New Ipswich police log: Nov. 26, 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 6
Found property: At 2:40 p.m., the owner of a Turnpike Road business called to advise police that a resident had left their wallet behind while visiting the establishment.
Suspicious activity: At 9:30 p.m., a Timbertop Road resident advised police that while the door between his garage and dining room was unlocked, his dogs had jumped on the door, scratching and breaking the frame. The resident believed that there may have been someone inside his garage, causing the dogs to jump on the door. He did not believe anything to be missing or disturbed. Police checked the garage and nothing appeared to be out of place.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Vandalism: At 12 a.m., police received a report that while cleaning the school, custodians had found a torn off computer desktop in the library, a destroyed chair in the senior lounge, a destroyed chair in the foods room, and a 2012 banner ripped down. School officials will investigate and check security cameras to determine suspects.
Saturday, Nov. 9
Theft: At 10:13 a.m., police were notified that a beige Chevy S10 pickup driven by a woman with brown hair and a black or brown jacket picked up food left out for a Boy Scout food Drive. The woman picked up the food and left in a hurried manner, and the reporting resident believed it was suspicious and possibly a theft. Police issued a stop and hold order for the vehicle.
Arrest: At 6 p.m., police arrested a 17 year old from New Ipswich after he turned himself in on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department, charging him with criminal mischief. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Dec. 3 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Be on the lookout: At 10:35 p.m., police received a report that the Jaffrey Police Department had responded to a tire fire on Proctor Road in Jaffrey. Jaffrey police asked that police be on the lookout for a smaller, dark-colored pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet with several kids in the back. Police checked the area but did not locate the vehicle. Police remained on the back roads most of the night to patrol for possible tire fires, but none were seen or reported.
Stranded motorist: At 11 p.m., police came across a vehicle on the side of Turnpike Road with four-way flashers on. Police made contact and found that the vehicle was overheating. Once the vehicle cooled down, the driver was able to continue to travel home to Gardner, Mass.
Sunday, Nov. 10
Conduct after an accident: At 10:05 a.m., police received a report that a Green Farm Road resident had discovered their mailbox had been damaged. Police responded to the scene, and it appeared the mailbox was struck by a vehicle, possible a V8 car that would have sustained front-end damage.
Arrest: At 5:25 p.m., police arrested Jessica Malloy, 36, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department, charging her with six felony counts of forgery and one count of felony theft. She was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail with a court date of Dec. 3.
Monday, Nov. 11
Motor vehicle complaint: At 2:32 p.m., a Souhegan Valley Ambulance driver notified police that, while driving the ambulance, a silver Nissan Maxima with a New Hampshire plate passed her on a double yellow line on Turnpike Road. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.
Animal complaint: At 2:45 p.m., police observed eight pigs in the roadway. Police tracked them back to their residence on Timbertop Road and corralled them into their pens and notified the homeowner.
Arrest: At 7:30 p.m., the Temple-Greenville Police Department arrested Jonah Mimms, 27, of Greenville on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department, charging him with operating after suspension of driver’s licence. He was released on $750 personal recognizance and issued a court date of Dec. 3 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Road hazard: 9:50 p.m., police discovered a small tree partially in the roadway near 550 Ashby Rd. Police moved the tree from the roadway.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Animal complaint: At 8:45 p.m., police were notified that a resident had lost her two dogs, Loki, a black and tan German Shepherd mix, and Frankie, a brown hound mix. Later that morning, the resident notified police that the dogs had returned.
Animal complaint: At 9:12 a.m., a Hubbard Pond Road resident advised police that there has been a stray black cat around her home for approximately a week.
Motor vehicle violation: At 12:29 p.m., a resident informed police that while a school bus was picking up a child, the bus was passed by a small grey car with a Massachusetts’ plate while the red lights were on. No description of the driver was given.
Motor vehicle accident: At 6:44 p.m., police found Austin Hills of New Ipswich pulled over in his Ford Fusion. Hills advised that while driving on Turnpike Road in the area of Mascenic High School, he hit a traffic cone that was in the road. After hitting the cone, his car experienced a coolant leak. Police followed Hills home to assure his safety.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Motor vehicle accident: At 7:43 p.m., police responded to a single-car motor vehicle accident on Currier Road at the Turnpike intersection. The operator, Bobbie Salvatore, 43, of New Ipswich, was driving on Currier Road in a 2007 Hyundai Sonata when the car drifted off the roadway and struck a tree, according to witness statements. Salvatore sustained facial injuries due to the airbag deployment. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Salvatore was treated by Souhegan Valley Ambulance personnel at the scene.
Criminal threatening: At 6:38 p.m., police responded to a report of a resident that while his wife was at work she had received a threatening text message. As the incident had occurred while she was at work in Wilton. Police forwarded the information to Wilton Police Department for further investigation.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Criminal mischief: At 2:55 p.m., police observed a light brown pickup doing donuts in the parking lot of 32 Main St. When police turned around, the vehicle took off. While looking for the vehicle, a resident flagged police down to complain about a light brown pickup truck going fast and going sideways around corners on Old Tenney Road.
Monday, Nov. 18
Suspicious activity: at 12:35 p.m., police responded to a possible break-in at a vacant property on Temple Road. A second-story window was open. Police checked the area and found that the back door, which was padlocked with a hasp, had been pulled from the doorjamb, allowing access to the abandoned residence. Police cleared the building, and it does not appear that anyone has been in the structure for some time. The director of public works secured the door.