Crime

David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, appeared in court on Wednesday in Jaffrey to be arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide.

Jaffrey/Rindge: Driver in fatal crash arraigned

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

JAFFREY — David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6, was arraigned on a charge of negligent homicide at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on Wednesday afternoon. As part of his bail conditions, Justice L. Phillips Runyon III ordered that Hoffman be fitted with an ankle bracelet for house arrest and that he not drive; bail was set at $20,000 cash or surety. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, entered the courtroom Wednesday on crutches, with his left foot in a cast from injuries suffered in the accident. Police allege Hoffman’s alcohol consumption that day was … 0

Police Logs: Hancock - Nov. 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

HANCOCK Tuesday, Sept. 16: Assist: At 2:30 p.m., police responded to Forest Road for reports of a resident having a seizure. The resident was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital. Noise complaint: At 8:57 p.m.. police received noise complaints for alleged fireworks near Middle Road. The fireworks had stopped upon the officers’ arrival. Wednesday, Sept. 17: Theft: At 3 p.m., police received reports from … 0

Revocations:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Anthony J. Coleman Jr., 29, Jaffrey Heather M. Girouard, 39, Jaffrey Nicholas G. Panagiotes, 49, Rindge … 0

Hancock: No one injured when minivan catches fire

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Gail Dubeck watched flames engulf and char her minivan in front of her Hancock home Tuesday as she also tried to pull her husband, William, back from fighting the fire with a garden hose. Gail was thankful and … 0

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: James M. Krieger, 56, Bennington John W. Harvey, 44, Hancock Timothy J. Cyr, 21, Lyndeborough Joseph R. Borsari, 23, Peterborough … 0

Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Jaffrey Monday, Sept. 15 Accident: At 3:15 p.m., police responded to Main Street for a two-car accident. According to police, Thomas Ciglar, 47, of Rindge was driving a 2003 Subaru Legacy westbound on Main Street when he failed to see a 2002 Volvo V70XC, driven by Jacob Macek, … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

New Ipswich Wednesday, Sept. 3 Animal control: At 7:10 a.m., an Ashlawn Farm Road resident found a small brown and white Pomeranian-like dog in her driveway. The resident informed police that the dog came out of the woods before it collapsed in her driveway. She had never seen … 0

Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught … 0

Mason: Fire guts residence, leaves two homeless

Monday, September 22, 2014

A single-alarm fire on Saturday evening resulted in the total loss of a Starch Mill Road home. Neither of the house’s two occupants was home at the time of the fire. At about 6:23 p.m., a passerby noticed … 0

Jaffrey police log: Sept. 23, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Jaffrey Friday, Sept. 5 Accident: At 7:45 p.m., police received a report from a Rindge resident stating that she was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident in a Peterborough Street parking lot. She left a note for the registered owner with whom she had made contact. Police … 0

Peterborough: Crash into utility pole slows traffic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A Brookline, N.H. man ran his van into a utility pole on Concord Street on Monday morning, snapping the pole in half, and slowing traffic until that night. Capt. Ernest Belletete of the Peterborough Police Department said Sean Marquette, 27, crashed into the utility pole next … 0

New Ipswich: Fundraiser for victims of house fire

Monday, September 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Friends of the Paris family, who lost their home to a fire last week, have been pulling together to raise money to help the family get back on its feet. In the early hours of … 0