Crime

Francestown police logs: Dec. 16, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

FRANCESTOWN Saturday, Nov. 29: Downed tree: At 1:10 p.m., an officer responded to a downed tree on 2nd N.H. Turnpike North, but the tree was in Deering. Assist: At 10:23 p.m., an officer received a report of a broken-down vehicle on New Boston Road. The vehicle had mechanical issues and was towed. Monday, Dec. 1: Scam report: At 11:58 a.m., an officer took a report of a resident whose credit … 0

Bennington police logs: Dec. 16, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

BENNINGTON Tuesday, Dec. 9: Criminal mischief: At 9:40 a.m., police received reports that a vehicle on Main Street had been scratched with a key. Police said that an investigation is ongoing. Wednesday, Dec. 10: Motor vehicle accident: At 8:15 a.m., police received reports that Russ Hixson, 51, of Antrim was driving east on Route 47 to a work assignment at Crotched Mountain Ski … 0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

ANTRIM Monday, Dec. 8: Evidence return: At 9:30 a.m., Antrim police returned evidence they had borrowed from the Washington Police Department. Alarm report: At 10:25 p.m., police received a call from a male subject reporting his neighbor’s car alarm sounding. Further investigation revealed that it was a false alarm. Tuesday. Dec. 9 Alarm report: At 12:29 p.m., police received reports of an alarm … 0

Jaffrey: Grease fire breaks out in duplex apt.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, erroneously quoted Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain as saying fire alarms are an expensive investment, rather than an inexpensive one. Smoke detectors saved the life of a Jaffrey man who … 0

Peterborough: Mail carrier home after vehicle crash

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Anna Cote might have a guardian angel looking over her. The 51-year-old postwoman from Peterborough is just thankful she suffered no broken bones or cuts after her postal vehicle rolled on its side after she was rear-ended Friday afternoon. “My angel must have covered me in their wings,” … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - Nov. 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

ANTRIM Wednesday, Nov. 5: Drug/alcohol arrest: At 9:05 p.m., Patrol Officer John F. Giffin II noticed two males loitering outside of Edmunds Hardware Store in Antrim. Upon investigating, Giffin arrested Justin E. Bell, 19, of Hancock and charged him with possession of controlled/narcotic drugs and unlawful possession of … 0

Rindge: 25-year-old killed in crash

Monday, November 10, 2014

Police say that intoxication was the cause of a fatal accident that took the life of a young Jaffrey resident Thursday night. According to a press release issued by N.H. State Police Troop C, 54-year-old Ashburnham, Massachusetts, resident David Hoffman was driving west on Route 119 in Rindge … 0

Peterborough: Postal service truck rear-ended, flipped upside down

Monday, November 10, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A postal vehicle was rear-ended, pushed sideways, and flipped on its side, on Jaffrey Road Friday. Anna Cote, 51, of Peterborough, the mail carrier driving the postal truck, had to be pulled out of it by … 0

Francestown police log: Nov. 10, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, Oct. 28: Suspicious activity: At 10 a.m., an officer took a report of suspicious activity on Bennington Road. A resident found paperwork that said his home was being foreclosed on. Accident: At 5:45 p.m., an officer received a report of a vehicle hitting a deer. The … 0

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Oct. 17 Assist: At 10:30 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a 70-year-old man on Mason Road who was conscious, breathing and alert, complaining of a arm and head injury sustained from a previous fall. Fireworks complaint: At 6:21 p.m., police responded to an … 0

Rindge: $5K in renovations underway at PD

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RINDGE — Changes are underway at the Rindge Police Department, after the release of a report from an outside contractor, which recommended several updates to the department’s facilities, as well as its day-to-day operations. During the timeframe between the retirement of former police chief Frank Morrill and the … 0

Peterborough: Accident closes section of Middle Hancock Road

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Update: A section of Middle Hancock Road closed following an accident today (Tuesday) was still closed at about 3:30 p.m., Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said. He didn't expect the road to reopen until after 5 p.m.; he could not comment further on the details … 0

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

ANTRIM Tuesday, Oct. 28: Property found: At 7:35 p.m., a resident turned in a pink iPhone with a cracked screen. It still has not been picked up. Wednesday, Oct. 29: Mentally disturbed person: At 8:23 a.m., Sgt. Ryan Storro was called to a West Street residence, where police … 0