Crime

Rindge: Street sign damages cruiser

Monday, October 20, 2014

RINDGE — The town’s 2013 Ford Taurus cruiser is out of commission, after an accident on Sept. 30 that damaged the driver’s side of the vehicle. Repairs are expected to be completed by next week, according to police. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg appeared before the Select Board on Wednesday to discuss the damages. He estimated $6,200 in repairs will be needed to return the vehicle to the department’s five-car fleet. … 0

Peterborough: Police Taser man with knife

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Peterborough man was arrested early Sunday after police shocked him with a Taser and pulled the knife he was holding away from him. Dana Marmonstein, 42, of Peterborough was arrested in his home on Hunt Farm Road on Sunday around 3 a.m. and charged with attempting to commit simple assault and resisting arrest. Police Chief Scott Guinard said Monday family members reported … 0

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Oct. 6 Arrest/warrant: At 6:23 p.m., a 17-year-old boy turned himself in a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Nov. 6 court date at 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Complaint: At 6:40 p.m., a Jaffrey man went to the police station to report an altercation he had earlier with a Jaffrey man. The … 0

Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for victims of house fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Friends of the Paris family, who lost their home to a fire last week, have been pulling together to raise money to help the family get back on its feet. In the early hours of … 0

Jaffrey: Injured hiker rescued

Monday, September 15, 2014

JAFFREY — Fish and Game Conservation officers were called to Mount Monadnock for an injured young hiker on Saturday night. While hiking with a group of Police Cadets from Windsor, Conn., a 14-year-old boy suffered a lower leg injury at approximately 5 p.m., after slipping on wet rocks … 0

Temple: Foggy curve leads to single-car accident

Monday, September 15, 2014

TEMPLE — Two women were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Peterborough Road on Saturday night. According to Fire Chief George Clark, crews responded to the accident at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. A minivan had failed to negotiate a sharp curve … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 11, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, Aug. 26 Criminal mischief: At 6:20 p.m., police received a report from a Jaffrey resident regarding vandalism to his mailbox, believed to be caused sometime during the night. The resident repaired the dents and painted the box, and repaired his neighbor’s mailbox which also was damaged. … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

Antrim: Arrest made in ’70s sex assault

Monday, September 8, 2014

After more than a year’s worth of investigation, N.H. State Police have arrested a former Antrim man in connection with sexual assault allegations that allegedly happened in Antrim 40 years ago. The investigation began in March 2013 by … 0

Mason woman wanted following police pursuit in Rochester

Monday, September 8, 2014

Police are seeking a Mason woman after a police chase on Route 16 in Rochester on Tuesday afternoon. At about 4:40 p.m., a N.H. State Police officer attempted to stop a 2005 gray Mercury Mountaineer traveling north on … 0

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 … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 2, 2014

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 … 0