Crime

Antrim: Fire destroys commercial office and garage

Monday, January 26, 2015

ANTRIM — A commercial-grade garage was completely destroyed in a second-alarm blaze that sparked on Monday morning. The building belonged to R Lemire & Sons, a logging and timber harvesting business located at 237 Elm Ave. Ed Lemire, one of the owners of the business, said in an interview at the scene as crews were putting out the flames that he had dropped off a load of cord wood at the building not 10 minutes before the blaze started, and everything had been fine. He left the building and started driving into town, but as he reached the center of Antrim, his daughter, who was … 0

Mason police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

Mason Tuesday, Jan. 13 Welfare check: At 10:45 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Wilton Road resident at the request of a family member. Police found the resident at home and sound. Friday, Jan. 15 Police information: At 1:45 p.m. police received information from Brookline Police Department regarding a Mason resident they were seeking on a warrant for simple assault. At … 0

Jaffrey Police log: Jan. 22, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015

JAFFREY Monday, Jan. 12 Accident: At 5:48 p.m., police responded to Main Street at Highland Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, police observed vehicle tracks in the snowbank leading to a telephone pole. There were plastic pieces around and scratches on the pole from the collision, but no vehicle. Another driver told police she witnessed the accident. She … 0

Sharon: Minor injury in Jan. 1 crash

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A New Ipswich woman suffered facial injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Sharon on New Year’s Day. Peterborough Police Chief Scott Guinard said Friday that Misty Seppala, 18, was driving her 2002 Ford pickup truck from McCoy Road to Route 123 at 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 1, when … 0

Peterborough: Sedan versus pickup truck

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A pickup truck with a plow collided with a sedan on Concord Street near the Strand Building in Peterborough on Monday afternoon, police said. Chief Scott Guinard said by phone Monday that Katie Seppala, 18, of Rindge was driving a 2006 Ford sedan north on Concord … 0

Francestown police log: Jan. 6, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Francestown Thursday, Dec. 11 Vehicle off the road: At 6:10 p.m., police assisted a motorist stuck in a snowbank on Route 47. The vehicle was removed, and driven away without any damage. Sunday, Dec. 14 Arrest: At 4 p.m., police stopped Daniel Arrano, 31, of Malden, Massachusetts, for … 0

Antrim police log: Jan. 6, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Antrim Thursday, Dec. 24 Arrest: At 1:40 p.m., while on patrol, Officer John Giffin observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Concord Street. During a motor-vehicle stop, police learned the driver, Stacey Howard, 26, of Hillsborough, was driving with a suspended license; the license … 0

Court logs: Court logs for Jan. 6, 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jaffrey Susan Davis, 65, Jaffrey, simple assault, $150 fine with $150 suspended for six months. Ruth Parker, 80, Peterborough, disorderly conduct, complaint placed on file without finding; resisting arrest, attempted simple assault, $524 fine with $400 suspended for 12 months. Rindge Matthew Daneau, 25, Hampstead, speeding, $77.50 fine. … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Jan. 6, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Temple-Greenville Friday, Dec. 19 Accident: Police say Richard Novia, 30, of Greenville was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Adams Hill Road in Greenville. The vehicle was moderately damaged, but was able to be driven from the scene. Tuesday, Dec. 23 Arrest: Simone Rodriguez, 20, of Greenville was … 0

Peterborough: Fire victim dies of burns

Friday, January 2, 2015

An elderly Peterborough man died on Dec. 26 of complications from burns he suffered in a fire on Dec. 3, in the bedroom of his home on Old Mountain Road. Samuel Lewis, 72, of Peterborough died last week … 0

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Dec. 23 Criminal mischief: At 11:40 a.m., police received a report from the Jaffrey-Peterborough District Court regarding damage done to one of the cells by someone being held for court. Police viewed the damage and found someone had carved the letter “T” and the anarchy symbol … 0

Peterborough: Rock accident victim out of ICU

Monday, December 29, 2014

Editor’s note: Due to an editing error, a previous version of this article reported that the accident occurred on Dec. 8. It occurred on Dec. 4. A Peterborough man is out of an intensive-care unit, and is recovering, after he was struck with a rock the size of … 0

Peterborough: Car hits tree in Rt. 101 crash

Monday, December 29, 2014

A Wilton woman driving with her toddlers in the backseat Saturday afternoon drifted off Route 101 in Peterborough and over an embankment, crashing into a tree. Fire Chief Ed Walker said the driver wearing her seat belt and having her children buckled in their car seats saved their … 0