Press Releases

Official press releases from Sandwich Police Department

Press Release 12.31.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.31.2014 SPD

On December 31, 2014 at 1530 hours, Sandwich Police responded to the report of an motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 6A and Spring Hill Road in Sandwich. A minivan operated by a 53 year old male from Cataumet, MA was travelling West on 6A in a Chrysler mini-van.  The vehicle swerved off […]

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Press Release 12.26.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.26.2014 SPD

At 6:18 PM Sandwich Police Department responded to a 2 car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Quaker Meeting House Road and Cotuit Road.  Both vehicles sustained major front end damage with both vehicles deploying air bags.  The Fire Department was called to scene to evaluate for minor injuries and transported both operators.  Both vehicles […]

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Press Release 12.19.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.19.2014 SPD

On December 19, 2014 at approximately 11:30PM Sandwich Police officers Dan Perkins and Brian Fernandes responded to the Hess gas station at 336 Route 130 for a report of a man slumped over the wheel of his vehicle.  When the officers approached the vehicle they observed a syringe loaded with a brown liquid and spoon […]

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Press Release 12.19.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.19.2014 SPD

On 12/19/2014 at 1435 hours the Sandwich Police Department responded to Captain Morgan Road in Sandwich for a reported incident occurring between the home owner and an unknown male.  The homeowner reported that the unknown male fled the area on foot. A thorough search of the area was conducted by police officers and a canine […]

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Press Release 12.18.2014 SPD

Press Release 12.18.2014 SPD

On December 18, 2014 at approximately 12:00PM the members of the Sandwich Police Department and the Cape Cod Drug Task Force arrested Dylan Lane of 1 East Crossfield Road, Forestdale and Hector McMenamy of 4 Van Circle, Bourne.  Both men will be charged with possession with intent to distribute a class A substance (heroin) and […]

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Press Release 10.14.14 SPD

Press Release 10.14.14 SPD

For immediate release:  Today October 14, 2014, the Sandwich Fire Department received a telephone of a reported bomb threat at the Sandwich High School.  Units from the Sandwich Fire and Police Departments quickly responded.  As both departments take these threats very seriously, the Massachusetts State Police was contacted to provide assistance.  In the best interest […]

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Press Release 10.03.14 SPD

Press Release 10.03.14 SPD

For immediate release:  On 10/3/14 at 11:41 AM the Sandwich Police received several 911 calls reporting an armed robbery at the Rockland trust Bank on Cotuit Road Sandwich. The suspect entered the bank wearing a skeleton style Halloween mask and displayed a black semi-automatic pistol.  The suspect then ordered all employees and customers inside the […]

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Press Release 09.23.14 SPD

Press Release 09.23.14 SPD

For immediate release:  On Saturday September 27th, 2014 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm the Sandwich Police Department will participate in the DEA’s drug take back program.  During this time, the public is welcome to turn in any unused prescription medications.  All medications collected will be properly disposed of. The Sandwich Police Department has regularly […]

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Press Release 09.19.14 SPD

Press Release 09.19.14 SPD

For immediate release:  On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at approximately 8:47pm, Sandwich Police responded to a home on Sedgwick Ln in South Sandwich. A couple reported coming home and interrupting a breaking and entering into their house. The victims reported observing a thin white male, approximately 6’1”, dressed in black, a black knit hat, white […]

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Press Release 09.10.14 SPD

Press Release 09.10.14 SPD

For immediate release:  The Sandwich Police Department has positioned LED sign board trailers on RTE 6A and RTE 130 advising the public that there will be detours in place on September 13, 2014 during the Town’s Grand Parade, 1pm to 3pm.  Additionally, we have requested the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Officer to put out a reverse […]

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