Crime

Peterborough: Bartender says driver in crash was not impaired

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A bartender at the Jaffrey VFW who was with a Jaffrey man hours before a car accident in which he was charged with aggravated DWI says he was not drunk when he left the post. “There is no way he was impaired. I’d bet my life on it,” said Linda Busierre. “He’s well loved up here.” Leonard Gonthier, 54, remains in serious condition in UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, …

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Edward McGratty, 51, Francestown James M. Mercier, 27, Rindge Mitchell L. Bergeron, 44, Jaffrey Nathan M. Glavey, 29, New Ipswich Sean Ferreira, 30, Peterborough Scott Milliken, 38, Peterborough Mark A. Ducharme, 57, Wilton …

Peterborough/Jaffrey: DWI charge is driver’s third

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — A town plow truck driver is facing his third DWI charge in 11 years after he sideswiped an SUV and collided head-on with another vehicle on Route 202 Jan. 30, according to police documents. Leonard Gonthier, 54, of Jaffrey, was arrested in 2005 in Hancock and in 2009 in Peterborough, both …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Peterborough Friday, Jan. 29 Beep: A resident of Grove Street said the driver of a white car honked their horn at him at 10:17 a.m., but could not provide Sgt. Vint Boggis with more information. The resident wanted police to find the driver and speak to him. Driver …

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with state police covering overnights and gaps in coverage. Souhegan Valley Ambulance Director Darel …

Hancock: Police staff gets summer boost

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

HANCOCK — The Select Board Monday authorized a part-time police officer to come on full-time this summer to relieve the short-staffed department. The board allowed Chief Andrew Wood to extend an offer to Shane “Joey” Sweeney on the …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Peterborough Monday, Jan. 25 Fender bender: A 2006 Jeep Commander reversed out of a parking space at Monadnock Community Hospital and into a 2001 Toyota Echo. The Toyota sustained moderate damage, and the Jeep sustained minor damage. The drivers, Maureen Grondin, 45, of Bennington, and Ruth Cleverdon, 64, …

Police Log: Francestown — February 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Francestown Wednesday, Jan. 27 Fraud: A resident of Campbell Hill Road said she received a call from someone claiming they were a Publishers Clearing House employee and that the resident had won money and a new car. Police suspected the call was a scam. They forwarded the complaint …

Police investigating text threats made against ConVal students and staff

Monday, February 1, 2016

Police are investigating some alleged threats directed at a few students and staff at ConVal High School. “The subjects responsible for these threats have been identified and they are not presently attending school in the district,” said Superintendent …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jaffrey Thursday, Jan. 21 Theft: At 10:30 a.m., police arrested Sarah M. Theriault, 29, of Jaffrey, on two warrants, charging her with receiving stolen property and theft. Theriault initially refused bail and was later held on $1,000 cash bail after she was brought in front of a judge. …

Monday, February 1, 2016

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Ashleigh M. Demers, 23, Bennington Evan C. Crenshaw, 22, Peterborough …

Police Log: Francestown — Feb. 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Francestown Tuesday, Jan. 19 Suspicious person: Police responded to a report of a suspicious person looking into a home on Wilson Hill Road at 4:59 p.m. The homeowner said they saw man look through the window near the front door, then move away from the door area. Police …