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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: 3

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: 56

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: 1265

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: 476

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: 132

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: 262

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: 517

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: 131

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: 228

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: 149

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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Member Spotlight: James Locke views: 29

  James is heading overseas for a few months, but he’s been a staple of the Media Center this year since joining in August of 2017. Born in England, James spent much of his childhood in Kenya before joining the army and traveling the world. He came to the Cape on an expedition in 2010 […]

Going Green! Earth Day Events and More! views: 67

Earth Day is nearly upon us (it’s this Sunday, April 22nd), and there’s never been a better time to get involved in the environmental movement. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities every year! This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution,” and there are so many […]

Story Slam: How We Met – In Pictures! views: 33

Last night, Cape Media and Cape Cod Beer hosted a Story Slam for a cavalcade of local storytellers, under the theme of “How We Met”. Eight people performed and over $350 was raised for the Yarmouth Police Fund. First Place (and the Audience Favorite award) went to James Barnes, with his well-timed story about a date that […]