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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: 94

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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Free Gun Locks at YPD

YPD Offers Free Gun Locks Today

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 30, 2017 0 Comments • views: 52

Grandmothers Against Gun Violence has teamed up with the Yarmouth Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Association’s Project Child Safe to offer free locks to gun owners to help save lives from accidental death or injury from unsecured firearms.   Free gun locks will be available today from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Yarmouth […]

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Drug Arrests

10 arrested in “Operation Takeout”

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 154

“Operation Takeout”, a three-year long investigation into drug trafficking in Hyannis, has resulted in ten more arrests. 10 individuals with connections to the Fraga Drug Trafficking Organization were recently arrested, according to Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe.  The arrests come after a three-year long investigation dubbed “Operation Takeout”, observing the operations of Kevin […]

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Community Impact: Yarmouth Police Host ‘Learn to Cope’ and offer Narcan Training
Addiction Help

Community Impact: Yarmouth Police Host ‘Learn to Cope’ and offer Narcan Training

Filed in Community Impact, Health and Wellness, NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 100

As Cape Cod continues to face the growing opiate crisis, local organizations are working to help those affected by addiction. The Yarmouth Police Department continues to host weekly Learn to Cope Support Group Meetings for families from all over Cape Cod dealing with addiction. Meetings are held in the Community Room at Yarmouth Police Headquarters […]

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CAPTURED: Yarmouth Police Arrest Convicted Felon
Captured!

CAPTURED: Yarmouth Police Arrest Convicted Felon

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 77

Yarmouth Police have successfully captured a wanted felon. On Friday, November 10, Yarmouth Police Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officer Nick Ambrosini and detectives from the Barnstable Police Department captured Rashad A. Copper at a residence at 62 Baxter Road in Hyannis. Copper was facing felony drug distribution charges and had initially been arrested during a raid […]

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Community Impact

Representative Tim Whelan on the Opiate Crisis

Filed in Community Impact, NEWS HEADLINES, Police, politics by on November 9, 2017 0 Comments • views: 76

Cape Media News continues to pay attention to the ongoing opiate crisis. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl, carfentanil, and the new “pink death” pose huge threats to the health and safety of our community. State Representative Tim Whelan (R), 1st Barnstable District sits down with Cape Media News host Sarah Colvin to discuss concerns surrounding synthetic […]

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Pirate Drill!

Drill Pits Sheriff’s Vessel Against the Canadian Navy

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police, Uncategorized by on October 25, 2017 0 Comments • views: 70

BUZZARDS BAY – Lawmen playing the role of international pirates attempted to board a Canadian warship this weekend near the Cleveland Ledge Lighthouse, but no one was hurt or injured because it was only a drill. But that’s not to say plenty of sweat wasn’t expended on both decks. The two vessels were underway at the time. The […]

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Yarmouth Police Department Welcomes Two, Promotes Three
YPD Promotions

Yarmouth Police Department Welcomes Two, Promotes Three

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on October 19, 2017 0 Comments • views: 197

Two new officers have joined the Yarmouth Police Department, and three veteran officers have been promoted. This week, YPD welcomed Patrol Officer Matthew Mongano. Officer Mongano is a graduate of the Municipal Police Training Committee Police Academy at New Braintree, a United States Army Reserve Sergeant, and a winner of the Civil Affairs Best Warrior […]

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WANTED: Yarmouth Police Seek Rashad A. Copper
YPD Wanted Wednesday

WANTED: Yarmouth Police Seek Rashad A. Copper

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on October 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 128

Yarmouth police are looking for a man with a long history of violent crime who failed to show up for a court date after being arrested for cocaine distribution in Hyannis last week. Rashad A. Copper was arrested during a drug bust in Hyannis on Thursday, October 12. Copper was charged with distribution of cocaine, […]

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Alleged Cocaine Dealers Arrested in Joint Bust
Joint Drug Bust

Alleged Cocaine Dealers Arrested in Joint Bust

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on October 17, 2017 0 Comments • views: 189

HYANNIS, MA (October 17, 2017) — Police seized drugs, cash, and drug paraphernalia during a raid last week in Hyannis. On Thursday October 12, 2017 at approximately 12:3o in the afternoon, Yarmouth and Barnstable drug enforcement detectives executed a search warrant at 62 Baxter Road in Hyannis. Police seized approximately 13.5 grams of cocaine, $3,826.00 […]

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Welcome, Isaac! views: 12

We are eager to announce that we have a new member reservation system, Isaac! Isaac will be where you create reservations for equipment, studio, and edit stations. Don’t worry, we will be offering Isaac training drop-in hours! Monday nights 5-7pm with Breanna Tuesday mornings 10-12pm with Paula or by appointment. Call 508-394-2388 to make an […]

Sex Offender Arrested Again views: 7

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 […]

Armed Robber Captured by Yarmouth and New Bedford Police views: 14

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 […]