Crime

Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure the powder was not a harmful substance. “The powder came … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, an amount that represented two to three months in unpaid electric bills,” said Mitchell, of … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Police Logs: Dublin - April 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Dublin Friday, April 24 Driving after suspension: At 7:00 p.m., police stopped Mollie Ringland, 23, of Winchester on Main Street for an uninspected vehicle. Ringland was consequently arrested and charged with driving after suspension and was given a June 2 court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said … 0

Peterborough: Plea deal reached

Monday, April 27, 2015

A Peterborough landlord reached a plea deal with the state for embezzling more than $15,000 from the town of Troy. She used the money to pay utility bills at a rental property in Peterborough, as well as properties in Troy and Plymouth. Cynthia Satas, 63, who owns the … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Andersen, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged … 0

Hancock police log: April 23, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 1 Citizen assist: At 9 a.m., an Antrim resident inquired about rates for police details. An officer provided the requested information. Animal complaint: At 10:52 a.m., police received reports that a resident’s dog — a chocolate Lab named Buddy — had taken off into the … 0

Francestown police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Saturday, April 18 Animal complaint: At 10:27 a.m., police received reports of stray dogs, which an animal control officer was called to transport. An officer met the complainant at the station, took possession of the canines, and transported them back to their Scoby Road owners. Sunday, April … 0

Peterborough police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Peterborough Thursday, April 16 Forgery: At 3:19 p.m., a Grove Street business owner reported Nicholas Brettschieder, 27, of Leominster, Massachusetts, attempted to cash a check he said Brettschieder stole from him. When police arrived at the bank, Brettschieder fled on foot. Jaffrey Police arrested Brettschieder at 4:30 p.m. … 0

Bennington police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Bennington Sunday, April 12 Gun complaint: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to North Bennington Road for reported gunfire. Police found that the use of the gun was lawful upon arrival and let it continue. Sunday, April 19 Property dispute: At 12:50 p.m., police responded to Starret Road after … 0

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Joseph T. Adams, 22, Hancock Kimball D. Davis, 62, Wilton … 0

Antrim police log: April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ANTRIM Monday, April 13 Arrest: At 6:39 p.m., an officer responded to reports of a domestic disturbance at a Main Street address that resulted in the arrest of Richard D. Smolag, 33, of Antrim. Police charged Smolag with one count of simple assault for alleged domestic violence, one … 0