Recent arrests

Sep 10, 2019

Wareham Police have made a number of arrests in recent weeks, including several for outstanding warrants.

On August 30, Michelle Hunter, 39, of Wareham, was arrested at 6:15 p.m. by Officer Aaron Pacheco and Reserve Officer Aaron Swartz at the Woods of Wareham complex on an active warrant after the officers saw her while patrolling the area.

Estevao DeBarrows, 36, of New Bedford, was arrested by Officers Eric Machado and James White on the same day at 6:30 p.m. due to an active warrant. The arrest was made on Kendrick Road after New Bedford Police detectives told Wareham police that DeBarrows could be found at his workplace.

Michael Murray, 33, of East Wareham, was arrested on August 31 at 5:15 p.m. by Officers Ryan Gomes and Lorenzo Grosso for disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. The arrest came after Murray allegedly caused a disturbance in the middle of Park Avenue.

At 5:30 p.m. that same day, Patrick Sullivan, 38, of Carver, was arrested by Officer James White at Tobey Hospital on an active warrant. Reserve Officer Swartz assisted in the arrest.

Andrew Linhares, 31, of West Wareham, was arrested at 9:00 p.m. by Officers Ryan Gomes and Lorenzo Grosso following a disturbance on Naushon Road. When Officer Gomes approached the suspect, he ran away. Officer Gomes pursued him on foot. Linhares was finally located in a wooded area and taken into custody after a brief scuffle. According to police, at the station he was uncooperative, combative, and needed to be physically restrained while being booked. He is charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and resisting arrest.

Also on August 31, Eric Ford, 33, of Brockton, was arrested by Officers James White and Christopher Corner at 11:15 p.m. after being stopped on Cranberry Highway. During the stop, the officers spotted what appeared to be cocaine in a bag on the floor of the vehicle. Police also found two outstanding warrants for his arrest and that his driver’s license had been revoked. Ford is charged with illegal possession of a Class B substance and driving after revocation.

On September 1, Cedric A. Andrews II, 38, of Onset, was arrested at 6:00 a.m. by Officer Ryan Gomes and Sergeant Daniel Henderson on Red Brook Road. The arrest follows a report that Andrews punched and
shattered a window at the 7/11 a few minutes earlier. Before officers arrived he fled from the store, but was located on Red Brook Road by Sergeant Henderson and placed in custody.

At 6:41 p.m. that same day, Carolina Chumack, 32, of New Bedford, and Orlando Ortiz, 42, of Boston were arrested by Officers Calib Larue and Aaron Pacheco while they were responding to an accident on Cranberry Highway near Route 195. The officers ⁠— assisted by Sergeant Daniel Flaherty ⁠— noticed that Chumack appeared impaired and placed her under arrest. They discovered that her passenger, Orlando Ortiz, was wanted by the US Marshall’s Service, with a note to use extreme caution due to Ortiz’s past firearms charges. He was taken into custody without incident. Chumack is charged with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, marked lanes violation, and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Wilfred Bergeron III, 46, of Wareham, was arrested at 11:02 p.m. that same day at his residence on an active warrant. Officers Calib Larue and Aaron Pacheco made the arrest.

Jaleesia Johnson, 18, of East Sandwich, was arrested for shoplifting at Stop & Shop on September 2 at 6:42 p.m. by Officer Charles Pillsbury and Juvenile Detective Karl Baptiste.

Also on September 2, Alan O’Donnell, 36, of Wareham, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. in the parking lot of the Cranberry Plaza by Officer Jon Verhaegen due to an active warrant.

On September 3, Patrick Lynch, 58, of Essex, Vermont, was arrested at 6:23 p.m. by Officers Nate Aronson and Charles Pillsbury at the Citizens Bank in the Stop & Shop. Lynch allegedly caused a commotion and refused to leave after being told that he was no longer welcome. Prior to the officers’ arrival, Lynch had allegedly extinguished a lit cigarette on the counter causing burn marks and made inappropriate comments to a female customer. He is charged with vandalizing property, disturbing the peace, and trespassing.

Kevin O’Sullivan, 55, of no certain address, was arrested on September 4 at 10:53 a.m. on Beachwood Place following a disturbance in which he caused a commotion in the street. He is charged with disorderly conduct and
disturbing the peace. Officers Christopher Smith and Aaron Pacheco made the arrest.

At 2:25 p.m. that same day, Sara O’Donnell, 29, and Stephen Morin, 38, both of Wareham, were arrested after being stopped on Sunset Boulevard. O’Donnell had an active warrant and Morin was in possession of suspected fentanyl. The arrest was made by a Wareham Police detective who was conducting an investigation into illegal narcotics activity. Patrol Sergeant Kevin Reilly assisted with the arrests. Morin is charged with possession of a Class A substance.

Also on the afternoon of September 4, David Daggett, 32, of Fall River, was arrested by Officers Zina Kelsch and Jon Verhaegen at Walmart for shoplifting.