Crime

Temple-Greenville Jim McTague, left, and Greenville Selectman Doug Reardon speak about police coverage during a meeting of the joint police board.

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with state police covering overnights and gaps in coverage. Souhegan Valley Ambulance Director Darel Oja asked the Joint Temple-Greenville Police Board to consider having an officer on call during coverage gaps. There are times, said Oja, …

Hancock: Police staff gets summer boost

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

HANCOCK — The Select Board Monday authorized a part-time police officer to come on full-time this summer to relieve the short-staffed department. The board allowed Chief Andrew Wood to extend an offer to Shane “Joey” Sweeney on the condition Sweeney enrolls in the Police Academy this summer and then completes the 16-week live-in …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital. She was treated for a head injury and released, said Peterborough Police …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Peterborough Monday, Jan. 25 Fender bender: A 2006 Jeep Commander reversed out of a parking space at Monadnock Community Hospital and into a 2001 Toyota Echo. The Toyota sustained moderate damage, and the Jeep sustained minor damage. The drivers, Maureen Grondin, 45, of Bennington, and Ruth Cleverdon, 64, …

Police Log: Francestown — February 4, 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Francestown Wednesday, Jan. 27 Fraud: A resident of Campbell Hill Road said she received a call from someone claiming they were a Publishers Clearing House employee and that the resident had won money and a new car. Police suspected the call was a scam. They forwarded the complaint …

Police investigating text threats made against ConVal students and staff

Monday, February 1, 2016

Police are investigating some alleged threats directed at a few students and staff at ConVal High School. “The subjects responsible for these threats have been identified and they are not presently attending school in the district,” said Superintendent …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jaffrey Thursday, Jan. 21 Theft: At 10:30 a.m., police arrested Sarah M. Theriault, 29, of Jaffrey, on two warrants, charging her with receiving stolen property and theft. Theriault initially refused bail and was later held on $1,000 cash bail after she was brought in front of a judge. …

Monday, February 1, 2016

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Ashleigh M. Demers, 23, Bennington Evan C. Crenshaw, 22, Peterborough …

Police Log: Francestown — Feb. 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Francestown Tuesday, Jan. 19 Suspicious person: Police responded to a report of a suspicious person looking into a home on Wilson Hill Road at 4:59 p.m. The homeowner said they saw man look through the window near the front door, then move away from the door area. Police …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Peterborough Friday, Jan. 22 Arrest: Kyle Larouche, 27, of Peterborough, turned himself in on a warrant charging him with conduct after an accident. Larouche was released on $1,500 personal recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 7. Arrest: Ginger St. Francis, 55, of Peterborough, was …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Peterborough Tuesday, Jan. 19 Accident: A 2007 Subaru Impreza driven by Russell Novotny, 31, of Peterborough, struck a deer on Jaffrey Road near Community Lane at 1:39 p.m. The deer ran off, he said. Novotny was not injured in the crash. While the hatchback sustained damage, Novotny was …

Dublin / Greenfield: Invasion case continued; no new date set

Monday, January 25, 2016

A case involving a Dublin man allegedly involved in a home invasion in Greenfield was continued Friday, according to court officials. Jason Eddy, 34, was scheduled for a plea and sentencing hearing at the Hillsborough Superior Court, but …

Rindge: 4 people hurt in crash on lake ice

Monday, January 25, 2016

Authorities are seeking witnesses to a motor vehicle accident in which four people were injured on ice-covered Contoocook Lake early Sunday. A 2002 Chevy pickup, driven by Brendon R. Olson, 19, of Greenville, collided with a 2006 Toyota …