Hancock Police Log: Feb. 19,2013


Friday, Feb. 1

Assist: At 5:20 p.m., Officer Melissa Hetrick assisted rescue workers at a Forest Road residence. A person was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Report: At 4:15 p.m., a man came to the police station to report that he had been walking with his son on Lake Nubanusit when the boy fell through the ice. The boy was pulled out and was unhurt, but the man was concerned because he saw skate marks leading toward the hole but none going away from it. He said there were cars parked at the landing and he was concerned someone might have fallen in. Police went to the landing and spoke to the people who were parked there. There was no indication that anyone had fallen into the lake.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Report: At 1:10 p.m., an Antrim Road man reported his car had been egged.

Monday, Feb. 4

Tree on wires: At 2:52 p.m., Chief Andrew Wood went to Stoddard Road after a tree fell on wires. He notified PSNH.

Assist: At 3:15 p.m., Wood assisted the Fire Department at a chimney fire at a Bonds Corner Road residence.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Trees on wires: At 10:45 a.m., Wood went to Old Dublin Road, where trees had fallen on wires. He notified the phone company about one tree and PSNH about another one.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Dispute: At 1:56 p.m., Wood took a report of a dispute on Bonds Corner Road. A man had been reported to be banging on the window of a car with a gas can, while arguing with a woman inside the car. Wood spoke to them and determined it was a verbal dispute that had been resolved.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Littering: At 9:26 a.m., Wood found a computer monitor that had been dumped on Middle Road. The Highway Department was asked to remove it.

Friday, Feb. 8

Accident: At 3:04 p.m., Wood responded to an accident on Tannery Hill Road. A 2003 Land Rover driven by Nelson Hurardo, 29, of Hancock slid off the road and flipped onto its side. An Antrim ambulance crew that had been in the area was at the scene when Wood arrived. Hurardo and a male passenger, who were both wearing seat belts, were removed from the car and it was flipped upright and towed, with extensive damage. Hurardo and his passenger had minor injuries.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Assist: At 5:31 p.m., Wood assisted Harrisville police after a car went off the road on Route 137 in Harrisville.

Monday, Feb. 11

Concern: At 9:09 a.m., a caller expressed concern about llamas that were in a field on Elmwood Road that had deep snow. Police went to the field and the animals appeared to be fine.

Littering: At 11:05 p.m., police contacted the Highway Department, asking for pick up of a bag of trash and construction debris found on Cavender Road.

Assist: At 1:45 p.m., Wood noticed a pickup truck at the Highway Department, parked next to the salt pile. He spoke to the driver, who put back buckets of salt that he had loaded into the truck. Wood directed the man to the sand pile at Moose Brook park, where residents can pick up sand. At about 2 p.m., the man stopped at the police station to report that his truck had spun out on Bennington Road between the Highway Department and Moose Brook park. He said he had also slipped and fallen in the road. He wasn’t injured but said he wanted to report the incident.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Tree on wires: At 11:30 a.m., Wood notified PSNH about a tree on wires along Old Dublin Road.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Assist: At 10:14 a.m., police were called to a Middle Road home. Police gave a woman a ride to Cheshire Medical Center.

Lost pet: At 1 p.m., an Old Dublin Road woman told police her pet duck was missing. She said the duck, a Mallard, had last been seen in the area of the town common. Police were unable to locate the duck.

Friday, Feb. 15

Assist: At 8:38 p.m., an Elmwood Road woman called police from Barrington, where she said police had stopped the car that she and her boyfriend were in for an equipment violation and then took the boyfriend into custody for violation of a domestic violence restraining order. The woman said the order had been modified and contact between her and the man was allowed. Police faxed a copy of the amended order to Barrington and the man was released.

Animal complaint: At 8:51 p.m., a Bittersweet Road man told police his son had hit an animal, described as a ratty-looking German Shepherd type dog, on North Road. No animal was located; police believe it may have been a coyote.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Sick fox: At 1:30 p.m., Officer John Minichiello went to a Bennington Road residence after getting a call about a sick fox that had been on a porch for some time. The fox was gone when Minichiello and the homeowner went to check.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Accident: At 8 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 202 near Elmwood Road. Police said James Dodge, 28, of Raymond, driving a 1997 Ford pickup with a plow attached, pulled out of South Elmwood Road into the northbound land of Route 202. As Keith Nason, 41, of Bennington, driving a 2011 Ford Taurus, was attempting to make a legal pass, Dodge’s truck turned, hitting the side of the Taurus and damaging the door and fenders. No one was injured. The truck was not damaged and both vehicles were driven away.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Assist: At 1:32 p.m., Wood assisted rescue workers at a Spring Hill Road address, where an 86-year-old man had fallen and needed help getting up. At 5:09 p.m., Hetrick went to the same house after the man was reported unable to move and not responsive. He was awake when she arrived and he was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital. At 11:44 p.m., police went to the home again to assist with lifting the man.

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