Wareham Police Arrest Five from Tuesday to Thursday

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Byron Frates, age 35, of Wareham, was arrested for disturbing the peace. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police Department:

Wareham Police made five arrests between Tuesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 28.

Early on Tuesday morning, officers arrested Jose Silva, Jr., age 47, of Fitchburg, for three warrants at a home on 10th Street in Onset after discovering that he was staying there.

Byron Frates, age 35, of Wareham, was arrested for disturbing the peace after police received a report of a disturbance in a motel parking lot at 5:45 p.m.

At 8:30 p.m., Sherry Schifino, age 58, of Onset, was arrested at her Onset home for a warrant.

At 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sgt. Paul Somers was stopped at the stop sign on Main Street near Tobey Road when he saw a man driving a red dirt bike style motorcycle cross over the center line into oncoming traffic, cross in front of the cruiser onto the shoulder of the road, and run the stop sign before stalling under the South Wareham Bridge. Somers caught up to the motorcycle as the driver restarted the bike and tried to flee before being placed under arrest. Markiese Tomkinson, age 22, of West Wareham, was charged with operating after suspension of a driver’s license, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for police, failure to stop at a stop sign, a marked lanes violation, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

At around 11 p.m. on Thursday, police were alerted to a “large fight” at Captain Al’s Tiki Bar on Cranberry Highway. When officers arrived, they attempted to arrest David Hanoian, age 49, of Buzzards Bay, who resisted and attempted to knock over an officer by grabbing his legs. Officers scuffled with Hanoian before using a Taser to subdue him. Hanoian was charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the police, and resisting arrest.

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