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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: 38

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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UPDATE: Yarmouth Wellness Studio Closed
Zen Wellness Studio CLOSED

UPDATE: Yarmouth Wellness Studio Closed

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on February 2, 2018 0 Comments • views: 128

Under normal circumstances, Zen wellness centers provide yoga therapy, Thai massage, Reiki, yoga, and meditation classes. The recently opened Zen Wellness studio located at 1247 Route 28 at the corner of Pond Street in South Yarmouth, however,  is under investigation by local and state officials for operating without an occupancy permit and repeated reports of […]

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Yarmouth Police Sponsor Active Shooter Training
Active Shooter Training

Yarmouth Police Sponsor Active Shooter Training

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 29, 2018 0 Comments • views: 284

Since January, there have been 11 incidents of gun violence on school property in the United States, more than half of which resulted in loss of life. In response, Cape Cod residents are invited to attend an Active Shooter/ Hostile Events (ASHE) training session next month that will give them the tools they need to […]

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Yarmouth Police Assist US ICE Agents in Arrest of Cocaine Trafficker
Cocaine Trafficker Arrested

Yarmouth Police Assist US ICE Agents in Arrest of Cocaine Trafficker

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 23, 2018 0 Comments • views: 59

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:30AM, members of the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division Drug Enforcement Unit and the Proactive Anti-Crime Unit assisted United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents in the apprehension of Gabriel Martins originally from Brazil and living in Barnstable. Martins was arrested by the Yarmouth Police Department in December 2017 […]

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Sex Offender Arrested Again
Sex Offender Arrested Again

Sex Offender Arrested Again

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 16, 2018 0 Comments • views: 133

A man that the Yarmouth Police Department arrested in August 2017 for sexual crimes involving ‘upskirting’ has been arrested again and is in custody. Working diligently and painstakingly since the original arrest of 50 year old David Anthony Wong, the Yarmouth Police Department Detective Division obtained several search warrants and seized multiple computers and other […]

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Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police
Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on January 15, 2018 0 Comments • views: 76

Just after 7:00 Friday night, Yarmouth Police were called to 71 Lower Brook Road on reports of a robbery involving a firearm. The caller told police that the suspects fled in a dark-colored car. Upon arrival, police officers found a person at the home had been robbed of his cell phone, the suspects were identified […]

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Sheriff James Cummings: A Look Back at a Busy Year
Sheriff Cummings' Monthly Column

Sheriff James Cummings: A Look Back at a Busy Year

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 104

Problem-solving: A look back at a busy year by Sheriff James Cummings As 2017 goes into the books, a look back seems in order.  As always, much has happened both inside the jail and out.   The year started with a bang, made possible by scores of loyal supporters and tens of thousands of voters […]

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Man Saved from Drowning in Frozen Waters
Man Saved from Drowning

Man Saved from Drowning in Frozen Waters

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 176

On Thursday December 28, 2017 at 8:44 AM, Yarmouth Police and Fire Department personnel were called to Skippy’s Pier 1 Marina on Neptune Lane in South Yarmouth. A man had fallen into the water and had been pulled out by another person. Rescuers arrived at the marina and found 34 year old Jeffery Viamari of […]

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Shots Fired in Hyannis
Shots Fired

Shots Fired in Hyannis

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 129

On December 19th 2017 at approximately 8:30 pm multiple 911 calls were made to the Barnstable Police Department regarding gunshots being fired on Frost Ln. Officers responded to the scene and learned that following a road rage incident in Yarmouth, a white Honda with 4 occupants followed another vehicle back to Frost Ln in Hyannis. […]

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Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved
ICE Partnership

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Partnership with ICE Approved

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 157

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s office has received approval for participation in Section 287(g) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. This approval authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deputize selected state and local law enforcement officers to enforce selected federal immigration law. ICE will provide the officers with training and authorization to identify, […]

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Over The Bridge: Plymouth Fundraiser to Feature Rock and Roll Memorabilia views: 35

PLYMOUTH, MA – New local non-profit Plymouth Rocks, Inc. will be hosting its first fundraiser Friday, April 6 at 7:30 pm at the Memorial Hall Blue Room in Plymouth. The event will feature a pop-up museum showcasing the David Bieber Archives, one of the largest collections of rock-and-roll and film memorabilia in New England. Attendees […]

One Billion Rising Comes to the Cape views: 50

The anti-violence movement One Billion Rising has an event planned this Valentine’s Day at the Yarmouth Senior Center. The event, which is to be held from 2-5:30, is meant to bring awareness to the ongoing crisis targeting disempowered women, specifically in light of the #MeToo scandals. Though the One Billion Risingmovement started back in 2012 […]

Coast Guard Concludes Safety Workshop views: 42

Last week in Wareham, the United States Coast Guard conducted its two-day Buzzards Bay Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop. Participants convened at the Towneplace Suites Marriott for a structured workshop with facilitated sessions aimed to ensure the environmental protection and safe navigation of the Buzzards Bay waterway system. This is all be in preparation […]

Congressman William Keating Reintroduces Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act views: 43

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Bill Keating reintroduced the Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2018, which requires a nuclear plant operator to consult with state and local communities when drafting plans to govern the shutdown of a reactor and eventual transfer of a plant’s federal license. Congressman Keating reintroduced this legislation with Rep. Peter […]