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JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together to help replace their pick up truck that was stolen and totaled about a month ago. “We have other vehicles to help us haul trash and brush, but we need a new truck for the winter so we can plow snow,” said Greg Hodgson, director of Toah Nipi, a Christian-based retreat and camping center. “Having a pickup truck here is really vital. We could hire out the work, but it would be very costly for us.” Toah Nipi is seeking …

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of reckless operation, and two counts of conduct after an accident. According to police, Antilla has …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to …

Police Logs - Francestown - Aug. 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Francestown Tuesday, Aug. 11 Lost license: At 10:04 a.m., police received a call from a New York resident who had reported that she lost her driver’s license at Crotched Mountain Resort. The license had not yet been turned into the police. Wednesday, Aug. 12 Harassment complaint: At 1:55 …

Antrim: Driver crashes head-on, jumps in water

Monday, August 17, 2015

The driver of a U-Haul van allegedly involved in a multi-car accident that closed Route 9 in Antrim Saturday faces DWI and resisting arrest charges after he fled into Steels Pond following the crash. Peter Glidden, 39, of Stratham, was driving a 2015 Ford T250 U-Haul when it …

Jaffrey: Fitchburg pair arrested in drug investigation

Monday, August 17, 2015

Two Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents were arrested and charged with drug possession Friday in connection with a local drug investigation, police say. Ruel Spence, 40, and Erica Tocci, 42, were stopped in Jaffrey Friday at 5 p.m. Both were …

Police Logs: Dublin - Aug. 18, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

Dublin Saturday, Aug. 1 Motor vehicle accident: At 1:39 p.m., police responded to Main Street west of Camp Rockne Lane where a 2010 Toyota Prius driven by Laurie Ovadia, 43, of Fayetteville, New York, was traveling westbound when a small black bear ran into the travel lane. The …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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., …

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 …

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 …