Police make four arrests over the weekend
At 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Wareham Police Officer Charles Pillsbury feared he had found the victim of an overdose when he observed a man sleeping in a car parked near Cardi’s Furniture with a glassine pipe with residue on the center console. Fortunately, he was able to wake the man up, who explained he had just fallen asleep. Officers Pilsbury and Blaise Lalli found a small baggie they believed contained an illegal drug and placed Benjamin Smithson, 38, of Groveland, MA, under arrest. He is charged with illegal possession of a Class “B” substance.
While investigating an incident on Old Onset Road at around 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, police arrested two men. Michael Rezendes, 32, of Onset was arrested on a warrant and was also charged with interfering with a police officer. Chad Turner, 30, of Onset was charged with disorderly conduct and interfering with a police officer.
Police received a report of a suspicious man at Wareham Crossing at around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. When they responded, they saw the man driving away and stopped him. James Conlon, 38, of Sagamore Beach, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, illegal possession of a Class “C” drug, interfering with a police officer, and false name to a police officer.