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Police log: Peterborough - Dec. 4, 2012


Tuesday, Nov. 13

Trespassing: At 4:29 p.m., while checking a vacant property on Summer Street, police saw a group of juveniles run out of the house and into the woods. The house was checked and nothing appeared to have been disturbed.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Vandalism: At 8:32 a.m., the property manager at Prescott Hill Apartments reported that over the weekend, a vacant apartment was broken into and soap poured on the wall, toilet paper thrown about and screen seals tied together to all the door knobs to make it difficult to get in. Damage included a broken lock on the door. He also reported that on Tuesday another vacant apartment was entered and toilet bowl cleaner was poured on the apartment walls and floor, damaging the paint and a new carpet. The door frame to the balcony was damaged when the door was forced open.

Assault report: At 11:41 a.m., ConVal High School officials reported that a student had punched another student.

Arrest: At 12:58 p.m., a 17-year-old from Hancock turned himself in on a warrant charging him with criminal threatening, simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Dec. 3 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Accident: At 4:49 p.m., a 2012 Honda Civic driven by Barbara Quealy, 53, of New Boston hit a deer on Route 136. The deer was killed. The car had damage to the right-front corner.

Theft report: At 4:52 p.m., a Pine Street resident reported gas had been stolen from her car while it was parked at her residence.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Complaint: At 11:52 a.m., a Dublin Road resident reported a hunter on her property, which she said was posted. Police determined the man had been hunting there, but the property was not properly posted. A N.H. Fish and Game officer responded, advised the woman about how to post the property and advised the hunter that he was not welcome on the property.

Domestic issue: At 11:33 p.m., police mediated a domestic dispute on Reynolds Drive.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Accident report: At 1:55 a.m., police investigated after getting a report of a trail of leaking fluid on Greenfield Road. They located an apparent crash scene near Old Greenfield Road, where a vehicle apparently went had gone up an embankment and smashed a window, but did not locate the vehicle.

Arrest: At 7:03 p.m., after observing a truck being driven erratically on Route 101, police stopped a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and arrested the driver, William Noel, 59, of Manchester. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, second offense. Noel was released on $1,500 personal recognizance with a Jan. 28 court date.

Monday, Nov. 19

Theft report: Two residents of Southfield Village reported that items had been stolen from their parked vehicles.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Accident: Police went to Route 101 near Old Mountain road after a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck slid off the icy road. The truck had minor damage.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Criminal mischief: At 12:10 p.m., police took a report that the side of a Wilton Road business had been spray-painted.

Disorderly person: At 2:56 p.m., police took a report of a man yelling and screaming at people on Altemont Street. Police spoke to the man and he said he would refrain from yelling at his neighbors.

Friday, Nov. 22

Noise complaint: At 11:09 p.m., a Westview Drive resident reported that someone was cutting wood on a neighbor’s property. Police met with a resident who was on his land, removing a dead tree. Police advised him to stop cutting due to the time.

Saturday, Nov. 14

Arrest: At 12:48 a.m., after a Wilton Road resident reported hearing a gunshot nearby, police spoke to a neighbor, who denied shooting. The neighbor, Gerald Scribner, 42 of Peterborough, was allegedly intoxicated and police took him into protective custody. Police were unable to find a sober adult to take custody of him and he was taken to the Valley Street Jail in Manchester.

Sunday, Nov. 25

Theft report: At 1:50 p.m., an Old Jaffrey Road resident told police a scarecrow had been stolen from his front lawn.

Monday, Nov. 26

Vandalism: At 4:08 p.m., a Kaufmann Drive resident reported that someone had pushed over a gate and fence on his property.

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