Crime

Jaffrey: Police charge inmate with sex assaults

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

A Stratham man, already incarcerated for sexually assaulting three children in Stratham and Massachusetts, has been indicted for three sexual assaults he allegedly committed against three young girls in Jaffrey between 2002 to 2007. Ronald Mattheson, 68, is charged with two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and one count of felonious sexual assault. He was indicted at the Cheshire County Courthouse in Keene on Aug. 25. Mattheson will be … 0

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 20 Arrest: At 8:40 a.m., as a result for being stopped for speeding, Kyle Brown, 21, of Fitzwilliam was arrested and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and speeding. There was also an electronic bench warrant out on him. He was held until his mother brought the $500 cash bail for the EBW. He was released on personal recognizance … 0

Rindge: Another new face at the PD

Monday, August 25, 2014

RINDGE — Those who walk into the Rindge Police Department will be seeing a new face greeting them at the front desk. The department is still waiting on its new Chief of Police, Todd Muilenberg, who is expected to step into the job on Sept. 22, but on the administrative side of the … 0

Peterborough: Man sentenced to 7.5 to 15 years

Monday, August 11, 2014

A Peterborough man was sentenced in June to seven-and-a-half up to 15 years in the Hew Hampshire State Prison for possessing child pornography and witness tampering. Another seven-and-a-half to 15 years have been suspended, pending good behavior upon … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Aug. 7, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, July 25 Scam: At 1:22 p.m., police were advised that a resident had received a call reporting Microsoft errors from the resident’s computer. The resident does not have a Microsoft-based computer. The caller was attempting to sell a protection plan for her computer. The caller … 0

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 29 Arrest: At 9 p.m., after locating a vehicle known to belong to Troy Demmons, 18, of Jaffrey, police arrested Demmons on a warrant charging him with reckless operation. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Sept. 4 court date in the 8th … 0

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 23 Summons: At 3:30 p.m., after stopping a Chevrolet Cruze for a motor vehicle violation, police learned that the operator, Sandra Elrick, 50, of Rindge, has a license restriction of an alcohol interlock device, which this vehicle did not have. She was released on a … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Jaffrey: Blaze fought at MDS facility

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — Firefighters from Jaffrey and eight neighboring towns fought a smoky fire in a building at Monadnock Disposal Service’s transfer station on Old Sharon Road in Jaffrey on Thursday afternoon. According to Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain, … 1

Rindge: Police chief interviews to start soon

Monday, July 14, 2014

RINDGE — The town of Rindge is closing in on a final candidate for its chief of police job, after former Chief Frank Morrill officially retired at the end of April. The town has been using Municipal Resources Inc., a company that provides professional, technical, and managerial support … 0

Monday, July 14, 2014

Antrim Thursday, July 10 Motor vehicle stop: Antrim Police were performing stationary radar on Keene Road, when police say a black 2013 GMC pickup truck pulled out and passed a car traveling east. The car that the pickup passed was traveling 51 mph, according to police. The truck … 0