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What you need to know before you haul your boat.

Boat Hauling Information for Your Safety and the Safety of the Community: The Barnstable Police Department recognizes that the boat hauling season is upon us and that it can present a variety of complexities when trailering and transport of your vessel on state and...

Second Suspect in Main St. Hyannis Shooting Arrested

PRESS RELEASE 6-29-23 Second Suspect in Main Street Hyannis Shooting Arrested At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Sunday June 25th 2023, Barnstable Police responded to the area of Main St. and High School Rd. in Hyannis for reported gun shots.  Upon arrival, officers...

Press Release and Updates on two Shootings in the town of Barnstable

PRESS RELEASE 6-27-23 16-year-old Hyannis Juvenile arrested in connection with Craigville Beach and Main St. Hyannis shootings. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on May 27th, Barnstable Police were called to the Craigville Beach parking lot in Centerville regarding shots...


Chief Matthew K. Sonnabend
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