Antrim police log: April 24, 2014
Tuesday, April 1
Arrest: At 7:40 a.m., State Police Troop F called to confirm a warrant for David Vanwie, 34, of Schenectady, N.Y., for operating after a suspended license. The warrant was confirmed, and Vanwie was taken into custody and released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of June 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Arrest: At 6:25 p.m., police conducting stationary radar on Keene Road at the Old North Branch Fire Station observed a silver Honda traveling west at what appeared to be a high rate of speed. Police pulled the vehicle over and discovered that the operator, Linda Peruzzi, 49, of Walpole, was driving with an expired license. Police issued Peruzzi a must appear citation for operating without a valid driver’s license with a court date of May 8 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Thursday, April 3
Arrest: At 12:42 p.m., Chief Andrew Wood of the Hancock police called to advise that he had Bradley Coll, 41, of Antrim in custody on a warrant out of the Antrim Police Department for two counts of issuing bad checks.
Arrest: At 10:41 p.m., police on patrol stopped a vehicle on Concord Street after the vehicle made a wide turn into the opposite lane, made multiple lane violations, and traveled at inconsistent speeds. When police spoke with the operator, Kristopher Estey-Mansfield, 22, of Hillsborough, police detected an odor of alcohol and observed signs of impairment. Police arrested Estey-Mansfield and charged him with DWI. Estey-Mansfield was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of May 8 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Saturday, April 5
Motor vehicle stop: At 11:49 a.m., police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Concord Street. When police spoke with the operator, Alexander Wing, 27, of Gilbertville, Mass., they allegedly noticed an odor of marijuana, and Wing permitted a search of his vehicle. Police arrested Wing and charged him with speeding, possession of drugs and controlled drug act. Wing was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of June 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Motor vehicle stop: At 10:50 p.m., police on patrol observed a person in a parked vehicle at the bank on Main Street. The operator started the car and then drove onto the grass while exiting. Once on the roadway, police said the vehicle’s speed was slow and erratic. Police pulled the vehicle over and arrested the operator, Melissa Cassidy, 29, of Greenfield, charging her with driving under the influence of drugs or liquor. Cassidy was released on $1,000 personal recognizance, with a court date of April 17, and the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Wednesday, April 9
Motor vehicle crash: At 6:30 p.m., dispatch called to advise police that Adam Dumont, 31, of Dunbarton hit a deer on Concord Street near the Hillsborough town line. The deer was dead. Dumont’s truck sustained damage to the radiator and front end. His vehicle was towed to his residence.
Thursday, April 10
Arrest: At 8:20 a.m., police arrested Ashley Sawyer, 26, of Antrim, and charged her with operating after suspended registration and simple assault. Sawyer was released on $2,000 personal recognizance with a court date of May 8 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Arrest: 9:41 a.m., Winchester police faxed the return of service on an active warrant for Alison Pinette, 42, of Winchester, stating they had arrested her. Winchester police transported Pinette to the Antrim Police Department, where she was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of June 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. The warrant for Pinette charges her with two counts of driving after revocation or suspension.
Arrest: At 8:30 p.m., police pulled a vehicle over on Concord Street for multiple line violations. Police said while they spoke with the operator, Thomas Lawless, 60, of Antrim, they observed signs of impairment in the operator, and noticed a distinct and sustained odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath and glassy, bloodshot eyes. Lawless admitted to consuming alcohol that night, according to police, and he was then arrested and charged with DWI, reckless operation and yellow line violations. Lawless was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of May 8 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Saturday, April 12
Motor vehicle crash: At 3:54 a.m., dispatch advised police of a single-car motor vehicle crash into a guardrail at the intersection of Keene Road and Clinton Road. Police responded and upon arrival they observed a Dodge pickup truck to have driven off the eastbound lane. Police observed heavy crush damage to the guardrail and to the pickup truck. Police said the vehicle drifted off the road, but there is no criminal aspect to the accident. The car was towed from the scene and neither the operator, Scott Seymour of Wolfeboro, nor his wife and child sustained any injuries. Police provided a courtesy ride for the family.
Wednesday, April 16
Domestic disturbance: At 12:39 p.m., police responded to an Elm Avenue residence for a report of a domestic disturbance. Police subsequently arrested and charged Todd Jay Couto, 51, of Antrim with criminal threatening (intimidation). Couto was released on $1,000 personal recognizance, with a court date of June 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Thursday, April 17
Assist Fire Department: At 11:57 a.m., police responded to a house fire on Elm Avenue and observed heavy smoke coming out of the windows. The interior of the residence was completely black and filled with smoke. The residents were not at home and were accounted for. It was a second-alarm fire and was knocked down by Antrim Fire Department with the help of mutual aid agencies.
Friday, April 18
Arrest: At 7:15 p.m., police on patrol on Route 202 observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Police radar produced a reading of 47 mph in a posted 30 mph zone. Police pulled the vehicle over and made contact with the operator, Zachary Bauer, 21, of Henniker. After running Bauer’s license information through dispatch, it was confirmed that Bauer had an expired license. Police gave Bauer a must appear summons for driving without a valid license, with a court date of June 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.