Fall River Shooting Claims Life of Oak Bluffs Man
Julia Wells
Eric Voshell, 39, was the victim of a homicide after he and two other men were shot outside a bar. The alleged perpetrator has turned himself in, the Bristol County district attorney’s office confirmed.
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August Brings Minor Mishaps
Holly Pretsky

Island police responded to a series of minor mishaps over the weekend.

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Oak Bluffs Man Charged With Carjacking
Holly Pretsky

Jermaine Sharpe, 29, remains in custody after allegedly attacking the operator of a landscaping truck and stealing the vehicle. He has been charged with carjacking, unarmed robbery, assault and vandalism.

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Police Respond to Motor Vehicle Incidents
Holly Pretsky

A 29-year-old Oak Bluffs man was arrested last Thursday after he allegedly attacked a vehicle operator and stole a landscaping truck, Oak Bluffs police said. The incident occurred on Garvin street near Dukes County avenue.

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Minor Mishaps Occupy Police on Weekend Duty
Holly Pretsky

The fire extinguishing system at the Vineyard Transit Authority gas pumps in Edgartown discharged over the weekend, releasing hundreds of pounds of a fire suppression powder onto the lot.

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Crowds Descended, But Island Police Report No Major Incidents Over Fourth
Holly Pretsky

Despite huge crowds and an influx of visitors to the Island, police reported a fairly routine Fourth of July weekend with only minor incidents.

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Man Critically Injured in Weekend Motor Vehicle Mishap
Holly Pretsky

A 21-year-old Edgartown man was medically evacuated from the Island Sunday evening with a serious head injury after he rolled off the roof of a car, police said.

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Minor Incidents Keep Police Busy Over Holiday Weekend
Holly Pretsky

Island police reported a busy Memorial Day weekend, including a two-car accident on the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.

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Answering the Call of Domestic Violence
Holly Pretsky

Asked about the hundreds of domestic disturbance complaints they respond to each year, Island police were in agreement: it’s not an easy call.

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Police Manage Holiday Crowds, Respond to Hunting Incidents
Holly Pretsky

Island police investigated more deer hunting incidents and managed large holiday crowds over the weekend.

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