Crime

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 at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments. While Potter’s … 0

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, 18, of Keene, who was stopped for a turning vehicle. Ciglar tried to avoid a … 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 the dog in the area before. The animal was brought to the police station, and … 0

Rindge: Restitution order in fraud case pending

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The sentencing of Aaron Olson of Rindge, who pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in May, has been delayed, as prosecutors and defense attorneys work to complete a restitution order. The order could potentially call for the return of up to $27.8 million to Olson’s friends, family and … 0

Revocations:

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Breandon K. Surprenant, 28, Antrim Stephen P. Clarke, 46, Bennington Niles V. Laplant Jr., 50, Hancock Jessica L. Singelais, 25, Temple Travis J. Thompson, 23, Lyndeborough … 0

Peterborough Cop Log: Aug. 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Peterborough Friday, July 25 Arrest: At 1:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 101 East near Old Street Road, and found that a passenger, Jarred Warren, 27 of Alstead, was wanted on a warrant issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, charging him with non-payment of attorney … 0

Jaffrey Police Log: July 10, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, Aug. 6 Shoplifting: At 7:18 p.m., police responded to a call from a Peterborough Street business regarding an alleged shoplifting incident. Upon arriving, police spoke with a Jaffrey resident who was in the store with a bag of goods that he had paid for. There was … 0

Peterborough: Man sentenced to 7.5 to 15 years

Monday, August 11, 2014

A Peterborough man was sentenced in June to seven-and-a-half up to 15 years in the Hew Hampshire State Prison for possessing child pornography and witness tampering. Another seven-and-a-half to 15 years have been suspended, pending good behavior upon … 0

New Ipswich police logs: Aug. 7, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, July 25 Scam: At 1:22 p.m., police were advised that a resident had received a call reporting Microsoft errors from the resident’s computer. The resident does not have a Microsoft-based computer. The caller was attempting to sell a protection plan for her computer. The caller … 0

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 29 Arrest: At 9 p.m., after locating a vehicle known to belong to Troy Demmons, 18, of Jaffrey, police arrested Demmons on a warrant charging him with reckless operation. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a Sept. 4 court date in the 8th … 0

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 23 Summons: At 3:30 p.m., after stopping a Chevrolet Cruze for a motor vehicle violation, police learned that the operator, Sandra Elrick, 50, of Rindge, has a license restriction of an alcohol interlock device, which this vehicle did not have. She was released on a … 0

Peterborough: Motion filed in arson case

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Former Peterborough firefighter Gregory Potter, who is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2013, while people were inside the apartments, is scheduled to … 0

Jaffrey: Car crash results in minor injuries

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — Four people escaped a two-car crash at the entrance to the McDonald’s parking lot in Jaffrey on Tuesday with only minor injuries, according to Police Chief Bill Oswalt. Originally, police were told the accident had involved … 1