Hancock Police Log: Oct. 8, 2013


Thursday, Sept. 12

Alarm: At 2 p.m., police responded to an alarm from a King’s Highway residence. It was a false alarm, apparently weather-related.

Tree down: At 2:51 p.m., Officer Frank Shea removed a tree that had fallen and was blocking part of High Street.

Accident: At 3:54 p.m., Shea went to Elmwood Road after Andrew Bolduc, 51, of Hancock backed his vehicle into a parked vehicle in the lot at a business. The vehicles had minor damage and the owner of the parked vehicle was notified.

Tree on fire: At 7:50 p.m., Shea went to Old Dublin Road, where a tree was on fire, after apparently being hit by lightning. Firefighters contained the fire.

Friday, Sept. 13

Assist: At 3:51 p.m., Shea assisted Greenfield police with a disturbance at Greenfield Commons on Forest Road.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Assist: At 10:25 p.m., Officer Melissa Hetrick went to a Bennington Road residence after a 40-year-old woman had difficulty breathing. The woman was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Monday, Sept. 16

Syringes: At 2:30 p.m., while on patrol, Chief Andrew Wood found three syringes on the side of Bond’s Corner Road. There was no indication how long they had been there. The syringes were picked up for safe disposal.

Assist: At 1:30 p.m., Hetrick assisted staff at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center with a resident who had attempted to leave. He was convinced to go back inside.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Alarm: At 2:22 p.m., Wood went to an Antrim Road residence after an alarm sounded. He found a front door open and he searched the building, with assistance from Greenfield police. Nothing unusual was found.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Alarm: At 6:10 a.m., police responded to an alarm at a Main Street address. Nothing was located. The alarm may have been caused by an animal inside the building.

Assist: At 9:55 a.m., Wood assisted Peterborough police with traffic control at the scene of a fatal accident on Route 202, which involved the driver of a 2010 Subaru and a PSNH truck.

Friday, Sept. 20

Complaint: At 9:28 a.m., a Norway Hill Road resident reported that someone had driven through a flowerbed on the property, damaging the vegetation.

Arrest: At 12:16 p.m., Hetrick went to Fiddleheads Restaurant after getting a report of a disturbance. A man was allegedly breaking items in an apartment above the restaurant. Hetrick arrested Benjamin Edes, 18, of Hancock and charged him with criminal mischief. He was released on personal recognizance with a Nov. 5 court date. At 2:55 p.m., Hetrick stood by at Fiddleheads, so Edes could pick up some clothes.

Noise complaint: At 8:51 p.m., Officer John Minichiello was notified about vans in a field on Elmwood Road and loud music. He found that the vehicles were overflow from an event at the church on the same road.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Assist: At 11:55 a.m., Hetrick responded, along with firefighters, to Main Street after an elderly woman tripped and fell. The woman was uninjured and was helped to her feet.

Sunday, Sept. 22

Assist: At 12:19 p.m., Hetrick assisted state police, who were searching for a missing and possibly suicidal person in Greenfield. The person was located by state police.

Monday, Sept. 23

Tree down: At 9:18 a.m., Hetrick removed a tree that was blocking King’s Highway.

Civil standby: At 7:25 p.m., Wood stood by on Main Street while a man picked up items from a former residence.

Monday, Sept. 30

Dog issue: At 6:38 p.m., a Carriage Hill Road resident reported that his wife had been jogging with her dog on a leash when two other dogs ran out from a neighbor’s property toward her dog. The dogs were friendly, but the woman fell, skinning her knee and bruising her hand. Wood spoke to the owner of the dogs about keeping them under control.

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