Hancock Police Log: April 16, 2013
Thursday, March 28
Parking issue: At 7:30 p.m., police spoke to people attending an event at the town library and asked them to move cars parked illegally on Main Street.
Saturday, March 30
Assist: At 9:27 a.m., police assisted rescue workers at a Peterborough Road residence. A woman who had fallen was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital with a possible broken hip.
Sunday, March 31
Assist: At 10:09 p.m., Officer Frank Shea stood by on Route 202 near Forest Road, while a motorist who had broken down at a dangerous location, waited for a tow truck to arrive.
Wednesday, April 3
Complaint: At 5:41 p.m., a man who had been walking a dog on Jaquith Road reported that he had seen a man and a juvenile riding four-wheelers on the road and had been in an altercation with the adult rider. Police checked the area but were unable to find the riders.
Friday, April 5
Suspicious person: At 11:13 a.m., after getting a complaint about a suspicious person seen at a Forest Road residence, Officer Melissa Hetrick spoke to the man. He was doing a field inspection on a repossessed house and had permission to be on the property.
Domestic dispute: At 5:05 p.m., Shea and Hetrick responded to a reported dispute at a Prospect Hill Road residence. It was a verbal dispute and the officers mediated the situation.
Sunday, April 7
Dog rescue: At 10 a.m., a Forest Road resident reported that a very friendly German Shepherd with no tags had come to his home. The dog was taken to the police station and police circulated information about it. After several days, when no one claimed the dog, it was placed with a Hancock family.
Tree on wires: At 5:10 p.m., Hetrick went to North Road where a tree was leaning on power lines. She put out barricades and notified PSNH.
Monday, April 8
Investigation: At 2:01 p.m., Hetrick located two women who had been identified as suspects in a possible shoplifting incident at a grocery store in Rindge earlier in the day. The women said they had gone into the store with merchandise they were planning to return, but had then changed their minds and left. They had receipts for the items. The information was forwarded to Rindge police.
Tuesday, April 9
Suspicious person: At 8:20 p.m., Shea went to Reaveley Road after getting a report that a car that had pulled into a driveway and the driver got out and said he was looking for his dog. Shea located the vehicle nearby and learned that the driver had indeed been looking for a dog, which was found in the woods.
Wednesday, April 10
Suspicious vehicle: At 10:40 p.m., Shea went to Old Dublin Road after getting a report of a car being driven slowly and stopping frequently, with the driver getting out of the car briefly. He located the car, which was being driven by an Old Dublin Road woman who was looking for yellow spotted salamanders.