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New Ipswich police log: July 8, 2014

New Ipswich

Friday, June 27

Assist: At 6:35 p.m., police responded to Sharon Road to assist Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service with a woman who was unresponsive. The woman was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment.

Suspicious activity: At 10:22 p.m., police took a call from a citizen reporting that a customer had notified her of a pickup truck with a trailer in the area of 50 Wheeler Rd.

Burglary: At 8:35 p.m., police responded to Gibbs Avenue after receiving a report from a resident that his house was burglarized at some point during the day, and that his television had been stolen.

Assist: At 9:35 p.m., police responded to Ashby Road to assist the New Ipswich Fire Department with a reported propane leak. Police stood by while fire department officials ventilated the house.

Saturday, June 28

Animal control: At 10 a.m., a citizen reported seeing a mountain lion between Temple Road and Old Greenville Road, that had then gone into the woods. Police took the report and advised they would notify N.H. Fish and Game of the sighting.

Animal control: At 2:30 p.m., police responded to a stray dog in the area of River Road. The dog was taken into custody and subsequently transported to Monadnock Humane Society.

Assist: At 3:50 p.m., while transporting a dog to Swanzey Animal Shelter, police came upon a motor vehicle rollover on the Jaffrey-Marlborough town line. The driver had extricated herself from the vehicle and was sitting on a lawn chair provided by witnesses. Police reported the scene to Cheshire County Dispatch and assisted emergency responders.

Found property: At 6:14 p.m., police received a report that while a resident was cleaning out an apartment on Mason Road, she had located multiple prescriptions. Police took custody of the prescriptions.

Noise disturbance: At 10:14 p.m., police responded to a Page Hill Road address for a report of fireworks going off. Police located a barbecue where residents were lighting fireworks. The residents agreed to stop for the night.

Sunday, June 29

Assist: At 1:20 p.m., police responded to a medical call on Turnpike Road where an elderly man was vomiting blood. Police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service as needed until the man was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment.

Manner of operation: At 8:29 p.m., police checked the area of the Country Mile for a report of a possible intoxicated driver. Upon arrival, the vehicle was gone, and had last been seen heading towards Turnpike Road. Police checked from downtown to the town line on Turnpike Road with no contact.

Monday, June 30

Animal control: At 8:57 a.m., an Ashby Road resident advised police that she has seen a young fawn around her house for the past three to four days, but has not seen the mother, and is concerned for the fawn’s safety. Police called N.H. Fish and Game and advised them of the report, and provided them with contact information for the resident in order to follow up on the report.

Suspicious activity: At 10:22 p.m., police were advised that on June 28 at approximately 10:45 p.m., a dark-colored van had turned extremely slowly from Hubbard Pond onto Timbertop Road. After that, they went down her driveway and pulled all the way in. The resident pulled in behind them and saw the license plate was from Illinois. When the resident asked what they were doing, the driver of the van told her they had rented a house up the road and had gone down the wrong driveway. The van then turned around and left the property. The driver was described as a man between the ages of 20 and 30 years, with sandy-colored hair and glasses, accompanied by a male passenger, aged 60-plus, with white hair smoothly combed over his head.

Found property: At 1:45 p.m., police were advised of a possible abandoned bicycle on Manley Road, parked between two houses. Police located the bicycle, and took possession of it on July 1 at 12:30 a.m.

Arrest: At 1:54 p.m., police arrested Ronald H. Nicholl on charges related to an electronic bench warrant issued by the Keene District Court. Nicholl was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Corrections.

Road obstruction: At 4:16 p.m., police responded for a report of a tractor-trailer blocking King Road. Police spoke with the owner of the trailer, who was using it to hold a wood chipper to dispense of trees removed during landscaping. The owner advised they were done for the day, and would rearrange things tomorrow so they did not block the road.

Warrant: At 6:55 p.m., a 22-year-old Wilton resident went to the New Ipswich Police Department to turn himself in on a warrant. Once finding out that he had an active warrant for his arrest, he fled the New Ipswich Police Department. Additional warrants are expected to be issued.

Tuesday, July 1

Manner of operation: At 11:05 p.m., a resident reported that a silver Buick four-door vehicle was coming out of Jaffrey on Turnpike Road and was allegedly all over the road and changing speeds. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Wednesday, July 2

Fire: At 1:44 p.m., police assisted the fire department with a brush fire across from the Souhegan Valley Ambulance Services on Turnpike Road.

Animal control: At 2:48 p.m., police witnessed a Rottweiler run into the street and be struck by the bumper of a vehicle. When the vehicle came to a stop, the dog got up and ran again into traffic, this time being hit in the rear quarters, before running home. Police spoke with the owner, who advised that the dog had run away after being spooked by thunder.

Animal control: At 3:47 p.m., a Poor Farm Road resident advised that a stray dog had attacked her dog, and was now sitting on her porch. Police took the dog into custody and identified the owner, and issued a civil forfeiture for a dog at-large and allowing her dog to bite another.

Arrest: At 6:32 p.m., police arrested Eric Savage, 26, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by Milford police, charging him with burglary, simple assault and second degree assault. Police transported Savage to Milford Police for bail determination.

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