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Man arrested for receiving stolen property
Nearly $2,500-worth of stolen property has been returned to owners after a homeless man was caught with stolen items. Police were told that they would be able to find the stolen items at a residence in East Wareham. They identified a suspect and...
Police revive man who overdosed at Wareham Crossing
Police successfully revived a man who had overdosed and become unconscious while in the roadway at Wareham Crossing. At about 10:45 a.m., police received a report of an unconscious man in a pick-up truck. Officer Nate Aronson found the man...
Onset’s newest shop: The Onset Bay Trading Company and Gallery on East
More than 100 active covid-19 cases in Wareham
With food insecurity on the rise, organizations step in to help
Town Meeting to take up financial articles only on Dec. 12
Jeffrey S. Gomes, 66
Ahead of Thanksgiving celebrations, Wareham continued to see increase in covid cases
Donald Paul, 73
Hearing on Hospitality, Recreation, and Entertainment district to continue next week
First Spiritualist Church of Onset hosts covid-safe fair
Library opens for browsing, computer use by appointment
Wareham Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser event
Members of the Wareham Police Department and Department of Natural Resources will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for families in need at their Stuff-A-Cruiser event on Saturday, Dec. 5. People are invited to drop off donations of toys from 10 a.m...
Private properties to be explored as locations for new police station
Land on Charge Pond Road or Cranberry Highway could become home to a new complex that would contain a police station, Wareham’s emergency medical service and other public safety agencies. The committee decided two private properties had enough...
Man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon
Wareham Police arrested a man for assault with a deadly weapon after an incident involving a knife on Saturday, Nov. 14. At about 5:45 p.m., Officers Christopher Smith and Kevin Reilly responded to Tobey Road and Cranberry Highway following a report...
Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Cranberry Highway accident
A young woman pedestrian was struck by an SUV just after 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, in an accident that caused life-threatening injuries. The woman was attempting to cross Cranberry Highway at the intersection with Tihonet Road when she was struck...
Wareham residents allegedly involved in interstate gun trafficking operation
Two Wareham residents were among six men indicted in connection with an interstate gun trafficking operation. A joint state, federal and local investigation led by Attorney General Maura Healey’s office revealed that the six defendants allegedly...
Litterbugs caught and fined by Department of Natural Resources
The Wareham Department of Natural Resources caught several people in the act of illegally dumping mattresses in a wooded area off of Charge Pond Road on Saturday, Nov. 7 -- and the culprits will be paying the price. At about 2:30 p.m., an officer...
First responders rescue elderly man “swimming” at Bourne line
On Tuesday afternoon, first responders received a call about an elderly man who got out of a car at the Cohasset Narrows Bridge between Wareham and Buzzards Bay and jumped off the bridge into the water. At the time, the Department of Natural...
80-year-old sentenced to five years in prison for drug charges
An 80-year-old Wareham man has been sentenced to five years in state prison following his conviction for numerous drug trafficking charges. Anthony Frates of 125 Highland Shore Drive was arrested on August 13, 2019, after a two-month investigation...
Dog bites officer in unruly incident
The Wareham Department of Natural Resources came to the rescue of someone trapped in a small boat by two aggressive dogs on October 16 near Pinehurst Drive. The person was attempting to come to shore, but was unable due to the dogs’ aggression. The...
Police Association donates to fight against childhood cancer
The Wareham Police Association made a $5,000 donation to Cops for Kids with Cancer after the association’s second annual golf tournament. The association was able to host the event at the Little Harbor Country Club despite the pandemic. Association...
Crews extinguish Onset house fire
Despite strong winds, the Onset Fire Department quickly put out a house fire at 4 South Water Street late Wednesday morning. After being alerted to the fire, crews responded and at first saw no evidence of the fire. Then, firefighters spotted smoke...
Alleged fentanyl dealer arrested
Wareham Police arrested a man for trafficking in more than ten grams of fentanyl on September 29. The man, Marcus D. Agee, 26, of West Wareham, was spotted in a car near the Planet Fitness in Cranberry Plaza. As detectives approached, Agee allegedly...
20-year-old former Wareham resident victim of homicide in Florida
Cody Tuomala, a 20-year-old who grew up in Wareham, died following a gunshot wound in Winter Park, Florida. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies responded to Tuomala’s address at about 11 p.m. on September 20 and found Tuomala...
Man, woman arrested for dealing fentanyl that killed one man
A man and woman from Wareham have been arrested and charged after allegedly distributing fentanyl to others in town, leading to the overdose death of a 42-year-old man. Troy Jones, 40, and Kayla Nightingale, 33, have been charged with one count of...
