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Two Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Gun, Drugs & Ammunition- Friday evening Officers responded to Shorewood Dr. for a report of a suspicious person. They located a questionable van with an expired Colorado registration and determined that the operator was unlicensed. During a pre-tow inventory one of the officers located drugs and ammunition. Accordingly, the van was towed to the police station and a search warrant was obtained. A search of the van was then conducted and a Glock 9 mm pistol was located and seized. Along with the pistol, officers also seized handgun magazines, hypodermic needles, fireworks, ammunition, and a small amount of drugs. The seizure resulted in the arrest of both the operator and the passenger, who was also the owner of the van. 19-17814 ... See MoreSee Less

Two Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Gun, Drugs & Ammunition-  Friday evening Officers responded to Shorewood Dr. for a report of a suspicious person. They located a questionable van with an expired Colorado registration and determined that the operator was unlicensed. During a pre-tow inventory one of the officers located drugs and ammunition. Accordingly, the van was towed to the police station and a search warrant was obtained. A search of the van was then conducted and a Glock 9 mm pistol was located and seized. Along with the pistol, officers also seized handgun magazines, hypodermic needles, fireworks, ammunition, and a small amount of drugs. The seizure resulted in the arrest of both the operator and the passenger, who was also the owner of the van. 19-17814

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I just had a rant about the lights at stop and shop. They always push the button to cross😡😡

Yes. Bikes on the bike path. Cars on the street. Unless you’re a J1 student. Then you can ride wherever, whenever, in any direction, without a helmet. 👍🏼 Mike Steele’s exact point. Lol

It was brought to our attention today by some of our residents that there was another Facebook page purporting to be the Falmouth Police Department. The fake page apparently posted some divisive statements. We want to assure all of our residents that it was a fake page, and does not reflect the values of the Falmouth Police Department. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Thanks for posting this.

Darned trolls! Thank you for all you do in service to our town!

Thanks for telling us..

Thanks for the heads up

Unfortunate that people have the time for such things. Thank you for all you do, Falmouth Police Department.

Ok. Still wonder how it got in my newsfeed , I only “liked” this falmouth pd page. Hmm. When I clicked on it it looked exactly like this page -said I liked it too. I’ve gone back and looked, I only like this page. That’s really fishy.

was it the one about 'keeping' cool ? just curious

It was an “Unofficial Town of Falmouth’ Page.

Always someone out there... 🙄🙄🙄

It is just sad how some people can start so much trouble

What page falmouth police Department

How do we know this is a real FPD page

Shouldn’t that count as impersonating a police officer?

I giggled

The page was not called unofficial

Isnt that illegal?

Thought it was pretty funny.. Was just making fun of the leftist agenda.

Ty

Sorry it was funny

Russian bots?

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THINK COOL!!!! The HEAT ADVISORY remains in effect until 8 pm on Sunday. Limit outdoor activities, drink plenty of fluids and check on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles. Consider visiting one of our many restaurants, ice cream shops or stores. ... See MoreSee Less

THINK COOL!!!! The HEAT ADVISORY remains in effect until 8 pm on Sunday. Limit outdoor activities, drink plenty of fluids and check on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.  Consider visiting one of our many restaurants, ice cream shops or stores.

 

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Braintree Police had awesome suggestions... haha. Made the national news! Seriously, stay safe FPD.

I wish that snow was here now

Stay safe out there fpd

iagree rob 20n below

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Beach Parking Reminder- live parking in the roadway is prohibited. All roads must have a clear and an unobstructed lane at least ten (10) feet wide in each direction for passing traffic. Old Silver Beach and Menauhant Beach are the only two beaches with approved standby lanes. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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So frustrating that as residents we can barely enjoy our own beaches!!

It’s not the beach residents and other who are flooding our lots ... it’s the day passes and other crap that the hotels and campgrounds give out .... that gives the non-residents access to our resident only lots .... this has been brought up for the last 2 seasons before this one and has been swept under the rug and ignored

And don’t lock the lots at 10 o’clock!

