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Greenfield: Woman making a donation loses ring

Monday, May 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman donated more than she expected to the American Legion last week. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Peterborough were manning a donation can at the Harvester Market to raise money for the American Legion Peterborough Post No. 5 Poppy Program, which both helps employ veterans in need and commemorates those lost in battle. After one woman dropped some money in the can, the Thomases found that … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ to 15 years, and a $4,000 fine for each of the five counts of … 0

Hancock police log: May 19, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 15 Motor vehicle accident: At 10:05 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 202, south of Forest Road. Jessica Brigham, 42, of Antrim was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra southbound when her vehicle struck a guardrail. The vehicle sustained significant damage and had to be towed. Brigham reportedly had a hand injury and no memory of the … 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

Francestown police log: April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Tuesday, April 14 Alarms: At 8:08 a.m., police received reports of alarms being activated at the Francestown Town Offices. State Police responded to the scene. Suspicious activity: At 9:23 a.m., police received reports from a resident of tire tracks going in and out of several driveways and … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rindge Tuesday, April 14 Deer/vehicle collision: At 7:30 p.m., a 2013 Ford Taurus driven by Christopher Cramb, 46, of Rindge, struck a deer on Route 202. There was substantial damage to the driver’s side front of the vehicle and the vehicle was towed from the scene. There were … 0

Peterborough police log: April 23, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 14 Vehicle crash: At 1:31 a.m., a 17-year-old Antrim driver lost control of a 2005 KIA Spectra after driving at a high rate of speed on High Street near Saint Peters Cemetery, according to police. The driver lost control of the sedan during a sharp … 0

Rindge: PD investigates hate crimes

Monday, April 20, 2015

RINDGE — Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti at two properties on Lake Contoocook, one a home up for sale, and the other an unoccupied summer property. Properties on Blakeville Road and Hemlock Avenue were vandalized, and Rindge police … 4

Police arrest fugitive wanted on charges of theft, money laundering

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on warrants issued by the state of Virginia was arrested Thursday near the rotary on Dublin Road. Harrisonburg police has 11 warrants for Kristiana R. Kufuor, 24, of Pennsylvania, charging her with … 0

Peterborough: Suspect in antique store theft identified

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After releasing video surveillance Wednesday, police say they have identified a suspect wanted for the theft of doilies, pillows, hand towels and other products from Twin Elm Farm in February. Police are not identifying the suspect at this time, pending an arrest, said Chief Scott Guinard. … 0