Wareham man arrested for possession of child pornography
A 56-year-old Wareham man, David St. Jacques, has been arrested by federal agents for the possession of child pornography. Federal agents searched St. Jacques’ home on September 29 and seized a computer, three phones, and a thumb drive. St. Jacques...
Wareham man arrested for Dartmouth break-ins
A Wareham man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two Dartmouth homes in the early morning on Sept. 25, according to a press release from the Dartmouth Police Department. Preston Pedrosa, 27, of Main Street in Wareham was arrested for...
Firefighters extinguish Onset house fire
The Onset Fire Department knocked down a significant fire at 14 North Boulevard early Sunday afternoon which displaced three residents and resulted in serious damage to the home. Two firefighters were injured on the scene, and have since been...
No injuries, arrests after shooting incident
No arrests or known injuries stemmed from a nighttime disturbance involving firearms on Saturday, September 12. The incident seemed to be an altercation between two groups of people, and included numerous shots fired on Old Onset Road near Midway...
Wareham Fire puts new rescue truck into service
The Wareham Fire District has expanded its fleet, and officially put its newest truck into service on September 13. The new vehicle is a heavy-duty rescue truck, which the district will use primarily in its responses to car accidents. Chief Matt...
Three Wareham men arrested for armed robbery
MATTAPOISETT - Three men from Wareham have been arrested and charged with armed robbery following a car chase through two South Coast towns on Sept. 1. Spencer Ellenwood, 22, Enrique Gomes, 28, and Saveion Brandon, 22 — all of Wareham — were taken...
Police chase man by car, on foot
A man led police on a chase by car and on foot on Thursday following a fight. Wareham Police responded to Bodfish Avenue at about 11 p.m. on Thursday night following reports of a fight. When they arrived, they discovered that one of the vehicles of...
Driver faces charges following July Swifts Beach accident
A young woman is facing charges after a July 24 Swifts Beach car crash that left her mother dead. The head-on crash occurred at about 11:50 a.m. on Swifts Beach Road near Marion Road. Shalese White, 21, was driving with her mother, Kristi Garner, 56...
Man caught red-handed allegedly stealing copper pipes
Wareham Police caught a man red-handed attempting to steal copper pipes from a home on Parker Drive. Just before 4 p.m. on Friday, August 14, police received a report of a breaking and entering at the home. When they arrived on the scene, Officers...
Onset Fire receives FEMA grant
The Onset Fire Department recently received a $69,856 grant to replace aging equipment vital to making sure firefighters have clean air to breathe while on the scene. The funds came from the 2019 FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant, and will be...
Three arrested for impaired driving, including man who drove into building
The driver who drove his car inside a building on Main Street on Tuesday has been arrested for operating under the influence of liquor. The man, John P. Lopes, 71, of Marion, appeared to have driven down the hill on Chapel Street, blown through the...
Woman summonsed for leaving child unattended in car
Wareham Police have summoned a Maine woman to court following an incident in which a child and dog were left unattended in a running vehicle with the air conditioner on for more than 30 minutes on Thursday, July 30. Police responded to the Ocean...
Recent arrests: OUI, shoplifting
Wareham Police made several arrests on Tuesday and Wednesday for offenses like operating under the influence and shoplifting. At about 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, officers responded to a car accident on Little Harbor Road. The driver of the car,...
Dirt bike rider charged for role in Glen Charlie Rd. accident
A dirt bike rider has now been charged for his role in an accident on July 21. Nicholas Cranmer, 27, of East Wareham, was injured while riding a dirt bike after colliding head-on with a vehicle on Glen Charlie Road. Cranmer is now being summoned to...
Recent arrests: Assault with a bottle, OUI
Wareham Police made several arrests over the weekend for offenses including operating under the influence and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Officers arrested Lisa Silva, 36, of East Wareham, around 10 p.m. on Friday, July 24, for...
Three sent to hospital after Swifts Beach Rd. crash
Three people were sent to the hospital for serious injuries after a car accident on Swifts Beach Road late Friday morning. At around 11:50 a.m., Wareham Police responded to the accident on Swifts Beach Road near Marion Road. CPR was performed on one...
Recent arrests: reports of Fentanyl possession, car break-in, disturbance
Wareham police arrested several people over the last few days on charges including possession of fentanyl, breaking and entering, and disturbing the peace. Just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, a Wareham Police Officer saw a car that had struck...
