Peterborough Police Log: July 18, 2013


Monday, July 8

Accident: At 6:49 p.m., Cpl. Craig Edsall responded to an accident on Grove Street at the intersection of School Street. A 2004 Subaru, driven by Daniel Amato, 60, of Peterborough, struck the curbing. Both passenger-side tires were flattened and both rims dented.

Tuesday, July 9

Accident: At 10:43 a.m., Sgt. Richard Nelson and Capt. Ernest Belletete responded to Route 202 near Hunt Road for a two-vehicle accident. Michael Hauptly-Pierce, 39, of Manchester was driving a 2003 Honda Element northbound at the intersection of Hunt Road and rear-ended a 2013 Ford pickup driven by Alexander Theodore, 48, of New Ipswich. Theodore was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital with minor injuries. The Honda was towed.

Lost dog: At 12:01 p.m., a Summer Street resident found a stray Chihuahua with no collar or tags, and brought it to Tenney, Fritz and Combs.

Noise complaint: At 5:59 p.m., Edsall responded to Prescott Hill Apartments for a report of a noise complaint. A resident reported that a man in a gold GMC SUV was playing music too loud in his vehicle. Edsall heard no music playing on arrival. Another resident was installing a car seat and was advised to make sure he kept the music down in the future.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 6:45 p.m., Officer George Xenakis responded to Route 202 at Grove Street extension for a complaint from a Cabana Drive resident reporting vehicles racing up and down the street. Xenaxis checked the area with no contact.

Wednesday, July 10

Found property: At 2:53 p.m., a Pine Street resident reported losing his wallet that morning on Route 101. The resident had received a couple of calls from people who found items belonging to him. The wallet, some credit cards and some cash were found, however, some items were still not accounted for.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 6:12 p.m., Xenaxis responded to Brady’s Plaza on Route 202 for a complaint of a 1997 Chevrolet pickup driving on one of its rims. Xenaxis found the vehicle in the breakdown lane by Brady’s Plaza. The driver was waiting for AAA.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 11:50 p.m., Cpl. Bret Sullivan responded to Route 202 north for a complaint of a teal Subaru all over the road. The vehicle was last seen in Antrim heading toward Peterborough. Sullivan checked all the way to the Hancock town line with no contact.

Thursday, July 11

Citizen assist: At 7:30 a.m., a Dublin resident reported that a dog with Peterborough tags was hit in Dublin on Route 137. The owner was notified and met the calling party at Tenny, Fritz and Combs.

Hit and run: At 9:11 a.m., a Bennington resident reported witnessing a silver 2009 Pontiac Vibe drive over the median, run over the yield sign and continue south on Route 202. Sgt. Richard Nelson responded, locating the vehicle by N.H. Ball Bearings and identified the operator.

Hit and run: At 2:59 p.m., police received a report from a New Ipswich resident stating a man driving a blue Toyota Matrix with unknown Wisconsin plates just hit his parked 2005 Chevrolet Colorado and left. There was damage to the rear passenger side of his vehicle.

Dog complaint: At 4:14 p.m., police received a report from a Lounsbury Lane resident regarding two dogs running at large. The dogs were identified as belonging to a Lounsbury Lane resident and were returned to the owner.

Abandoned vehicle: At 4:28 p.m., police received a report from RiverMead staff regarding a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire parked in their lower lot that doesn’t belong to a resident or employee. Police contacted the Dublin resident and he removed it.

Check the welfare: At 5:45 p.m., police received a report from an anonymous caller regarding two young children who were left in a 1994 Plymouth Acclaim with all the windows rolled up at the Peterborough Plaza.

Check the welfare: At 8:20 p.m., police received a 911 call from a Rindge resident to check the welfare at a Lounsbury Lane residence. He had been speaking with his mother, heard her yelling at his brother, then the phone went dead. All parties denied any yelling or fighting.

Lost and found: At 10:20 p.m., police received a report from a man who stated he had left a restaurant at 9 p.m. and realized he had left his wallet behind. After returning and not finding, the wallet was located on Concord Street. Cash and credit cards were missing.

Friday, July 12

Suspicious person: At 12:30 a.m., Xenakis checked on two suspicious people, a 16-year old juvenile and an 18-year old man, at a local business. They were waiting for a ride.

Assist other agency: At 4:15 a.m., police responded to Prescott Hill Apartments to assist the Fire Department with a report of water running in an apartment and no one answering the door. A representative from property management let them in. Water was running in the bathtub with a sock plugging the drain causing water to run into the apartments below.

Lost property: At 6:40 a.m., police received a report from a Concord Street resident who had lost his cell phone on Concord Street.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 8:46 a.m., police received a report from a resident of Spring Hill Road in Sharon stating that a woman speeds on Spring Hill Road every day around 5:25 a.m. on her way to work. He said she drives very fast down the middle of the road and that nothing has changed since the last time he reported the issue. He was advised that officers would be notified, and to call when it is happening.

