Crime

Greenfield: Woman making a donation loses ring

Monday, May 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman donated more than she expected to the American Legion last week. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Peterborough were manning a donation can at the Harvester Market to raise money for the American Legion Peterborough Post No. 5 Poppy Program, which both helps employ veterans in need and commemorates those lost in battle. After one woman dropped some money in the can, the Thomases found that … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ to 15 years, and a $4,000 fine for each of the five counts of … 0

Hancock police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 15 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:05 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 202, south of Forest Road. Jessica Brigham, 42, of Antrim was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra southbound when her vehicle struck a guardrail. The vehicle sustained significant damage and had to be towed. Brigham reportedly had a hand injury and no memory of the … 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

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 … 0

Rindge police logs; May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rindge Sunday, May 3 Arrest: At 3:11 p.m., George Temple, 34, of Baldwinville, Massachusetts turned himself into the Rindge police subsequent to an incident that occurred on May 1. Temple was charged with conduct after an accident and operating after suspension. He was released on a summons and … 0

Peterborough police log: May 7, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Peterborough Monday, April 27 Attempted burglary: At 10:36 a.m., a Main Street resident reported an attempted break-in at an apartment she owns. According to police, nothing was stolen. Tuesday, April 28 Accident: At 3:40 p.m. near Mr. Mike’s Market on Grove Street, a 2011 Ford pickup driven by … 0

Peterborough police log: May 5, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Peterborough Friday, April 24 Masked man: At 3:38 p.m., a resident reported seeing a masked man pushing a cart or stroller along Wilton Road. Police found the man. They learned he was participating in a Make-A-Wish Foundation event. Saturday, April 25 Controlled substance: At 12:26 a.m., Officer Ashley … 0

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Peterborough firefighters rush into a Depot Square business Tuesday afternoon, after a caller reported smelling a fire. The call turned out to be a false alarm. … 0

Francestown police log: April 28, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 21 Citizen assist: At 9:52 a.m., an officer responded to a Garrish Road residence to verify a Vehicle Identification Number. Animal complaint: At 12:24 p.m., an officer responded to Route 136 near the Greenfield town line after reports of a dog loose in the roadway. … 0