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Crime

Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure the powder was not a harmful substance. “The powder came … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, an amount that represented two to three months in unpaid electric bills,” said Mitchell, of … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Jaffrey: Ducks, geese killed in barn fire

Monday, May 18, 2015

Between 100 and 200 ducks, chicken and geese were killed in a barn fire at a Fitzwilliam Road residence Saturday, according to the Jaffrey Fire Department. Firefighters were called to the two-alarm fire at 40 Fitzwilliam Rd. at … 0

Jaffrey police log; May 7, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, April 28 Summons: At 1:05 p.m., police responded to a report of an unresponsive person in a Peterborough Street business parking lot. Bryan Michael Cullinane, 21, of Rindge was driving and passed out due to a heroin overdose. Narcan was administered by the fire chief who … 0

Francestown police log: May 14, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Francestown Monday, May 4 Road obstruction: At 10:56 a.m., police took a report of a tree blocking the roadway on Route 136 near the Greenfield town line. The tree was removed from the roadway. Friday, May 8 Dog complaint: At 11:05 a.m., police received a report of two … 0

Wilton police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

WILTON Friday, May 1 Theft: At 4:58 p.m., police heard of a theft of signs from a property on Henry’s Way. The case is under investigation. Welfare check: At 6:33 p.m., police responded to an Intervale Road home to check on the resident. The person was located in … 0

Court Logs — May 19, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Dublin Sasha Dennis, 31, vehicle not registered, $103.33 fine. Linda Tardif, 45, operating without a valid license, $124 fine. Greenfield Donald Haney, 57, Greenfield, breach of bail, simple assault, dismissed at the state’s request. Cassie Post, 19, Hudson, New York, simple assault, charges not carried forward; simple assault, … 0

Peterborough: Doily theft suspect turns herself in

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A woman who allegedly stole doilies, a pillow and a hat from an antique store turned herself in on a warrant on May 6. Catherine Moore, 55, of Keene was charged with willful concealment. On Feb. 28, Moore allegedly stole from antique shop Twin Elm Farm merchandise that … 0

Greenfield police log: May 12, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

Greenfield Friday, April 3 False alarm: At 9:26 a.m., police responded to a residential alarm at a Cameron’s Way residence. Upon arrival, police found the homeowner and determined everything was okay. Saturday, April 4 Citizen assist: At 8:05 a.m., police responded to a vehicle stuck in a ditch … 0

Court Logs - May 12, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

Greenfield Joshua Sophos, 24, Manchester, possession of marijuana, $310 fine. Hancock Colin Howard, 19, Gilsum, possession of controlled drugs, $620 fine; speeding, charges not carried forward; possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, charges not carried forward. Jaffrey Kenneth Bussiere, 54, Jaffrey, reckless driving, $620 fine, driver’s license … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires plaguing the region

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fire officials throughout the state are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings, after a number of brush fires have broken out in the past few days. The Jaffrey Fire Department responded to 111 Gilmore Pond Rd. … 0

Antrim police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Antrim Thursday, April 30 Arrest: Tucker Lamb, 18, of Antrim turned himself in at 5:26 p.m. on a warrant seeking his arrest for an alleged hit-and-run, police said. Lamb allegedly drove his beige Toyota Tacoma into two portions of the Shea Field fence and fled the scene. He … 0