Man Arrested Following Workplace Violence at Yarmouth UPS Facility

YPD arrests man who allegedly threatened coworker with a knife...
Romane Wilson, age 25, of Dennis was arrested by Yarmouth Police after he allegedly threatened a coworker with a knife while working at the UPS facility in Yarmouth. (YPD photo)

From the Yarmouth Police Department (verbatim):

On Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:30AM, Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officers responded to the United Parcel Service shipping facility at 131 Ansel Hallet Road in West Yarmouth regarding a disturbance between employees involving a knife.

Upon arrival, Patrol Officers observed 20 people standing outside and were advised that the suspect was inside the building.

Officers found the suspect inside the building, searched him for weapons, and secured him.

The on-scene investigation determined that the suspect and another employee became involved in an argument. During the dispute, the suspect held a knife high over his head and threated the other man. After the threat, the man threw the knife under a metal shelf.

Officer located the knife and it is being processed and held as evidence.

The suspect was placed under arrest, transported to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters for booking, and subsequently transported to the Barnstable District Court for arraignment.

Refer To Arrest: 19-1050-AR
Age: 25
Charges: ASSAULT WHILE ARMED WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON (KNIFE) 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