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Two benches were at the town common were destroyed over the weekend by a vehicle.

Rindge: Police obtaining warrant for bench destruction

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Police are preparing a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Rindge town common over the weekend. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg declined to identify the driver, but based on police records from multiple departments, the suspect appears to be Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. “We started poking around the crime scene and found some paint … 0

Peterborough: 75-year prison term possible

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An ex-firefighter who was found guilty of intentionally setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree faces a possible 75-year sentence tomorrow. Gregory Potter’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Strafford County Superior Court. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ to 15 years, and a $4,000 fine for each of the five counts of arson … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Police Logs: Francestown - July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Francestown Wednesday, July 15 Medical assist: At 8:58 a.m., police responded to a Campbell Hill Road residence for a medical assist. The scene was secure upon police arrival. Friday, July 17 Agency assist: At 9:18 p.m., police received a call to assist another agency in locating a vehicle … 0

Sharon: Alleged rapist back in jail

Monday, July 20, 2015

An alleged rapist ordered to stay in his hometown of Sharon while he awaits trial is now in jail, after he was unable to post bail July 13. Steven Lent, 27, could not post the $250,000 bail a Suffolk County Superior Court clerk magistrate imposed at his arraignment. … 0

Peterborough: Feds seek Swanzey man

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Swanzey man already wanted on a state bench warrant now has a federal warrant out for his arrest. Ryan Williams, 28, is wanted for unlawful possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Federal authorities are … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 16, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Rindge Wednesday, July 8 Conduct after an accident: At 12:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report in the Cheshire Marketplace parking lot, where a driver in a Toyota Tacoma had hit a 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by Shelby Racine, 21, of Ashby, Massachusetts, and fled the scene. … 0

Court Logs - July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Dublin Derek Lemieux, 45, New Paltz, New York, license required, $124 fine; speeding, $103.33 fine. Johnathan Leblanc, 25, Peterborough, possession of controlled/narcotic drugs, $1,120 fine with $500 suspended for 24 months, commitment to the House of Corrections for 90 days with 90 days suspended for 24 months; driver’s … 0

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Peterborough Thursday, July 2 Hacker: At 1:40 p.m., a resident reported she received a call from a man, speaking poor English, who said something about her computer. She said that after she hung up, her computer was hacked, and she began receiving emails about real estate offers. Police … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Antrim Monday, July 6 Warrant arrest: At 4:10 p.m., police arrested Justin Hafford, 34, of Bennington, for a domestic violence violation per an earlier all-points bulletin from the Bennington Police Department. Hafford was transported to the Bennington Police Department and left in the care of Police Chief Bret … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 7 Driving after suspension: At 3:05 p.m., police pulled over Damian Parker, 27, of Revere, Massachusetts, for speeding. Subsequent to the stop, police arrested Parker and charged him with driving after suspension after it was found that his license was suspended in Massachusetts. Parker was … 0

Police Logs: Francestown - July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Francestown Monday, July 6 Domestic violence: At 5 p.m., police responded to a Chandler Road residence for a domestic violence investigation. Both involved parties were counseled relative to the complaint and the scene was cleared. Motor vehicle accident: At 6:05 p.m., police responded to the area of 130 … 0