Have the DPW make more lanes for parking at all beaches or town should not sell beach stickers at $40 a pop!

How about a little monitoring of the boat trailer parking lot at whites landing . People park their cars in all sorts of crazy position and make it almost impossible to either park a trailer or drive out to pick up the our boats

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Car Crashes into Surf Beach- At about 1 am officers were called to the end of Mill Road for a car in the water. The car was removed with a heavy duty tow truck and the operator was transported to the hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue.

Update: The driver was charged with OUI-Liquor, Negligent Operation, a Marked Lanes Violation, a Stop Sign Violation, and Speeding. The Falmouth Fire/Rescue Dive Team also assisted with the removal of the car.
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Car Crashes into Surf Beach- At about 1 am officers were called to the end of Mill Road for a car in the water. The car was removed with a heavy duty tow truck and the operator was transported to the hospital by Falmouth Fire/Rescue.

Update: The driver was charged with OUI-Liquor, Negligent Operation, a Marked Lanes Violation, a Stop Sign Violation, and Speeding. The Falmouth Fire/Rescue Dive Team also assisted with the removal of the car.

 

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Prayers that everyone is okay 🙏🏼

I don’t understand why people “laugh” at these terrible situations. Hope they are okay! Great work to FFRD and FPD 💪🏼♥️

very sad no matter. our offices are safe

I live right on Maravista and cars speed down that road. Unfortunately the end comes pretty quickly if you're doing this! Thank goodness there hadn't been a car coming down Menhaunt Road at the same time!

I’ll have to try that next summer when I come up for the Fourth of July! Did they at least have a town sticker??

Thank God nobody was in the beach!

Bucklers to the rescue!

Just want to give a huge shout out for all the locals keeping the entrances to the tunnel secret they try but they still can't find them

Hope the person is ok !🙏🏼

Hope they are ok.

Maybe stop lights, or flashing lights at the end of maravista, and here would be a good idea. Bring more awareness to the fact that the road ends...

Ok, who was in the car ? Not a peep must have been someone under cover.😊ha ha ha.

I've lived her 62 years and never seen anyone do that there.

Somebody missed the turn for Maravista I see. 😂

I don't really understand how they could get through the sand on the beach with out noticing....sober.

I dont see any humor in this, what if it was ur ppl, ppl have died there obviously so I see this not funny at all, I ust pray everyone is ok 🙏

I believe there’s a stop sign at the end of Mill Rd I guess they missed it while looking for the tunnel to MV

Awww, All Cape towing couldn’t get it out? Big surprise

And this is why I did not want to go over by Surf Drive to bike path late last night looking for a dog.

Probably just looking for the bridge to Vineyard Haven.

My cousin died that way 9 years ago the end of maravista that's why they have it blocked I don't think it's funny

Well, after all, stop signs are optional in Falmouth.

Simply don't drive under the influence end of story.

Is there a reason why there are not flashing red/yellow at the end of the roads that T to the beach? Is it because it ruins the atmosphere of the area? Just curious? This seems to happen too often.

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New Parking Rules for Gifford St. near Goodwill Park: “No Parking—Tow Zone” signs have been erected along Gifford Street in the area of Goodwill Park. The popularity of the park during the summer months has caused the overflow of visitors to park along Gifford St. and walk to/from their destination. The new parking rules are intended to increase safety by decreasing the probability of a vehicle-pedestrian crash. Other changes include vehicle access to the park. Vehicles will only be able to access the park via the Gifford St. entrance. Once the park has reached its capacity, the gate will be closed. Just a reminder, park hours are 8 am until dusk. ... See MoreSee Less

New Parking Rules for Gifford St. near Goodwill Park: “No Parking—Tow Zone” signs have been erected along Gifford Street in the area of Goodwill Park. The popularity of the park during the summer months has caused the overflow of visitors to park along Gifford St. and walk to/from their destination. The new parking rules are intended to increase safety by decreasing the probability of a vehicle-pedestrian crash. Other changes include vehicle access to the park. Vehicles will only be able to access the park via the Gifford St. entrance. Once the park has reached its capacity, the gate will be closed. Just a reminder, park hours are 8 am until dusk.

