Worker suffers electrical shock at mall
HYANNIS - A worker at the Cape Cod Mall was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation of electrical shock around 6:30 p.m. Hyannis firefighters were called to the Aeropostale clothing store where the employee was apparently trying to adjust a light timer when an apparent short circuit caused some arcing. The incident is under investigation.
Head-on crash on Route 28 in Cotuit
COTUIT - A Ford Econoline van and an SUV collided head-on in Cotuit around 1 p.m. It did not appear anyone was seriously injured. Traffic was slowed in the area as some motorists turned around to find alternate routes. The crash is under investigation by Barnstable Police.
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Citizens help stop daytime drunk driver
YARMOUTH - Yarmouth Police report that Julio Roberto Guanaquiza, 31, of West Yarmouth was arrested Wednesday afternoon at 2:24 p.m. by Yarmouth Police Patrol Officers Michael Kramer, Brian Niezgoda and Sean Brewer after he was stopped by a group of concerned citizens who alleged he drove in the wrong travel lane and nearly struck several motorists head on.
When the Officers encountered him he fell out of his vehicle and was subsequently placed under arrest for operating under the influence of liquor (2nd offense) and operating to endanger. Guanaquiza was booked at Yarmouth Police Headquarters and scheduled for arraignment in the Barnstable District Court Thursday morning.
Media release and mugshot furnished by Yarmouth Police
CWN Storm Team coverage of the nor'easter
CAPE COD - A nor'easter has been lashing the Cape with high winds and heavy rain. Watch here for updates.
4:30 p.m. update: NStar still working isolated outages at this hour affecting about 60 customers across the Cape. Several reports that winds gusted to 60 MPH on the Cape. Some shore roads were briefly closed due to coastal washover.
8:00 a.m. update: Peak wind gust to 57 PNH in Barnstable per a ham radio operator. NStar crews working to restore outages. only scattered outages reported.
6:30 a.m. update: Wind gust to 54 MPH in Provincetown. Several reports of trees down. Scattered power outages. The elbow area seems hardest hit with 1500 NStar customers out in Orleans, Brewster and Harwich. About 200 customers are out in Falmouth.
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4th annual YPD blue holiday run for 1st responders
YARMOUTH - The Yarmouth Police Department announces that on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., the Yarmouth Police Relief Association and the Yarmouth Police Department will host the YPD BLUE Holiday ‘Run for Our First Responders’ which is the fourth race in the 2012 Grand Prix Series of fantastic Cape Cod wintertime road races organized by the Cape Cod Athletic Club.
The course is a scenic 4.2 mile route through the rolling hills of the Bayberry Hills golf course walking trails and starts and finishes at the Yarmouth Police Department, One Brad Erickson Way, off of Higgins Crowell Road.
Race registration starts at 10:00 a.m. in the Yarmouth Police Department Training Room. The race registration fee is $10 per runner or walker. Registration is on race day only; there is no pre-registration.
Post-race activities will also be held in the Yarmouth Police Department Law Enforcement Training Center and will include refreshments, Cape Cod SWAT truck, and a tour of Yarmouth Police Headquarters. Runners, friends, and family are all welcome to attend.
Parking is available in the public lot at the Yarmouth Police station, and also along the driveway of the Mattacheese Middle School which is adjacent to the police department. Additional parking is available in the school parking lot.
A portion of the proceeds from this race will benefit the Yarmouth Police Relief Association as well as the Massachusetts Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Heroes Memorial Fund dedicated to building a permanent memorial in Boston honoring the over 164 Massachusetts men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and gave their lives in service to our nation in this Global War on Terror.
This very special run/walk is open to people of all ages and fitness levels and everyone is encouraged to participate.
Media release furnished by Yarmouth Police
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