Press Releases

Official press releases from Sandwich Police Department

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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Press Release 09.03.14 SPD

Press Release 09.03.14 SPD

For immediate release:  On September 3, 2014 at 1400 hours the Sandwich Police Department held a ceremony to promote Timothy Cavanaugh and Timothy Kane to the rank of Sergeant, to swear-in Officer Jessica Kent as a Sandwich Police Officer and to present Officer Adam Trayner and Officer Greg Jaroszuk with Life Saving Awards. “This is […]

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Press Release 08.29.14 SPD

Press Release 08.29.14 SPD

  For immediate release: Friday August 19th, 2014 On September 3rd, 2014 at 1400 hours a ceremony will be held at the Town Hall to promote Timothy Cavanaugh and Timothy Kane to the rank of Sergeant, swear in Officer Jessica Kent who graduated from the Plymouth Police Academy on 8/29/2014, and to present lifesaving awards […]

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