Press Releases

Official press releases from Sandwich Police Department

Press Release 7/2/2017 SPD

Press Release 7/2/2017 SPD

On July 2 at approximately 1936 hours the Sandwich Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash, car vs. bicycle, at 422 RTE 6A. Upon arrival, officers found the bicyclist unconscious on the side of the roadway. The involved vehicle had left the scene after striking the bicyclist.  The involved vehicle was later located at […]

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SPD’s July 4th Public Safety Announcement

SPD’s July 4th Public Safety Announcement

Please click on the file below to see SPD’s July 4th PSA July 4th 2017 PSA

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Sanwichfest Traffic Alert

Sanwichfest Traffic Alert

On Saturday June 24, 2017 Sandwichfest will take place between 10am and 4pm. RTE 130 (Water St) will be closed between Beale Ave and Main St (Town Hall Square) from 7am to 5pm. During this time a detour will be in place. Please use an alternative route if traveling in the area Saturday. This is […]

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Press Release 5.25.2017 SPD

Press Release 5.25.2017 SPD

SANDWICH MA (May 25, 2017); FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A 28 year old Yarmouth man has been arrested and is facing several felony charges after an alleged road rage incident in Sandwich. On May 25, 2017 at approximately 7:15am the Sandwich Police received a call regarding a hit and run that occurred on Boardley Road in […]

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Press Release 2.20.2017 SPD

Press Release 2.20.2017 SPD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sandwich MA – February 20, 2017: A 24 year old male from Dighton, MA is facing charges after a vehicle pursuit originating in the town of Sandwich. On February 20, 2017, the Sandwich Police received a 911 call of a vehicle being operated erratically which had just entered into the Shell Gas […]

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Citizen’s Police Academy – 2017

Citizen’s Police Academy – 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Sandwich Police Citizen’s Police Academy.  This program fills quickly.  Information about the program and an application are attached below.  Please spread the word to friends and family.  This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about law enforcement in your community. Application:  APPLICATION 2017 – […]

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Press Release 8.18.2016 SPD

Press Release 8.18.2016 SPD

The press release below is in regards to a one vehicle crash which occurred on RTE 130 on 8/18/2016 at 12:21 am. Press Release:  08-18-2016 Press Release 16-249-AC

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Press Release 8.12.2016 SPD

Press Release 8.12.2016 SPD

The Sandwich Police Drug Interdiction Unit along with the Massachusetts State Police were conducting proactive street level drug interdiction on Thursday evening. At approximately 2045 hours officers observed a drug transaction occur at the Forestdale Mobil station on Route 130. The police interceded which resulted in the arrest of 33 year old Margaret Hendricks of […]

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Press Release 7.2.2016 SPD

Press Release 7.2.2016 SPD

On Saturday July 2, 2016 at approximately 7:58 PM, the Sandwich Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash in the area of 4 Route 130 in Forestdale. Upon arrival, they discovered a single motor vehicle had gone off the road and crashed into a tree. The vehicle had been travelling north prior to the […]

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SandwichFest – Traffic Alert

SandwichFest – Traffic Alert

This Saturday, June 25, 2016, between 9am and 5pm RTE 130 between Town Hall Square and Beale Avenue will be closed for SandwichFest.  A detour will be in place during this time.   Parking will be available at Wing School.  This is a great event to attend for the entire family!  The link below will provide […]

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