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Bennington

Sunday, March 2

Unwanted person: At 1 p.m., police responded to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride for a report of a person being disorderly. The ski area management wanted the person removed from the premise and advised against trespassing. Police made contact with the person, who was asked to leave. Police advised the individual that if they returned to the property he would be charged with trespassing. Campbell said this is the second day in a row that the same individual was at the bar at Crotched acting disorderly. No further action was taken.

Tuesday, March 11

Harassment: At 5 p.m., police responded to a Main Street residence on a call of unwanted text messages being sent. Police talked with both parties and the situation was cleared without incident.

Friday, March 14

Trespassing: At 9 a.m., police responded to Starrett Road for an issue between neighbors about trespassing on property. Police will serve one of the neighbors a letter of no trespassing on the other neighbor’s property.

Must appear summons: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to School Street on a report that a vehicle drove through the crosswalk when a crossing guard was in the roadway. Allegedly the vehicle was being operated by Jammie Mascitti, 16, of Rindge who was learning to drive standard under the supervision of another teenager, also from Rindge. Police issued the operator a must appear summons for disobedience to a crossing guard with a court date of April 17 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Reckless driving: At 3:30 p.m., police responded to the intersection of School Street and Main Street on a report of reckless driving. The operator was allegedly spinning their tires, burning rubber and made a full 360 degree turn in the road. The investigation is ongoing because police are still collecting witness accounts.

Saturday, March 15

Arrest: At 11 a.m., police arrested Jacqueline Brown, 49, of Bennington, and charged her with failure to answer a subpoena. Brown was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of April 10 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Noise complaint: At 1 p.m., police responded to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride on Francestown Road on a reported noise complaint of loud music coming from the ski area. Police checked the area of the ski resort but didn’t see anything making a lot of noise.

Motor vehicle crash: At 7:55 p.m., police responded to Route 202 on a report that a vehicle struck a deer. The operator, Garrett Roy, 24, of Peterborough, told police that a deer struck the driver side of his vehicle. Roy did not sustain any injuries and the vehicle was able to be driven from the scene however the deer did perish.

Sunday, March 16

Arrest: At 12 p.m., police arrested Roger Brissette, 45, of Bennington, on an electronic bench warrant for allegedly failing to appear at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough, on March 13. Police on duty arrested Brissette, who was released on $2,500 personal recognizance, $1,000 for each of her two counts of criminal contempt and $500 for driving after suspended license. Her court date for all three charges will be April 10 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Reckless operation: At 3:45 p.m., Dennis Griffin, 53, of Temple turned himself in on a warrant out of the Antrim Police Department charging him with reckless operation. Griffin was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a court date of April 10 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Criminal mischief: At 3:45 p.m., police responded to Main Street on a report of criminal mischief. The incident involved a brother and sister but the complaining party decided not to press charges because the issue concerns family. The investigation was resolved without incident.

Tuesday, March 18

Domestic disturbance: At 8:30 a.m., police responded to Pine Meadows Circle on a report of a domestic disturbance. The situation between a husband and wife calmed down once police arrived. Subsequently the husband involved took personal property then left the residence. No further action was taken.

Suicide attempt: At 9 a.m., police responded to Greenfield Road after receiving a call from a suicidal resident who was barricaded in their house with guns. Chief Steve Campbell spoke with the individual on the phone for 25 minutes, at which point the person was willing to leave the house and go into custody. Police then took the individual to Monadnock Community Hospital. Police do not intend to press charges because the person did not make any threats and was alone in his home at the time. Bennington police responded with assistance from Antrim, Greenfield and the Hillsborough County Sheriff.

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