Crime

JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together to help replace their pick up truck that was stolen and totaled about a month ago. “We have other vehicles to help us haul trash and brush, but we need a new truck for the winter so we can plow snow,” said Greg Hodgson, director of Toah Nipi, a Christian-based retreat and camping center. “Having a pickup truck here is really vital. We could hire out the work, but it would be very costly for us.” Toah Nipi is seeking …

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of reckless operation, and two counts of conduct after an accident. According to police, Antilla has …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to …

JAffrey: Fire Department welcomes two new members

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Chastity Dupuis and Clayton Lampinen are the two newest additions to the Jaffrey Fire Department, after recently completing the Firefighter I course through the N.H. Division of Fire Standard and Training. “It is a great accomplishment,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, in an interview Monday. “Hopefully they will …

Police Logs: Francestown - Sept. 1, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Francestown Monday, Aug. 24 Theft: At 5:26 p.m., a Russell Station Road resident reported that a gas container had been stolen from the front of his property. An investigation is ongoing. Well-being check: At 6:21 p.m., police conducted a well-being check after receiving a call from the Division …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 26 Possession of controlled/narcotic drugs: At 7:52 p.m., police went to Prospect Street after getting a report of people smoking marijuana in a vehicle. Upon arrival, police saw Daniel J. Pento III, 19, of Jaffrey, get out of the passenger seat. Police said he admitted …

Police Logs: Antrim - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Antrim Monday, Aug. 24 Arrest: At 2:43 p.m., police were advised by the Deering Police Department of a possibly intoxicated driver leaving the trailer park on Longwoods Road heading toward Route 202. Police waited at the corner of Concord Street and Old Concord Street and saw the vehicle …

Police Logs: Rindge - Sept. 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Rindge Saturday, Aug. 29 Breach of bail: At 4:57 p.m., Derek Reini, 23, of Rindge, turned himself in on a warrant for breach of bail conditions. He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance and was given a Sept. 2 court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Unlawful …

Hancock: Bell indicted in string of break-ins

Monday, August 31, 2015

A Hancock man has been indicted by a Hillsborough Court Superior Court grand jury on five felony burglary charges for a string of break-ins last fall and spring. Justin Bell, 20, was indicted on Aug. 20 on the Class B felony charges. Authorities allege Bell broke into four …

Jaffrey: FD investigating cause of truck fire

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Jaffrey Fire Department is searching for answers after a pickup truck’s engine compartment became engulfed in flames while sitting in a driveway over the weekend. Firefighters responded to a Bradley Court residence after receiving a call at …

Francestown: Douglas chosen to head police

Monday, August 31, 2015

Fred Douglas, who has become a familiar face at the Francestown Police Department in the last few months, will be taking the helm as its new chief. Since March of 2015, shortly after the resignation of former Police …

Monday, August 31, 2015

An accident on Route 101 over the weekend sent a motorcyclist to the hospital with broken bones. At 2:30 p.m. Saturday, police responded to Route 101 East near Lookout Hill Road, where a 1982 Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Ross Williams, 47, of Stoddard, collided with a 2004 Honda …

Police Log: Peterborough — September 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Peterborough Friday, August 21 DWI: At 5:13 a.m., N.H. State Police observed a 2002 Buick Century driving on the wrong side of the road on Route 101 near the T-Bird convenience store, also known as Carr’s Store. While Officer Martin Kolb was en route, the driver, Erica Dion, …