Criminal mischief: At 12:20 p.m., Capt. Ernest Belletete responded to a report from the Highway Department stating that sometime overnight the 24-hour parking signs and posts at Depot Park were thrown into the river. The signs were retrieved and put back up.

Accident: At 12:51 p.m., Belletete responded to Vale Street for a one-vehicle accident. A 2000 Mercedes registered to Asad Klan, 48, of Peterborough rolled out of a business parking lot and into a building on Vale Street. The vehicle’s owner stated that he must have forgotten to put the vehicle in park when he got out. The vehicle rolled backward across the street, up and over the sidewalk, hitting a small wooden trash shed, knocking it off its foundation. There was minor damage to the vehicle.

Lost property: At 1:31 p.m., police received a report from a Sharon resident stating she lost $500 in cash the previous afternoon, possibly at or near the library.

Harassment complaint: At 3:47 p.m., police received a report from a man who said he and his girlfriend were being harassed via text messages and he wanted it to stop. The man hung up on 911. Police called him back and he said he was all set.

Accident: At 5:30 p.m., police responded to Route 101 by Old Street Road for a two-vehicle accident. Shania Lazzaro, 16, of Stoddard was driving a 1996 Honda Accord eastbound on Route 101. While turning on to Old Street Road, she cut the corner too tight and her vehicle struck a 2000 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Jacquie Long, 45, of New Ipswich. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driven from the scene.

Animal welfare complaint: At 6:31 p.m., police received a report of a dog left in a car with all the windows rolled up in a business parking lot. Xenakis responded and found two windows were down and the dog was fine. The dog did not show any signs of dehydration as it was not lethargic, panting, or drooling excessively. The dog was alert and seemed playful.

Arrest: At 8:55 p.m., police stopped a vehicle for defective equipment on Sharon Road and found the operator Luis Gonzalez, 34, of Peterborough was driving on a suspended license. Gonzalez was arrested and charged with operating after suspension, and then released on $2,500 personal recognizance with an Aug. 5 court date at the 8th Circuit Court,Jaffrey.

Saturday, July 13

Lost property: At 9:17 a.m., police received a report of a missing wallet from a Peterborough resident. The wallet is green with Jessica Simpson on it and was lost at the Peterborough plaza.

Illegal dumping: At 9:45 a.m., police received a report from a person stating that a male person operating a silver sedan just left Riverview Apartments after dumping three bags of trash in the dumpster. Officer Jason LePine responded and located the vehicle and driver who admitted to dumping the trash stating “it’s not posted.” Police informed him that it was not required to be posted. He was informed that a case would be opened and that he may be facing criminal charges. He returned to Riverview and removed his trash from the dumpster.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 11:20 a.m., police received a report of a black Toyota Camry with New Jersey license plates that was all over the road and slowing and speeding up. The caller reported that the vehicle pulled into business parking lot. Officer Michael Chapdelaine checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

Arrest/bench warrant: At 11:51 a.m., Chapdelaine stopped a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup for defective equipment (inspection) and determined that there was a bench warrant for the driver. Amanda Curry, 32, of Peterborough was arrested on a bench warrant for issuing a bad check. She was released on $700 cash bail with an Aug. 5 court date at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 4:30 p.m., police received a report of a flat-black Volkswagen Jetta driving very quickly in the area. LePine located the vehicle on Elm Street. He spoke to the driver about the incident.

Criminal threatening complaint: At 8:30 p.m., police received a report from a resident stating he was allegedly being harassed and threatened by his ex-girlfriend. A judge denied an emergency domestic violence order and the resident was advised of his options.

Noise complaint: At 10:48 p.m., police received a complaint from a resident stating she heard two gun shots across the street. Police checked the Old Jaffrey Road and Cabana Drive area. All was peaceful.

Sunday, July 14

Animal complaint: At 5:27 a.m., police received a report from a Summer Street resident stating she trapped a cat and doesn’t know what to do with it. She described the cat as a brown tabby tiger cat. She does not believe anyone owns it and said this has been the second year that the cat has come around and is a nuisance. She was referred to the humane societies in Swanzey and Nashua, and to Kitty Rescue in Jaffrey.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police received a report from a caller stating a red pickup truck towing a camper was having lane control issues. Police checked the area with negative contact.

Monday, July 15

Motor vehicle complaint: At 1:16 p.m., police received a report regarding a vehicle parked on the sidewalk on Concord Street. Chief Scott Guinard responded. Unable to locate the driver, a parking ticket was issued.

Suspicious incident: At 3:55 p.m., police received a report from a Bennington resident regarding a suspicious vehicle he had seen at his mother’s Evans Road residence.

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