Meeting House Road
  • Sunday, December 7 at 3:40 a.m. on Race Lane

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