Despite crowds of visitors for the fireworks display and the last busy weekend of the summer, Oak Bluffs police had a quiet weekend. That is, it was quiet with 10 arrests, two people taken into protective custody, and 92 incidents requiring responses.
Early on Friday, officers were called to a disturbance on Circuit Avenue. Police arrested Michael Chandler, 35, of Newtown, Conn., for domestic assault and battery. Police said Mr. Chandler also had an outstanding warrant out of Holyoke District Court.
That afternoon officers responded to Circuit Avenue in the area of Sharky’s Cantina for a report of an intoxicated male who had been accosting people. Police arrested Mark Iacoviello, 57, of Oak Bluffs for disorderly conduct and assault and battery.
That evening police went to the upper Circuit Avenue on a report of two intoxicated males who were trying to take a vehicle. Police arrested Samuel Bell, 24, of Edgartown for furnishing alcohol to a minor and having an open container of alcohol. They arrested a juvenile male from Oak Bluffs for possession of alcohol and an open container.
Late that night, police came across an intoxicated man who was sleeping in Ocean Park after the fireworks display. Police attempted to place him in protective custody. After a brief struggle, police arrested Lester Wagner, 26, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and charged him with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Late Saturday, police went to Dreamland on Oak Bluffs Avenue “for a report of an intoxicated male who was attempting to gain access to the establishment and berating the workers with obscene insults.” Police arrested Andrew Rantuccio, 20, of Mashpee, after a brief foot pursuit, for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Just before midnight, police arrested Kyle Turner, 22, of Leominster for disorderly conduct, after an officer witnessed him punch another man after exiting Nancy’s Restaurant.
Early Sunday morning, police officers arrested Michael DeFelice, 22, of Leominster for disorderly conduct after an altercation with employees and patrons inside the Lampost.
Later Sunday night, police were dispatched to Sunset Road for a report of a domestic dispute on the roadway. Officers arrested Frederick Hyde, 44, of Wareham on a default warrant out of the Edgartown District Court.