Cape Wide News for Sunday August 12th, 2012
Ferry rescues three after boat sinks off Hyannis
HYANNIS - Three people are safe after their boat began taking on water and sank in Nantucket Sound sometime after 6 p.m. The Hyannis harbormaster and fireboat responded along with the Coast Guard, but it was the Steamship Authority freight ferry Gay Head which plucked the survivors from the water and continued on its way to Nantucket. The Coast Guard was monitoring for any pollution from the sunken vessel. Further details were not immediately available.
One injured in jet-ski collision in Mashpee
MASHPEE - One person was injured in a reported collision between two jet-skis. Rescuers were called to Coast Guard Beach around 4:30 p.m. The victim was taken to Falmouth Hospital with unknown injuries. Mashpee Police and the Massachusetts Environmental Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available.
Driver ejected, critically injured in Route 6 crash
YARMOUTH - A driver was critically injured in a crash on Route 6 in Yarmouth Saturday evening. The vehicle crashed into the woods not far from the Bass River rest area on the westbound side between exits 9 and 8. The driver was reportedly ejected from the vehicle. A MedFlight helicopter was not available due to weather so the victim was rushed by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital. Traffic was down to one lane while officials worked the scene. The crash is under investigation by State Police
Barnstable SCU travels to Quincy to arrest fugitive felon
HYANNIS - On Saturday, Members of the Barnstable Street Crime Unit (SCU), lead by SCU member Mass. State Police Sgt. Steve Lopes, traveled to Quincy, MA to arrest a fugitive with six outstanding warrants. Max B. Cataneo, 22, of Sandwich is well known to area police departments. Barnstable Police say Cataneo was aware he was wanted and well known on Cape Cod, and he allegedly fled to Quincy in an attempt to elude police. Police Investigators were able to track him to an address in Quincy. A team of SCU members and Quincy Detectives were able to locate him in the area of that residence. Cataneo attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended after a brief foot chase by SCU member Barnstable Officer Peter Ginnetty. Cataneo was taken to Quincy Police Department and was booked on the outstanding warrants. He was released to the SCU and transported back to the Barnstable Police Department. He will be held without bail at the Barnstable Police Department until his arraignment in Barnstable District Court on Monday.
The six warrants are for the following:
1) Possession of Burglarious Tools and Destruction of Property over $250-Plymouth Police Dept
Warrant issued: 06/12/2012 Plymouth District Court-Offense date 04/23/2012
2) Breaking and Entering/Daytime-Sandwich Police Dept
Warrant issued: 07/02/2012 Barnstable District Court-Offense date 06/28/2012
3) Assault with dangerous weapon-Boston Police Dept
Warrant issued: 08/08/2012 Boston District Court-Offense date 09/14/2011
4) Breaking and Entering/Daytime and Defacing property-Sandwich Police Dept
Warrant issued: 07/31/2012 Barnstable District Court-Offense date 06/17/2012
5) Breaking and Entering/Daytime and Larceny over $250-Bourne Police Dept
Warrant issued: 07/16/2012 Falmouth District Court-Offense date 06/27/2012
6) Poss with intent to Distribute Class C (mushrooms)-Barnstable Police Dept
Warrant issued: 07/19/2012 Barnstable District Court-Offense date 03/01/2012
Police describe Cataneo as a known drug addict who is suspected in numerous house breaks in the last several months all over the Cape. During his alleged “crime spree”, police say he was breaking into houses during the day and stealing the victim’s jewelry. Police Investigators expect to charge him with additional housebreaks in the coming weeks.
Media release and mugshots furnished by Barnstable Police
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