Peterborough Police Log: July 5, 2013
Tuesday, June 25
Arrest: At 12:20 a.m., police went to Monadnock Community Hospital after getting a call about a patient who was causing a problem. After issuing a sobriety test, police notified Doreen M. Dalbec, 54, of Wilton that she was under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Dalbec allegedly struggled when police handcuffed her and resisted being placed in a cruiser. She was charged with driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest, and was released on $1,500 personal recognizance to a sober friend. She has a court date on July 9 in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Dog issue: At 3:37 p.m., a Lounsbury Lane resident notified police that his dog had bitten a person in Bedford, Mass. Because the dog’s rabies certificate had expired, the man had been notified to contact Peterborough police about a quarantine. He was told the dog needed to be home quarantined for 10 days with no exposure to outside animals or people.
Hit-and-run report: At 5:07 p.m., a Wilton woman reported that her 2007 Dodge Caravan had been hit by a brown, older model sports utility vehicle while she was turning onto Old Street Road at the intersection with Route 101. The driver of the brown vehicle didn’t stop, but continued on toward Sharon on Elm Hill Road.
Noise complaint: At 10:45 p.m., a caller reported hearing fireworks from the area near the Monadnock Rod and Gun Club on Route 202. Police checked the area and heard nothing.
Wednesday, June 26
Accident: At 7:25 a.m., a vehicle driven by Linda Paris, 64, of Sharon hit a deer on Sharon Road, police said. The vehicle had very minor damage. The deer was put down.
Loose pigs: At 11:07 a.m., a Gulf Road resident reported six pigs running in and out of traffic on the road. Police checked the area but didn’t locate any pigs.
Arrest: At 9:30 p.m., police arrested Clifford Ruth, 56, of Peterborough, in a parking lot on Elm Street, taking him into protective custody for alleged intoxication. Ruth was taken to Valley Street Jail in Manchester, where he was held overnight.
Domestic issue: At 10:45 p.m., police went to a Summer Street residence, where several adults were arguing and yelling. The people agreed to be quiet for the night.
Thursday, June 27
Suspicious person: At 1:50 a.m., police spoke to a man found behind a building on Main Street. He said he had been skateboarding. He was advised of the prowling statute and told to stay out of the downtown area during the night hours.
Shots fired: At 10:02 p.m., police went to the Longhill Estates off Route 202 after getting a report of two gun shots. The area was checked and appeared quiet.
Card players: At 10:31 p.m., police went to the parking lot of St. Peter’s Church on Vine Street after getting a report of suspicious vehicles. Police found two juveniles playing card games in a cabana in the field. The youths returned to their vehicles and drove home.