New Ipswich police logs: Oct. 24, 2013

New Ipswich

Thursday, Oct. 3

Scam: At 11:55 a.m., a resident informed police that a phone caller, who had been calling from a Hanover phone number, has been calling his home with an offer for a $3,000 grocery gift card if the resident would give the caller their bank account number. Police advised the resident to report the scam to

Reckless operation: At 7:25 p.m., a resident called to report there were two trucks racing around Oak Hill Road. Police responded and checked the area of Oak Hill Road and Collins Road. The vehicles were gone on arrival. The case is under investigation.

Friday, Oct. 4

Animal control: At 7:19 a.m., police received a 911 call concerning two deer by the side of the road on Ashburnham Road by the town line. One of the deer was possibly injured. Police discovered the deer, both of which were reported to be injured and had to be put down. Police notified N.H. Fish and Game of the incident, and the deer were removed.

Suspicious person: At 12:30 p.m., police received a report from a Wyman Road resident that a suspicious person had been seen in the wood line near her residence. The resident stated she though it may be a hunter. Police explained that fox season is open, and unless otherwise posted, hunters can travel on her land but are prohibited from hunting close to her residence. The resident advised she would post signs on her property, and will call should the man be seen again.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Animal control: At 8:21 p.m., police responded to a Finn Hill Drive residence for a report of a large, stray dog in a resident’s yard, barking. Upon arrival, police found a tan and brown Great Dane and Bull Mastiff mix on the lawn, sitting on the steps. Police were advised by the resident that the dog attempts to bite anyone who attempts to look at the dog tags. Police could not locate the dog’s owner. Neighbors managed to corral the dog into a barn, where the resident advised it could stay for approximately 24 hours if need be. The resident advised they would like an officer present when the owner comes to pick up the dog.

Monday, Oct. 7

Animal control: At 9:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a deer struck by a vehicle on Binney Hill Road. There was no vehicle on the scene. The deer appeared to have been in the road for an extended period of time. The deer was cleared from the roadway and N.H. Fish and Game was notified.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 8 a.m., police received a report of a rear end collision between two vehicles at the driveway entrance to 258 Turnpike Rd. Carl Webber of New Ipswich was driving a 2002 Chevy Silverado when police say he ran into the rear end of the car of Charles Contryman of Mason. Contryman was stopping, preparing to turn left into the driveway, when Webber’s vehicle hit the rear of Contryman’s vehicle, causing heavy rear-end damage. Contryman’s vehicle was towed from the scene. Neither man was injured.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Lost property: At 2:14 p.m., a resident reported that she had left her black clutch purse with a silver buckle on the hood of her car accidently, and it had been lost at some point between the Short Stop and the NeWest mall.

Found property: At 2:23 p.m., a resident dropped off a black clutch purse with a silver buckle she had found while jogging. The purse matched one reported lost, and the identification matched the resident who had reported it lost. Police contacted the owner, who picked up her property.

Animal control: At 3:33 p.m., police were advised that a deer carcass was at the end of Emerson Hill and Binney Hill. Police removed the deer and notified N.H. Fish and Game.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Scam: At 11:06 a.m., police were advised that a resident had received a phone call from a man pretending to be her grandson. When the resident told him she knew it was a scam, he hung up. The number shown on her caller id was from the province of Quebec, Canada.

Citizen assist: At 2:38 p.m., police were advised of stranded hikers at the intersection of Binney Hill and Poor Farm roads. Police gave a courtesy ride to the hikers back to the Watatic Parking area in Ashby, Mass.

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