Police: Springfield man arrested after driving 100 mph in a 10 mph zone

Police make several arrests over weekend
Jul 16, 2018

A motorcycle driving 100 mph in 10 mph, a stolen pint of ice cream and a disturbance at Tobey Hospital this past weekend ended with Wareham officers making several arrests this past weekend.

Maureen Sylvia, 54, of East Wareham, was arrested for possession of class A drug, marked lanes violation, and operating without headlights.

On Friday, July 13, at approximately 9:15 p.m., a member of the Wareham Police Detective Division pulled over Sylvia’s car on Cranberry Highway near Depot Street, for a minor motor vehicle infraction. Police said the detective located a small baggie containing what appeared to be heroin.

Sylvia was transported to police headquarters for processing and is scheduled to be arraigned in Wareham District Court.

Later that day, at 10:45 p.m., Officer Karl Baptiste arrested Heather Tripp, 43, of Middleborough, following a disturbance at Tobey Hospital. Police said he was yelling profane and racial comments and then spit in the face of a security officer. She was transported to police headquarters for processing and is scheduled to appear in Wareham District Court for assault and battery.

On Saturday, July 14, at about 1:30 a.m., David Rolfe, 36 of Wareham, was arrested by Officers Peter Silvia and Ryan Gomes at his residence. Rolfe was arrested as the result of a warrant issued by Falmouth District Court.

At approximately 6:30 p.m., Carron Adams, 28 of Wareham was arrested by Officers Ryan Turner and Calib Larue on Gibbs Avenue for an outstanding warrant.

On Sunday, July 15, at about noon, Charles Stewart, 31, of Onset, was arrested by a member of the detective division and Officer Calib Larue charged with shoplifting at Walmart. Stewart was reported to have shoplifted a pint of ice cream and was stopped by the officers and arrested.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Albert Marino, 29, of Wareham was arrested by Officer Calib Larue on Sandwich Road for an outstanding warrant.

Later at about 8:20 p.m., Officer Charles Pillsbury observed a motorcycle fail to stop at a red light, on the traffic signal at Depot Street and Cranberry Highway. Pillsbury attempted to stop the motorcycle, however it sped up Maple Springs Road. Police estimated the motorcycle was moving more than 100 miles per hour in a 10 mph zone.

Pillsbury backed off the pursuit due to the dangerous speeds, police said. However, he continued down Maple Springs Road, where he found the driver stopped at the dead end. Pillsbury, with the assistance of Officer Nate Aronson, then arrested Brandon Brower, 31, of Springfield. Brower was charged with a multitude of offenses including: failure to stop for police, operating to endanger, operating with a suspended license, marked lanes violation, speeding, operating an unregistered and uninsured vehicle, and fail to stop at a traffic signal. Brower was transported to police headquarters for processing and is due to appear in Wareham District Court.