 

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I was wondering when this would happen. I drove by last week and the cars were all lines up Gifford St. Last year I saw people parking at the cemetery and carrying giant coolers and grills. Crazy! Something needed to be done. Thank you!!

I noticed tourists parking in the cemetery too. The only valid reasons to park there would be a funeral, grounds keeping (headstone of a lost loved one), or visiting a lost loved one. It’s disrespectful and rude (in my opinion) to use it as a recreational parking lot. I don’t believe the people parking there would appreciate others parking in their cemetery where someone they lost is resting in peace. That and if they have animals, they may use it as a bathroom or even dump trash. I know parking can be difficult in the summer months, however parking in a cemetery isn’t the solution. That’s my opinion at least. I’m not trying to sound or come off as being rude.

Although I understand the safety of pedestrians and motor vehicles are paramount. I believe the town can make provisions for additional parking for the park. The lot adjacent to the park can be converted to additional parking at a nominal fee. Our town is growing weather we like it or not. so as a town we need to understand and adapt to the change. I saw all the vehicles parked on Gifford St and it was amazing to see, so many people enjoy one of Falmouth’s treasure. The signs that were posted, tells the tourists sorry your not going to park here and there isn’t any parking in the park. What message does that send to them.

Thank you for posting! I was wondering what was going on!

Interesting how this park is open to all and no need for sticker or admission. I saw all those vehicles parking and crossing the road and took a ride down and was amazed at the crowds there! Never have known how popular it is now with out of towners!

More signs.... GREAT !

There should require a sticker. Cape Cod Times listed it as one of the Cape's secret places. Thanks CCT! 😡

This should be considered a beach. There needs to be a sticker rule. Get a day pass for this or charge a fee for non residents. It take a lot for the Town to maintain this park. Out of Towners Should have to contribute like the residents do with their taxes

How the hell can it be that crowded. Falmouths average age population is about 80. Do like we do in Florida. Chop down all those dam trees, pave it, stripe it and charge 25 bucks a day for parking like the beach committee does.

I live across the street and it was not good , people where parking everywhere, The was trash all over , people where rude when told they couldn’t park in our drive ! And it caused bad traffic delays. The town put in a new parking lot by pond over two years ago ! The park can only handle so many people !

I got a perfect idea unless you can show a birth certificate being born in the Falmouth Hospital you shouldn't get into the park I love the idea we should have rights

I’ve never been but seems to me it’s a town beach. Since a lot of people can’t use the facility because so many out of towners come, why not restrict it to residents only? Many don’t like the ocean or prefer shaded areas for their children. Seems the out of towners are forcing people out. We have resident parking lots for beaches, seems only fair

Last year they left trash everywhere! There needs to be a sticker for residents to obtain free of charge if they go there and a fee for non residents. Something to consider perhaps?

I can see it now. A line forming out the entrance waiting for a space! [[[ shrug]]]

For the baseball field just do paid parking that the money will go towards to FYB programs to fund the fields etc. Even 4$ per person can add up and if ur kid is on the team then its free

Gates are closed on Palmer Ave and people are already parking on the side of Palmer Ave....

The problem is they are not all Falmouth residents they come from over the bridge

They have someone from DPW working there all weekend I know

Has the town considered requiring a beach sticker for parking near the beach?

Increase safety by decreasing the probability of a vehicle-pedestrian crash...🙄 this argument could be used anywhere in the town.

Cant Falmouth just leave good things to be good things!!!! come ON!!!!

Who opens the gate when you want to leave before dusk?Is this a manned position Now?

What if I’m just going there to wash?

The queen has spoken LOL but for real I know it's far-fetched but for real

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