CRIME & SAFETY
Wareham man charged with using ghost gun to kill his father
Plymouth County DA Tim Cruz says he hopes this tragic shooting shines a light on the issue of ghost guns.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH DRUNK DRIVING AFTER CRASH BADLY INJURES OFF-DUTY BARNSTABLE POLICE SERGEANT
WEST BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts – According to reports filed in Barnstable District Court, on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 10:42 p.m., Barnstable Police patrol officers responded to the intersection of Oak Street and the Service Road for a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival, officers found one of their colleagues, a Barnstable Police sergeant, suffering injuries from the crash. The police sergeant had been traveling east along the Service Road on his way to Barnstable Police Headquarters for his Midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift as a member of the BPD’s patrol division.
Crash leaves vehicle on its roof in Centerville
CENTERVILLE – A traffic crash left a SUV on its roof in Centerville. The crash happened on Falmouth Road (Route 28) at Ames Way. The driver was able to self-extricate and appeared to have escaped any serious injury. Route 28 was closed from Five Corners Way. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police. The post Crash leaves vehicle on its roof in Centerville appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Woman Targeted in Shooting Incident in Cod Cape, Barnstable Police Pursue Suspect
Violence struck the Cape Cod neighborhood on the eve of Thanksgiving, as a woman was non-fatally shot in what authorities describe as a deliberate act. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Hamden Circle in Barnstable, with gunshots startling residents and leaving the community on edge. Authorities are investigating the shooting, stressing that it was targeted rather than a random event.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Rape Charges, and Murder Shake Barnstable County
This week in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a woman being shot at a residence on Thanksgiving Day, a man previously acquitted of rape charges facing new charges, a Jamaican man arrested for immigration violations and multiple rape charges, and a Cape Cod man charged with murder in the death of an infant in 2021.
Sagamore Shutdown Sparks Cape Cod Traffic Nightmare as Cops Probe Bridge Crash
Chaos on Cape Cod today as the Sagamore Bridge has been shuttered to motorists in both lanes following a harrowing smash-up. The Massachusetts State Police, along with the local Bourne Police force, have jumped into action, scrambling to investigate the crash that has sent traffic into a tailspin. According to a statement taken from the Bourne Police's Facebook page, commuters are now being advised to steer clear and to start to seek out detours.
RANDOM HN PHOTOS: “AIN’T NO REST THURSDAY MORNING”
HN PHOTO NOTES: Yarmouth police investigated vandalism to two cars that were parked side-by-side outside of a South Yarmouth hotel no-tell Thursday morning. One of the vehicles was registered locally. Yarmouth police officers on scene were busy trying to contact the hotel guests who belonged to the vehicles so they could attempt to figure out what may have been going on…
Barnstable Police investigate two-vehicle crash in Hyannis
HYANNIS – Shortly after 10:30 AM Sunday morning there was a two-vehicle crash on Route 28 at the back entrance to the Cape Cod Mall with one vehicle ending up on the grass in front of a bank. Three people were evaluated at the scene. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police. Photos by […] The post Barnstable Police investigate two-vehicle crash in Hyannis appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Good Samaritan Saves Massachusetts Woman Who Flipped Her Car into Cranberry Bog on Thanksgiving
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle negligently.
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Shots Fired, Abuse Allegations, and Bomb Threat in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
This week in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, several incidents occurred that required police intervention. These incidents include a stabbing in Rockland, shots fired in the Swifts Beach area leading to arrests, a former pediatrician accused of abuse, and a bomb threat made to a synagogue in Hingham.
Disturbing details released as father faces murder charge in Cape Cod infant’s death
A Massachusetts man who is accused of killing a 6-week-old infant on Cape Cod in 2021 reportedly hurt the baby so badly that his injuries resembled “being thrown out a window,” according to NBC-10 Boston. Randy Patterson-Gerber, 25, formerly of Centerville, pleaded not guilty, and was held without...
One person critically injured in rollover crash on Route 6 in Dennis
DENNIS – One person was critically injured in a rollover crash in Dennis. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 PM Friday on Route 6 westbound at Route 134 (Exit 78A). The victim was reportedly ejected from the vehicle. A MedFlight helicopter was requested to Cape Cod Gateway Airport to fly the victim to an off-Cape […] The post One person critically injured in rollover crash on Route 6 in Dennis appeared first on CapeCod.com.
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1997—In Plymouth, Mass., police serve Native American demonstrators a generous helping of pepper-spray. 1986—As Ed “Meese is a Pig” Meese confesses that profits from illegal arms sales to Iran went to Nicaraguan contras, a reluctant Ronald Reagan fires Lt. Col. Oliver North. 1974—Britain outlaws the IRA...
Massachusetts woman killed in two-vehicle crash just before Thanksgiving being remembered as kind, motherly
BROCKTON – A Massachusetts woman killed in a motor vehicle crash earlier this week is being remembered. According to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz, at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, Marshfield Police and Fire responded to Plain Street at Lady Slipper Lane for a report of a two-vehicle crash involving a Marshfield Police vehicle. Upon arrival, first responders located the female operator of a red Subaru Forrester with injuries. She was transported to South Shore Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. She has been identified as Michelle Freestone, 79, of Marshfield. The Marshfield Police officer driving the other motor vehicle was not injured.
Reports of shots fired at Swifts Beach leads to two arrests
Multiple reports of shots fired in the Swifts Beach area Sunday, Nov.19 at approximately 9 p.m. led to the arrest of brothers Isaiah, 26, and Mashophant Clary, 28, on charges of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace, according to Wareham Police Department logs. Marion, Rochester and Sheriff K9 supported Wareham...
‘It’s meant to save lives, not take lives’: Details about Marshfield police’s armored vehicle involved in deadly crash
A 79-year-old woman was killed when she pulled in front of the armored police vehicle, the DA's preliminary investigation showed. Marshfield police have confirmed that a military-style, armored vehicle previously owned by the federal government was involved in a crash on Monday that killed a 79-year-old town resident. Initially, the...
Driver, who police say was drinking before crash, caused 6-foot hole in gas station wall
A woman is expected to face an OUI charge after police claim she crashed her vehicle into a Carver gas station Tuesday afternoon, according to the Carver Police Department. A vehicle hit a guardrail and the back of Nouria gas station, located at 303 Tremont St., around 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 21, Chief Marc Duphily said in a statement.
Tisbury settles with former police candidate for $75,000
The town of Tisbury has agreed to pay a former Tisbury Police candidate $75,000 to settle a lawsuit against the town and a member of its police department. In January 2022, Danielle Clermont filed a complaint with Dukes County Superior Court in which she claimed that the town of Tisbury had conspired with Tisbury Police Sgt. Max Sherman to freeze her out of a position with the department. The suit also claims Sherman later attempted to sabotage an alternative employment opportunity.
Breaking: Serious crash reported on Scenic Highway in Bourne
BOURNE – A serious crash was reported on Route 6 (Scenic Highway) near Bournedale Road shortly after 5:30 PM Tuesday. A MedFlight helicopter was requested to the Ella F. Hoxie School to fly a victim to an off-Cape trauma center. Traffic cameras showed westbound traffic at a standstill. Further details were not immediately available. The post Breaking: Serious crash reported on Scenic Highway in Bourne appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Rochester Four-Car Crash Leaves Two Injured
ROCHESTER (WBSM) — A four-car crash at the intersection of Braley Hill Road and North Avenue in Rochester sent two people to the hospital last week. The Rochester Fire Department responded to the intersection around 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 16. The crash caused “serious damage” to vehicles and...