New Ipswich Police Logs: May 9, 2013
Friday, April 19
Suspicious person: At 9:08 a.m., police received a call from a Goen Road resident advising that a white man in his early 20s with blondish hair and wearing black was breaking into vehicles on Goen Road. The man had also been seen in the area of Smithville Road. The incident is under investigation.
Found property: At 3:49 p.m., a resident turned in a lost wallet to police. Police contacted a relative of the owner, who told police the owner would be notified that the wallet had been found and would go to the Police Department to pick it up.
Motor vehicle accident: At 3:56 p.m., a resident advised that when she was driving by Windblown Ski area, a foreign object hit her windshield and went through it, after a red truck with a custom truck bed and no tailgate passed her going in the opposite direction. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle. The damage to the windshield was documented with photographs.
Fraud: At 4:30 p.m., a non-resident reported a possible case of identity fraud. The woman had been advised through her credit agency that she owed $1,100 she had not spent. The credit user’s address had been traced back to a New Ipswich address.
Saturday, April 20
Arrest: At 10 p.m., police checked a blue Jeep parked in Memorial Park. Police viewed marijuana in plan view on the passenger’s lap. Police arrested the 17-year-old male passenger and charged him with possession of marijuana. The operator and owner of the vehicle gave police consent to search the vehicle, and no other contraband was found. The minor was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and given a court date of June 4 at the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey.
Sunday, April 21
Suspicious activity: At 1:55 p.m., a Davis Village Road resident reported suspicious activity at his home earlier, including rocks being thrown at his house and someone under his window barking like a dog. Police advised the resident that should the person return, the resident should inform police as soon as the activity begins.
Tuesday, April 23
Issuing bad checks: At 12:40 p.m., police received a complaint of a resident issuing bad checks to the New Ipswich Treasurer. The person was notified that payment has not been made.
Theft: at 2:23 p.m., an employee of Verani Prudential was checking a bank-owned residence on Jalen Drive, and reported that copper pipes had been removed from the property.
Wednesday, April 24
Stranded motorist: At 6:10 p.m., while on patrol, police came across a broken down truck from True Green at the intersection of Ashby Road and Goen Road. The driver had set up traffic triangles and cones in the lane, causing traffic to go in the opposite lane around a blind corner. Police had the driver remove the cones and activated emergency lights behind the vehicle to open both lanes. The driver had already contacted a tow truck at 4 p.m. Due to the long wait time, police contacted a local tow company to remove the vehicle. The driver was given a warning for placement of reflective devices.
Thursday, April 25
Attempted burglary: At 5:40 a.m., police were notified by a Davis Village Road resident that someone was attempting to enter his house, and the N.H. State Police were contacted to dispatch an officer. The resident reported that he had heard someone jiggle the door handle and then jam a tool into the lock. The house was not entered, and state police did not find any signs of tampering with the lock.
Burglary: At 10:30 p.m., a Tote Drive resident reported that her house had been entered and ransacked at some point between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. The resident could not find anything missing and believed the individual or individuals may have been seeking prescription medication, which she does not leave in the house. Police are investigating.
Assist: At 11:30 p.m., Rindge Police requested assistance with a suspicious vehicle on Annett Road in Rindge, after finding a small campfire at the end of the road. A pickup truck in the area was found to be registered to a Mason resident. Due to the alcohol that was found by the abandoned campfire, police towed the vehicle. Police located the owner of the vehicle and determined that he was not drinking. The resident was advised where he could pick up his vehicle.
Friday, April 26
Assist: At 7:16 a.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance with a Mountain View Drive elderly resident who had fallen and was feeling weak. Police assisted at the scene.
Arrest: At 9:33 p.m., police arrested Cody Clark, 24, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the Keene Police Department.
Noise complaint: At 11:27 p.m., police were notified of a noise disturbance in the area of Village Mobil and The Shortstop on Turnpike Road. Police made contact with two trucks parked behind the two buildings. Police notified the individuals of the complaint and requested that they quiet down or vacate the premises. The individuals left the area.