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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD
Rower Rescued at Sea

ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on June 18, 2018 • views: 31

This past Friday, June 15th, the alarm for help was sounded by a man aboard an ocean rowboat 530 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The rower in distress, Niall Macdonald, activated his emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) around 12:30 a.m., alerting Coast Guard radio watchstanders to the dire situation. Macdonald reportedly faced […]

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Yarmouth Police Officers Assaulted, Man Arrested
Man Arrested after Assaulting Police

Yarmouth Police Officers Assaulted, Man Arrested

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on June 14, 2018 • views: 41

Police departments across the nation all share one top priority: to protect and serve their community. Being in this line of work can be very gratifying, but officers must constantly be on their toes as dangerous situations can develop suddenly and be almost impossible to predict at times. Yarmouth PD is no exception, and knows […]

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Fratantonio Sentenced to Life

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on June 13, 2018 • views: 33

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced that a Barnstable Superior Court Jury found Christopher Fratantonio (DOB: 11/28/1980), of Cotuit, guilty of the charge of Murder in the First Degree in connection with the murder of his wife, Mary Fratantonio. The jury deliberated for approximately two hours after a five day trial before returning their verdict. The […]

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YPD OFFICIALS REVEAL K9 STORM INTRUDER CAMERA SYSTEM
YPD Reveals New K9 Storm Intruder Camera System

YPD OFFICIALS REVEAL K9 STORM INTRUDER CAMERA SYSTEM

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on June 12, 2018 • views: 42

In the wake of the tragic murder of Sergeant Sean M. Gannon and the shooting of his police canine partner K9 Nero, the Yarmouth Police Department is taking big strides in order to prevent future incidents like this. With a tremendous outpour of support and donations from the Cape Cod community, the YPD and the […]

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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing
Details in Killing Released

Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on May 10, 2018 • views: 345

The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office has released additional information pertaining to the Commonwealth v. Latanowich. The following is a release from the District Attorney’s office: Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on April 12, 2017 Sgt. Sean Gannon and his K-9 were requested to respond to 109 Blueberry Lane […]

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Cape and Islands Legislative Delegation Asks for Oversight Hearing in Follow Up to the Killing Of Officer Gannon

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on April 25, 2018 • views: 77

The following is a letter sent by the Cape’s legislative delegation to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security “We owe it to Sergeant Gannon, his family, and the Yarmouth Police Department to take a hard look at what happened, particularly at the Trial Court, witness protection […]

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 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant
Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

 Yarmouth Police Department Promotes K9 Officer Sean M. Gannon Posthumously to Sergeant

Filed in Community, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 18, 2018 • views: 389

YARMOUTH POLICE SERGEANT SEAN M. GANNON Yarmouth Police Department Sergeant Sean McNamee Gannon, age 32, died on impact in the line of duty from a gunshot wound to the head on April 12, 2018. Born August 22nd, 1985 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sergeant Gannon graduated from All Saints Elementary School in 1999, and Bishop Stang […]

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Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon
Funeral Procession for Fallen Officer

Procession for Fallen Police Officer Sean Gannon

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on April 17, 2018 • views: 1591

This afternoon, fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon will be escorted with full law enforcement honors from Doan Beal and Ames on West Main Street in Hyannis to St. Pius Church in Yarmouth. The community is asked to wear blue and to line the streets as the procession escorting Officer Gannon makes its way to […]

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Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Dennis Man Faces Drug Charges

Dennis Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on March 19, 2018 • views: 602

A Dennis man is facing multiple drug charges including possession with intent to distribute cocaine. On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1:00 in the afternoon Yarmouth and Dennis police executed a search warrant at 377 Sesuit Neck Road in East Dennis.  The search warrant was obtained based on probable cause developed during an investigation into […]

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Yarmouth Police Recognize the Retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III
Yarmouth Police Recognize Retirement

Yarmouth Police Recognize the Retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments • views: 188

Last Friday, a special ceremony was held at the Yarmouth Police Department’s evening roll call to recognize the retirement of Patrol Officer Albert C. Roth III. Roth, who had served in Mid-Cape law enforcement for over three decades, has served the community in various capacities. These include, but are not limited to: Bike Patrol Motorcycle […]

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KICKOFF OF HYARTS ARTIST SHANTIES & WEEKLY SUMMER FESTIVITIES views: 44

Endless opportunities lie ahead to delve into all things art and culture with the 2018 summer kickoff of the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District festivities. Cape Cod residents have been gearing up for the plethora of exciting events that the Town of Barnstable has commissioned to take place throughout the summer and into the fall season, […]

Town of Barnstable To Host Terrapin Release views: 37

Cape Cod is home to an extensive amount of incredible wildlife, but one of the most mesmerizing creatures in the mix is the Diamondback Terrapin.  This species of turtle is unique in the fact that it is the only one of its kind that inhabits coastal marshes with brackish water; a mix of fresh and […]

Cape Cod Baseball’s Opening for the Summer views: 55

It’s summertime, and that means the Cape Cod Baseball League is back in action! A Cape tradition since its founding in 1885, the league is returning after a respectable 2017 season. Since Opening Night is tomorrow, here are the games, when the first pitch will be, as well as the venue. Brewster at Cotuit: The Whitecaps […]

Melody Tent Back For The Summer views: 34

The Cape Cod Melody Tent is reopening for the summer, with several high-profile acts scheduled for this season. It will all start this Sunday with the headliner being country singer/songwriter Chris Janson, along with Ashley McBride as the opening act. The opening comedy act will be the puppeteer Darci Lynne on the 16th, with the […]