Brewster Police Blotter: 12/1/14 to 1/6/15

Four arrests (one OUI, one OUI-drugs), two dogs bites and some suspicious mail
Brewster police activity from 12/1/14 to 1/6/15.

During the 5-week period of Monday, December 1, 2014 through Tuesday, January 6, 2015, the officers of the Brewster Police Department responded to 1,604 calls for service.

Over the month there were 5 disturbances, one assault and one report of threats. There were 25 reports of suspicious activity (2 arrests) and one report of suspicious mail.  There were 2 sex offender registries and police were requested to keep the peace on 2 occasions.

There were 5 reports of larceny/forgery/fraud, one motor vehicle break-in (in the past) and 2 burglary/break-ins (in the past). There were 10 warrant services conducted and 4 summons services.

Officers assisted citizens on 40 occasions, the Brewster Fire Department on 15 occasions, other police departments on 11 occasions and other agencies on 15 occasions. The drug task force met twice. Officer responded to 29 burglar alarms, one hold up alarm and one fire alarm.

There were 10 medical emergencies (one arrest), 2 sudden deaths and one person taken into protective custody. There was one missing person. Officers conducted 13 well-being checks and performed 3 child safety car seat assists.

There were 21 complaints, 2 reports of damage to town property, 5 reports of vandalism, 2 hunting complaints, 2 noise complaints, one bylaw violation, 2 reports of illegal dumping, one fireworks complaint and 4 reports of annoying phone calls. There were 28 animal control calls including two reported dog bites.

One hundred and fifteen motorists were pulled over. Brewster police do not include the number of citations/warnings issued. There were 23 motor vehicle encounters and 147 additional motor vehicle-related calls including traffic enforcement, hazards and disabled vehicles. There were 13 operations complaints and 4 parking complaints.

There were 4 arrests:

  • On Saturday, January 3 at 3:53 p.m., Christos J. Tsiareas, 42, of 162 Walton Ave. in Hyannis, was arrested during a medical emergency on Linnell Landing Road and charged with OUI-drugs and possession of a Class E substance.
  • On Wednesday, December 17 at 1:46 a.m., John P. Caparella, 36, of 211 Hanover Street in Boston, was arrested during a suspicious activity call on Marlboro Road and charged with disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace.
  • On Sunday, December 14 at 7:15 a.m., Rory P. Colleary, 37, of 7 Seaport Drive, Apt. 425 in Quincy, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Harwich Road and Fisherman's Landing and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a license suspended for OUI.
  • On Wednesday, December 10 at 8:07 p.m., Jeffrey Escola, 47, of 41E. 63rd Street in New York, NY, was arrested during a suspicious activity call at Long Pond Road and Jonathan's Way and charged with OUI-liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

There were 15 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Friday, January 2 at 10:07 a.m. at Main Street and Harwich Road
  • Wednesday, December 24 at 12:45 p.m. at Main Street and Underpass Road
  • Tuesday, December 23 at 9:45 a.m. on Underpass Road
  • Tuesday, December 23 at 1:31 a.m. on South Orleans Road
  • Monday, December 22 at 11:49 a.m. on State Street
  • Sunday, December 21 at 3:53 p.m. at Great Fields Road and Camelot Lane
  • Saturday, December 13 at 9:17 p.m. on Harwich Road
  • Saturday, December 13 at 1:01 p.m. on Lower Road
  • Friday, December 12 at 8:55 p.m. on Main Street
  • Friday, December 5 at 3:39 p.m. on Underpass Road
  • Thursday, December 4 at 5:46 p.m. on Satucket Road
  • Thursday, December 4 at 6:43 a.m. on Harwich Road
  • Wednesday, December 3 at 8:53 a.m. on Main Street (with injuries)
  • Tuesday, December 2 at 9:48 p.m. on Stony Brook Road (with injuries)
  • Tuesday, December 2 at 5:14 p.m. on Freeman's Way welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on