11 p.m. update: Power outage reports starting to come in. 8000 NStar customers are out in Falmouth and Bourne. Car vs tree on Route 6A in West Barnstable. The driver was not seriously injured. CWN's Kevin Morley reported moderate snow in Dennis.
10 p.m. update: Precipitation changing over to snow. Many road crews being called out. Car into guardrail crash reported on Route 6 between exits 1 and 2 in Sandwich.
Double stabbing investigated in Falmouth
FALMOUTH - Falmouth Police are investigating a double stabbing late Friday evening. Police tell Cape Wide News at about 10:10 p.m,. an officer was on routine patrol around the Falmouth Plaza at the corner of Davis Straits and Spring Bars Road, when he was flagged down by a 24-year-old male suffering from a stab wound. The subject told police he was involved in an altercation and that the parties had stabbed each other. He further directed officers to 20 Spring Bars Road where the other individual, a 34-year-old male, was located. Both were taken to Falmouth Hospital, then the 34-year-old was MedFlighted to a Boston hospital for further treatment. The incident remains under investigation by Falmouth Police
Driver trapped after Yarmouthport rollover
YARMOUTHPORT - Firefighters had to extricate the driver of a crash in Yarmouthport about 2:15 a.m on Route 6A near Weir Road. The 2010 Kia SE Forte ended up on its side in the woods on the south side of Route 6A.
Rescuers initially called for a MedFlight but were relieved when they reached the driver, John Patrick Ewing, 23, of Dennis, and found him alert and not seriously injured. He was transported to Cape Cod Hospital and later taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by Yarmouth Police assisted by a County investigator. Route 6A was closed and traffic detoured during the investigation.
Media release and photo provided by the Yarmouth Police Department
Man charged with throwing Molotov cocktail at restaurant
HYANNIS - Barnstable Police report that on Friday at 07:32 a.m., Members of the Barnstable Police Patrol Division responded to a vandalism complaint at Prova Brazil, 415 Main Street, Hyannis. The owner of the restaurant, Fabio De Oliviera, contacted Barnstable Police Dispatch after discovering a broken window. Evidence was also discovered that the suspect may have attempted to burn the building with a “Molotov cocktail” type device. Detective Kevin Connolly conducted a review of the Prova Brazil’s video surveillance system. It showed on Friday at 01:24 a.m., a subject operating a moped stopped on the side of the restaurant. He produced a bottle from a back pack he was wearing. He appears to attempt to light it. The bottle is then thrown at Prova Brazil. It breaks but fails to ignite. The suspect next picked up a brick and throws it at a window. The “Molotov cocktail” device did contain some type of liquid. Pieces of the device were secured as evidence by the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department BCI Unit. It will be examined further to determine the substance the bottle contained.
A physical description of the suspect was given out to all Barnstable Police Officers working. Barnstable Patrolman Matthew Bulman recognized the physical description of the suspect. Approximately one month earlier Bulman had some police interaction with the suspect. He was identified as Lucas B Penna, 43, of Hyannis (pictured). Bulman was off-duty but working a paid detail on Main Street, Hyannis. At 11:20 a.m., Bulman observed Penna operating his moped on Main Street. He stopped Penna and placed him under arrest without further incident. He was charged with the following: Willful injury to a building, Possession of an infernal machine/Molotov cocktail, Attempt to burn.
Penna did speak with police investigators following his arrest. However, the motive for his actions has not been determined.
Penna is a citizen of Brazil and is in the United States on a visa. The Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unit was contacted. They placed a detainer on Penna. He will be held without bail at the Barnstable Police Department until his arraignment Monday in Barnstable District Court.
Media release and mugshot furnished by Barnstable Police
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