Crime

Peterborough: Bartender says driver in crash was not impaired

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A bartender at the Jaffrey VFW who was with a Jaffrey man hours before a car accident in which he was charged with aggravated DWI says he was not drunk when he left the post. “There is no way he was impaired. I’d bet my life on it,” said Linda Busierre. “He’s well loved up here.” Leonard Gonthier, 54, remains in serious condition in UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, …

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Edward McGratty, 51, Francestown James M. Mercier, 27, Rindge Mitchell L. Bergeron, 44, Jaffrey Nathan M. Glavey, 29, New Ipswich Sean Ferreira, 30, Peterborough Scott Milliken, 38, Peterborough Mark A. Ducharme, 57, Wilton …

Peterborough/Jaffrey: DWI charge is driver’s third

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — A town plow truck driver is facing his third DWI charge in 11 years after he sideswiped an SUV and collided head-on with another vehicle on Route 202 Jan. 30, according to police documents. Leonard Gonthier, 54, of Jaffrey, was arrested in 2005 in Hancock and in 2009 in Peterborough, both …

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 …

New Ipswich: Propane tanker turns over

Monday, January 25, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — A delivery truck overturned after it slid off a steep driveway, spilling propane and closing Route 124 for hours as crews attempted to right the vehicle. Crews were called to the scene shortly after 11 …

Police Logs: Bennington - Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Bennington Wednesday, Jan. 6 Juvenile offense: At 9:28 p.m., police assisted a parent with an out-of-control juvenile on Bible Hill Road. Thursday, Jan. 7 Agency assist: At 4:52 p.m., police assisted the Bennington Fire Department with an injured skier at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride. Friday, Jan. 8 …

Police Logs: Dublin - Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Dublin Wednesday, Dec. 9 Theft: At 6:30 p.m., police issued a must appear summons to Nathaniel Weddle, 26, of Dublin, charging him with theft by unauthorized taking. Bail was not sought for Weddle, as he is currently under bail conditions for a pending Jaffrey case. He is scheduled …

Court Logs - Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Greenfield Jason M. Eddy, 34, Dublin, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, charges not carried forward; DWI, charges not carried forward. Jaffrey Michael B. Gorham, 44, Greenville, disorderly conduct, $124 fine; criminal mischief, $124 fine; following too closely, $124 fine. James W. Powers, 52, Jaffrey, …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Peterborough Friday, June 15 Crash: A 2005 Mercury Mariner driven by Denise Beaudoin, 54, of Peterborough collided with a 2008 Toyota Camry driven by Diane Callahan, 64, of Sharon while Beaudoin was turning left from Wilton Road onto Granite Street at 6:42 p.m. Neither driver was injured. The …

Police Log: Francestown — Jan. 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Francestown Monday, Jan. 11 Crash: A 17-year-old boy driving on Bible Hill Road Extension lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree at 11:21 a.m. The juvenile was not injured in the crash. The vehicle was towed. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Saturday, Jan. …