Peterborough Police log: March 14, 2013


Tuesday, March 5

Arrest: After responding to a 911 hang-up call from Old Jaffrey Road at 7:15 a.m., police arrested Jay Frederic Parker, 48, of Peterborough on a charge of criminal threatening, domestic-violence related. Bail was set at $5,000 personal recognizance and Parker was taken to the Valley Street Jail due to an alleged high level of intoxication.

Accident: At 1:12 p.m., a 2009 Nissan Versa driven by Sherry Lynne McCord, 67, of Keene went off Route 101 near Trinity Lane and hit a guardrail. McCord was not injured; she was wearing a seatbelt and the airbag deployed. The car had moderate front-end, front bumper and rear bumper damage, and was towed.

Accident: At 3:06 p.m., a 1996 Toyota pickup truck driven by Robert F. Kokko, 59, of Milford went off Nashua Road in Sharon after Kokko fell asleep at the wheel. The truck hit a snowbank and overturned. Kokko, who got out of the truck on his own, had a cut on his forehead and was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital by Peterborough ambulance. The truck, which appeared to be a total loss, was towed.

Arrest: At 11:03 p.m., David A. Still, 26, of Rindge turned himself in on a warrant charging him with sale of handguns to minors, unsworn falsification and false report to law enforcement. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance with a April 1 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Wednesday, March 6

Accident report: At 5:25 p.m., a driver from Keene lost control of his 1999 Dodge pickup on Route 101 while driving up Temple Mountain, due to snowy road conditions. The truck was not damaged and was pulled out by a tow truck.

Accident: At 1:30 p.m., Margaret E. Carr, 92, of Peterborough, driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla, failed to stop on Elm Street at the intersection of Route 101. Her car collided with a 2006 Ford pickup truck, which was towing a trailer, driven by Jason E. Fee, 39, of Belmont. The Toyota was totaled, with extensive front-end damage, and was towed. The truck and trailer had moderate damage and were towed. Fee was not injured. Carr complained of injury to her knee and was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for examination. Police said Carr will be issued a summons for failure to yield at an intersection.

Residence check: At 9:15 p.m., police checked a Summer Street residence after a woman reported coming home to find her apartment door wide open. There were no signs of entry.

Thursday, March 7

Unwanted person: At 4:08 p.m., ConVal School District officials reported that a Temple man had barged into a private meeting in the board room. He was advised that he was not invited and that the public meeting was at 7 p.m., but he refused to leave. Police escorted the man from the property.

Temple Mountain accidents: At 6:26 p.m., police stood by on Route 101 near the top of Temple Mountain while a jackknifed UPS tractor-trailer unit was towed back onto the road and over the crest of the mountain. At 7 p.m., police assisted a Nashua man whose car had slid off Route 101 near Temple Mountain. At 7:22 p.m., police assisted a Manchester man whose car had slid off the road at the top of the mountain.

Accident: At 8:31 p.m., David A. Lemay, 52, of Peterborough was driving a Peterborough town plow truck on Grove Street Extension when the wing of the plow scraped the side of a 2004 Volkswagen Passat driven by Samantha Novotny, 20, of Hancock, who was parked off the road. The Volkswagen was damaged, but both vehicles were driven away.

Friday, March 8

Accident: At 4:44 p.m., police went to the Shaw’s parking lot off Route 101 after a 2011 Subaru Outback, driven by Jennifer Parker, 54, of Francestown, backed into a 2002 Nissan Maxima driven by Amber Morse, 20, of Marlborough. Both cars had damage to the left rear corners.

Arrest: At 8:50 p.m., after stopping a 1994 Volvo on Route 202 South for a defective headlight, police arrested the driver, Cameron R. Kavanagh, 23, of Granby, Mass., and charged him with operating after suspension and possession of a controlled drug. Kavanagh was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an April 1 court date. A passenger with a valid license was permitted to drive the car away.

Saturday, March 9

Accident: At 4:19 p.m., a Dublin resident hit a deer that ran out in front of his car on Route 101 near Trinity church. The man’s 1994 Mitsubishi had minor damage. A resident took the deceased deer.

Sunday, March 10

Arrest: At 10:45 p.m., police arrested Jay Frederic Parker, 48, of Peterborough on a charge of breach of bail conditions. According to police, Parker was intoxicated and refused bail. He was taken to Valley Street Jail and arraigned the next day in 8th Circuit Court, where he pleaded not guilty. He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance with an April 1 trial date.

Monday, March 11

Safe school report: At 11:23 a.m., ConVal High School officials notified police of a fight between two female students. There were no major injuries. The aggressor was disciplined by the school.

Theft report: At 4:31 p.m., a local business reported that a former employee had attempted to charge items to the business’s account without permission.

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