Wareham police arrest six people in two days

Apr 26, 2019

Wareham Police had a busy midweek, arresting half dozen people over the course of only two days on a variety of charges, according to a press release sent by Acting Police Chief John Walcek.

On Tuesday, April 23, at 1:30 p.m. detectives arrested Donna J. Derose, 48, of West Wareham at her residence on a warrant from New Bedford District Court.

Later that day, at about 5:30 p.m., Officer Christopher Corner observed a vehicle on Main Street being operated by an individual that he knew did not have a driver’s license. Despite the officer's attempt to stop the vehicle, the operator, Darryl Franklin, 30, of Wareham, continued driving. Officer pursued the car until it pulled into the library parking lot where he immediately arrested Franklin.

On Wednesday, at 12:20 p.m. police responded to Great Hill Mobile Home Park for a disturbance. At the scene, it was determined that there had been a confrontation between workers in the park and a resident. The incident became physical the resident reported being attacked by the two workers.

Officer Zina Kelsch and Sergeant Kevin Reilly arrested Lakeville residents, Robert Chaves, 58, charged with assault and battery on a person over 60, and Richard Chaves, 29, charged with assault and battery on a person over 60, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over 60.

On the same day, at 5:10 p.m., officers responded to Walmart on a report of shoplifters in the store. Officers Lorenzo Grosso and Charles Pillsbury arrested Jennifer Keaton, 47, and Autuim Keaton-Pritchard, 18, both of Wareham for shoplifting by concealing merchandise.