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Jaffrey police log: May 27, 2014


Wednesday, May 14

Arrest: At 1:40 a.m., police stopped a vehicle near the Rindge town line on Squantum Road for defective equipment and during the course of the stop police detected an odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. The operator, Joseph Provencher, 20, of Manchester, produced a quantity of marijuana and police took it into custody. Provencher’s passenger, Stephan Taylor Ditullio, 18, of Littleton, Mass., agreed to drive the vehicle, however, he admitted to smoking marijuana a half hour prior. Ditullio agreed to perform Field Sobriety Tests and, according to police, was in no condition to operate the vehicle; he was taken into protective custody. The vehicle was towed and police arrested Provencher and charged him with possession of controlled/narcotic drugs. Provencher was released on $2,000 personal recognizance with a court date of June 12 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Friday, May 16

Motor vehicle accident: At 1:17 a.m., police were dispatched to the Lab n’ Lager on Stratton Road to take a report of conduct after an accident. Police met with the operator who showed police that his 2004 Ford Expedition had sustained significant damage to the rear left corner caused by a car backing into it. Police took the man’s information and took pictures of the damage. Further investigation is pending.

Warrant execution: At 7:44 p.m., Jordan Muhonen, 22, of Rindge, went to the police department to turn himself in on a warrant charging him with operating with a suspended registration. A must appear summons was issued to Muhonen with a court date of June 12 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Saturday, May 17

Arrest: At 11 p.m., while patrolling on River Street police observed a vehicle going 44 mph in a posted 30 mph zone, fail to use the turn signal while turning onto Main Street and again onto Peterborough Street, and then cross the fog line on Peterborough Street. Police stopped the vehicle at Athens Pizza and the female operator, Monya Mooney, 36, of Jaffrey, immediately got out of the vehicle and was allegedly acting as though she was intoxicated, police said. She refused Field Sobriety Tests and resisted arrest. She also provided police with a false name. Mooney is currently out on bail for assaulting a Keene police officer and was ultimately processed and ordered held on $5,000 cash bail. She was given a court date of May 19 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Police charged Mooney with disobeying an officer, driving after revocation or suspension, DWI — subsequent offense, resisting arrest or detention, unauthorized use of propelled vehicle and default or breach of bail conditions — contempt. Police transported Mooney to the Cheshire County House of Correction to be held until her arraignment. The vehicle, which she had allegedly taken without permission of the owner, was retrieved by the owner at the scene.

Sunday, May 18

Arrest: At 2:15 a.m., while patrolling River Street police observed a north bound vehicle traveling at 72 mph in a posted 50 mph zone. Police stopped the vehicle and learned that the driver, Richard Wallace, 32, of Dublin, had a suspended Kentucky license. Wallace was arrested and charged with driving after suspended license and released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of June 12 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Motor vehicle accident: At 2:15 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Mountain Road and Dublin Road for a car versus deer accident. A passerby advised that the involved vehicle did not stop after hitting the deer. Dublin police was unable to locate the driver. Jaffrey police were able to track down the deer in the woods. The deer was injured badly so police shot the deer with a sidearm.

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