New Ipswich police log: June 17, 2014
Saturday, June 7
Arrest: At 9:32 a.m. a resident reported that her son was using her vehicle bat was supposed to have returned it by 7:30 p.m. the previous night. Police issued a welfare be on the lookout. At approximately 11:31, police found the vehicle in the area of Cattail Circle and found David Plaisted, 21 of New Ipswich. While checking Plaisted for weapons prior to giving him a courtesy ride home, police found Suboxone on his person. Police arrested Plaisted for possession of a controlled drug. he was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Aug. 5 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.
Fire: At 2:22 police assisted New Ipswich Fire Department with a lawnmower that was on fire on Ashburnham Road. The fire was extinguished by homeowner prior to police arrival. No services needed.
Noise disturbance: At 10:16 p.m., police responded to Ashby Road for reported loud fireworks in the are. Police spoke with the resident at 15 Walsh Road, who advised he would stop lighting fireworks for the night.
Fire: At 10:23 p.m., police were advised of a tire fire at 150 River Road. When police arrived, one tire was on fire in the middle of the road near the boat landing. Police directed traffic as needed and checked the area.
Fire: At 10:27 p.m., police responded to Fox Farm Road near Taylor Road for a tire fire, and stood by while New Ipswich Police Department put it out.
Fire: At 11 p.m., police responded to a tire fire at Fox Farm Road and poor Farm Road. Upon arrival, police put out the fire and continued searching for the suspects. New Ipswich Fire Department later moved the tire.
Sunday, June 8
Unwanted person: At 11 a.m., police responded to 112 Mason Road for a report of a man that was found in a storage area of Colonial Apartments. The owner of the storage unit took inventory and determined that nothing was missing. The man allegedly borrowed a portable light and extension cord and was discovered as he was returning the items. Police agreed to document the event, but no charges are forthcoming.
Burglary: At 6:50 p.m., police responded to Ashby Road for a theft report. Upon speaking with the owner, police learned that the family had found a man inside his residence and had found that the man went through his loose change taking multiple special coins of various values. Charges are pending.
Monday, June 9
Theft: At 12:02 a.m., police responded to Poor Farm Road for a reported suspicious person reportedly carrying plants down the road and getting into a car. Upon arrival at the Amazing Flower Farm on Poor Farm Road, police found that someone had stolen multiple plants and damaged others.
Thursday, June 12
Case follow up: At 6:45 p.m., police were advised by a resident that she believed stolen property, in the form of plants from the Amazing Flower Farm, had been left at her property. Police responded and took photographs of the plants. Owners of the Amazing Flower Farm confirmed that the plants matched property recently taken from the business. Police seized the stolen property with the homeowner’s consent.