New Ipswich Police Logs: May 16, 2013
Wednesday, May 1
Protective custody: At 3:58 p.m., police responded to a Turnpike Road residence for a report of an intoxicated man. Police took a 29-year-old resident into protective custody. The man was released to a sober acquaintance. No charges are pending at this time.
Thursday, May 2
Animal control complaint: At 8:47 a.m., a resident advised police of a small tan dog running loose on Turnpike Road, just before Mascenic Regional High School, coming from the direction of Mason.
Arrest: at 8:30 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Greenville Road involving an altercation between a father and son. While on route to the residence, police were informed that the two had been separated. After speaking to all parties, police arrested Jason Ard of New Ipswich and charged him with simple assault. Ard was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail with a court date of June 4 at the 8th District Court in Jaffrey.
Friday, May 3
Animal control complaint: At 9:28 a.m., police received a complaint of a black lab mix with a collar but no tags constantly on her property. Police made contact with the owner, a neighbor, and the owner agreed to restrain the dog.
Suspicious person: At 12:12 p.m., police were advised of a silver Toyota minivan with Massachusetts plates parked in the Poor Farm Road and Wheeler Road roadway for the past two days. Police located the operator and determined she is there for legitimate purposes and cleared without incident.
Community policing: At 1:56 p.m., Boynton Middle School principal requested police presence at the beginning of a school dance scheduled for 7 p.m. for a possible distraught parent that might make an appearance. Police agreed to provide a presence and stood for a period of time with negative contact with the parent.
Assist: At 7:18 p.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service with a medical call for an 81 year old male on Playground Road who was conscious and breathing but not fully alert and not feeling well. The man was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital by ambulance.
Suspicious activity: At 9:44 p.m., a Old Country Road resident notified police that several individuals were digging on a property that is usually vacant. Police checked the area and made contact with the property owner, who advised that it was his summer property and he and his friends were digging for a new shed. Police corroborated the information and cleared without incident.
Saturday, May 4
Community policing: At 8 a.m., police assisted with traffic on Davis Village Road in the area of Turnpike Road for a 5 kilometer race.
Monday, May 6
Citizen assist: At 10:39 a.m., police received a report from a citizen who had received two written letters from her brother, a Kennybeck Court resident, indicating he wanted to harm himself, and requested police check his residence. Police checked the residence, which has been unoccupied for several months.
Suspicious person: At 8 p.m., police observed several juveniles skateboarding in the parking lot of Vanguard Manufacturing on Temple Road. Police contacted the business owner to see if anyone had permission to skateboard in their parking lot, and were informed that no one was allowed to skate there. When police returned, the juveniles had left.
Tuesday, May 7
Noise disturbance: At 6:50 p.m., police spoke with a Timbertop Road resident reported that at around 2:30 p.m., the previous day, his neighbor was outside shooting a handgun, when a stray bullet landed net to his house.
Animal control complaint: At 9:15 a.m., a resident advised police that she had picked up a five or six-year-old blonde medium sized dog with no collar about a Mile from Mascenic going towards the Mason line. The resident provided her information if someone should report a missing dog.
Animal control complaint: At 9:29 a.m., police were advised of a loose large orange and white dog on Poor Farm Road, with a collar and tags. Police contacted the owner, who advised that she would pick up the dog.
Animal control complaint: At 9:54 p.m., police were advised that the Nashua Humane Society had received an anonymous phone call concerning a dog that was hit by a car on North Road in New Ipswich and injured. The caller advised that the owners, residents of North Road, were not going to take the dog to the vet and that the dog was bleeding in their yard. Police made contact with the homeowners and checked on the welfare of the animals. The animals were fine, and police cleared without incident.