SWAT team called to Truro TRURO - A SWAT team was called to Truro late Thursday afternoon. Truro Police say at about 1:45 p.m., they responded to a report of a despondent and possibly suicidal person.
Because of reported weapons involved, the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforecement Council SWAT team was called in. Several CWN readers reported seeing this heavily armored vehicle traveling down Route 6.
Negotiaters made contact with the individual who surrendered peacefully and was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation. A double barrel shotgun along with a sword were recovered.
Media release furnished by Truro Police; photos by Tim Caldwell/CWN
Car crashes into Hyannis building
HYANNIS - A medical condition may have led to a car crashing into a Hyannis building Wednesday evening. The Subaru Legacy Outback station wagon crashed into the Baybridge Club on the corner of Main and Center Streets shortly before 8:30 p.m. CPR was reportedly being performed as the driver was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital. A passenger in the vehicle was also taken to the hospital for evaluation. There was no one in the building at the time.
The car left a large hole in the wall of the building along with shattered windows. A building inspector was called to check the intregrity of the structure. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police Photos by CWN associate John P. Carroll; click right photo to enlarge.
Brewster Brew Run a success
BREWSTER - On Saturday August 11 the 34th annual Brew Run was held in Brewster. Over 1700 runners participated in this challenging, professionally organized 5.2 mile road race that winds through several areas of the community. As in past years the proceeds from the race were donated to the Brewster Fire & Rescue Association for their dedicated efforts in supporting the race activities and their dutiful commitment to serving the residents and visitors of the Town with exemplary Fire and EMS services. This year approximately $22,000 will be donated to the association. The group utilizes this annual donation to support member training activities, sponsor community programs, subsidize fire safety education efforts, and fund the purchase of various fire/EMS equipment required by the department and the Town of Brewster. One of the programs being launched and funded by the Association in 2012 will be the initiation of a scholarship program at Nauset Regional High School in honor of Mr. Peter Murphy who was instrumental in the initiation of the Brew Run and for steering the proceeds of the race to benefit the Fire/Rescue Association. Media release furnished by Brewster Fire