Crime

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. on Monday afternoon, in order to put out a 1.2-acre brush fire that was likely ignited by a discarded cigarette. “The fire … 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 was charged with one count of criminal mischief for alleged vandalism, one count of conduct … 0

Francestown police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Francestown Thursday, April 30 Alarm: At 10:48 a.m., police received reports of a panic alarm at the Town Offices. They responded and found it to be an accident. Animal complaint: At around 1:20 p.m., police responded to a Muzzey Road residence after complaints of a dog being a nuisance. Police responded and took enforcement action. Fishing complaint: At 2 p.m., police received reports … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, April 14 Deer/vehicle collision: At 7:30 p.m., a 2013 Ford Taurus driven by Christopher Cramb, 46, of Rindge, struck a deer on Route 202. There was substantial damage to the driver’s side front of the vehicle and the vehicle was towed from the scene. There were … 0

Peterborough police log: April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 14 Vehicle crash: At 1:31 a.m., a 17-year-old Antrim driver lost control of a 2005 KIA Spectra after driving at a high rate of speed on High Street near Saint Peters Cemetery, according to police. The driver lost control of the sedan during a sharp … 0

Rindge: PD investigates hate crimes

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti at two properties on Lake Contoocook, one a home up for sale, and the other an unoccupied summer property. Properties on Blakeville Road and Hemlock Avenue were vandalized, and Rindge police … 4

Police arrest fugitive wanted on charges of theft, money laundering

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on warrants issued by the state of Virginia was arrested Thursday near the rotary on Dublin Road. Harrisonburg police has 11 warrants for Kristiana R. Kufuor, 24, of Pennsylvania, charging her with … 0

Peterborough: Suspect in antique store theft identified

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After releasing video surveillance Wednesday, police say they have identified a suspect wanted for the theft of doilies, pillows, hand towels and other products from Twin Elm Farm in February. Police are not identifying the suspect at this time, pending an arrest, said Chief Scott Guinard. … 0

Bennington police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Sunday, March 29 Alarms: At 2 p.m., police received reports of an alarm going off at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride that was allegedly due to children playing with the alarm system. Police were unable to locate the children. Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received … 0

Peterborough police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 7 Parking complaint: At 10 a.m., a Nubanusit Lane resident complained about vehicles violating town ordinance by parking on the north side of the street. Workers were permitted to park there during the construction, but as the project is finished, Capt. Ernest Belletete informed them … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 … 0

Peterborough police log: April 16, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Peterborough Monday, March 30 Vehicle complaint: At 7:17 a.m., a caller complained a driver, Nicholas Patnode, 32, of Swanzey, was following his car too closely on Wilton Road. The caller said Patnode rear-ended him twice. Office Martin Kolb issues a summons to Patnode, charging him with following too … 0