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Yarmouth Police Continue Fatal Crash Investigation
Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Yarmouth Police Continue Fatal Crash Investigation

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on July 11, 2018 • views: 66

On Tuesday July 10, 2018 at approximately 4:12PM, the Yarmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to a 911 report of a crash involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle in the area of Buck Island Road and Townbrook Road in West Yarmouth. Yarmouth Police Officers arrived on scene and immediately secured the area and diverted the […]

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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: 129

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: 126

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: 107

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: 124

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: 381

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: 109

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: 468

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: 1632

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: 674

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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Goodbye Interns – Summer 2018 views: 149

  Just as the start of summer brings a fresh crop of college interns to the Media Center, the end of summer brings tearful goodbyes. This season, we were incredibly lucky to host a talented, all-female team of rockstar interns: Miranda Trieble, a rising junior studying Communication at Curry College; Milostina Krusteva, a rising senior […]

How to Make an Awesome Video on Your Smartphone views: 192

  If you’re new to filmmaking, or have a limited timeframe or budget, you can still create a high-quality video with only a smartphone. Follow these tips to create a truly spectacular smartphone video:   Pre-production Prepare a great script or interview questions Any good video has to send a compelling message. Read your script […]

TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 104

Cape Cod vacationers and residents alike have a variety of local shops and stores at their disposal to fulfill their seasonal needs, such as multiple beach item shops, grocery stores, coffee shops and of course the shopping mall. But wouldn’t it be better if all of these trips could be condensed into one? Target, one […]

CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES $25 MILLION IN STATE BOND FUNDS TOWARD NEW SCIENCE/ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CENTER views: 503

For years the Science Building and Lecture Hall Complex at Cape Cod Community College has been on the State’s list for significant renovation or replacement. A 2015 Study found that simply renovating the academic hall would not appropriately accommodate student needs, but a lack of available funds for a brand new building stunted the project […]