Crime

JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together to help replace their pick up truck that was stolen and totaled about a month ago. “We have other vehicles to help us haul trash and brush, but we need a new truck for the winter so we can plow snow,” said Greg Hodgson, director of Toah Nipi, a Christian-based retreat and camping center. “Having a pickup truck here is really vital. We could hire out the work, but it would be very costly for us.” Toah Nipi is seeking …

Rindge: Police issue warrant for Town Common damage

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Police Department has officially issued a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Town Common in July. The warrant was issued for Daniel Antilla, 21, of Gardner, Massachusetts. Antilla will face six charges total: two counts of criminal mischief: vandalism, two counts of reckless operation, and two counts of conduct after an accident. According to police, Antilla has …

Jaffrey: Guilty plea expected in heroin dealing case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

One of two men allegedly caught dealing heroin in the area is expected to plead guilty, according to court documents. Alan D. Wheeler, 26, of Jaffrey is scheduled to appear at the Cheshire Superior Court, Keene next Wednesday for a plea and sentencing hearing for a special felony controlled drug charge. Wheeler has agreed to enter a guilty plea and serve two to …

Police Logs: Antrim - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Antrim Wednesday, July 29 Possession of drugs: At 6:20 p.m., police arrested Kelly Claborn, 25, of Columbus, Ohio, and charged her with possession of drugs and possession of controlled/narcotic drugs subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on Keene Road. Claborn was released on $2,500 personal recognizance and given …

Francestown Police Logs - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Francestown Monday, July 27 Erratic operation: At 5:39 p.m., police received a call for a motor vehicle complaint where a vehicle was illegally passing other vehicles and failing to stop at stop signs in Wilton. The vehicle had last been seen driving on Route 136 toward Francestown but …

Police Logs: Jaffrey - Aug. 6, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, July 28 Motor vehicle accident: At 3:10 p.m., police responded to River Street where a 2009 Ford Ranger driven by James Burrows, 70, of Jaffrey, backed into a dump truck driven by Derrek Trempe, 22, of Jaffrey. Burrows’ vehicle was severely damaged and the dump truck …

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Peterborough Monday, July 27 Hit (deer) and run: At 7:56 a.m., Darcy Lafrance, 37, of Newbury, said he struck a deer on Hancock Road at 10:20 the night before. The deer ran off, said Lafrance. There was damage to Lafrance’s 2002 Toyota Camry. Police spoke to him about …

Peterborough: Potter gets 4-14 years

Monday, August 3, 2015

DOVER — Did convicted arsonist Gregory Potter deserve 4 to 14 years in prison? Not according to his family and friends, who said the 24-year-old made a drunken mistake. The prosecution and members of the Durham Fire Department, …

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: Man charged with negligent homicide in 2014 car-versus-motorcycle fatality

Monday, August 3, 2015

A New Ipswich man has been charged with negligent homicide and reckless conduct with a deadly weapon in connection with a 2014 vehicular accident that killed a Jaffrey man. Ralph J. Calistro, 70, was indicted on July 23 …

Police Logs: Peterborough — August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Peterborough Monday, July 20 Suspended license: At 11:39 p.m., Sgt. Richard Nelson stopped a vehicle for speeding on Wilton Road near Powers Bridge Road. Nelson subsequently arrested the driver, Peter Mwanza, 36, of Coral Springs, Florida. Mwanza was charged with driving after suspension. He was released on $1,000 …

Court Logs - Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Greenfield Spenser Cook, 21, Hudson, DWI, $620 fine, referred to an impaired driver care management program, driver’s license revoked for nine months. Andrew Beck, 35, Bennington, operating after suspension, $560 fine with $250 suspended for 24 months. Joshua Spaulding, 24, Whitefield, DWI, $620 fine, referred to an impaired …

Rindge: Police obtaining warrant for bench destruction

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Police are preparing a warrant for the driver who allegedly destroyed two benches on the Rindge town common over the weekend. Police Chief Todd Muilenberg declined to identify the driver, but based on police records from multiple departments, …

Peterborough: 75-year prison term possible

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An ex-firefighter who was found guilty of intentionally setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree faces a possible 75-year sentence tomorrow. Gregory Potter’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Strafford County Superior Court. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of 7½ …