Crime

Two benches were at the town common were destroyed over the weekend by a vehicle.

Rindge: Police obtaining warrant for bench destruction

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Police are preparing a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Rindge town common over the weekend. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg declined to identify the driver, but based on police records from multiple departments, the suspect appears to be Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. “We started poking around the crime scene and found some paint … 0

Peterborough: 75-year prison term possible

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An ex-firefighter who was found guilty of intentionally setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree faces a possible 75-year sentence tomorrow. Gregory Potter’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Strafford County Superior Court. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ to 15 years, and a $4,000 fine for each of the five counts of arson … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — July 9, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Peterborough Wednesday, June 24 Theft reported: At 6:35 p.m., the owner of Hidden Treasures on Concord Street reported items missing from his store. Police are investigating. Marijuana: At 8:14 p.m., police searched Riverview Apartments after they received a report of the smell of marijuana. Police could not locate … 0

Rindge / Jaffrey / Wilton: More tests questioned in online certifications

Monday, July 6, 2015

Three more Monadnock region police officers’ Breathalyzer certifications have come into question after the state found a second glitch in the state-mandated online recertification test. Officer Thomas Bishop of Jaffrey and officers Todd Moriarty and William Hickerson III of Wilton were three of nearly 150 officers named in … 0

Peterborough: Man facing heroin charge fails to appear

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — A Swanzey man, who was arrested in Peterborough on April 29 and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin, failed to appear at his arraignment at the 8th Circuit, District Division, Jaffrey, yesterday. Ryan Williams, 28, … 0

Court Logs - July 7, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

Greenfield Codie Andersen, 18, Greenfield, two counts of burglary, defendant waived probable cause hearing, bail set at $10,000 personal recognizance. Patrick Quigley, 28, Antrim, operating without a valid license, $124 fine. Morgan Fox, 21, Greenfield, possession of drugs, charges not carried forward; possession of marijuana, $310 fine. Jaffrey … 0

Peterborough: Arrest part of heroin bust

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Marlborough man arrested in Peterborough and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin is believed to have ties to a major drug distribution network out of Lawrence, Massachusetts, according to Keene police. Ryan Williams, 28, was one … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist injured in crash Friday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Ipswich man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. At 1:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report where Douglas Griffis, 28, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 west near 315 Mountain Road when he … 0

Jaffrey: Police, fire find damage at former gym

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Safety officials are working with the owner of a vacant building to ensure that it has proper safety equipment after police found evidence of a fire during a building check Friday evening. “The fire likely occurred within the past two weeks,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, who said … 0

Police Logs: Peterborough — June 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Peterborough Friday, June 19 Hit and run: At 4:28 p.m., a driver reported a vehicle crashed into a guardrail on Jaffrey Road and kept driving. Officer Lionel Emond III stopped the vehicle, and served the driver, Gregory Boudel, 55, of Hillsborough, a summons charging him with negligent driving. … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, June 23 Car vs. deer: At 12:20 p.m., police responded to Route 202 near the Jaffrey border where a 2007 Mercedes C-Class, driven by Serena Yin, 26, of Rindge, struck a deer. There were no reported injuries; the vehicle was left at a car dealership on … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, June 24 Resisting arrest: At 8:50 a.m., police responded to a North Street residence for report of a domestic disturbance where Eric Wilkins, 24, of Jaffrey, reportedly threatened his girlfriend with a knife. When police arrived, they attempted to arrest Wilkins, but he ran out of … 0