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Peterborough Police Log: Feb. 25, 2014


Monday, Feb. 10

Accident: At 11:53 a.m., a 2004 Ford pickup driven by Edward Desautels, 57, of Greenville slid off the road at the intersection of Nashua Road and Route 123 in Sharon. Desautels was not injured and the truck was pulled back onto the road and driven away.

Assist: At 3:40 p.m., six Police Department officers assisted the Peterborough Fire Department at New Hampshire Ball Bearings after an explosion at the plant. Several people were taken by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital and several area fire departments were called in to assist. The incident is under investigation by the N.H. Fire Marshal’s office.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Assist: At 1:27 a.m., police assisted ambulance workers at Summerhill Assisted Living, where an elderly resident was having difficulty breathing.

Juvenile issue: At 7:24 p.m., police spoke with a 17-year-old Hancock resident who had walked out of Monadnock Community Hospital. She agreed to return to the emergency department.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Burglary: At 12:38 p.m., a real-estate agent reported that a vacant residence on Old Greenfield Road had been burglarized. Someone had broken a rear window and door to get in, and pieces of copper pipe were cut off and taken.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Assist: At 5:05 a.m., police assisted at Harborside Healthcare, where an elderly woman with difficulty breathing was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Accident: At 10:25 a.m., Steven Dupere, 59, of Peterborough, who was leaving the parking lot at Peterborough Plaza, reportedly pulled his 1989 Chevrolet van out in front of a 2013 Lincoln driven by Kassandra Gordon, 22, of Jaffrey. Gordon’s car hit the left side of Dupere’s van, causing moderate left-side damage to the van and moderate front-end damage to the Lincoln. No one was injured, according to police reports. The car was towed and the van was driven away.

Friday, Feb. 14

Harassment report: At 4:50 p.m., a resident told police she had been walking her dog on the Cranberry Meadow trail without a leash and a man had yelled and screamed at her, telling her to leash the dog. She said she knows she is supposed to leash her dog but didn’t feel she should be intimidated and harassed on the trail. She was advised to avoid speaking to the man and that police would try to contact him and advise him that he needs to speak to police about issues on the trail.

Accident: At 6:55 p.m., Ransom Ackerman, 49, of Greenfield, driving a 2007 Dodge Caravan, pulled out of Parmelee Drive and hit a 2005 Hyundai Elantra, driven by Eric Laroche, 31, of Keene who was northbound on Concord Street. No one was injured. The front ends of both vehicles were damaged; the Hyundai was towed and the Dodge was driven away.

Saturday, Feb. 15

Assist: At 11:10 a.m., police located five tour buses that were pulled over on the shoulder of Route 101 near the top of Temple Mountain, with passengers being unloaded into a driveway. The bus drivers were advised to move the buses to the parking lot of the former ski area at the top of the road. The buses then were parked along the shoulder at the ski area and passengers walked up to them. Once loaded, the buses moved off.

Criminal mischief: At 8:55 p.m., police were notified that a side door and door frame at a Currier Avenue residence had been damaged.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Civil issue: At 6:30 p.m., a Prescott Hill Apartments woman told police her ex-husband was refusing to bring their son home. Police contacted the man, who said his ex-wife had told him he could bring the boy home at 8 p.m. The man said he would take the boy home immediately.

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