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Hancock Police Log: Aug. 8, 2013


Friday, June 28

Assist: At 4:10 p.m., Officer Frank Shea assisted Greenfield police with an out-of-control person in downtown Greenfield.

Saturday, June 29

Assist: At 9:55 a.m., Shea assisted Bennington police with traffic control after a propane leak at the Rymes facility on Route 202.

Sunday, June 30

Investigation: At 2:05 p.m., Shea was flagged down on Main Street by a resident who said a tenant had moved out and may have left marijuana plants behind. Police obtained a search warrant and located three marijuana plants. An arrest warrant was issued for the renter.

Tuesday, July 2

Assist: At 1:23 p.m., Chief Andrew Wood assisted Greenfield police at an accident on Forest Road near Old County Road.

Wednesday, July 3

Assist: At 8:44 a.m., Wood and rescue workers were called to an Elmwood Road residence. An elderly woman having difficulty breathing was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Saturday, July 6

Complaint: At 12:43 p.m., Shea went to Willard Pond Road after a resident reported illegal dumping in a stream. A number of colored rocks from a fish tank were found to have been dumped.

Dispute: At 7:05 p.m., Officer Melissa Hetrick and a Greenfield police officer went to Landing Road on Nubanusit Lake after getting a report that a man had pulled a knife. A man at the landing said someone had yelled at him to slow down. He got out of his vehicle and spoke to the man and he said during the discussion the man opened a folding knife. Police located the man with the knife and spoke to him. They determined that no threats had been made and no crime had occurred.

Assist: At 10:48 p.m., Hetrick assisted Greenfield police with a domestic dispute in Greenfield that resulted in two arrests by Greenfield police.

Tuesday, July 9

Accident: At 8:24 p.m., Wood went to Sawmill Road in Greenfield after a 2006 Dodge Caravan driven by Brian Mitchell, 20, of Antrim rolled over. Mitchell was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The vehicle was towed.

Thursday, July 11

Check the welfare: At 9:10 a.m., Wood went to a Bond’s Corner Road residence after a woman reported she was unable to contact her elderly neighbor. The residence was locked, but Wood went inside and found the man had fallen. Rescue workers were notified and the man was taken by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Complaint: At 10 a.m., after getting a complaint about tree service trucks blocking King’s Highway, Wood spoke to the crew’s foreman, telling him he was not allowed to block the entire road.

Friday, July 12

Shots fired: At 6:25 p.m., an Old Hancock Road man reported shots being fired on his neighbor’s property. Hetrick determined that the shooting was being done in a safe manner.

Juvenile issue: At 8:06 p.m., Hetrick spoke to two girls in bathing suits who were walking toward the rope swing on Norway Pond and appeared to be handcuffed together. The girls agreed to go home and to leave the handcuffs at home when they go swimming in the future.

Saturday, July 13

Suspicious person: At 9:45 p.m., a resident reported that a car stopped on Bennington Road and a man got out and started walking along the road. Hetrick located the man, who said he was upset and was walking home.

Sunday, July 14

Assist: At 4:22 p.m., Shea assisted Peterborough police with traffic control on Route 101 following an accident at the Union Street intersection.

Monday, July 15

Arrest: At 9:10 a.m., Wilton police notified Hancock police that Kurt Langley, 29, formerly of Hancock, had been arrested in Wilton on a Hancock warrant charging him with manufacturing a controlled drug. The arrest was in connection with the June 30 investigation where police located marijuana plants. Langley was released on personal recognizance with an Aug. 5 court date.

Wednesday, July 17

Assist: At 9:18 p.m., Hetrick assisted Greenfield police at Greenfield State Park with an intoxicated woman who possibly had a broken hand.

Thursday, July 18

Fireworks: At 9:29 p.m., a caller complained about fireworks on Norway Hill Road. When police arrived, the homeowner said the fireworks were over. He was asked to notify the police department in the future if he plans to shoot fireworks.

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