Crime

Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments. While Potter’s … 0

Monday, September 29, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Sept. 15 Accident: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to Main Street for a two-car accident. According to police, Thomas Ciglar, 47, of Rindge was driving a 2003 Subaru Legacy westbound on Main Street when he failed to see a 2002 Volvo V70XC, driven by Jacob Macek, 18, of Keene, who was stopped for a turning vehicle. Ciglar tried to avoid a … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Ipswich Wednesday, Sept. 3 Animal control: At 7:10 a.m., an Ashlawn Farm Road resident found a small brown and white Pomeranian-like dog in her driveway. The resident informed police that the dog came out of the woods before it collapsed in her driveway. She had never seen the dog in the area before. The animal was brought to the police station, and … 0

Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home at the time of the fire. At about 6:23 p.m., a passerby noticed … 0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in a Peterborough Street parking lot. She left a note for the registered owner with whom she had made contact. Police … 0

Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for victims of house fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Friends of the Paris family, who lost their home to a fire last week, have been pulling together to raise money to help the family get back on its feet. In the early hours of … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group of Police Cadets from Windsor, Conn., a 14-year-old boy suffered a lower leg injury at approximately 5 p.m., after slipping on wet rocks … 0

Temple: Foggy curve leads to single-car accident

Monday, September 15, 2014

TEMPLE — Two women were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Peterborough Road on Saturday night. According to Fire Chief George Clark, crews responded to the accident at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. A minivan had failed to negotiate a sharp curve … 0

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, Aug. 26 Criminal mischief: At 6:20 p.m., police received a report from a Jaffrey resident regarding vandalism to his mailbox, believed to be caused sometime during the night. The resident repaired the dents and painted the box, and repaired his neighbor’s mailbox which also was damaged. … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

Antrim: Arrest made in ’70s sex assault

Monday, September 8, 2014

After more than a year’s worth of investigation, N.H. State Police have arrested a former Antrim man in connection with sexual assault allegations that allegedly happened in Antrim 40 years ago. The investigation began in March 2013 by … 0