Crime

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Peterborough: Man recounts ordeal buried under 2 ft. of snow

Monday, March 2, 2015

Drew Mullins, 48, was almost finished removing ice dams from the metal roof of his home on Old Street Road, when he heard a snap. He looked up, and saw a wall of snow rushing at him. The next thing Mullins knew, he was buried alive under 2 feet of snow in his … 0

Jaffrey / Rindge: Fatality case moves forward

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Massachusetts man charged with negligent homicide, following an alleged drunk driving accident in November waived his probable cause hearing. The matter will now be taken up at the superior court level. David D. Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, waived his right to a probable cause hearing on … 0

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Revocations The state has revoked the driver’s licenses of the following residents because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated: Conor R. Ameigh, 30, Antrim Brandy Lyn M. Graves, 24, Antrim Peter E. Roberts, 54, Jaffrey Rylan B. James, 23, Peterborough Matthew T. Seymour, 26, Peterborough Jose G. … 0

Police Logs: Antrim, January 15, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Antrim Tuesday, Jan. 6 Accident: At 3:35 p.m., police responded to Clinton Road for a motor vehicle hitting a school bus. Upon arrival it was determined there were no injuries and it was a minor collision. Friday, Jan. 9 Arrest: At 1:05 a.m., while on patrol on Concord … 0

Hancock: Police chief fails his fitness test

Monday, January 12, 2015

A letter from New Hampshire’s Police Standards & Training Council to Hancock Police Chief Andrew Wood reveals that Wood’s police certification status is suspended due to repeated failures to pass required fitness tests. The letter, obtained by the … 0

Monday, January 12, 2015

Jaffrey Tuesday, Jan. 6 False alarm: At 3:52 p.m., police responded to a report of a possible chimney fire at a residence at the intersection of North Street and Emery Road. Police could see fumes from the running furnace coming from the chimney but there was no fire … 0

Ex-fireman’s arson trial begins

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The criminal trial of a former Peterborough firefighter charged with arson began Wednesday at Strafford County Superior Court in Dover. Gregory Potter, 23, of Peterborough, is accused of setting a series of fires at four buildings on Main … 0

Antrim: Bus stops, car doesn’t

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A Toyota Camry smashed into a ConVal district school bus on Route 31 in Antrim Tuesday afternoon. John Giffin, an Antrim patrol officer, said that at about 3:50 p.m., the school bus stopped to drop off the last … 0

New Ipswich: Minor injuries after head-on crash

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Fire crews were called out to help extract a woman who became trapped in her car after a head-on collision with a tree. On Tuesday night at about 11:30 p.m., Carol Yungk, 62, of New Ipswich, was driving her Nissan Versa on Ashby Road when she hit a … 0

Peterborough police log: Jan. 8, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Peterborough Friday, Dec. 26 Arrest: At 12:35 p.m., police arrested Troy Demmons, 20, of Jaffrey on a warrant, charging him with disorderly conduct and two counts of criminal threatening. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance with a court date of Feb. 4. Saturday, Dec. 27 Accident: At … 0

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Jaffrey Wednesday, Dec. 31 Arrest: At 3:30 p.m., police received a report from Monadnock Community Hospital that Jared M. Richards, 35, of Jaffrey had been at the hospital with signed involuntary emergency admission papers in hand and then left the hospital. Police went to his residence and arrested … 0