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Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

Falmouth man jailed for marijuana possession

Andrew G. Weldon, of 12 Montauk St., was sentenced to one year in the Barnstable County Correctional Facility with credit for 127 days served.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Falmouth, MA, Mashpee, MA

Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

Two sentenced for beating, intimidation

Two men were sentenced to the Barnstable County Correctional Facility on Wednesday for beating a woman and threatening a man while collecting on a $100 drug debt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hyannis, MA, Mashpee, MA, Centerville, MA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Convicted con man indicted for bilking elderly

A West Yarmouth man with a long history of arrests for conning elderly people out of money was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury for a recent case involving a 93-year-old woman.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), West Yarmouth, MA, South Yarmouth, MA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Wareham man, Plymouth woman indicted on heroin trafficking charges

A Wareham man and a Plymouth woman were indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on multiple drug charges stemming from a police investigation last winter.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Plymouth, MA, Wareham, MA, Onset, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Former officer indicted over alleged sex with inmate

On April 22, the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Division received information about an improper relationship between Megan Patterson, a 17-year veteran of the Barnstable County Correctional Facility, and an inmate, according to a statement released Friday by Sheriff James Cummings.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons

Cape Cod Times

Two arrested after assaults in Falmouth

A string of reported assaults, including one alleged attempt to shoot a man with a bow and arrow, led to the arrest of two Falmouth residents early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Falmouth, MA, East Falmouth, MA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Man charged in alleged assault of girl in Hyannis

A New York man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on multiple charges stemming from the alleged assault of an 11-year-old girl at a party in Hyannis.

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Related Topix: Hyannis, MA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Nantucket man facing drug possession charges

A Nantucket man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on a drug distribution charge after he allegedly flew from the island to Hyannis to buy heroin.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hyannis, MA

Cape Cod Times

Guilty Mashpee man sent to 'shock program'

A 21-year-old Mashpee man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Falmouth District Court to several charges, including breaking and entering in the nighttime.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, Prison, Falmouth, MA

Cape Cod Times

Grand jury indicts 2 on drug trafficking charges

A man and woman from Falmouth were indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on multiple charges stemming from an April raid at an East Falmouth residence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Falmouth, MA, East Falmouth, MA, Sandwich, MA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Volunteers needed for animal response team

Volunteers to help the Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team are being sought for all type of jobs, from board members to photography to Web design, according to a statement from the team.

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Related Topix: West-Barnstable, MA, Falmouth, MA, Harwich, MA

Cape Cod Times

Mashpee man indicted in attempted shooting

A Mashpee man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on multiple charges stemming from an attempted shooting in May at a Hyannis beach.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cape Cod Times

E. Falmouth man flees police, faces charges

An East Falmouth man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on multiple charges after he allegedly fought with and fled from a police officer in May. Glenn Medeiros Jr., 43, faces charges of distribution of cocaine, subsequent offense; assault and battery on a police officer; unauthorized use of a motor vehicle; resisting arrest; and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Falmouth, MA, East Falmouth, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod MassHealth patients hurting for doctors

Dr. Cormac Coyle, founder of Emerald Physicians on the Mid-Cape, says the historically very low reimbursements from MassHealth and the high intensity of care and paperwork that patients need create unworkable economics for primary care physicians.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health Insurance, Health, Internal Medicine, Medicare, Falmouth, MA

Cape Cod Times

Community notes

The Friends of the Truro Meeting House and the Truro Historical Commission announce that the 1827 Truro Congregational Meeting House and the adjacent Congregational and Snow cemeteries are now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Truro, MA, The National, Entertainment, Television, Provincetown, MA, Falmouth, MA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cape Cod Times

DPU wona t act on county assemblya s letter

State energy regulators say a letter from the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates cannot be used in the ongoing review of an update to Cape Light Compact's aggregation plan.

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Cape Cod Times

Man who broke womana s jaw sentenced to jail

A New Bedford man was sentenced Wednesday to 21 2 years in the Barnstable County Correctional Facility after an Orleans District Court jury found him guilty of assault and battery of a woman he met online.

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Related Topix: Prison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Chatham land dispute turns acrimonious

When a Barnstable County sheriff's deputy came to his door last week with a summons, Selectman Sean Summers half-wondered what he'd done.

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Related Topix: Chatham, MA

FireHouse.com

Robert Moran

Robert Moran currently serves as Chief of Department of the Brewster Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Brewster, MA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Weymouth man gets 2-year jail term for fourth OUI offense

A 47-year-old Weymouth man was sentenced Friday to two years in the Barnstable County Correctional Facility after a Falmouth District Court jury found him guilty of his fourth drunken-driving offense and a negligent driving charge.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bourne, MA

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