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Peterborough Police Log: June 11, 2013


Wednesday, May 29

Assault report: At 12:47 p.m., high school officials reported that a student had assaulted another student with a stapler the previous day.

Shoplifting: At 3:43 p.m., a Depot Square business owner reported that a woman had been caught with a skirt from the store stuffed in a handbag and items from another business. The woman left in a red car after the items were found and police are investigating.

Assist: At 3:53 p.m., police assisted the driver of a logging truck that had been stuck at the intersection of Route 101 and Granite Street. The truck was moved to the Peterborough Plaza parking lot.

Thursday, May 30

Owl injured: At 12:32 a.m., a Greenfield resident reported her car had hit an owl on Greenfield Road. The bird had a badly injured wing and was taken to the police station and later taken to a wildlife rehabilitator.

Coyote hit: At 9:07 a.m., a Francestown woman reported she had hit a coyote while driving on Greenfield Road at about 6 a.m. Her car had been damaged and she was notifying her insurance company.

Friday, May 31

Juvenile issue: At 7:35 a.m., police responded to a report of an out-of-control juvenile in the parking lot of the Northgate Plaza. The boy’s father picked him up and took him to the hospital.

Accident: At 3:23 p.m., a 2002 Honda CR-V driven by Philip L. Kohl, 66, of Antrim, which was stopped on Vose Farm Road, rolled back and hit a 2009 Toyota Corolla driven by Terese D. Wenckus, 52, of Antrim, which was stopped behind Kohl’s vehicle. A trailer hitch on the Honda hit the Toyota’s front bumper, causing it to crack. There were no injuries. Both cars were driven away.

Criminal mischief: At 4:03 p.m., gauges on the dashboard of a 2009 Chevrolet pickup truck parked at Monadnock Community Hospital were damaged. The owner stated that he had left the truck unlocked, but nothing was stolen.

Theft report: At 5:21 p.m., Monadnock Community Hospital security officials reported that two other vehicles had been vandalized and GPS unit had been taken from one of them.

Complaint: At 6:39 p.m., police and Fire Department officials checked on a permitted burn on Prospect Street after getting a complaint about smoke. The fire was under control.

Saturday, June 1

Noise complaint: At 3:20 a.m., police went to Union Street after getting a noise complaint. They heard nothing, but they spoke to a man who had allegedly been making noise and asked him to be quiet.

Tree in road: At 7:04 a.m., police removed a tree from Old Street Road.

Investigation: At 7 p.m., a Concord Street resident reported damage to the south side of her house. According to police, it looked like someone took a lighter to part of the home.

Disorderly person: At 11:01 p.m., police responded to a report of a disorderly person at Monadnock Community Hospital. The woman had been discharged and refused to leave until she got some drugs. She left after being advised that she would be arrested if she did not.

Criminal mischief: At 11:30 p.m., police went to the Divine Mercy church on Vine Street. There appeared to be 12 eggs thrown at the side of the church and one of the windows was smashed. A witness described a car containing two juveniles who he said were responsible for the damage.

Sunday, June 2

Criminal mischief: At 10:17 a.m., a resident reported damage to a real estate sign in front of a property she owns on Concord Street.

Monday, June 3

Theft report: At 10:15 a.m., a Jaffrey man reported that medication had been stolen from his car while it was parked briefly in the Peterborough Plaza parking lot.

Bear complaint: At 7:51 p.m., police went to Central Street and Scott Street after getting calls about bears in the neighborhood. Police saw one bear on Scott Street. The bear ran into the woods. Police notified N.H. Fish and Game because the area is densely populated. Residents are asked to remember to bring in bird feeders.

Tuesday, June 4

Untimely death: At 7:30 a.m., police responded to Harborside Healthcare after getting a report of an untimely death.

Arrest: At 2:49 p.m., police arrested George P. Achille, 56, of Peterborough on a warrant charging him with violation of a protective order. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance with a court date on Aug. 26 in 8th Circuit Court, Keene.

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