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Sandwich man can't hide from K9 during warrant service

YPD K9 Kosmo called in to locate suspect hidden in crawl space
YPD K9 police dog Kosmo and his handler K9 Officer Michael Kramer were called to a Sandwich home on Saturday to apprehend an elusive suspect. Yarmouth Police Dept. photo.
YPD K9 police dog Kosmo and his handler K9 Officer Michael Kramer were called to a Sandwich home on Saturday to apprehend an elusive suspect. Yarmouth Police Dept. photo.

EAST SANDWICH - You can try to hide when the police knock on your door, but a Sandwich man learned Saturday that your chances of being found are much greater once a K9 police dog is on your doorstep. According to a Sandwich police release, officers arrived at 85 Chase Road in East Sandwich around 4:45 p.m. to serve a default warrant to 28-year-old Gregory Losordo. Losordo's car was reportedly parked in back and a television was on in the home then turned off when police knocked on his door.

Officers announced themselves then entered the home. During a search, a locked bedroom was found and officers reportedly heard "commotion" inside, but the room was empty when they entered, police said.

According to police, Losordo had accessed an unfinished crawl space through the bedroom closet and refused to answer officers when they ordered him to come out.

A K9 Unit was requested to assist in removing Losordo from his hiding space. Yarmouth K9 Officer Michael Kramer and his dog Kosmo arrived at the scene and Kosmo was sent into the eves to retrieve Losordo, police said.

Following his removal from the crawl space, Losordo was transported to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis for treatment of minor injuries sustained during his encounter with Kosmo.

Sandwich police booked Losordo on the default warrant out of Barnstable District Court which including several felony charges and on the new charge of resisting arrest. Losordo will be back in Barnstable District Court for his arraignment on Monday.

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