New Ipswich police logs: March 25, 2014
Thursday, Feb. 27
Theft: At 2:30 p.m., police received a report from an Andrew Drive resident of the theft of house appliances. The property had been previously vacant. The missing items were noticed on April 11, 2013.
Motor vehicle accident: At 3:34 p.m., police were advised of a motor vehicle in a snowbank on Cattail Circle, with airbag deployment. Police responded and made contact with the driver, who denied medical treatment. Police assisted Hughes with arranging a tow service to remove her Honda Accord from the bank.
Saturday, March 1
Assist: At midnight police responded to a report from Rindge Police Department that a vehicle on Old New Ipswich Road was running from police. Police responded to Pine Road to assist with locating the vehicle, described as a white Camaro with a black top, possible with Massachusetts plate. Rindge police reported losing the vehicle near Turnpike Road and Route 123. Police responded to that area but could not locate the vehicle. Police issued a Be On the Lookout for the vehicle.
Manner of operation complaint: At 8:25 p.m., a resident reported that at the stop sign on Sharon Road and Turnpike Road, she was bumped by an older full-size pickup truck, maroon or white or red and white in color. The woman pulled over, and then the truck passed her heading toward downtown. Police stayed downtown and checked the area for the truck, and then responded to the woman’s house. No damage was found on her vehicle, though there was one spot where there had been road salt or dirt displaced onto the bumper, possibly from an extremely light bump.
Monday, March 3
Suspicious activity: At 3:21 p.m., police received a report of a possible attempted theft from a Tote Drive resident. The resident believes someone attempted to break into his girlfriend’s shed the previous night between 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The resident advised nothing was taken, but that there is carpentry tools and computer equipment in the shed.
Tuesday, March 4
Motor vehicle accident: At 12:15 a.m., a resident reported hitting a deer with his 2003 Chevy S10. The resident reported going home and returning with a car to search for the deer. The truck sustained light damage to the driver side headlight area.
Sunday, March 9
Arrest: At 10:02 p.m. police stopped a car for a stop sin violation at the intersection of Main Street and Turnpike Road. Police issued the driver, Zebulon Weston, 31, New Ipswich, a warning for the violation. Upon returning to the vehicle, police allegedly detected a strong odor of alcohol. Weston allegedly admitted to drinking throughout the day and consented to a sobriety test. Clues of impairment were noted on all three field tests. Police arrested Weston and charged him with DWI subsequent offense. Weston declined a breath test. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail.