Jaffrey Police Log: Jan 16, 2014
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Car accident: At 2:34 p.m., police responded to a two-car crash on Turnpike Road near Fitzgerald Drive. Fredrick Klein, 31, of Jaffrey was traveling east in his 2013 Subaru Impreza when he stopped after seeing a truck emerging from the Jaffrey Fire Department with its emergency lights on. Carolyn Hayward, 74, of Rindge was traveling behind Klein in her 1998 Chevy Malibu. Hayward said she did not see that Klein had stopped, nor did she see the fire truck. Hayward’s Malibu subsequently rear-ended Klein’s Impreza. Both vehicles were driven from the scene, and no injuries were reported.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Car accident: At 12:45 p.m., police responded to a car accident on Mountain Road. The driver, Nancy Isaacs, 83, of Jaffrey, was traveling westbound in her 2004 Toyota Prius when she lost control of the car due to ice and went into the oncoming lane, and then went off the roadway on the north side of Mountain Road. Isaacs reported minor injuries to her face from airbag deployment, and she was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital to be examined. At the time of the accident, police said Isaacs was wearing her seat belt. The Prius damaged the guardrail and a fence at the residence at 296 Mountain Rd., and the car was towed away with major damage. The ice on the road was later treated by State Highway.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Arrest on warrant: At 1 p.m., police responded to the courthouse for a someone there with a warrant for his arrest, charging him with violation of probation. James Grubis, 51, of Rindge was taken into custody and was brought to the police department for processing. Grubis was then transported to the Cheshire County House of Correction.
Friday, Jan. 10
Car accident: At 8 a.m., police responded to a car accident on Peterborough Street across from the Plaza. Michelle Cutting, 38, of Peterborough was traveling westbound in her Ford Windstar van when she saw an ambulance with its emergency lights on coming out from the plaza. Cutting stopped to allow the ambulance to pull into the westbound lane. A Ford Fusion, driven by Michelle Drew, 41, of Fitzwilliam, rear-ended Cutting’s van. Drew was traveling behind Cutting and allegedly didn’t see her stop. Both vehicles sustained very minor damage, and no injuries were reported.
Shoplifting: At 5:30 p.m., police were called to a business on Main Street for report of a shoplifting incident. An employee of the store allegedly caught a juvenile boy, age 9 of Jaffrey, stealing from the store. The boy was brought to his residence and was released to his mother. Charges will be forthcoming for the offense of shoplifting.
Saturday, Jan. 11
Arrest: At 1:40 a.m., police stopped a car on Peterborough Street and found that the driver’s license was suspended for non-payment of child support. During the booking process, the driver, Kyle Senechal, 23, of Rindge, was also found to be in possession of Percoset, which he did not have a prescription for. Senechal was arrested and charged with operation after suspension and possession of a controlled drug; he was released on $2,500 personal recognizance with a Feb. 6 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Sunday, Jan. 12
Car accident: At 12:35 p.m., police responded to car accident on Peterborough Street in area of Mr. Mike’s. Scott Schillinger, 47, of Troy was in his 2011 Toyota Camry sitting in a line of traffic when his car was rear-ended by a 1998 Chrystler Town and Country van, driven by Ruta King, 70, of Jaffrey, who was driving. Upon approaching Schillinger’s car, King failed to stop, and she told police that she was distracted by a pedestrian beside her at the time. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driven from the scene. No injuries were reported.
Pig free: At 8:02 p.m., police responded to a loose pig on Peterborough Street near Old Sharon Road. An approximately 300-pound pig was found on Nutting Road, according to police. Officers led the pig back to his home at 398 Nutting Rd., where owners took possession of the pig.
Monday, Jan. 13
Arrest: At 12:25 a.m., police stopped a car on Main Street and found the driver had plates from another vehicle on his car. Christopher Furtado, 25, of Winchendon, Mass., was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled drug, believed to be marijuana, and misuse of plates. Furtado was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and was issued a Feb. 6 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Suspension: At 2:15 a.m., police stopped a car on River Street and found that the driver’s license was suspended for default on a court sentence. Dalton Hill, 19, of Jaffrey was arrested and charged with operation after suspension. Hill was released on $1,000 personal recognizance and was issued a Feb. 6 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Car accident: At 8:40 a.m., police responded to a single-car crash on Mountain Road. Joann Baxter, 50, of Troy was traveling eastbound in her Chevy Voyager when she allegedly hit a patch of ice. Baxter’s vehicle went off the road and landed on a stonewall, where police found the car suspended. Police freed Baxter from the passenger side floor, and she was treated for minor injuries. Baxter refused transport to the hospital. The Chevy was heavily damaged and towed from the scene. According to police, Baxter was not wearing seat belt, nor did the vehicle’s airbags deploy, at the time of the crash.
Car accident: At 10:37 a.m., police responded to a crash at the intersection of Main Street and River Street. Police said Christopher Purington, 24, of Jaffrey was turning left from River Street onto Main Street when his 2005 Honda Civic collided with a 2001 Dodge Durango, driven by Kelley Loveland, 40, of Jaffrey, who was traveling eastbound on Main Street. Both operators stated to police that they had the green light, causing them to drive into one another’s vehicles. The cars sustained moderate damage in the accident, though both were driven from the scene. No injuries were reported, and no charges are pending.