Crime

Peterborough: Arrest part of heroin bust

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A Marlborough man arrested in Peterborough and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin is believed to have ties to a major drug distribution network out of Lawrence, Massachusetts, according to Keene police. Ryan Williams, 28, was one of 14 people arrested as a result of a two-year, multi-agency investigation aimed at dismantling large-scale heroin traffickers in and around Keene. … 0

Jaffrey: Motorcyclist injured in crash Friday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A New Ipswich man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. At 1:15 p.m., police responded to an accident report where Douglas Griffis, 28, of New Ipswich, was driving his 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 west near 315 Mountain Road when he came upon a 2015 BMW X3, driven by Laura Tolman, 41, of Dublin, that was … 0

Jaffrey: Police, fire find damage at former gym

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Safety officials are working with the owner of a vacant building to ensure that it has proper safety equipment after police found evidence of a fire during a building check Friday evening. “The fire likely occurred within the past two weeks,” said Fire Chief David Chamberlain, who said that the building’s sprinkler and fire alarm systems are not active. “Luckily, the fire was … 0

Antrim: Man charged with 7 break-ins

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Update: Bail was lowered from $25,000 to $2,500 at Codie Andersen's arraignment, and he was subsequently released. This story has been updated to reflect that. Already facing burglary charges in Greenfield and Peterborough, a Greenfield man has been … 0

Rindge: Plea deal reached in fatal crash

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A plea deal for a Massachusetts man charged with negligent homicide in the vehicle death of a 25-year-old Jaffrey resident caps his sentencing at no more than 14 years in prison. David Hoffman, 54, of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, is … 0

Police Logs: Jaffrey - May 28, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jaffrey Friday, May 15 DWI: At 5:16 a.m., police stopped a vehicle driven by Kevin Martin, 25, of Fitzwilliam for speeding. Subsequent to the stop, Martin was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI. Martin was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and given a June 4 court date … 0

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Peterborough Monday, May 18 Mind the gap: At 12:04 p.m., Susan Stansbury, 72, of Peterborough was stopped at the stop sign on Sand Hill Road and Concord Street. Stansbury told police she saw a gap in traffic. But, when she pulled her 2013 Subaru Impreza out, it struck … 0

Antrim police log: June 4, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

ANTRIM Tuesday, May 26 Arrest: At 11:13 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle, and discovered the passenger, Codie Andersen, 18, of Greenfield, had four different warrants for his arrest out of Antrim. The warrants charge Andersen with of seven counts of burglary, one count of criminal trespass, six … 0

Francestown police log: June 4, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Monday, May 26 Animal complaint: At 12:27 p.m., police responded to reports of a stray dog near the intersection of Scoby Pond Road and New Boston Road, but did not find anything upon arrival. Tuesday, May 27 Missing person: At 6:19 p.m., police heard reports of a … 0

Police Logs: Rindge - June 4, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Rindge Friday, May 29 Possession of controlled drug: At 12:17 a.m., police were called to Annett Road for a report of a suspicious person. Subsequent to the report, police arrested Benjamyn O’Brien, 22, of New Ipswich, and charged him with operating after suspension and possession of a controlled … 0

Rindge: Plea hearing set for driver in fatal crash

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A plea and sentencing hearing has been scheduled for David Hoffman, the driver of a vehicle that allegedly caused a fatal accident in Rindge on Nov. 6. A plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 24 at 9 a.m. at the Cheshire County Superior Court, where Hoffman, … 0

Hancock: After two-year manhunt, man wanted in sex case returned to U.S.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

After a two-year global manhunt, police arrested a Hancock man charged with a dozen counts of sexual assault of a child under 13. Scott Elrond Leblanc, 59, was arraigned as a fugitive from justice in Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday, after he was returned to the U.S. by … 0

Sharon: Boston rape suspect in town

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A Boston man charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting three others near Boston University was ordered to stay in his hometown of Sharon while he awaits trial, according to authorities. Boston police say Steven Lent, 26, raped a woman on Aug. 14, 2014, while living in … 0