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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

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

ANTRIM Tuesday, June 24 Motor vehicle accident: At 4 p.m., Michael Conner, 58, of Concord called Antrim police stating that he struck the guardrail in the area of Keene Road and Clinton Road with his 2014 Dodge Avenger while traveling west. Conner stated that he notified his employer … 0

Jaffrey Police Logs: July 2, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

JAFFREY Tuesday, June 24 Motor vehicle accident: At 4:52 p.m., police received a call from Martin Degrandpre, 56, of Jaffrey, reporting he had crashed his motorcycle into a tree in Sandy Lane after avoiding a dog in the roadway. An officer responded to Degrandpre’s residence and issued him … 0

Dublin Police Logs: July 2, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

DUBLIN Sunday, June 22 Motor vehicle accident: At 11:10 a.m., police responded to a two-crash at the intersection of Route 101 and Route 137. Police said Rebecca Parsons, 57, of Kissimee, Fla., was driving a 2008 Jeep Wrangler that collided with a 1996 Honda Accord, driven by Rachel … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Charges pending in domestic violence case

Monday, June 30, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A domestic disturbance on June 23 resulted in an arrest for assault after police were called to the scene. Lyndeborough police, assisted by Wilton police, responded to a reported disturbance on Lavina Lane in Lyndeborough. Following investigation, police arrested Curt Simpson, 63, of Lyndeborough. Simpson was … 0

Jaffrey police log: June 26, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

JAFFREY Arrest: At 11:00 p.m., police arrested Thomas Devarney. 28, of Jaffrey on Fitzgerald Drive and charged him with possession of marijuana. He was released on a $1000 personal recognizance with a court date of Aug. 7. Sunday, … 0

Court Log: June 26

Monday, June 30, 2014

Jaffrey Police Patricia Bellerose, 20, of Jaffrey, simple assault, commitment to the House of Correction for 30 days with 30 days suspended for 12 months on condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. Michelle Griffin, 47, of New Hampton, theft, commitment to … 0

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

mason Wednesday, June 11 Abandoned vehicle: At 10:20 p.m., Mason police found an abandoned and disabled motor vehicle on Bell Road at Old Turnpike Road. The Chevrolet van’s owner was contacted and a tow was called. Saturday, June 14 OHRV complaint: At 5:30 p.m., police received complaint of … 0

Rindge police log: June 24, 2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

RINDGE Wednesday, June 18 Motor Vehicle Accident: At 8:45 a.m., police responded to a single-motor vehicle accident on Wellington Road. Police said Walter Hood, 77, of Rindge was driving a 1999 Chevy van when he fell asleep behind the wheel and drove off the road. Damages over $1,000 … 0

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Antrim Monday, June 16 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:22 p.m., Antrim police assisted Hillsborough Police Department with a motor vehicle crash. The crash was on Concord Street, near Goodell Road, and involved one vehicle with no injuries. Sheila Proctor, 70, of Antrim stuck a deer with her red … 0

Jaffrey police log: June 19

Monday, June 23, 2014

JAFFREY Tuesday, June 10 Arrest: At around 10 p.m., police arrested James Powers, 25, of Jaffrey at a residence of Charlonne street. He was charged with simple assault and released on $2,500 personal recognize bail, with a court date of July 3. He is to appear at the … 0