Jaffrey police log: Sept. 2, 2014
Wednesday, Aug. 20
Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his mother brought the $500 cash bail for the EBW. He was released on personal recognizance with a Sept. 3 court date for the current charges.
Phone scam: At 1:55 p.m., a Jaffrey resident came to the station to report that someone from the IRS called her and scared her. They told her she had to pay $2,000 or she would “be in big trouble.” She did not give them any information or money. Police searched the number online and it came up as a common scam.
Thursday, Aug. 21
Accident: At 11 a.m., police received a report from Ursula Dafeldecker, 76, of Hudson, Fla., stating she was in a motor vehicle accident on Aug. 16. Her vehicle was parked on Main Street when a box truck, driven by Henry Swords, 64, of Dublin, backed into her vehicle. The damage appeared to be minor and Swords stated he was at fault and would pay the damages. Swords is now questioning the estimates provided. When called by police, Swords admitted fault but doesn’t think he caused as much damage as the estimate states. He said he would try to come to an amicable resolution with Dafeldecker.
Arrest: At 11 a.m., as the result of a check the welfare, police found Nicholas G. Panagiotes, 48, of Rindge driving into a Jaffrey business parking lot. He was arrested and charged with driving or operating under the influence of drugs or liquor and transportation of liquor. After being taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for a blood drawing, he was returned to Jaffrey for processing. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Sept. 4 court date.
Stalking/harassment: At 6:20 p.m., police responded to a Nutting Road address for a report of threatening by a resident. On arrival, police talked to the resident and a group of people present. The threatening person was identified as Victor P. Bruno, 26, of Jaffrey. The extent of the threats were Bruno threatening to “bury” the resident, who was visibly shaken and feared for her safety.Police issued a warrant for Bruno’s arrest.
Threat report: At 6:20 9:30 p.m., police received a report from a Jaffrey resident stating that while she was at work, she had left her cell phone in the bathroom and forgot about it until she was ready to leave work. When she checked the bathroom for the phone, she found the case but not the phone. Police visited the business to check the security footage, but no manager was on duty at the time.
Friday, Aug. 22
Arrest: At 1:20 a.m., police stopped a 2010 Toyota Camry for speeding. As the result of field sobriety tests, Daniel Carr, 31, of Rindge was arrested and charged with driving or operating under the influence of drugs or liquor. He submitted to a blood draw a Monadnock Community Hospital. He was later bailed with a Sept. 4 court date at the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey. The vehicle was towed and his passenger was given a courtesy ride.
Arrest/warrant: At 11:50 a.m., after being informed that there was an active warrant for his arrest, Jerry A. Plouffe, 58, of Winchendon, Mass., turned himself in on charges of possession of drugs in motor vehicle, and prostitution and related offenses. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance with an Oct. 2 court date at the Jaffrey District Court. He also was released under conditions to not have contact with two other persons.
Arrest/warrant: At 5:18 p.m., Joshua Adam Lane, 24, of Jaffrey was arrested on a warrant and charged with attempted simple assault, and tampering with witnesses and informants (intimidate). He was released on $100 cash bail and $2,500 personal recognizance with an Oct. 2, court date at the 8th Circuit Court Jaffrey.
Arrest/warrant: At 5:50 p.m., Christopher Hildreth was arrested on an active warrant and charged with simple assault, tampering with witnesses and informants (intimidate), and default or breach of bail conditions (contempt). He has an Oct. 2 court date at the 8th Circuit Court Jaffrey.
Arrest/warrant: At 7:20 p.m., Shaun Michael Powers, 19, of Jaffrey was arrested on a warrant and charged with simple assault. He was released on $2,500 personal recognizance with an Oct. 2 court date.
Arrest/warrant: At 8 p.m., Victor P. Bruno, 26, of Jaffrey was arrested on a warrant and charged with criminal threatening (intimidation, etc.). He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an Oct. 2 court date in the 8th Circuit Court Jaffrey.
Saturday, Aug. 23
Summons: At 8:14 p.m., police assisted Jaffrey Fire Department with an illegal burn at a Goodnow Street address. Upon further investigation, a small quantity of marijuana was discovered. Jason Girard, 24, of Winchendon, Mass., was issued a must appear summons for possession of controlled/narcotic drugs with an Oct. 2 court date. There are possibly other charges pending for two other persons regarding material used to light the fire (used motor oil) and what was placed in the fire to burn (cans, etc.).
Sunday, Aug. 24
Summons: At 8:25 a.m., police stopped a 1999 Chevy SV 1500 for travelling 62 in a 30-mph zone. The driver, Michael J. Krug, 19, of Jaffrey explained he was late for work in Manchester. Krug was served a must appear summons for speed-basic rule with an Oct. 2 court date at the Jaffrey court.
Arrest/warrant: At 7:10 p.m., while on patrol, police observed Michael Gongre. After confirming an active warrant on Gongre, police took him into custody on charges of criminal trespass. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an Oct. 2 court date.
Monday, Aug. 25
Summons: At 11 a.m., Ronald Mattheson, 67, of Stratham was indicted on two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and one count of felonious sexual assault based on an investigation by the Jaffrey Police Department. The offense is alleged to occur between 2002-2007. Whereas Mattheson is incarcerated, an arrest report with be generated but no physical arrest will be made.