Peterborough Police Log: June 17, 2014
Monday, June 2
Arrest: At 2 a.m., after responding to a domestic disturbance at an Old Jaffrey Road residence, police arrested Jay Parker, 50, of Peterborough and charged him with simple assault, criminal threatening, criminal mischief and resisting arrest. Parker allegedly assaulted and threatened his mother and damaged property at her home. His mother was not injured. Parker, who was allegedly intoxicated when he was arrested, refused bail and was taken to Valley Street Jail in Manchester. At an arraignment the next day, bail was set at $5,000 cash. Parker was taken back to Valley Street Jail and has a pre-trial conference scheduled for June 16.
Accident: At 9:24 p.m., Dominic Barnes, 21, of Snellville, Neb., turned a tractor trailer unit onto Old Sharon Road from Route 202, based on GPS instructions that would have had him cross the closed bridge over the Contoocook River. While backing out, Barnes damaged the left front rim of a tire on a large rock, causing a flat tire. He got assistance and the unit was moved to the Monadnock Plaza to await road service.
Tuesday, June 3
Accident: At 10:54 a.m., Monadnock Community Hospital security notified police that a parked car had rolled into another parked car. Both vehicle owners were identified and exchanged information.
Accident: At 3:04 p.m., Paul Jones, 50, of Greenfield was driving a 2012 Honda Accord northbound on Elm Hill Road when he stopped as instructed by a DOT flag person. His car was rear-ended by a 2009 Mazda 3 driven by Kayla Schlim, 22, of Peterborough. No one was injured. The Honda had moderate damage to the rear bumper and the Mazda had minor damage to the front bumper. Both cars were driven away.
Domestic issue: At 7:18 p.m., officers spoke with a mother and son after an argument at Prescott Hill Apartments. They both agreed there would be no more issues for the night.
Disorderly people: At 8:21 p.m. officers spoke to two neighbors involved in a dispute on Hall Court.
Wednesday, June 4
Fraud report: At 6:10 p.m., a Sharon resident receiving a check for payment for an upcoming photo shoot that was $2,080 more than the payment he was supposed to receive. It appeared to be a scam attempt and police opened an investigation.
Juvenile issue: At 11:21 p.m., police spoke to a Prescott Hill Apartments resident, who said her son had been assaulted by another tenant earlier in the day.
Arrests: At 11:37 p.m., police went to a Sharon Road residence after getting a 911 call. The caller said drugs and paraphernalia had been found and an assault occurred. Police arrested Zachary Bauer, 21, of Peterborough and charged him with possession of a controlled drug and simple assault. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an Aug. 4 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Police also arrested Kristen Pineault, 21, of Jaffrey and charged her with simple assault, domestic violence related. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an Aug. 4 court date.
Thursday, June 5
Arrest: At 10:24 a.m., Mark Ciaramella, 53, of Everett, Mass., turned himself in on a warrant charging him with theft. He was released on $20,000 personal recognizance with a court date of Aug. 4.
Saturday, June 7
Accident: At 1:25 p.m., Deborah Morse Segedy, 54, of Hillsborough was parking her 2003 Honda Pilot on Grove Street when she bumped into a parked motorcycle owned by Jesse Aldrich, 26, of Greenfield. There was no major damage to either vehicle.
Arrests: At 9:15 p.m., police went to the end of Monadnock Lane after getting a call about several parked cars. Officers found a camp site and fire. Ten juveniles were taken into protective custody and released to their parents. Three individuals who were 18 years old were picked up at the location by their parents. The Fire Department was called to put out the fire, and the juveniles were also told to come back and clean up the camp site in the morning. Police from Hancock, Greenfield and Antrim assisted.
Sunday, June 8
Assist: At 1:30 p.m., police assisted the Fire Department with traffic control at a fire on Wilder Street.
Accident: At 2:25 p.m., Christina Brown, 62, of Atkinson was attempting to turn around in the parking area in front of True Blue Cleaners on Depot Street and accidentally pressed the gas rather than the brake, causing her 2012 Ford Fusion to jump the curb and hit the building, causing moderate damage to the siding. The car had front-end damage and was driven away. No one was injured.
Animal complaint: At 6:02 p.m., a caller reported that a fox had tried to attack her cat on High Street. She yelled and the fox ran off. An officer explained that this is the time of year that foxes are bringing back food for their young ones and recommended that she keep her cats inside for a while or stay with them close by if they are outside.
Animal complaint: At 6:07 p.m., a resident reported she was walking her dog on Union Street when they were approached by a large bloodhound. She crossed the street but the dog followed. Her dog has been attacked in the past so she said she threw a pebble at the dog and yelled at it. An officer spoke to the owner of the bloodhound.
Complaint: At 7:25 p.m., an officer spoke to two juveniles who had been reported riding an unregistered dirt bike in the Southfield Lane area. They were told they were not to operate the bike off private property.
Animal complaint: At 11:40 p.m., a Lobacki Drive resident reported there were four bears on her deck and she wanted somebody to chase them away. The bears were gone when police arrived.