Antrim police log: Aug. 20, 2013


Monday, July 29

Assist ambulance: At 12:10 p.m., police responded to High Street for an elderly man who fell and was unconscious. Upon arrival, the man had regained consciousness and was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital by Antrim Ambulance.

General information: At 11:05 p.m., an officer who was off on an unrelated call at 105 Main St. heard a loud gathering going on at 102 Main St. The officer made contact with the occupants and advised them to quiet down and they agreed to do so. The incident was cleared without further issues.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Assist other agency: At 7:10 a.m., dispatch was advised of an elderly woman walking on Route 202 in the area of Antrim Road who appeared to be out of it. Police checked the area along Antrim Road, but did not find the woman.

Friday, Aug. 2

Littering: At 12:37 p.m., youths went to the police station to advise that there were 20- or 30-year-olds at the skate park who were playing basketball, smoking and leaving their cigarette butts and ashes all over the park.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Arrest: At 1:50 a.m., an officer on patrol went to investigate an apartment building at 102 Main St. when he saw some people hanging around the outside of the building’s entrance begin to run behind the building when they saw the police cruiser. The officer followed them in his car to the rear of the building, where he found one person passed out on the ground. He investigated and found that there was an underage drinking party going on in one of the apartments; he arrested four people — Jeremy Doubleday, 18, of Bennington, Andrew Boule, 19, of Antrim, Graeham Ellerkemp, 18, of Peterborough, Ethan Essex, 19, of Antrim — and one juvenile and charged them with all unlawful possession of alcohol and internal possession of alcohol . All had bail set at $800 personal recognizance and were all picked up that night from the Police Department. The arraignment date for them is Sept. 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Motor vehicle crash: At 6:55 p.m., a white SUV was reported to have crashed on Craig Road. The operator, Emily Gaskill, 18, of Brookline, had minor injuries after she failed to negotiate the turn onto Craig Road from Gregg Lake Road. She was later released on a summons for a charge of reckless driving. Her court date is set for Sept. 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Criminal mischief: At 11:10 a.m., an officer patrolling in the area of White Birch Pond Road noticed the water pump house had been spray-painted. Photographs of the vandalism were taken.

Motor vehicle stop: At 12:04 p.m., dispatch received a call to advise that Erika Hensinger, 83, of Hillsborough was driving toward the Bennington/Antrim area on Route 202 and the caller believed she had a suspended license . This was verified through dispatch and an officer was on the lookout for the vehicle, which passed the officer on Concord Street just south of Old Concord Street. The officer recognized Hensinger from prior contacts and initiated a traffic stop on Old Turnpike Road. Hensinger was subsequently arrested and charged with driving after revocation and suspension of license and her vehicle was towed. Hensinger was later booked and bailed on $1,000 personal recognizance and given a court date of Sept. 5 at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. The officer provided a courtesy ride for Hensinger to her residence after processing.

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