Hancock Police Log: Sept. 3, 2013


Saturday, Aug. 17

Vandalism: At 9:30 a.m., a resident reported that a rock had been thrown at a kitchen window of a house on Main Street.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Accident: At 7:17 p.m., a 2007 Chevrolet Aveo driven by Madeline Zimmerman, 16, of Hancock went off Davenport Road, striking several trees before coming to rest between two trees. Zimmerman and a 15-year-old passenger were taken to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The damaged car was towed.

Monday, Aug. 19

Road damage: At 8:30 a.m., police were notified that an excavator had been driven over Longview Road, damaging a portion of the road that had recently been chip-sealed.

Accident: At 10:34 a.m., a driver brought a motorcyclist who had been in an accident to the police station. The motorcyclist, Marilyn Brackett, 66, of Peterborough, told police she had been turning her 2006 Suzuki motorcycle from Middle Road on to Bond’s Corner Road when she lost control and the motorcycle fell over. Brackett cut her leg on the foot post of the motorcycle during the accident. She was taken by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital for treatment.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Dangerous driver: At 7:30 p.m., a Birch Road resident reported that his car had nearly been run off the road by another vehicle near the intersection of Bond’s Corner Road and Main Street. He said similar incidents had happened in the past and provided a description of the other vehicle. Police spoke to the young driver of the other vehicle and to his parents about driving safely.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Accident: At 8:30 a.m., Chief Andrew Wood went to the parking lot of the Harvester Market in Greenfield after a Greenfield woman reported that the driver of a pickup truck had backed into her 2006 Toyota Prius and then left. Wood located the owner of the truck, a 70-year-old Peterborough man, who said he was unaware he had hit the other car. The truck owner contacted the Prius owner to provide insurance information. No charges were filed.

Assist: At 5:15 p.m., Wood went to Route 202 in Peterborough to assist Peterborough police after a report of a possible assault. Police found that a woman had been injured in Hancock and had then gotten out of a car driven by a friend who was taking her to Monadnock Community Hospital. An ambulance took the woman to the hospital.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Assist: At 8 p.m., Officer John Minichiello went to Bennington Road, where he assisted a motorist who was locked out of a vehicle.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Accident: At 4:34 p.m., Wood and Officer Frank Shea went to Bennington Road near Main Street after a 1987 Mack flatbed tractor-trailer that was hauling a rock crusher took down power lines. The truck, owned by Francestown Sand and Gravel, was being driven by Ronald Kullgrenn, 56, of Francestown. Two poles were tilted and the electrical service line was pulled off a house. With assistance from the Fire Department, the power lines were removed from the road. A crew from the N.H. Department of Transportation assisted with barricading part of the road and crews from PSNH and Fairpoint responded to fix the poles and wires. The road was closed for about half an hour.

Assist: At 8:23 p.m., Shea assisted a motorist whose vehicle was disabled on Route 202.

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