New Ipswich police logs: June 12, 2014

New Ipswich

Saturday, May 31

Arrest: At 7:35 p.m., police responded to a 911 call from Turnpike Road, reporting an assault. At the conclusion of the investigation, police arrested Martin Brown, 54, of New Ipswich, and charged him with simple assault, domestic violence. Brown was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Corrections due to his level of intoxication. He was later released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Aug. 5 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Sunday, June 1

Criminal mischief: At 6:30 a.m., police observed three areas of Turnpike Road that were spray pained overnight with names, presumabye from graduating seniors from Mascenic High School. The vandalism was photographed and an investigation is underway.

Criminal mischief: At 12 noon, police took a report from a Pine Road resident that the rear window of her car had been smashed overnight. Police photographed the damage and interviewed neighbors. Investigation is ongoing.

Motor vehicle accident: At 5:45 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Fox Farm Road where a motor vehicle had crashed into a tree and came to rest near 50 Fox Farm Road. The driver had fled the scene. Police checked the surrounding woods but did not locate the driver. Police checked the suspected driver’s residence and surrounding area, but could not locate him. Investigation is ongoing.

Monday, June 2

Conduct after an accident: At 10 a.m., police took a verbal statement from the driver of a motor vehicle accident on Fox Farm Road which occurred on June 1. The driver refused to give a written statement and denied any alcohol consumption on the night of the accident. Police advised that criminal charges for conduct following an accident were likely.

Directed patrol: At 8:36 p.m., police conducted a patrol of Memorial Park checking for suspicious activity. Police spoke with carnival staff representative whom advised that they will have approximately 20 members sleeping on site in a fifth-wheel trailer and the vehicles.

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