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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: 162

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: 400

“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: 301

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: 305

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: 278

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: 183

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: 741

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: 233

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: 365

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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Chatham Crash Causes Lengthy Road Closure
Chatham Crash

Chatham Crash Causes Lengthy Road Closure

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Police by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments • views: 269

CHATHAM, MA — Shore Road between Old Harbor Road and Barcliff Avenue in Chatham was closed for approximately four hours early this morning following a three-car crash. At 1:09 AM Chatham Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene on Shore Road near Courtney Road. Police say a Dodge Ram pickup truck crossed the center […]

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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 […]