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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: 278

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: 267

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: 217

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: 177

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: 269

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: 196

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: 455

“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
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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: 352

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
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CAPTURED: Yarmouth Police Arrest Convicted Felon

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on November 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 354

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: 321

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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TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 27

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 […]

Yarmouth Police Continue Fatal Crash Investigation views: 20

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 […]

CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES $25 MILLION IN STATE BOND FUNDS TOWARD NEW SCIENCE/ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CENTER views: 445

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 […]

Staff Spotlight: Susan Johnson views: 92

Meet Susan Johnson, our Program Coordinator! Susan started working at the Media Center through the Bridge Back to Work program. After her first year, she was hired as the full-time Access Coordinator. Job Duties Susan puts the programming on the air, and maintains the community bulletin board for the channel — but that’s not all! […]