Wednesday, March 5
Motor vehicle accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to a report of a three car accident on Main Street in Jaffrey. According to police, Deborah Busick, 63, of Jaffrey, was driving her 2010 Toyota Prius east on Main Street when she fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a 2013 Volkswagon Jetta, driven by a minor from Temple, and a 2011 Kia Soul driven by Jessica Kirchmaier, 24, of Jaffrey. No injuries were reported but all three vehicles had to be towed.
Friday, March 7
Arrest: At 10 a.m., police stopped a 2003 Ford Windstar, driven on River Street by Natalia Chagnon, 25, of Winchendon, MA, for following a vehicle too closely. The officer learned that she was driving with a suspended license and arrested her. She was processed and given $1,500 personal recognizance and will be due in the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey, Apr. 3.
Criminal mischief: At 2:46 p.m., police received a call from Monadnock State Park who said five vehicles on Old Toll Road had broken windshields. No one was around and police officer passed the information on waiting for reports from the owners.
Criminal mischief: At 3:30 p.m. Henry Walters, 30, of Hancock, called to report that his 1999 Chevy Prism had been broken into while it was parked at the Mount Monadnock trailhead on Old Toll Road. Police say nothing was taken.
Criminal mischief: At 5 p.m., police received a call from Michael Rosenfeld, 62, of Mont Vernon, who said the windshield of his 2008 Jeep Cherokee had been smashed while it was parked at the Mount Monadnock trailhead on Old Toll Road. He told police that a messenger bag containing his passport, tax return, credit cards, check book and other personal papers were stolen.
Criminal mischief: At 6:15 p.m., police received a call from Ethan Strominger, 52, of Arlington, MA, said his 2003 Honda Civic had been broken into while it was parked at the Mount Monadnock trailhead of Old Toll Road. According to police Strominger said someone had gone through his vehicle but nothing was missing.
Criminal mischief: At 6:25 p.m., police spoke with Andrea Kierstead, 52, of Dublin, came to the station to report that the driver side window of her 2005 Toyota Matrix had been smashed while it was parked at the Mount Monadnock trailhead in the Old Toll Road parking lot.
Saturday, March 8
Suspicious vehicle: At 2:30 a.m., a patrol officer located a 1995 Toyota Tacoma stuck in a snowbank on Fitzgerald Drive but the driver was not present. Police ran the vehicle registration and talked with the owner, John Bourque, 84, of Jaffrey, and determined he had been driving the vehicle. Bourque told police that after he crashed and got out of the truck he fell down. A passerby picked him up and drove him to a friend’s house and was then taken home. Bourque told police that he was sore but not injured and denied medical treatment. Bourque told police he would have the vehicle removed the next morning.
Sunday, March 9
Arrest: At 1:17 a.m., police stopped a 2004 Toyota Tundra driven by Brandon Allen Fisk, 30, of Temple. After stopping the vehicle and speaking with Fisk, police determined he had been drinking, performed a sobriety test and subsequently arrested him for driving while under the influence. His vehicle was searched and a small handbag which contained marijuana was found. The bag belonged to his passenger, Samantha Lee Fisk, 27, of Rindge, and she was arrested for possession of a controlled drug. Both were processed at the police department and released on $1,000 personal recognizance. They will be due in the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey, Apr. 3.
Motor vehicle accident: At 3:44 p.m., police responded to the section of Route 202 on the corner of DD Bean, where a 1995 BMW driven by Aaron Layfield went off the road and into the river. When they responded the occupants were exiting the vehicle through the sun roof. Police said that the Layfield was distracted when he launched off a snowbank and into the river. There were no injuries reported and the driver and passengers refused medical treatment. The vehicle was totaled and had to be removed from the river with a crane.
Arrest: At 3:20 p.m., police arrested Christopher Vergato, 38, of Jaffrey, after he turned himself in on a warrant for failing to notify Jaffrey police that he had recently moved to Jaffrey from Lyndeborough. He is a registered sex offender and required to do so by law. Vergato was processed and released on $5,000 personal recognizance. He is due in the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey, Apr. 3.
Monday, March 10
Motor vehicle accident: At 3:58 a.m., police received a called from Linda Hanson who said she had struck a deer on her way to work. She said she was not injured but could not stay at the scene because she had to be at work. Police arrived and cleared the deer from the road and notified NH Fish and Game and the Department of Transportation.