Provincetown Police monthly report

PROVINCETOWN – During the period of Monday, June 1st through Tuesday, June 30th, 2015, the officers of the Provincetown Police Department handled 2,010 total calls for service.

Police responded to 5 domestic violence calls, 16 disturbances reported to police, 41 general complaints, 10 complaints about street performers, 51 citizen assists, 3 reports of threats, 10 reports of suspicious activity, 11 reports of harassment, 1 breaking and entering complaint, 3 calls reporting vandalism, 40 noise complaints, 3 reports of property being damaged and there were 10 larcenies reported. There was only 1 landlord-tenant dispute investigated and 15 general hazard calls reported to police.

There were 129 medical emergencies recorded this month. This month there was 1 dog to human bite reported with the requisite follow-up response and investigation made by our animal control officer.

Police officers also responded to 31 alarm calls and 11 reported fire alarms, along with 3 open doors during 548 building/property checks. Police officers conducted 23 checks of licensed liquor establishments and 62 park, walk and talks. Our officers were also called to provide assistance to the Truro Police on 10 occasions, 1 time each to assist the MAC/FAA, Division of Child and Family Services and the United States Coast Guard and 2 times to assist law enforcement rangers from the Cape Cod National Seashore.

117 items were reported lost or found to police this month which included personal items found such as keys, wallets, phones, phone chargers, bags, IDs and ATM and credit cards.

158 motorists were pulled over and 10 citations were issued (6.32%). There were 8 arrests this month as a result of motor vehicle stops. There were 38 miscellaneous motor vehicle related calls for the month. Police assisted with 18 disabled vehicles and 11 vehicles were reportedly damaged while parked.

Police officers started the month by assisting the DPW Department with removing illegal parking spaces that had been painted on the public road near the intersection of Pearl and Brewster Streets. The still unknown party added two additional spaces on the road increasing capacity from 2 spaces to 4 spaces. The perpetrators even supplied their own paint.
Media release furnished by Provincetown Police
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Hyannis, MA 02601
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