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David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Police Logs: Hancock - Nov. 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

HANCOCK Tuesday, Sept. 16: Assist: At 2:30 p.m., police responded to Forest Road for reports of a resident having a seizure. The resident was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital. Noise complaint: At 8:57 p.m.. police received noise complaints for alleged fireworks near Middle Road. The fireworks had stopped upon the officers’ arrival. Wednesday, Sept. 17: Theft: At 3 p.m., police received reports from … 0

Revocations:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Anthony J. Coleman Jr., 29, Jaffrey Heather M. Girouard, 39, Jaffrey Nicholas G. Panagiotes, 49, Rindge … 0

Dublin Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

DUBLIN Monday, Nov. 3: Arrest: At 3:36 p.m., police assisted N.H. State Probation/Parole in the arrest of Michael Laroe, 32, of Dublin, who was charged with “absconding.” Laroe was transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections by state parole officers. Wednesday, Nov. 5: Arrest: At 8:49 p.m., … 0

Antrim Police Log for Nov. 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

ANTRIM Monday, Nov. 17: Arrest: At 12:24 p.m., Officer Brian Lord noticed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker while on patrol. He followed the vehicle into the T-Bird Mini-Mart parking lot at 1 Concord St., conducted a search of the vehicle with the consent of the vehicle’s … 0

ANTRIM: Chimney fire damages home

Monday, November 17, 2014

A chimney fire late Monday morning in Antrim caused partial damage to a home but no injuries. Capt. Thomas Beaumont said the Antrim Fire Department received a call about a first alarm fire at 335 Elm Ave. at 11:32 a.m., and arrived on the scene approximately five minutes … 0

Wilton: DWI charge following accident on Route 31

Monday, November 17, 2014

Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible causes of an accident that happened Thursday evening on Route 31. At 10:03 p.m. on Thursday, Wilton police responded to a single-vehicle accident on Route 31 South in the area of Kingbrook Road. The operator of the vehicle, Adam J. … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

Peterborough: Mail carrier home after vehicle crash

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Anna Cote might have a guardian angel looking over her. The 51-year-old postwoman from Peterborough is just thankful she suffered no broken bones or cuts after her postal vehicle rolled on its side after she was rear-ended Friday afternoon. “My angel must have covered me in their wings,” … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - Nov. 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

ANTRIM Wednesday, Nov. 5: Drug/alcohol arrest: At 9:05 p.m., Patrol Officer John F. Giffin II noticed two males loitering outside of Edmunds Hardware Store in Antrim. Upon investigating, Giffin arrested Justin E. Bell, 19, of Hancock and charged him with possession of controlled/narcotic drugs and unlawful possession of … 0

Rindge: 25-year-old killed in crash

Monday, November 10, 2014

Police say that intoxication was the cause of a fatal accident that took the life of a young Jaffrey resident Thursday night. According to a press release issued by N.H. State Police Troop C, 54-year-old Ashburnham, Massachusetts, resident David Hoffman was driving west on Route 119 in Rindge … 0

Peterborough: Postal service truck rear-ended, flipped upside down

Monday, November 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A postal vehicle was rear-ended, pushed sideways, and flipped on its side, on Jaffrey Road Friday. Anna Cote, 51, of Peterborough, the mail carrier driving the postal truck, had to be pulled out of it by … 0

Francestown police log: Nov. 10, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, Oct. 28: Suspicious activity: At 10 a.m., an officer took a report of suspicious activity on Bennington Road. A resident found paperwork that said his home was being foreclosed on. Accident: At 5:45 p.m., an officer received a report of a vehicle hitting a deer. The … 0