Wareham man pleads ‘not guilty’ to murdering wife
Danny Sherman, the Wareham man accused of fatally stabbing his wife, Mardiette Deboyes, in their Rose Point home in late March, pleaded “not guilty” to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on Tuesday morning. In May, Bridgewater...
UPDATE: Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle on Rte. 25
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on Friday, July 10 at about 9 p.m. on Route 25 East at the 495 North interchange. At 9:45 p.m., there was still a heavy State Police presence at the scene, and the rightmost lane of traffic was closed...
Man arrested after allegedly waving fake gun while riding scooter
A 68-year-old Wareham man was arrested on Wednesday afternoon, July 8, after he allegedly waved around a fake gun while riding a scooter. At around 3:30 p.m., an off duty Wareham Police Officer saw a man riding a scooter on Main Street, brandishing...
Police say driver who failed to stop at red light caused crash with fire truck
A crash involving a Wareham fire truck and two cars sent several people to the hospital, and temporarily shut down Rte 28 at the 195 overpass around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8. After investigating, Wareham Police have now determined what likely...
Wareham woman arrested three times in three days
A Wareham woman was arrested three times in three days for charges including operating under the influence, disorderly conduct, and breaking and entering. At about 1:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6, a Wareham Police Officer was blocking a portion of...
Police have made several arrests recently. On July 2, officers responded to a report of a disturbance at about 8:40 p.m. at the corner of Maple Spring Road and Agawam Lake Shore Drives. They arrested Joseph Paul, 27, of Carver, for disturbing the...
Porta-pottie pests sought by Department of Natural Resources
The Wareham Department of Natural Resources is asking for the public’s help in locating vandals they have dubbed the “Blue Goo Bandits.” This dastardly group has knocked over the porta-potties at Swifts Neck and Beach four times this week, spilling...
Arrests made in connection to stolen vehicle, suspected drug deal
Wareham Police arrested one person for possession of stolen property, and three others in connection to a suspected drug deal on Monday, June 29. At around 2 p.m., detectives saw what appeared to be a drug deal at the Cranberry Plaza. Detectives...
Man arrested after shooting at police
On the afternoon of June 26, police responded to a report of a trespasser who allegedly shot at them. At about 1:35 p.m. Officers Aaron Pacheco and Christopher Corner responded to County Road Recycling for a reported male trespasser. They were...
Arrest made in alleged BB gun shooting
A 62-year-old Wareham man was arrested on Saturday night, June 20, after allegedly shooting another man in the face with a BB gun. Police responded to the reported BB gun shooting on Swifts Beach Road just before 11 p.m. The suspect reportedly left...
Police arrest three wanted men
Wareham Police have identified and arrested several men wanted for various crimes. On June 18, police arrested Marcellino Alves, 62, of New Bedford, for breaking and entering into two cars in the Target parking lot on May 24 and June 10. Police had...
Man leads police on car chase through Wareham, Marion
A Wareham man was arrested on Tuesday night, June 16, after reportedly leading officers on a car chase through Wareham and Marion. At about 10 p.m. Wareham Lt John Gerard attempted to pull someone over on Cranberry Highway near Route 195 for failing...
Two arrested after alleged incident involving baseball bat, pepper spray
Two Wareham men were arrested on June 16 after a reported altercation with another group of men on Station Street near the conservation area. According to police, a vehicle was damaged by a baseball bat in the incident, and one man was pepper...
First responders tackle rollover crash and two boating emergencies in three hours
Wareham’s first responders have had a hectic day, responding to a rollover car accident near Wareham Crossing just after 10 a.m., followed by a boat accident at around 10:45 a.m. and another boat that capsized at about 12:45 p.m. The first incident...
Man arrested after threatening group with knife
A man was arrested for threatening people with a knife on May 30. At about 5:42 p.m., police responded to Onset Beach. The man, Cody P. Lowe, 27, of Hanson, had asked a group of young people if he could play football with them. The group agreed, but...
Wareham man seriously injured after jumping from ‘The Ledge’ in Freetown
FREETOWN — A 19-year-old Wareham man was seriously injured and Medflighted to Rhode Island Hospital on Sunday afternoon, June 14, after jumping off of “The Ledge” in the Fall River Freetown State Forest. According to Freetown Fire Department Lt...
Body of missing Onset man found
The body of a missing Onset man was found in a wooded area in Wareham on Friday, June 12, according to Police Chief John Walcek. Daniel Smith, 47, was last seen on Monday, June 8, at about 2 p.m. near the Onset Pier. Wareham Police conducted an all-...
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