Jaffrey Police Log: July 11, 2013


Tuesday, July 2

Motor vehicle stop: At 5:50 a.m., police stopped a 1998 VW Jetta on River Street. The driver, Jesse Nero, 26, of Jaffrey, was found to have an expired license. Nero was issued a must-appear summons for operating without a valid license and given a court date of Aug. 8 at the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey.

Arrest: At 9:10 p.m., Sherry Anderson, 35, of Jaffrey turned herself in to the Jaffrey police on a warrant, charging her with disorderly conduct in connection with an incident on April 24. Anderson was released and given a must-appear summons for July 11 at the 8th Circuit Court.

Wednesday, July 3

Unwanted person: At 10:10 p.m., police responded to a request to remove an allegedly intoxicated male subject from a residence on Mark Street. Officers located the unwanted person, Russell Holden, 44, of Jaffrey, and took him in to protective custody for alleged intoxication. Holden was transported to Cheshire County House of Corrections for the overnight .

Arrest: At 12:15 p.m., Matthew Gaouette, 22, of Rindge turned himself in to the Jaffrey police on a warrant, charging him with prohibited sales. Gaouette was issued a must-appear summons with an Aug. 8 court date at the 8th Circuit Court.

Thursday, July 4

Accident: At 4:35 a.m., a 2002 Ford F150 pickup truck, driven by Anthony Bergeron, 30, of Jaffrey, hit a deer on North Street near Crestview Drive, according to police. The deer ran into the roadway and was found deceased when an officer arrived at the scene. There was no damage to the vehicle. Police notified N.H. Fish and Game.

Friday, July 5

Accident: At 12:44 p.m., a two-vehicle crash occurred on Peterborough Street near Sunset Lane. A 1995 Mercedes, driven by Patricia Driscoll, 78, of Jaffrey, collided with a 2003 Chevrolet, driven by Christopher Faria, 34, of Westfield, Mass. Both vehicles were traveling south on Peterborough Street when Driscoll activated her left directional, and as Driscoll started to turn left into Monadnock Plaza, Faria passed her vehicle on the left . The right front of the Chevrolet struck the left front of the Mercedes, with minor damage to both vehicles. Faria stated that he did not see the left directional.

Accident: At 9:15 p.m., police responded to a single motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Howard Hill Road and Carey Road. A 2005 Ford Escape, driven by Kevin Simmons, 60, of Jaffrey, went off the roadway and hit a tree stump several feet off the edge, causing the vehicle to roll over and resulting in significant damage to the vehicle. Simmons, who sustained significant head and eye wounds, was extricated from the vehicle by fire personnel and transported via ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital and then to Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon. Simmons was arrested at the hospital and charged with aggravated DWI; he was released on a must-appear summons for Aug. 8 at the 8th Circuit Court .

Saturday, July 6

Noise complaint: At 12:01 a.m., police investigated a complaint of noise related to fireworks from residents of Hamilton Court. Officers found several people leaving the scene on foot and one car leaving the area. Police observed one person attempting to hide a plastic bag near a tree, which they located and found to contain two 24 ounce beer bottles, one of which was open. Nathanial Bennet, 19, of New Ipswich, was arrested and charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of a controlled drug, believed to be marijuana. Bennet was transported to the Police Department for processing, released on $2,500 personal recognizance bail, and given a court date of Aug. 8 at the 8th Circuit Court.

Unwanted person: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to a report from a Solar Fitness employee, who heard voices in a part of the Webster Street building where people were not supposed to go. Police located two men drinking alcohol inside the building, took them in to protective custody for alleged intoxication , and later released them. Shaju Little, 36, of Rindge, was released to a family member. Russell Holden, 44, of Jaffrey, was transported to his residence. The case is still under investigation, and charges may be filed.

Criminal mischief: At 9:15 p.m., police responded to a report from a Jaffrey resident that her live-in boyfriend had destroyed numerous items at their residence and then left. The couple had been attending a function in Gardner, Mass., and the man left early. When the woman returned to their residence, she said, she found multiple pieces of broken furniture, broken bottles, a destroyed gazebo and a cut-down tree in the yard. Police located the man, Christopher Wells, 37, of Jaffrey, at a friend’s house in New Ipswich and arrested him, charging him with criminal mischief, domestic violence-related. Wells was released on $2,500 personal recognizance, transported to Cheshire County House of Corrections for protective custody due to alleged intoxication , and given a court date of Aug. 8 at the 8th Circuit Court.

Intoxication: At 9:15 p.m., police responded to a report from Gilmore Pond Road resident. Police found James Flook, 42, of Rindge lying down in the bushes on the side of the road . Flook was found to be intoxicated, according to police, and was taken in to protective custody. He later signed off to indicate he was not in need of medical attention. Flook was given a courtesy ride to the residence of a friend in Jaffrey who agreed to take custody of him.

Sunday, July 7

Trespassing: At 1:48 a.m., police checked a location on Sandy Lane, where they found two vehicles and seven subjects at the water’s edge with a small fire burning. Police allowed one 21-year-old Greenville woman and one 27-year-old New Ipswich man to leave, after giving them a warning for trespassing. The owner of one of the vehicles a 17-year-old Winchendon, Mass., resident was allowed to leave after passing field sobriety testing. Police took three 15-year-olds, including a male and a female from Winchendon, Mass., and a female from Phillipston, Mass., in to protective custody, transported them to the Police Department, and later released them to adults. Arthur Divoll, 30, of Massachusetts, was taken into custody for possession of a controlled drug, believed to be marijuana. Divoll was released on $1,000 personal recognizance and given an Aug. 8 court date.

Monday, July 8

Arrest: At 10:10 p.m., police checked on the welfare of a Christopher Nuttle, 48, of Prescott Road in Jaffrey, in response to a report from his ex-wife, who received several concerning text messages. Police found a knife and trash strewn about the yard. Inside the residence, items were tipped over and broken. Police talked Nuttle out of his residence and placed him in protective custody ; he was transported to Cheshire County House of Corrections .

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