Crime

Rindge: One-alarm fire nearly takes down garage

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — A one-alarm fire broke out Monday evening at a Candlelight Road garage. Damage to the garage was minimal because of the quick reaction time of the homeowner, who cut his wall open with a circular saw to gain access to the fire. Rindge Fire Chief Rick Donovan says that the fire was caused because the stove was too close to the wall. “He had heard a crackling sound … 0

Rindge: Officer Tom Horne returning to force

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RINDGE — After serving for over a year at the New Ipswich Police Department, Police Officer Thomas Horne is returning to Rindge, where he got his start in law enforcement. Originally leaving for a full-time position in New Ipswich on December 31, 2013, Horne will be returning to the Rindge Police Department full-time on March 22, 2015. “It feels like I’m coming home,” … 0

Antrim police log: March 5, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

ANTRIM Tuesday, Feb. 24: Assist: At 11:43 a.m., police assisted Hillsborough Police with a minor motor vehicle accident in Hillsborough. Thursday, Feb. 26: Arrest: At 11:51 p.m., while on investigation of a motor vehicle stop for speed, police found the passenger, James Roberts, 23, of Wyoming, Michigan to have two electronic bench warrants — one out of Jaffrey District Court for driving after … 0

Court log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

Dublin Douglass Ahern, 18, Jaffrey, driving after suspension of license, charges not carried forward. Hancock Amanda Gagne, 22, Winchester, driving after revocation or suspension, $310 fine, operating with a suspended registration, $274 fine with $150 suspended for 12 months. Jaffrey Michelle Asaff, 47, Jaffrey, DWI, charges not carried … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

Temple-Greenville Thursday, Jan. 8 Arrest: Police arrested Jonah Mims, 28, of Greenville on an electronic bench warrant issued by the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey charging him with taking without owner’s consent. He was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Corrections in lieu of $500 cash bail. Monday, … 0

Wilton police log: Jan. 20, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015

Wilton Friday, Dec. 9 Motor vehicle accident: At 9:41 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Abbot Hill Road in which Kristina Dostaler-Germano, 20, of Greenville went off the road while driving her 2005 Subaru Forester. She was not injured. Motor vehicle accident: At 10:49 a.m., … 0

New Ipswich: DWI charge follows car accident

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A car accident on Saturday night led to the arrest of the driver, according to police. On Saturday at around 10:30 p.m., police responded to a single car motor vehicle accident on Greenville Road. Road conditions were slightly slippery, according to the police accident report. According to Fire … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Fatality case moves forward

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Massachusetts man charged with negligent homicide, following an alleged drunk driving accident in November waived his probable cause hearing. The matter will now be taken up at the superior court level. David D. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, waived his right to a probable cause hearing on … 0

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Conor R. Ameigh, 30, Antrim Brandy Lyn M. Graves, 24, Antrim Peter E. Roberts, 54, Jaffrey Rylan B. James, 23, Peterborough Matthew T. Seymour, 26, Peterborough Jose G. … 0

Police Logs: Antrim, January 15, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Antrim Tuesday, Jan. 6 Accident: At 3:35 p.m., police responded to Clinton Road for a motor vehicle hitting a school bus. Upon arrival it was determined there were no injuries and it was a minor collision. Friday, Jan. 9 Arrest: At 1:05 a.m., while on patrol on Concord … 0

Hancock: Police chief fails his fitness test

Monday, January 12, 2015

A letter from New Hampshire’s Police Standards & Training Council to Hancock Police Chief Andrew Wood reveals that Wood’s police certification status is suspended due to repeated failures to pass required fitness tests. The letter, obtained by the … 0

Monday, January 12, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Jan. 6 False alarm: At 3:52 p.m., police responded to a report of a possible chimney fire at a residence at the intersection of North Street and Emery Road. Police could see fumes from the running furnace coming from the chimney but there was no fire … 0

Ex-fireman’s arson trial begins

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The criminal trial of a former Peterborough firefighter charged with arson began Wednesday at Strafford County Superior Court in Dover. Gregory Potter, 23, of Peterborough, is accused of setting a series of fires at four buildings on Main … 0