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Peterborough: Bartender says driver in crash was not impaired

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A bartender at the Jaffrey VFW who was with a Jaffrey man hours before a car accident in which he was charged with aggravated DWI says he was not drunk when he left the post. “There is no way he was impaired. I’d bet my life on it,” said Linda Busierre. “He’s well loved up here.” Leonard Gonthier, 54, remains in serious condition in UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, …

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Edward McGratty, 51, Francestown James M. Mercier, 27, Rindge Mitchell L. Bergeron, 44, Jaffrey Nathan M. Glavey, 29, New Ipswich Sean Ferreira, 30, Peterborough Scott Milliken, 38, Peterborough Mark A. Ducharme, 57, Wilton …

Peterborough/Jaffrey: DWI charge is driver’s third

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — A town plow truck driver is facing his third DWI charge in 11 years after he sideswiped an SUV and collided head-on with another vehicle on Route 202 Jan. 30, according to police documents. Leonard Gonthier, 54, of Jaffrey, was arrested in 2005 in Hancock and in 2009 in Peterborough, both …

Police Log: Peterborough — Jan. 12, 2015

Monday, January 11, 2016

Peterborough Monday, Jan. 4 Rollover: A 2001 Ford Explorer driven by Joseph Sweet, 28, of Rindge, flipped over on Bass Road at 10:47 a.m. Police attributed the rollover to icy conditions. Sweet was uninjured, and was able to drive away. Harassment: Police opened a case of harassment after …

Dublin: Accused arsonist faces theft charges

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

A Dublin man already accused of setting a car on fire in Jaffrey will appear in court next month to answer a Dublin charge of theft from a motor vehicle, according to police. Nathaniel S. Weddle, 26, turned …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Jaffrey Tuesday, Dec. 22 Drug possession: At 4:50 p.m., police issued a hand summons to Nicholas Emery, 19, of Winchendon, Massachusetts, on a charge of possession of controlled/narcotic drugs. Police says they went to check on the welfare of some children at a Blake Street residence, as it …

Police Logs: Rindge - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Rindge Monday, Dec. 28 Assault: At 8:30 p.m., police arrested Joshua Streicher, 29, of Rindge, on a charge of domestic violence: simple assault. Streicher was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and given a Jan. 4, court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Tuesday, Dec. 29 Warrant …

Police Logs: Peterborough - Jan. 7, 2015

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Peterborough Wednesday, Oct. 30 Accident: A 2009 Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 16-year-old slid off the road and struck a guardrail on High Street near St. Peter’s Cemetery at 7:15 p.m. The juvenile was not injured. The sedan sustained front-end damage and was towed away. Free?: Police responded …

Police Logs: Hancock - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Hancock Monday, Dec. 7 Suspicious incident: Two men said they fired their guns into the air to scare away a bear near Forest Road at 8:06 p.m. Police were alerted by the wife of one of the men who said she heard gunshots when her husband went to …

Police Logs: Bennington - Jan. 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Bennington Tuesday, Dec. 15 Assist agency: At 5:30 p.m., police assisted Antrim police with a male who threatened to harm himself. Police were able to take the man into custody without incident. Wednesday, Dec. 16 Motor vehicle accident: At 11:50 a.m., police responded to an accident at the …

Rindge: Still no lawyer for Stratton

Monday, January 4, 2016

JAFFREY — A Rindge man facing domestic violence charges arrived in court for the second time without a lawyer Monday, and waived probable cause. James Stratton, 69, was transported from the Cheshire County House of Corrections to the …

Police Log — Jan. 5, 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016

Peterborough Saturday, Dec. 26 High-speed chase: Police deployed a spike strip to stop a stolen Chevrolet Cruze driven by Charles Sims, 52, of Antrim, who police say was driving at speeds over 100 mph. According to police, the chase started when Sgt. Michael Chapdelaine, responding to a report …

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Michael W. Clark, 60, Dublin Amy L. MacDonald, 46, Francestown Paula M. Patterson, 48, Greenville Kaila M. Straight, 23, Jaffrey Roger A. Crosby, 31, Lyndeborough Scott M. Hamel, …