Rindge Police Log: April 4, 2013
Thursday, March 28
Arrest: At 1:30 p.m., police responded to Hannaford on Route 202 for a report of a theft of groceries from the store. Matthew Wallenstein, 28, of Bennington allegedly stole a bag of items from Hannaford and was pursued by an off-duty police officer, according to police. Wallenstein was arrested and charged with willful concealment and resisting arrest. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a May 1 arraignment at the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey.
Friday, March 29
Accident: At 3:20 p.m., police responded to a two-car crash on Route 202 near Commercial Lane. Thomas Zola, 47, of Rindge had stopped his 2006 Toyota at the traffic light on Route 202 when the Toyota was allegedly rear-ended by a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Patricia Sorby, 68, of Jaffrey. The Toyota sustained minor damage to its rear bumper. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Accident: At 9:20 p.m., police responded to a two-car crash in the Honey Farms parking lot on Route 119. Jeremy Rickert, 20, of Rindge was backing his 2000 Chevy Silverado out of a parking space when he reportedly struck a 2011 Toyota Camry parked next to him. The Toyota, owned by Wanda Aho of Rindge, was unoccupied at the time of the crash, according to police. Both cars sustained minor to moderate damage, but were driven from the scene.
Saturday, March 30
Accident: At 10 p.m., police responded to a single-car crash at the intersection of Route 202 and Forristall Road. Alyssa Garcia, 19, of Gardner, Mass., was allegedly driving on Route 202 when she got distracted by her GPS, drifted off the road and into the woods. The car sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene.