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Rindge Police Log: Nov. 7, 2013

Rindge

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Theft: At 8:20 a.m., police received a report of a stolen license plate from a resident on Florence Avenue. The case is under investigation.

Theft: At 12:30 p.m., police received reports of a shoplifter at Walmart. A man allegedly stole a sweatshirt valued at $30. Police have a suspect, and charges are pending.

Fake I.D.: At 1:47 p.m., Casey Burnett, 19, of Windham turned himself into the Police Department, which had issued an arrest warrant for Burnett that charged him with possession of a false I.D. Burnett was released on $1,000 personal recognizance and was issued a Dec. 4 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Accident: At 10:15 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Route 202 and Mountain Road. Police said Caitlyn Durden, 20, of Jaffrey was driving a 2003 Mistubishi Galant when she struck a 2002 Chevy box-truck, driven by James Louis, 53, of Winchendon, Mass., traveling northbound on Route 202. Durden was turning left out of Mountain Road onto Route 202 and failed to yield to Louis’ right of way, according to police reports. Both vehicles were towed, and Louis was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital for non-serious injuries.

Untimely death: At 12:05 p.m., police responded to the untimely death of a 63-year-old man from Forristall Road in Rindge. The cause of death appeared to be natural and police suspect no foul play, but the case is still under investigation.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Car in woods: At 5:15 a.m., police responded to Wellington Road near Colburn Lane for a report of a car in the woods. A blue Nissan Ultima was found heavily damaged on three sides. The cause of the crash and the driver of the vehicle remain under investigation.

Car versus deer: At 7:00 a.m., police responded to Old New Ipswich Road for a single-car accident. John Weir, 58, of Rindge was driving his 2008 Ford Ranger pickup when he struck a deer. The driver’s airbag deployed, and there was damage to the front-end of the truck, police said. Weir was wearing a seatbelt. Weir refused medical treatment and the truck was driven from the scene. The deer was injured, but it ran into the woods and was unable to be located.

Friday, Nov. 1

Hit and run: At 2 p.m., police responded to reports of a hit-and-run at Franklin Pierce University near the Lakeview Apartments. Kristina Trovato, 19, of Amsterdam, N.Y., reported that there was a large dent and scratches on the side of her 2005 Nissan Centra. This case is under investigation.

Possession: At 10:30 p.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University at Granite Hall to investigate illegal items. Katherine Anderson, 19, of East Kingston was issued a hand summons for unlawful possession of alcohol. Anderson was given a court date of Dec. 4 at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Dumpster fire: At 11:05 p.m., police responded to Franklin Pierce University near Cheshire dorm for a dumpster fire. The Rindge Fire Department was called in and extinguished the fire, and the investigation is ongoing.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Accident: At 11:40 a.m., police responded to the intersection of 119 and School Street for a two-car accident. Jordan Degrandpre, 18, of New Ipswich was driving a 2011 Chevy Traverse westbound on Route 119 when she allegedly rear-ended a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer, driven by Katherine Fowler, 42, of Antrim. One of Fowler’s three passengers was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital with neck and shoulder injuries, but no other injuries were reported. The Chevy was towed, and the Mercury was driven from the scene.

Monday, Nov. 4

Scam: At 8:30 a.m., police received reports of a phone scam. A 73-year-old Rindge woman paid $519 to a person pretending to be a Microsoft Windows employee. This case is still under investigation.

Accident: At 9:35 a.m., police responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Route 202 and Main Street. Christine Hennessy-Burt, 19, of Jaffrey was driving a 1994 Honda Accord, when she allegedly rear-ended a 2009 International field truck driven by Michael Guerriero, 58, of West Townsend, Mass. The cause of the accident appears to be due to distraction on Hennessy-Burt’s part. Guerriero refused medical treatment, but Hennessey-Burt was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital with stomach pain. The Honda was towed, and the truck was driven from the scene. Potential charges are pending.

Car versus deer: At 5:46 p.m., police responded to Route 119 near Heritage Drive for a one-car accident. Glenn Leblanc, 43, of Baldwinville, Mass., was driving his 2012 Nissan Ultima when he was allegedly struck by a deer. The car was heavily damaged on left side, but was driven away from the scene. No injuries were reported, and the deer ran into the woods.

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