Provincetown Police Blotter: 7/8/13 to 7/22/13

Found parakeet, nudity in the dunes, fake ID plus serious charges against Boston man

During the two-week period of Monday, July 8 through Monday, July 22, 2013, the officers of the Provincetown Police Department responded to 1,017 calls for service.

It was a busy two weeks for Provincetown police.  There were seven suspicious activity calls and one suspicious vehicle.  One breaking and entering was reported as well as four larcenies and four reports of shoplifting. One bike was reported stolen and there was on reported rental scam.

There were two reports of harassment, one threatening phone call, four domestic disturbances/assaults, seven general disturbances, one assault, one report of property damage, four reports of vandalism and one fake ID.

Officers stopped 67 drivers and issued two citations.

As in previous weeks, folks have a hard time holding on to their belongings as several keys, wallets, phones, bags, IDs and credit cards were lost and found.

Animal calls had police hopping with one reported seal on the beach, one injured coyote, one dog bite, one found poodle, several loose and lost dogs, one reported case of animal abuse and three reports of dogs in cars. One parakeet was also found and reported to police.

There was one report of a "loud hissing sound" on Alden Street and one report of nudity in the dunes on Snail Road.

There were six arrests:

  • On Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 a.m., Richard David Jemmott, 58, of 22 Akron Street in Boston, was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of indecent assault on a person 14 or over, rape of a child, two counts of statutory rape of a child (subsequent offense) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. National park rangers had reportedly discovered Jemmott having sex with a 15-year-old in a car. See the original story here.
  • On Thursday, July 18 at 10:43 p.m., Natasha Davies, 24, of 95 Shore Ave. in Quincy, was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise.
  • On Wednesday, July 17 at 11:19 a.m., Thomas J. Czyoski, 63, of general delivery, Provincetown, was placed under arrest on a default warrant. Czyoski tangled with Provincetown police officers back in April.
  • On Monday, July 15 at 9:51 p.m., Derrick R. Spencer, 36, of 42 Off Cemetery Road Apt. 3 in Provincetown, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic assault and battery.
  • On Friday, July 13 at 3:05 p.m., Joseph Amato III, 38, of 6 Upper Hill Road in Provincetown, was placed under arrest on an open warrant.
  • On Friday, July 13 at 2:56 a.m., Andrew C. Fournier, Jr., 52, of 519 Harrison Ave. Apt. D312 in Boston, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic assault and battery and malicious damage to a motor vehicle.

There were 18 motor vehicle accidents:

  • Monday, July 22 at 8:48 a.m. on Commercial Street, truck versus parked motor vehicle
  • Sunday, July 21 at 11:37 a.m. at Lopes Square, bike versus motor vehicle
  • Sunday, July 21 at 9:09 a.m. on Shank Painter Road, hit and run (parked car)
  • Friday, July 19 at 8:14 p.m. on Ryder Street Ext., minor motor vehicle accident
  • Friday, July 19 at 5:18 p.m. on Commercial Street,  minor motor vehicle accident
  • Friday, July 19 at 3:40 p.m. at Standish Street and Bradford Street
  • Thursday, July 18 at 7:16 p.m. on Shank Painter Road, minor motor vehicle accident
  • Thursday, July 18 at 12:38 p.m. on Bradford Street
  • Thursday, July 18 at 2:22 a.m. at Ryder Street and Commercial Street, motor vehicle versus bike
  • Wednesday, July 17 at 12:07 p.m. on Conwell Street, minor motor vehicle accident
  • Wednesday, July 17 at 9:58 p.m. on Commercial Street, bike versus parked car
  • Tuesday, July 16 at 1:10 p.m. on Bradford, past minor motor vehicle accident reported
  • Sunday, July 21 at 12:37 p.m. at Bradford Street and Commercial Street, minor motor vehicle accident
  • Friday, July 12 at 3:51 p.m. on Commercial Street
  • Friday, July 12 at 12:48 p.m. on High Pole Hill
  • Friday, July 12 at 1:49 a.m. at Conant Street and Commercial Street, hit and run, motor vehicle
  • Tuesday, July 9 at 8:46 p.m. on Winslow Street
  • Monday, July 8 at 3:06 p.m. on Alden Street, motor vehicle versus pedestrian

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