Barnstable Police Arrest Man in Keyes Beach Stabbing

Brewster man suffered three stab wounds...

From the Barnstable Police Department (verbatim):

On August 14, 2018, Barnstable Police arrested a Centerville man in connection with a stabbing at Keyes Beach in Hyannis. At about 5:20 pm on Sunday, August 12th, Barnstable Police was dispatched to Keyes Beach after receiving a report of a man with a gun. Arriving officers discovered a large party, approx.150-200 people, in the beach picnic area. Several people were quickly packing up a make-shift bar and D.J. booth after what witnesses said was an altercation between a few individuals who had since departed. As the group dispersed, Barnstable Police was notified of a stabbing victim who arrived at Cape Cod Hospital. The victim, a 22-year-old Brewster man, suffered three stab wounds to his back and shoulder.

An investigation into the stabbing led detectives to identify 31-year-old Damion Fray of Centerville as a suspect. Fray was surveilled two days later, before being stopped in a motor vehicle in Dennis where he was placed under arrest. Fray was charged with Assault & Battery by Dangerous Weapon, Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, and Assault & Battery causing Serious Bodily Injury.

Subsequent to Fray’s arrest, a search warrant was obtained for his Centerville residence and was executed on Wednesday, August 15th. During the search, investigators located a loaded Lugar 9mm handgun along with a supply of ammunition. A cohabiter of the home, 46-year-old Neil Woolery, was placed under arrest and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.

Fray appeared in Barnstable District Court on Tuesday and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing on Monday, August 20, 2018. Woolery appeared in Barnstable District Court on Wednesday and was held on $1,000 cash bail. The stabbing victim spent 2-3 days at Cape Cod Hospital recovering from his injuries and has since been discharged. 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