Crime

Rindge: UPDATE: Officials say suspicious powder likely medication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Authorities are saying the brown powder sent in an enveloped to a Taggart Circle residence is most likely hypertension medication. Rindge police were called to the scene around 6 p.m. Monday, after a homeowner found an envelope sent from Canada, containing a blank piece of paper and brown powder. The Keene hazmat team was called to the scene to ensure the powder was not a harmful substance. “The powder came … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, an amount that represented two to three months in unpaid electric bills,” said Mitchell, of … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 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

Bennington police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

BENNINGTON Sunday, March 29 Alarms: At 2 p.m., police received reports of an alarm going off at Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride that was allegedly due to children playing with the alarm system. Police were unable to locate the children. Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received … 0

Peterborough police log: April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

Peterborough Tuesday, April 7 Parking complaint: At 10 a.m., a Nubanusit Lane resident complained about vehicles violating town ordinance by parking on the north side of the street. Workers were permitted to park there during the construction, but as the project is finished, Capt. Ernest Belletete informed them … 0

Francestown: Regionalization for police examined

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Francestown Police Department is considering combining their department with another, after recently swearing in four new officers. Officer in Charge Stephen Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that regionalizing the department with a nearby town is on … 0

Temple/Greenville: Ten years of combined community policing

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

TEMPLE — While many towns in the Monadnock region have talked about regionalizing their police departments, only Temple and Greenville have made it happen. The result has been more than $1 million in savings over the last 10 … 0