Recent arrests: assault and battery, sex offender fails to register
Wareham Police responded to the Star Light Motel on 3102 Cranberry Hwy. for a reported fight on Thursday, Nov. 19, at about 10 p.m. At the scene, Officers Charles Pillsbury and James White encountered a man who said he had been attacked by another man. After a brief investigation, officers arrested Paul Beard, 51, of West Wareham. He is charged with assault and battery on a person over 60.
The officers also determined that the original victim was living at the motel, and was a sex offender; however, he failed to register in Wareham. Stephen Santry, 63, was arrested and charged with being a Level 2 sex offender failing to register.