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Chatham Police Arrest Carjacking Suspect

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at approximately 10:15 p.m., Chatham Police responded to a disturbance at a residence 784 Main Street. Prior to police arrival, it was reported that a male subject left the scene after stealing a motor vehicle. Based on the description given, police observed the alleged s

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-03-21 18:01:00

Chatham Police investigate alleged carjacking and motor vehicle crash

CHATHAM - The Chatham Police Department is investigating an alleged carjacking incident that was reported on or about 12:38 AM, on Wednesday morning. Police responded to Jackknife Landing, located off Orleans Road (Route 28) at the Chatham-Harwich Town Line and found an overturned vehicle, A Toyota

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-03-21 12:18:10

Five charged in armed home invasion in Hyannis late Monday night

HYANNIS - Barnstable Police report that On Monday at 11:20 PM, Barnstable Police were dispatched to 18 General Patton Dr., Hyannis for a report of an Armed Home Invasion. Initial reports indicated that 3-4 masked subjects, armed with firearms, entered the home and assaulted occupants therein. The s

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-03-20 17:26:32

Man charged with Chatham car theft, carjacking

CHATHAM - Police arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday morning in connection with a carjacking and car theft in town, according to a post on the Chatham Police Department's Facebook page. Joseph Bopp, who has addresses in Chatham and Norwood, was arrested at around 8:45 a.m. outside 784 Main St., whe

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 17:03:01

Dennis Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire

Smoke and flames burst from home at 44 Debbie Lane in South Dennis today (Dennis Fire Dept. photo) Official Statement from the Dennis Fire Department: We received a call at 11:46 am for reported structure fire at 44 Debbie Lane in South Dennis. Caller reported the whole bedroom was on fire. First cr

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-03-20 22:43:00

Carjacking, Crash in Chatham Early Tuesday

CHATHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE CARJACKING AND MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH The Chatham Police Department is investigating an alleged Carjacking incident that was reported on or about 12:38 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Police responded to Jacknife Landing, located off Orleans Road, (Rt. 28) at the Chatham-H

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-03-21 12:59:00

March 21 - 1939: Chatham Town Meeting opposes federal takeover of Monomoy

On this day in 1957, most Cape Codders awoke to learn they were without electricity after a snowstorm coinciding with the arrival of spring snapped the 110,000-volt power line from the Cape Cod Canal to Hyannis in several places. "Heavy, wet snow froze while 45-mile-an-hour winds lashed the area," a

CAPE COD TODAY - 2018-03-21 07:01:00

Cape Cod Carjacker Crashes In Bay During Getaway: Police

CHATHAM, MA - A Cape Cod man was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he stole two vehicles and crashed one in Pleasant Bay in Chatham. Joseph Bopp, 27, of Chatham, faces a host of charges. He was held in custody pending an arraignment Thursday in Orleans District Court.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:36:09

Another Cape Cod Nor'easter Expected: Latest Forecast

Cape Cod's latest weather forecast: a nor'easter is expected to hit with snow and strong winds in the middle of the week. BARNSTABLE, MA - Cape Cod's fourth nor'easter of the month is shaping up for the middle of the week. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather alert and said snow a


Hyannis Crash: Pedestrian Mistaken For Trash Bag, Driver Says

BARNSTABLE, MA - A pedestrian was seriously injured Sunday morning in Hyannis after police said he was struck by a car and dragged. The pedestrian, Newman Galati, 26, of Hyannis, suffered critical injuries and was medflighted to a Boston-area hospital. Police said he was expected to survive. Police


Man suffers leg injury after being struck, dragged by car

HYANNIS - A Hyannis man found lying in the street with a leg injury early Saturday morning had been run over by a vehicle and dragged down the street, according to a statement from the Barnstable Police Department. Police identified the man as Newman Galati, 26, of Hyannis, according to the stateme


Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car in Hyannis

HYANNIS, Mass. - A pedestrian was struck by a car in Hyannis on Saturday morning and is now fighting for his life. Police were called to the scene at Sea Street and Summerside Lane at around 4 a.m. for reports of a driver allegedly striking and dragging a pedestrian with their car. The victim sustai


Barnstable Police Statement on Pedestrian Struck by Car

On 3/17/18 at approx. 3:40 AM, Barnstable Police officers were called to Sea St. in Hyannis for a pedestrian vs. motor vehicle accident. Officers arrived to find the victim, 26-year-old Newman Galati of Seabrook Rd. Hyannis, lying on the pavement with extensive injuries consistent with being struck


Man flown to Boston hospital with life-threatening injuries

HYANNIS - Rescuers with MedFlight flew an injured 26-year-old man to a Boston hospital early Saturday after he was found in the street, according to the Hyannis fire Capt. Mark Storie. The Fire Department was called at 3:40 a.m. to 111 Sea St., where the man was in the street with injuries to his le


Osterville builder manages customers' dreams

OSTERVILLE - Craig J. Riley, better known as C.J., got into the building trades right out of high school and hasn't looked back. Riley, owner of C.J. Riley Builder Inc., was a carpenter on the Cape before he spent four years in Charleston, South Carolina, helping rebuild homes in the wake of Hurrica


1 seriously injured in Marstons Mills crash

MARSTONS MILLS - One person was flown to a Boston hospital with serious injuries Sunday night after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Wakeby Road. The crash occurred at 7:41 p.m. in front of 152 Wakeby Road, according to a statement from the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Departme


Retired trooper's gun goes off in Dennis restaurant

SOUTH DENNIS - A retired Massachusetts State Police trooper's gun went off Friday afternoon inside Jason's Tavern at the Patriot Square plaza, according to Dennis and state police. "The retired trooper was showing a firearm that he owned to friends during lunch and the gun accidentally discharged,"


Police investigating accidental discharge of firearm in Dennis restaurant

SOUTH DENNIS -Police are investigating after a firearm was accidentally discharged inside of a restaurant at the Patriot Square plaza Friday afternoon, according to Dennis police Lt. John Brady. No one was injured, he said. Police responded to the restaurant at 12:51 p.m., according to a Dennis poli


Pedestrian Struck in Hyannis Overnight

A 26 year old man was found injured in the road near 111 Sea Street in Hyannis at approximately 3:40 a.m. Saturday. The fire department was called and found the victim with life-threatening injuries to his leg and abdomen. The victim was medflighted to a Boston trauma center. Barnstable Police conti


Driver Crashes Car into Route 134 Business in Dennis

This rude surprise awaited the owners of Dennis Equipment Company this morning after receiving a report of glass breakage from their security company. (Dennis Equipment photo) Despite a car crashing through their front door last night, Dennis Equipment Company is open for business today. A white To