Thursday, Aug. 8
Accident: At 2:50 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Upper Jaffrey Road. The driver, Jeremy Naylor, 16, of Dublin, was traveling south in a 2000 Chevrolet pickup when he lost control of the vehicle and struck an embankment. The vehicle was damaged beyond repair, but no injuries resulted from the incident.
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Accident: At 7:49 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Old County Road. The driver, Travis J. Statler, 27, of Milford, was traveling in a 2005 Ford F150 when he became distracted and failed to negotiate a corner. Statler went off the road and crashed. The vehicle was damaged beyond repair, but no injuries resulted from the incident.
Monday, Aug. 19
Accident: At 2:45 p.m., police responded to a motorcycle accident on Route 137. Wayne E. Phillips, 65, of Jaffrey, was driving a 1983 Kawasaki motorcycle north when he lost control going around a corner near Goldmine Road. Phillips, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. Phillips was transported to a nearby field off Route 101, where he was airlifted by a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team helicopter and taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. The accident is still under investigation. The road was clear at the time, and speed doesn’t appear to have been a factor.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
DWI: At 6:31 p.m., police received and investigated a manner of operation complaint on Route 101. The driver, Samuel A. Louis Jr., 71, of Peterborough, was stopped near Gowling Lane, where he was arrested and charged with DWI, littering, and an open container violation. Louis was released on $1,000 personal recognizance; he was arraigned on Sept. 3 at 8th Circuit Court, Keene.
Saturday, Aug. 24
Graffiti: At 2:43 p.m., police responded to a report of criminal mischief on Mount Monadnock made by state park officials. Officials originally requested Jaffrey police to meet with them, but later determined that the incident took place on the Dublin side of mountain. Narayana Gayam, 33, of Keene allegedly attempted to paint the word “Monadnock” on the side of the mountain’s rock face. White and orange paint and some paint brushes were obtained as evidence. On Sept. 3, Gayam was arrested and charged with criminal mischief. He was released on summons for an Oct. 1 arraignment at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Monday, Aug. 26
Accident: At 10:13 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 101 and Route 137. Shawn Dumont, 32, of Derry was traveling north on Route 137 in a 2011 Ford F150 when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Dumont’s Ford collided in the middle of the intersection with a 2007 Ford F150, driven by Arnold Pinney, 77, of Dublin, traveling east on Route 101. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and were towed from the scene. Pinney was uninjured, but Dumont was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital with minor injuries.
Sunday, Sept. 1
Arrest: At 12:08 a.m., police stopped a motor vehicle for speed on Route 101 near the Route 137 intersection. The driver, Lisa K. Garrett, 41, of Nelson, was arrested and charged with speed and operating after suspension of license. Garrett was allegedly traveling 57 mph in a posted 40 mph zone. Garrett also presented the officer with a Delaware license, which was later determined to be under suspension. Police released Garrett on $500 personal recognizance and issued her an Oct. 1 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Monday, Sept. 2
Arrest: At 10:25 p.m., police stopped a motor vehicle for speed at the intersection of Route 101 and Old Common Road. The driver, Sibit R. Kiir, 19, of Manchester, was arrested and charged with speed, driving after revocation and suspension license, and driver’s license prohibitions. Kiir was allegedly traveling 47 mph in a posted 30 mph zone. Police released Kiir on $500 personal recognizance and issued him an Oct. 1 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Saturday, Sept. 7
Arrest: At 4 p.m., police issued a summons to Jacob Reed, 18, of Dublin, who was charged with three counts of reckless operation and one town ordinance violation for use of excessive power between Aug. 22 and Aug. 25. The first incident took place on Aug. 22, when Reed was allegedly operating recklessly on Windmill Hill Road, causing a mother and her child to take evasive action to avoid being struck by the car. The second and third incidents took place on Aug. 22, when Reed left over 30 feet of skid marks at the intersection of East Harris Road and Route 101, and on Aug. 25, when Reed left over 90 feet of skid marks in the same location. Police released Reed on $1000 personal recognizance and issued him a Nov. 5 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Thursday, Sept. 12
Graffiti: At 1:20 p.m., police encountered a case of criminal mischief at the Goldmine Road, Route 101 overpass. The case is under investigation.
Thursday, Sept. 19
Accident: At 7:26 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 101. Thomas LaFortune, 74, of Dublin, was traveling east on Route 101 in a 1994 Buick sedan when he attempted to make a left-hand turn into the Carr’s Store parking lot by Route 137. Jon D. Hendrickson, 47, of Peterborough was traveling west in a 2007 Jeep Wrangler when LaFortune pulled into his lane. Hendrickson’s vehicle then struck LaFortune’s. Glare from the sun was a contributing factor in the incident. Both vehicles were towed from the scene, and no injuries were reported.
Friday, Sept. 20
Runaway: At 3 p.m., police responded to a report of an adolescent juvenile runaway from Phoenix House Academy. Officers subsequently found the adolescent off the property near Route 101. The adolescent was brought into custody at the Police Department, where police spoke with her parents and agreed to return her to the treatment facility. No other action was taken.
Monday, Sept. 23
Accident: At 9:37 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 101 near Dublin Lake. Branden M. Howe, 24, of Keene was traveling east in a 2006 Nissan Ultima when he had a medical issue that caused him to become distracted and lose control of the vehicle. Howe drove off the road and hit a fixed object. The vehicle was towed, and Howe was transported to the Monadnock Community Hospital for the underlying medical issue.
Tuesday, Sept. 24
Accident: At 7:30 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 101. Hugh J. Landis, 56, of Jaffrey was traveling east on Route 101 in a 1994 Toyota pickup, police said, when he attempted to make a left-hand turn into the Carr’s Store parking lot by Route 137. Diane E. Hubner, 47, of Winchester was traveling west in a 1998 Toyota Camry when Landis’ vehicle struck hers in the westbound lane. Glare from the sun was a contributing factor in the incident, according to police. Neither operator was wearing a seat belt, police said, and both drivers were transported to Monadnock Community Hospital. Landis sustained minor injuries, and Hubner had undetermined injuries, with a possibility of broken bones at the time of reporting. Both vehicles were damaged beyond repair.