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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: 176

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: 205

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: 479

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: 259

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: 255

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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Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide
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Missing Mashpee Man Found Dead in Plymouth: Death Ruled a Homicide

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 243

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline announced today that as a result of a joint investigation with Mashpee Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office aided by law enforcement agencies in Plymouth County, a body was recovered in an area of Plymouth near […]

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Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School
School Threat

Yarmouth Police Arrest Subject for False Threat to a School

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 233

A 21 year old Forestdale resident is facing charges after allegedly making threats through social media to commit violence at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. Late Sunday night, police received information about the threats. The Yarmouth Police Detective Division, working closely with Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School administration and school resource police officers, obtained a warrant for […]

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Coast Guard Seizes $378 Million Worth of Cocaine
Cocaine Seized

Coast Guard Seizes $378 Million Worth of Cocaine

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 183

BOSTON — The crew of the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba “The Pride of Boston” returned to their homeport in Boston Thursday following a 64-day Eastern Pacific patrol that resulted in the seizure of 6.7 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $202 million in wholesale value. The Escanaba was part of an operation that seized 12.4 tons of cocaine, worth […]

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Yarmouth Police Arrest Cocaine Trafficker
Drug Arrest

Yarmouth Police Arrest Cocaine Trafficker

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 135

On the evening of Tuesday, December, 12th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 PM, members of the Yarmouth Police Department Proactive Anti-Crime Unit observed a gray 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Massachusetts registration 5FK128 parked in the far left corner of Bay View Beach in West Yarmouth. Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officers Christopher VanNess and Sean Geary encountered the occupants […]

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Learn to Cope

Yarmouth Drug Enforcement Officer to Speak at Learn To Cope Meeeting

Filed in Community Impact, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on December 11, 2017 0 Comments • views: 228

In an effort to help those affected by the ongoing opiate crisis, the Yarmouth Police Department hosts Learn to Cope meetings. These weekly meetings provide education, resources, peer support, and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opioids or other drugs This week, Yarmouth Police Department Drug Enforcement Detective Scott […]

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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing views: 291

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 […]

Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year views: 164

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee, in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners, is proud to announce that the winner of the 17th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Nancy Viall Shoemaker of West Barnstable. Nancy Shoemaker has been nominated several times over the years. […]

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018 views: 64

 HYANNIS, MA –May 7, 2018 –  Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better serve the CapeFLYER […]

Radio Play “The Mooncussers Tale” to be performed Wednesday at Cotuit Center for the Arts views: 181

Ship’s captains beware, land-based pirates lie in wait. The night is dark and the moon is in hiding, and the mooncussers are out lighting lanterns in lieu of lighthouses to lure ships to wreck along the shores of Cape Cod. The legendary land-based pirates of the 19th century known as mooncussers were responsible for many a […]