Rindge Police Log: May 16, 2013
Tuesday, May 7
Arrest: At 6:05 p.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University’s Cheshire Hall for a report of an intoxicated and disorderly student. Dillon Motyka, 21, of Westminster, Mass., was taken into protective custody due to his intoxication and transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections where he was held overnight.
Thursday, May 9
Fraud: At 1:55 p.m., police took a report of a fraudulent use of a credit card. The total amount charged to the card was less than $200, according to police. The case is under investigation.
Theft: At 2:40 p.m., a Rindge resident reported to police that his license plate had been bent in half and registration stickers removed sometime in the past week. The case is under investigation.
Saturday, May 11
Hit-and-run: At 10:40 a.m., police received a report of a hit-and-run accident in the parking lot at Market Basket on Route 202. A Market Basket employee returned to her car Thursday evening to discover that someone had struck her vehicle, causing minor damage to the front-end. The case is under investigation.
Theft: At 4:45 p.m., a student at Franklin Pierce reported to police that his laptop had been stolen from his dorm room. The student told police that someone gained access to his room through a window. The value of the laptop is $1,600. The case is under investigation.
Sunday, May 12
Arrest: At 12:27 a.m., police responded to a residence on North Street for a report of an intoxicated man causing a disturbance. Phillip Knight, 29, of Rindge was taken into protective custody due to his intoxication and was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections where he was held overnight.
Monday, May 13
Theft: At 10:50 a.m., police responded to Walmart on Route 202 for a report of a theft. The suspect allegedly removed sporting goods from the store without paying for them and then tried to return the items without a receipt. Police have a suspect and their investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, May 14
Fire alarm: At 12:15 a.m., police responded to Mount Washington Hall at Franklin Pierce University for a fire alarm activation. Police learned that the alarm was pulled maliciously. Police have identified a suspect and will be seeking an arrest warrant.
Vandalism: At 8:10 a.m., a Rindge resident reported that on Saturday night or Sunday morning one of her tires had been slashed while it was parked outside a residence on Converseville Road. Police have a possible suspect and their investigation is ongoing.