Wednesday, July 23
Summons: At 3:30 p.m., after stopping a Chevrolet Cruze for a motor vehicle violation, police learned that the operator, Sandra Elrick, 50, of Rindge, has a license restriction of an alcohol interlock device, which this vehicle did not have. She was released on a must appear summons for alcohol interlock circumvention, with a Sept. 4 court date. The vehicle was towed.
Thursday, July 24
Arrest: At 3:50 p.m., based on an undercover investigation, Sgt. Scott Stevens and Officer Jeremy LeBlanc stopped Joshua Blanchette, 31, of Jaffrey on Turnpike Road. Blanchette, Christopher Hildreth, 23, of Jaffrey, and Joshua Cormier, 25, of Rindge were all arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit the crime of possession of a controlled drug, believed to be heroin. As there was already an active arrest warrant for Cormier charging him with conspiracy, he was charged with a second count. Each of them was released on $10,000 personal recognizance with Sept. 4 court dates.
Friday, July 25
Domestic disturbance: At 2:10 p.m., police responded to a Main Street location for a report of a domestic dispute between a grandmother and granddaughter. The grandmother stated that the granddaughter had taken her phone and thrown it in the road and had disconnected the home phone. She said she didn’t want to press charges, but wanted her granddaughter out of the house. Police gave her a courtesy ride to Rite Aid.
Saturday, July 26
Theft report: At 1:30 p.m., police received a report from a Jaffrey resident who stated that she was doing laundry at a local laundromat. She had left her purse in her car, which she believed was locked. She said the purse was taken some time between noon and 1 p.m. She reported seeing a younger man wearing baggy clothing leaning against a dark green SUV prior to the theft. Police made contact with all workers in the plaza, but no one reported seeing anything. All trash barrels and Dumpsters were checked with no results. The investigation is continuing.
Accident: At 2:37 p.m., police responded to a three-car accident at the intersection of Turnpike Road and Ellison Street. A 2014 Ford Escape, driven by Bonnie Harris, 59, of New York, N.Y., had stopped in traffic. A 2004 Kia Spectra, driven by Sharlenee Seppala, 27, of Rindge, had stopped as well and a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer, driven by Jessica Bruno, 26, of Jaffrey, struck the Kia in the rear end, pushing it into the Ford, police said. There were no injuries and all three vehicles were driven away.
Arrest: At 2:51 p.m., police responded to a North Street address for a report of a domestic dispute. On arrival, police separated the parties. Nathaniel Martin, 18, of Jaffrey was drinking cough syrup when police arrived and said he took some other sleeping pills and Advil in an attempt to harm himself. After interviewing the other party, Martin was arrested and charged with simple assault. He was bailed on the spot before being transported to Monadnock Community Hospital. Martin was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Sept. 4 court date.
Suspicious activity: At 9:15 p.m., police responded to a Route 202 business for a report of man, possibly drunk, lying on the sidewalk. Police found a man with a skipper’s cap propped up against a 3-foot embankment wall next to the sidewalk. His glasses were cock-eyed and his knee had been scraped. He was holding his hand over his chest. He was asked if he needed medical assistance, to which he replied with slurred speech, “yes.” An ambulance was called; the man was checked out but refused transport. He was intoxicated and released into the custody of friends.
Sunday, July 27
Arrest: At 12:10 a.m., police received a report that a woman’s son had driven off from the house and was allegedly intoxicated. As police were speaking with her, the son pulled into the driveway in his vehicle. Anthony J. Coleman, 28, of Jaffrey was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated — subsequent offense. He was released to the custody of his mother, with an Aug. 7 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Arrest: At 9:56 p.m., police responded to Jaffrey Grade School for an automatic alarm and found three male juveniles on the property. It was later learned that they had entered the building without permission. One juvenile, age 16, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and possession and use of tobacco products by minors. A second juvenile, 15, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. They were released to their mothers and juvenile petitions will be issued for criminal trespass. No damage was found, nor was anything stolen.
Monday, July 28
Arrest: At 12:40 p.m., as a result of a search by warrant of a Main Street address for stolen property on July 25, drug paraphernalia was found in plain view and police had the warrant amended to include drugs. Numerous drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized during the search. Zachary Joseph Cormier, 24, of Jaffrey was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit. He was released on $5,000 cash bail with a Sept. 4 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Jacob Raymond Cormier, 25, of Jaffrey was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of controlled/narcotic drugs. He was released on $500 cash bail, with a July 29 court date.