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Peterborough Police Log: July 17, 2014


Wednesday, July 2

Assist: At 10:18 p.m., police notified the Fire Department about a small fire smoldering in a vehicle on the side of Route 202. There was very little damage and the vehicle was later towed by its owner.

Thursday, July 3

Shots report: At 1:55 p.m., police went to Summer Street after getting a report of gunshots. A resident was setting off bottle rockets to scare squirrels away from his bird feeder.

Friday, July 4

Noise complaint: At 12:05 a.m., police went to Hunter Farm Road after getting a noise compliant. A group of adults agreed to turn down their music.

Domestic issue: At 1 a.m., police spoke to two tenants at Prescott Hill Apartments who had a disagreement. The two people agreed to stay away from each other for the night.

Assist: At 4:40 p.m., police assisted Monadnock Community Hospital security staff by returning a patient who had left the hospital.

Arrest: At 9:53 p.m., a Summer Street resident reported an unwanted person behind his house. Police arrested Kimberly Larrivee, 36, of Ashburnham, Mass., and charged her with prowling. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with an Aug. 25 court date in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey.

Saturday, July 5

Disturbance: At 7:35 a.m., police assisted with a patient who was out of control at the emergency room at Monadnock Community Hospital. At the request of hospital security staff, police provided 24-hour detail coverage at the hospital from the afternoon until Monday evening.

Abuse report: At 2:30 p.m., police took a report of a man using excessive force on a child in the Shaw’s parking lot off Route 101. Police opened a case and notified the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Sunday, July 6

Disorderly person: At 8:55 a.m., officers went to the emergency room at Monadnock Community Hospital for an unruly patient. The patient was restrained by police and security staff for evaluation.

Assist: At 10:30 a.m., police assisted a motorist who had stopped on Route 136 near Sunnyfield Farm and was very confused. She was taken to Monadnock Community Hospital.

Shots report: At 2:30 p.m., police checked the Pine Street area near Governor Square, after getting report of shots fired. Nothing was found.

Accident: At 2:45 p.m., Julie Swan, 72, of Peterborough, who was driving a 2002 Subaru Legacy on Wilder Street, collided with a 2006 Honda Accord, driven by Joanne Burgoyne, 37, of Peterborough, who was backing out of a driveway. The Subaru had front-end damage and the Honda had damage to the rear bumper. No one was injured.

Assist: At 3:45 p.m., police went to Monadnock Community Hospital to assist with a combative patient.

Arrest: At 7:30 p.m., police arrested Andrew French, 18, of Dublin at a sand pit on Spring Road. French was charged with possession of a controlled drug. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance, with a court date of Aug. 25.

Monday, July 7

Assist: At 5:27 a.m., an officer assisted a motorist with an engine fire on Route 202 near the Monadnock Community Plaza. The vehicle had very little damage and was towed by its owner.

Tuesday, July 8

Disturbance: At 11:05 a.m., police went to Summer Street after a resident reported that a neighbor had backed a vehicle toward her and she was afraid for her safety. The woman was advised that the evidence was not consistent with what she described. According to police, the incident is related to an ongoing issue between the neighbors.

Accident: At 12:58 p.m., Alejandro Botta, 53, of Allston, Mass., was turning around in a driveway on East Mountain Road and backed off a small bridge. His 2008 Subaru Outback, which had minor damage, was pulled out by a tow truck.

Disturbance: At 1:55 p.m., police went to Elm Street, where a man was reported to be pacing back and forth and yelling at passing vehicles in front of Bowling Acres. Police located a resident who said he had just gotten into an argument with his boss and walked off. A caregiver was located who advised police that the man was OK.

Wednesday, July 9

Accident: At 12:40 p.m., a 2008 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Stephanie Simiele, 39, of Hancock, and a 2010 Subaru Legacy, driven by Doris Wilcox, 83, of Marlborough, collided as the women were backing out of spaces in the Shaw’s parking lot. The Subaru had a dented plastic bumper. The Jeep was not damaged.

Thursday, July 10

Accident: At 7:55 a.m., Alexander Hautanen, 20, of Peterborough was driving a 1997 Mercury Cougar southbound on Old Street Road when he hit a deer. The deer ran off. The car had a cracked turn signal, and a minor dent on the hood and passenger side quarter panel.

Drug report: At 11:36 p.m., Monadnock Community Hospital security reported that a patient came into the hospital with drugs, believed to be marijuana. The evidence was seized by police, who are seeking an arrest warrant.

Suspicious vehicle: At 10:01 p.m., police located a vehicle parked outside the gate at Cunningham Pond. A few people by the beach and in the water were advised of beach hours and escorted off the property.

Arrest: At 11:10 p.m., following a traffic stop on Route 202, police arrested Rebecca Ledoux, 20, of Hillsborough and charged her with transportation of alcoholic beverages by a minor, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and possession of controlled/narcotic drugs. She was released on $500 personal recognizance with a court date of Aug. 25.

Friday, July 11

Accidents: At 1:13 a.m., Daniel Forrest, 19, of Temple was driving a 2011 Toyota Rav4 east on Route 101, just east of Bass Road, when he hit a moose. Forrest was not injured, but the vehicle had front-end damage and was towed. At 1:15 a.m., Hearsh Grewal, 26, of South Richmond Hill, N.Y., was driving a 2014 Hyundai Elantra on Route 101, just west of Casalis Road, when he also hit a moose. Grewal was not injured. His car had damage to the driver’s-side front quarter panel, bumper and windshield, and was towed. Both of the dead animals were removed and N.H. Fish and Game was notified.

Saturday, July 12

Theft report: At 6:33 a.m., an Old Street Road resident reported that medication had been taken from her home.

Accident: At 12:05 p.m., Susan Troisi, 56, of Peterborough was stopped at the rotary on Route 101, waiting for cars to pass, when her 2003 Pontiac Sunfire was hit in the rear by a 2002 Volvo Cross Country, driven by Lawrence Fournier, 71, of Bradenton, Fla. No one was injured. The Sunfire had a cracked rear bumper cover with scuff marks and the trunk lid would not close tight. There was no damage to the Volvo. Both vehicles were driven away.

Sunday, July 13

Hit and run: At 12:06 a.m., an unknown vehicle hit a utility pole on Gulf Road and snapped it in half. PSNH was notified about the damaged pole. Police opened an investigation to attempt to identify the type of vehicle involved and the identity of the driver.

Animal complaint: At 5:15 p.m., police received reports of loose pigs on Sand Hill Road. A group of good Samaritans had pulled over to assist, and the pigs were herded back into their pen.

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