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Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on the table. Town Administrator Michael Branley confirmed this, saying he would be discussing this topic with both Greenfield and Bennington Select Boards. … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 years. The concept has been considered by several other area towns over the years. New … 0

Peterborough police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Peterborough Monday, March 30 Vehicle complaint: At 7:17 a.m., a caller complained a driver, Nicholas Patnode, 32, of Swanzey, was following his car too closely on Wilton Road. The caller said Patnode rear-ended him twice. Office Martin Kolb issues a summons to Patnode, charging him with following too closely. N.H. Police will investigate the complaint further. Accident: At 4:38 p.m., Cynthia Naudascher, 66, … 0

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Laura S. Gordon, 52, Jaffrey Ira D. Weeks, 34, Jaffrey … 0

Antrim police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ANTRIM Wednesday, April 8 Motor vehicle accident: At 8:50 p.m., an officer responded to a single motor vehicle accident on Keene Road near the intersection with Loveren Mill Road. Foye M. Belyea, 41, of Voorheesville, New York, was driving a white 2009 Nissan Versa when she lost control … 0

Francestown police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 7 Shots fired: At 7:47 a.m., police received reports of a gun being fired in the vicinity of a South New Boston Road residence. Upon arrival, police found nothing of concern at the scene. Wednesday, April 8 Vehicle off road: At 6:03 p.m., police received … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, April 8 Domestic violence: At 5:30 p.m., Todd Carr, 50, of Rindge, turned himself in on a warrant for domestic violence/simple assault and criminal mischief stemming from an incident that occurred in the week prior. Carr was released on $3,500 personal recognizance bail and was assigned … 0

Wilton: Cop gets medal for saving life

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Police Department and Select Board is honoring a longtime town police officer for quick action that may have saved a life. On March 22, police responded to a medical call for a person having cardiac distress. Police officer Michael Abel arrived on scene first, ahead of ambulance … 0

Mason: A dinner for the Chief

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mason held a special community dinner Thursday night in honor of retiring Police Chief Barry Hutchins. Hutchins was called out for Air National Guard duty shortly before the event, which otherwise went on as planned in his absence. … 0

Dublin: Part-time officer sworn in

Monday, April 13, 2015

Melissa Hetrick, a full-time officer with the Hancock Police Department, has joined the Dublin police in a part-time role. Sworn in on April 6, Hetrick’s hiring is meant to fill the void left by Patrolman Dan Cheshire, who will be leaving the force for roughly six months for … 0

Jaffrey: Samaritans help injured hiker

Monday, April 13, 2015

Several good Samaritans helped an injured hiker down Mount Monadnock Sunday night. The hiker injured their ankle, according to Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain. Chamberlain said another hiker reported the injury at about 7:40 p.m. Jaffrey’s Fire and Police departments and N.H. Fish & Game were not on-scene. … 0

Jaffrey police log; April 9, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, April 1 Arrest: At 3:23 p.m., Rebecca Pierson, 22, of Winchendon, Massachusetts, turned herself in on a Jaffrey warrant charging her with disorderly conduct. She was released on personal recognizance with a court date of May 7 in the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Accident: At 3:54 … 0

Francestown police log: April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Sunday, March 29 Gun complaint: At 2:24 p.m., an officer responded to the area of Wilson Hill Road and 1052 2nd N.H. Turnpike after reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival, the officer located the subjects near 1052 Turnpike North. The officer found they were using their … 0