Press Releases

Official press releases from Sandwich Police Department

Press Release 5.21.2015 SPD

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Public Safety Dispatcher Job Opening (Full-time)

Public Safety Dispatcher Job Opening (Full-time)

JOB OPENING Public Safety Dispatchers – Sandwich Police and Fire Departments The Town of Sandwich is currently looking for 5 experienced public safety dispatchers to work 40 hours per week beginning on or about July 1, 2015. Dispatchers work under the general direction of the shift commander in conformance with departmental regulations, applicable provisions of […]

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Press Release 4.11.15 SPD

Press Release 4.11.15 SPD

On April 11, 2015, Sandwich Police and Sandwich Fire responded to the report of a suspicious gas canister located at the Anchor Hardware on Cotuit Road in Sandwich. A driver for Blue Rhino was picking up used 20 lb gas cylinders, commonly used on gas grills,  when he observed signs on a canister that it […]

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2.25.2015 Press Release SPD

2.25.2015 Press Release SPD

On February 25, 2015  at approximately 4:45 PM  the Sandwich Police received numerous 911 calls reporting a motor vehicle crash with injuries in front of the Shell gas station located at 80 Route 130 in Forestdale. Responding officers arrived to find a full size GMC pick-up operated by Patricia Fournier, age 66, of Forestdale had […]

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Press Release 2.22.2015 SPD

Press Release 2.22.2015 SPD

Sandwich Police responded to a motor vehicle crash, car vs. telephone pole. Upon arrival Officers found the pole to be broken in half and the entire roadway blocked.  The vehicle involved was found to be unoccupied and on its side. The operator and passenger were later located and transported by ambulance to CCH with minor injuries. […]

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Press Release 02.20.2015 SPD

Press Release 02.20.2015 SPD

As the result of a month long investigation, on February 20, 2015 at approximately 8:45 pm the Sandwich Police stopped a vehicle owned and operated by Shane Barretto.  The vehicle was stopped in Sandwich as it returned from a brief trip to New Bedford. Along with Shane Barretto a passenger, Ian Burnett, from Sandwich was […]

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Press Release 2.12.2015 SPD

Press Release 2.12.2015 SPD

On the above date and time the Sandwich Police responded to an activated burglary alarm at Paradise Liquors in Merchant Square.  The arriving officer found the front glass door was smashed.  A search of the business found no one within the building. A short time prior to this incident Bourne Police had a similar incident […]

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Press Release 1.9.2015

Press Release 1.9.2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015 at approximately 4pm, Sandwich Police arrested a 27 year old Sandwich female for Thursday’s attempted armed robbery of the Express Mart located at 127 Route 6A. Sandwich Police detectives, working on a tip supplied through the Sandwich Police Facebook page after photos of the suspect were posted, positively identified Amanda […]

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Press Release 1.8.2015 SPD

Press Release 1.8.2015 SPD

On Thursday, January 7, 2015 at approximately 3pm, Sandwich Police responded to the Express Mart, 127 Route 6a, Sandwich for the report of an armed robbery. The clerk advised police that a white female, wearing a black puffy coat, a black hood, and darks pants had just shown a knife and demanded he empty the […]

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Press Release 12.31.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.31.2014 SPD

On December 31, 2014 at approximately 0036 hours Sandwich Police was dispatched to Oxford Rd. to take a report of someone shooting into a window.   Multiple small holes were observed in the window on the second story. The window was not shattered. The window had nine holes in it and impact rings surrounded some of […]

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