Jaffrey Police Log: Nov. 21, 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Suspended license: At 2:17 p.m., police stopped an uninspected car on Prescott Road. Police found that the driver, Cameron Odea, 23, Winchendon, Mass., had a suspended license. Police then arrested and charged Odea with operating after suspension. Odea was released on $1,000 personal recognizance and was issued a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Obstruction of reporting: At 4:50 p.m., officers served a must-appear summons to Giselle Fred, 31 of Jaffrey for the offense of obstructing a report of a crime. This was issued as a result of an incident that occurred in September. Fred was given a Dec. 19 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Conduct after an accident: At 6:15 p.m., Ray Stockdale, 25, of Jaffrey turned himself in on a warrant, charging him with conduct after an accident. The warrant was issued after an accident that took place in the Athens Pizza parking lot the previous week. Stockdale was released on $1,000 personal recognizance and was issued a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Car vs. deer: At 12:20 a.m., police received reports of a car accident involving two deer. Michael Parsall, 56, of Richmond was driving his 2006 Honda Pilot when it struck two deer on River Street near Red Dam. When police arrived on the scene, one deer was found dead and the other was injured and had to be put down by police. Parsall’s Honda was moderately damaged but was driven from the scene. There were no reported injuries.
Arrest: At 5:10 p.m., Kassandra Gordon, 22, of Rindge turned herself in on a warrant issued out of Jaffrey Police Department, charging her with operating after suspension, suspended registration, and stopping, standing, parking prohibited. The warrant issued was a result of an investigation on Nov. 3 at 2:26 a.m., when officers received reports of an abandoned vehicle on Fitzwilliam Road. Officers found that the car was registered to Gordon, who was then located at her mother’s residence on Fitzwilliam Road. Gordon told police that she had been driving the car. Gordon was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Friday, Nov. 15
Arrest: At 7:05 p.m., police stopped a car on Squantum Road. The driver was known by police to have active warrants out for his arrest on charges of willful concealment and possession of a controlled drug. The driver initially provided a false name to police, but he was identified by an assisting New Ipswich police officer as Cody Clark, 25, of New Ipswich. Clark was arrested and charged with disobeying a police officer, operating after suspension, DWI, possession of controlled drug and two separate warrants. Clark refused the services of a bail commissioner, and was transported to the Cheshire County House of Correction to await arraignment on Nov. 18.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Smoke and disorderly conduct: At 4:38 a.m., police were called to a residence on Main Street regarding smoke in the building. When officers arrived at the scene, they found that the upstairs hallway smelled of a burnt substance. Officers started evacuating the building and spoke with Robert Labrie, 24, of Jaffrey in his apartment, where the smoke was coming from. Labrie told police that he had left a burner on the previous night, resulting in burnt food. Officers then instructed Labrie to leave the apartment. Labrie was semi-compliant with police, and yet took his time leaving. The Jaffrey Deputy Fire Chief was on scene and ordered Labrie to leave the apartment, but after failing to comply with several orders, Labrie was escorted out of the building for obstructing government administration. When he got outside, Labrie allegedly threw his boots, one of which struck the deputy fire chief in the leg. Labrie was then arrested and charged with obstruction of government administration, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance with a Dec. 5 court date.
Suspended license: At 12:37 p.m., police stopped a car on Old Sharon Road and found that the driver had her license suspended for being deemed a habitual offender, a felony offense. Ashley Rickey-Hale, 25, of Jaffrey was arrested and charged with operating after suspension. Rickey-Hale was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Car accident: At 3 p.m., police responded to single-car crash on Mountain Road near First Tavern Road. The driver, Santos Sola, 21, of Jaffrey, was traveling eastbound in his 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix when he allegedly crossed the roadway and went off the road at the intersection of First Tavern Road. According to a witness at the scene, Sola’s car was launched into the air and landed on the westbound side of Mountain Road, continuing along the side and embankment. Upon arrival, police saw that the Grand Prix was partially blocking the westbound lane and had significant damage. It appeared Sola suffered leg and head injuries, but he opted not to be transported to the hospital. The Grand Prix was towed from the scene. According to police, Sola had suffered a right knee injury the night before that made it difficult for him to operate the pedals of the car, a factor that reportedly contributed to the accident.
Domestic violence: At 10:51 p.m., police received reports of a domestic disturbance on Ingalls Road. Upon arrival, police talked with a man who said a woman had assaulted him and then left in her car. Wendi Pollack, 44, of Jaffrey had allegedly hit the man multiple times and torn his shirt. Officers were leaving the residence when the Pollack pulled into the driveway. Police had been made aware by dispatch that Pollack had a suspended license. Pollack was arrested and charged with simple assault, domestic violence-related, and operating after suspension. Pollack was refused the services of a bail commissioner, so she was transported to Cheshire County House of Correction to await arraignment on Nov. 18.
Sunday, Nov. 17
Arrest: At 2:12 p.m., Lisa Chalke, 41, of Hancock, turned herself in on a warrant, charging her with conduct after an accident. The warrant was issued out of the Jaffrey Police Department as a result of an incident on Nov. 10, when Chalke was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run car accident. Chalke was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Monday, Nov. 18
Drugs and alcohol: At 1:28 a.m., police stopped a car on Ingalls Road at Gilmore Pond. Upon speaking with the driver, police detected strong smell of freshly burnt marijuana. The driver, Stewart Wise, 22, of Angier, N.C., admitted to having a bowl in the vehicle, but denied having anything further. Wise consented to a search of his car, which resulted in police finding multiple open beer cans and a champagne bottle. All four people in the car were arrested. Wise was charged with possession of controlled drug and transportation of liquor. Passengers Maxwell Friedland, 21, of Cos Cob, Conn., and Adam Spencer, 21, of Jericho, Vt., were charged with transportation of liquor. Passenger Ryan Benvie, 21, of Pembroke, Mass., was charged with possession of controlled drug and transportation of liquor. All four men were released on $1,000 personal recognizance each, and each was issued a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Theft: At 2:30 p.m., Brandon Swanson, 19, of Rindge turned himself in on a warrant, charging him with theft by deception as a result of an incident reported to police on Oct. 17. Swanson allegedly cashed a counterfeit check at People’s United Bank. Swanson was issued a summons to appear for a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.
Suspension: At 8:45 p.m., police stopped a car on Old Sharon Road for failure to use a directional signal. The driver, Jacob Kasuba, 31, of Greenfield, was found to have a suspended license and registration. Kasuba was arrested and charged with directional signals required, obstruction of drivers view, suspended registration and operating after suspension. Kasuba was released on $2,500 personal recognizance with a Dec. 5 court date at 8th District Court, Jaffrey.