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Rindge: Panhandlers now face arrest

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After receiving numerous complaints from Hannaford Supermarket, the Rindge Police Department has put panhandlers on notice. Those found in violation of panhandling on the island at the entrance of the Hannaford and Walmart parking lot, which abuts Route 202, will first be assessed a warning. For subsequent offenses, panhandlers will be arrested for criminal trespassing, a violation level offense that carries an assessed fine. Police report that several panhandlers have … 0

None injured as car rolls down embankment in downtown Peterborough

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A sedan veered off Granite Street, rolled over an embankment, and stopped in the bushes on the side of the Contoocook River at the Transcript Dam at about 8:52 p.m. Tuesday. All three of the sedan’s occupants escaped uninjured. First responders found the three out of the sedan, on the edge of the … 0

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Jennifer J. Fox, 27, Greenville … 0

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Peterborough Monday, Aug. 3 Dead bear: At 3:12 p.m., N.H. Fish and Game received a report of a dead bear near Middle Hancock Road. Police removed the bear, and could not find the driver who struck it. Untimely death: At 4:20 p.m., a police received a check welfare … 0

Hancock: Board approves new part-time officer

Monday, August 10, 2015

Peterborough resident Shane “Joey” Sweeney will be joining the Hancock Police Department in a part-time role. The hiring of Sweeney was approved by the Select Board at their July 20 board meeting. Sweeney will start his training at the NH Police Standards and Training Council 269th Part-time Officer … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - Aug. 6, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, July 28 Motor vehicle accident: At 1 p.m., police responded to the Walmart intersection on Route 202 for a motor vehicle accident. A 2013 Honda Pilot driven by Amy Pearson, 41, of New Ipswich, was stopped on Sonja Drive preparing to turn right onto Route 202 … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — August 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

Peterborough Friday, July 31 Vehicle complaint: At 6:17 p.m., a driver reported another car passed her on Jaffrey Road. She said the driver made an obscene gesture and sped off. Officer Christopher Martin stopped the car, and gave the information to Jaffrey Police. Protective custody: At 11:15 p.m., … 0

Court Logs - Aug. 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

Dublin Christopher Ponce, 30, Hinsdale, speeding, $350 fine suspended for 12 months. Hancock Claudia Messina, 18, Sullivan, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, charges not carried forward; possession of controlled/narcotic drugs, charges not carried forward; speeding, charges not carried forward; open container ordinance, $100 fine; unlawful possession … 0

Francestown: Interviews planned for police chief candidates

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — The town has narrowed in on hiring a part-time police chief, which would provide stability to a department in flux since the retirement of one officer and the resignation of two others, one of whom was the chief. The N.H. Association of Chiefs of Police will … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Antrim Wednesday, July 29 Possession of drugs: At 6:20 p.m., police arrested Kelly Claborn, 25, of Columbus, Ohio, and charged her with possession of drugs and possession of controlled/narcotic drugs subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on Keene Road. Claborn was released on $2,500 personal recognizance and given … 0

Francestown Police Logs - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Francestown Monday, July 27 Erratic operation: At 5:39 p.m., police received a call for a motor vehicle complaint where a vehicle was illegally passing other vehicles and failing to stop at stop signs in Wilton. The vehicle had last been seen driving on Route 136 toward Francestown but … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 28 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:10 p.m., police responded to River Street where a 2009 Ford Ranger driven by James Burrows, 70, of Jaffrey, backed into a dump truck driven by Derrek Trempe, 22, of Jaffrey. Burrows’ vehicle was severely damaged and the dump truck … 0

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Peterborough Monday, July 27 Hit (deer) and run: At 7:56 a.m., Darcy Lafrance, 37, of Newbury, said he struck a deer on Hancock Road at 10:20 the night before. The deer ran off, said Lafrance. There was damage to Lafrance’s 2002 Toyota Camry. Police spoke to him about … 0