Rindge Police log; Feb. 13, 2014


Thursday, Feb. 6

Accident: At 3:05 p.m., an officer was sent to investigate a motor vehicle collision on Route 202 by County Road., near the Jaffrey town line. According to police, Edward Gagnon, 54, of Rindge was operating his Ford F-150 and at a complete stop to make a turn, when he noticed a vehicle, driven by Lawrence Murray, 45, of Jaffrey, approaching him without slowing down. Murray’s vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado pick-up truck struck Gagnon’s vehicle from behind. According to police, there were no injuries. Gagnon was able to drive his vehicle from the scene, but Murray’s had to be towed. No charges have been filed at this time, but an investigation is underway.

Friday, Feb. 7

Accident: At 2:56 p.m., Det. Jeffrey Seppala responded to a call for a single-vehicle rollover on Bancroft Road. When police arrived, the operator of a 2001 Dodge Caravan, William Shepard, 65, of Rindge, was walking around and appeared to have no injuries. According to police, Shepard said he was driving and took his eye off the wheel just before hitting a snowbank. While attempting to correct the wheel, his vehicle struck a tree and flipped into the road. Police say there were no charges, but the vehicle was towed.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Arrest: At 2:35 a.m., Officer Erin Minihan responded to 187 Perry Rd. for a domestic call, where Minihan arrested Ryan Sandor, 22, of Rindge, charging him with domestic assault. New Ipswich police were called for assistance. Sandor was released on $2,500 personal recognizance. Police transported Sandor to the Cheshire County House of Corrections for protective custody. According to police, he was unable to drive himself and did not have a ride. He is to be arraigned at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on March 5.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Arrest: At 1 a.m. Officer Chris Martin was dispatched to Old New Ipswich Road for report of a crash and found the vehicle of Derek Merrill, 27, of New Ipswich, a 2003 GMC pickup truck, crashed on the side of the road. Upon further investigation, Martin determined that Merrill had been drinking and arrested him for DUI. Merrill was released on $1,000 personal recognizance. He will be arraigned Feb. 18, in the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Merrill’s vehicle was towed.

Saturday, Feb. 8

False ID: At 6:20 p.m., police were notified by Walmart that a man had tried to purchase alcohol with a false I.D. Police say they have photos and videos of the suspect, but they are still investigating the incident.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Shoplifting: At 7:20 p.m., Officer Minihan received a report that two people, a male and female, ran out of Walmart carrying a trash can. According to police, the suspects drove away in a vehicle with plates registered to an owner in Acton, Mass. Police believe the trash can was filled with stolen items. They are working with Acton Police Department to identify and locate the suspects.

Sunday Feb. 9

Vandalism: At 11:19 a.m. Officer Blake was dispatched to Fitzgerald Road for a report of a vandalized mailbox. Police say that sometime during the evening between Saturday and Sunday someone backed into the mailbox. Blake received four additional reports of similar incidents in the neighborhood. Police are investigating.

Monday, Feb. 10

Arrest: At 9:45 a.m. Officer Blake went to the 8th Circuit Court and arrested Lois Kull, 70, of Rindge, charging her with violating of her bail conditions. She was already at court for a previous DUI charge. She was then arraigned on both charges.

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