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Crime

Peterborough: Burglary suspect nabbed

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A Peterborough man has been charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that started in late September. Joshua Laprise, 25, was arrested on Oct. 22 by Peterborough police and charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of false reports to law enforcement. According to a press release police issued Wednesday, LaPrise reported his Union Street residence had been burglarized, but police believe it was not. The … 0

Sharon: Deer causes early morning car accident

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A New Ipswich man skidded off the road in Sharon and into a guardrail Wednesday morning. John Stalbird, 55, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2002 Buick on Route 123 at 6:14 a.m. Wednesday when a deer ran into the road. Stalbird swerved, missing the deer. He skidded off the roadway and smashed into a guardrail. Stalbird was driving north on Route 123 … 0

Greenfield: Driver charged in speeding accident

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A driver injured in a single-car accident earlier this month has been charged with reckless operation, according to police. Toby Theodore, 25, of Greenfield, was driving on Slip Road shortly after midnight on Oct. 11, when he lost control of his 2010 Subaru Legacy and left the roadway, colliding with a tree. The accident resulted in a leg injury. Police are alleging that … 0

Peterborough: Burst pipe briefly shuts down water to part of town

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Much of Peterborough from Noone Falls south was without water after a water-main break at New Hampshire Ball Bearings early Tuesday . Leo Smith, Peterborough’s business manager, said Wednesday that water service in this area resumed late Tuesday afternoon. An environmental testing company drilling for the ball bearings … 0

Hancock: No one injured when minivan catches fire

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Gail Dubeck watched flames engulf and char her minivan in front of her Hancock home Tuesday as she also tried to pull her husband, William, back from fighting the fire with a garden hose. Gail was thankful and … 0

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: James M. Krieger, 56, Bennington John W. Harvey, 44, Hancock Timothy J. Cyr, 21, Lyndeborough Joseph R. Borsari, 23, Peterborough … 0

Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Sept. 15 Accident: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to Main Street for a two-car accident. According to police, Thomas Ciglar, 47, of Rindge was driving a 2003 Subaru Legacy westbound on Main Street when he failed to see a 2002 Volvo V70XC, driven by Jacob Macek, … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Ipswich Wednesday, Sept. 3 Animal control: At 7:10 a.m., an Ashlawn Farm Road resident found a small brown and white Pomeranian-like dog in her driveway. The resident informed police that the dog came out of the woods before it collapsed in her driveway. She had never seen … 0

Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home at the time of the fire. At about 6:23 p.m., a passerby noticed … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in a Peterborough Street parking lot. She left a note for the registered owner with whom she had made contact. Police … 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