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Peterborough Police Log: April 23, 2013


Thursday, April 11

Assist: At 5:19 p.m., an
85-year-old Peterborough woman who had driven to the police station said she had just had cataract surgery and couldn’t see well enough to unlock the door at her house. A check of motor vehicle records revealed that her driver’s license had been suspended. She was given a courtesy ride to her residence and assistance unlocking the door. Her car was left at the police station and was later picked up by a relative.

Investigation: At 6:18 p.m., police and rescue workers went to the pull-off by the Contoocook River on Greenfield Road after a motorist flagged down police and said there was a truck parked there and an overturned kayak in the water. A resident called at 6:33 p.m. and notified police that it was his kayak, which had overturned, but he got out and was at home and uninjured. Firefighters removed the kayak the next day.

Friday, April 12

Mischief: At 10:49 a.m., a resident reported that someone had let air out of the front tire of her vehicle while it was parked in the Depot Square area the previous night.

Accident: At 2:16 p.m., a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Kylee Flint, 16, of Greenfield went off Greenfield Road. Flint was not injured. The truck was towed back onto the road and driven away.

Saturday, April 13

Accident/Arrest: At 12:28 a.m., a 1991 Honda Civic driven
by Alexander MJ Smith, 21,
of Dublin went off Concord Street, going up an embankment and damaging a signpost before
sliding back onto the road. Smith told police he’d been driving at about 30 mph and hit black ice. The car had front-end damage and a flat tire and was towed. Smith was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an April 22 court date.

Monday, April 15

Criminal mischief: At 10:20 a.m., police took a report of damage to equipment at a Sharon Road business that had occurred some time over the weekend. Almost all of the windows in an older bulldozer had been smashed with large rocks, one small window on the driver’s side of a large Volvo front end loader had been smashed, and a portable toilet had been tipped over.

Tuesday, April 16

Theft: At 11:49 a.m., a Sand Hill Road resident reported missing prescription narcotics.

Wire on trees: At 2:23 p.m., state Department of Transportation workers closed the section of Route 123 between Route 101 and Bass Road, because of a tree hanging on wires. Traffic was rerouted and the road reopened after PSNH workers removed the tree.

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