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Crime

Greenfield: Woman making a donation loses ring

Monday, May 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman donated more than she expected to the American Legion last week. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Peterborough were manning a donation can at the Harvester Market to raise money for the American Legion Peterborough Post No. 5 Poppy Program, which both helps employ veterans in need and commemorates those lost in battle. After one woman dropped some money in the can, the Thomases found that … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ to 15 years, and a $4,000 fine for each of the five counts of … 0

Hancock police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 15 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:05 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 202, south of Forest Road. Jessica Brigham, 42, of Antrim was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra southbound when her vehicle struck a guardrail. The vehicle sustained significant damage and had to be towed. Brigham reportedly had a hand injury and no memory of the … 0

Peterborough police log: May 26, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

Peterborough Friday, May 8 Accident: At 10:03 a.m., a 2008 Toyota Corolla driven by Michael Mika, 71, of Jaffrey crashed into a guardrail on Route 202 near Performance Health and Fitness. The sedan veered off the road, hitting one tree and resting on its side on a second … 0

Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. … 0

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Jessica L. Coe, 36, Antrim Jennifer A. Cullinan, 48, Antrim Garth M. Vandervort, 40, Antrim Tyler J. Hill, 23, Greenville Nancy P. Montgomery, 57, New Ipswich Robert Paul … 0

Bennington police log: May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Saturday, May 2 Driving with suspended license: At 6:42 p.m., William Wallace, 62, of Gardner, Massachusetts, was stopped on Route 202 for speeding. Police then found his license was under suspension and he was arrested for operating without a valid license. Wallace was released on $1,000 personal … 0

Antrim police log: May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ANTRIM Monday, May 11 Arrest: At 6:45 p.m., Michael J. Murray III, 19, of Antrim was arrested on an electronic bench warrant out of the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. He was released on $2,000 personal recognizance and faces a June 25 court date at the same court. Friday, … 0

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, May 5 Possession of controlled substance: At 7:58 p.m., Katie Cilley, 36, of Jaffrey turned herself in on a warrant for possession of controlled/narcotic drugs. She was released on $1,500 personal recognizance with a June 4 court date. Wednesday, May 6 Accident: At 10:37 p.m., police … 0

Francestown police log: May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, May 12 Assist: At 8:24 p.m., police responded to Zephyr Lake Road in Greenfield to assist Greenfield police with a check on a resident. Sunday, May 17 Motor vehicle accident: At 1:42 p.m., police responded near the intersection of Fisher Hill Road and Route 47 for … 0

Peterborough police log: May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Peterborough Thursday, May 7 Sidewalk impressions: At 4:31 p.m., a project administrator for construction on Union Street said children were marking poured concrete with their hands, feet and bicycles. The project administrator requested police monitor the area until the concrete hardens. At 8:30 p.m., Officer Martin Kolb found … 0