New Ipswich Police Logs: April 4, 2013
Monday, March 18
Animal control: At 3:01 a.m., police were advised of three loose horses in the area of Old Wilton Road at the High Street intersection. Police made contact with the horses’ owner, who corralled the animals and returned them safely to his property.
Tuesday, March 19
Juvenile complaint: At 3:30 p.m., police received a report of children sledding down Highbridge Hill . Police located the kids and advised them of the hazards of sledding in the roadway, and advised them to leave the area.
Road Hazard: At 4:20 p.m., police were advised by the N.H. Department of Transportation of a vehicle broken down on Route 124 just west of North Road, which was parked in a bad spot and had almost caused a crash. Police checked the area to the Sharon line but did not locate the vehicle.
Thursday, March 20
Motor vehicle accident: At 6:42 a.m., police were advised of a vehicle stuck in a ditch on Temple Road needing to be pulled out. Police dispatch notified a tow company, which assisted the driver with the removal of her car.
Motor vehicle accident: At 7:10 a.m., police said a 2001 Ford Focus driven by a juvenile on Stowell Road stopped for a school bus and then backed into an unmarked police cruiser driven by Lt. Sean Cavanaugh . Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driven from the scene. Neither driver was injured. The juvenile was issued a summons for obstruction of driver’s view.
Safe school report: At 7:20 a.m., a Mascenic student sprayed an alcohol-based cologne into another student’s eyes on the bus. The student was suspended for two days, and bullying charges are being investigated.
Bomb threat: At 12:35 p.m., police were advised of a possible bomb threat written on the wall at Mascenic Regional High School. Police responded and vacated students from and the science building. No threat was located, and police cleared the scene.
Vehicle off road: At 4:20 p.m., police were advised of a plow truck in a snowbank on the private section of Green Farm Road. The owner was able to extricate the vehicle and continue plowing.
Assist: At 6:03 p.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a woman that fell outside a Collins Road residence. When police arrived, emergency services were on the scene.
Friday, March 21
Animal control: At 5 p.m., police received a report of a moose limping while walking down Turnpike Road, in the area of Wood n’ Things. Police discovered tracks and followed them over a snowbank and into the woods. Police notified N.H. Fish and Game of a possibly injured animal.
Saturday, March 22
Safe school report: At 9 a.m., police received a report form Boynton Middle school of a theft of a student’s $80 Nike shoes from her locker on Friday. There are no suspects at this time.
Monday, March 24
Counterfeiting: At 11:15 a.m., police received a report of a resident who had obtained a $10 bill he believed to be counterfeit. Police took the bill as evidence and are investigating.
Criminal trespass: At 2 p.m., police observed several people loitering at the SanKen building on Turnpike Road. Police spoke with them and issued a verbal warning for criminal trespass.
Animal control: At 3:40 p.m., police were notified of a dead bobcat on the roadway on Temple Road in the area of Old Tenney Road. Police checked the area, found the bobcat and removed it from the road.
Suspicious person: At 6:21 p.m., police were notified that two young boys were ducking behind a stone wall on Ashburnham Road and displaying firearms. Police responded and made contact with the boys and confirmed that they were in possession of airsoft guns . Police escorted the boys back to their residence and spoke with their parents.
Tuesday, March 25
Assist: At 10:38 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a call for a 51-year-old man who had fallen down the stairs, injuring his wrist and arm, on Hubbard Pond Road. Police assisted at the scene. The man was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital by ambulance.
Burglary: At 10:50 a.m., police received a report of a burglary that had occurred on Fox Farm Road between March 18 and March 25. A house cleaner who maintains the house notified a relative of the homeowner upon finding the house had been entered through a rear slider door. It appeared the suspect was interrupted and had left items in a pillowcase at the home. The homeowner’s relative did not believe any items were missing.
Safe school report: At 12:30 p.m., police received a report from Highbridge Hill Elementary School concerning a student that had allegedly bitten another student on the chest.
Assist: At 5:51 p.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance service with a woman who was experiencing a possible stroke. She was transported by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital.