Crime

Peterborough: Motion filed in arson case

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Former Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter, who is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments, is scheduled to stand trial early next year on five counts of arson and one count of falsifying evidence. But first, a Strafford County Superior … 0

Jaffrey: Car crash results in minor injuries

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — Four people escaped a two-car crash at the entrance to the McDonald’s parking lot in Jaffrey on Tuesday with only minor injuries, according to Police Chief Bill Oswalt. Originally, police were told the accident had involved three vehicles, said Oswalt in an interview following the investigation on Tuesday, but it became … 1

Jaffrey Cop Log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 9 Protective custody: At 12:43 a.m., police came across a suspicious vehicle at Sandy Beach. Police say they found a 41-year-old Massachusetts man and two 16-year-old Jaffrey girls inside and near the vehicle, and the girls had been drinking. Police arrested the girls and placed them in protective custody; they were later released to their parents. One of them was … 0

Jaffrey: Blaze fought at MDS facility

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — Firefighters from Jaffrey and eight neighboring towns fought a smoky fire in a building at Monadnock Disposal Service’s transfer station on Old Sharon Road in Jaffrey on Thursday afternoon. According to Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain, … 1

Rindge: Police chief interviews to start soon

Monday, July 14, 2014

RINDGE — The town of Rindge is closing in on a final candidate for its chief of police job, after former Chief Frank Morrill officially retired at the end of April. The town has been using Municipal Resources Inc., a company that provides professional, technical, and managerial support … 0

Monday, July 14, 2014

Antrim Thursday, July 10 Motor vehicle stop: Antrim Police were performing stationary radar on Keene Road, when police say a black 2013 GMC pickup truck pulled out and passed a car traveling east. The car that the pickup passed was traveling 51 mph, according to police. The truck … 0

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

antrim Wednesday, July 2 Arrest: Antrim police were parked on the shoulder of Keene Road using stationary radar when a black GMC 2001 Sonoma traveling east was observed moving at a high rate of speed. An Antrim officer received a read out from the radar of 67 mph, … 0

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

mason Saturday, June 28 Assist: At 10:30 p.m., Mason police assisted Mason first responders and Brookline ambulance at a residence with an infant having difficulty breathing. Monday, June 30 Report taken: At 6:30 p.m., Mason police received report that earlier in the day Google had advised a resident … 0

Jaffrey Police Log: July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Jaffrey Thursday, July 3 Motor vehicle stop: At 6:45 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Main Street for an alleged violation and found the driver, Jonathan Sheller, 28, of Jaffrey, was driving without a valid license. He was issued a summons for driving with an expired license, with … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Wilton: Bridge to close for repairs starting Monday

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — A state-owned bridge on Route 31, located behind the Label Art Building and connected to Island Street, will be closed to traffic for approximately six weeks, while the state effects a replacement of the bridge’s decking. … 0

Rindge: Police seek driver of crashed car

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

RINDGE — Police are investigating a single car crash that caused damage to traffic signs on Payson Hill Road after finding an abandoned vehicle a mile from the scene. Police said they are looking for the driver of a 2003 Dodge pickup truck who allegedly drove off the … 0

Jaffrey: Motorbiker who hit woman and dog found guilty, fined

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A Jaffrey man who struck a woman and her dog with his motorbike while they was walking on Rails to Trails in May has been found guilty of three Fish and Game violations. Daniel Ouellette, 19, of Jaffrey, appeared in court on June 11; an 8th Circuit Court … 0