Peterborough Police Log: April 30, 2013


Thursday, April 18

Domestic disturbance: At 10:59 p.m., after getting a complaint about a possible domestic dispute, police spoke to two people who were arguing at a Pheasant Road address.

Friday, April 19

Loose goats: At 7:40 a.m., police herded two goats that were loose on Route 101 and notified the owner of the goats.

Suspicious incident: At 5:40 p.m., a resident reported a window open on the second story of a Main Street business and said a screen looked like it had been pushed in. Police checked the building, which was secure. A worker said a section of hallway had just been painted and the window was most likely left open to allow the paint to dry.

Loose again: At 5:44 p.m., police took a report of loose goats on Route 101. The owner was notified.

Domestic issue: At 10:20 p.m., police spoke to a couple who had been reported to be yelling and screaming profanities at each other at a Granite Street address.

Saturday, April 20

Criminal mischief: At 8:05 a.m., a Sand Hill Road resident reported his mailbox had been hit and someone else’s mail was scattered in front of his property.

Suspicious people: At 2:10 p.m., police responded to a report of two people who were on a Cheney Avenue property without the homeowner’s permission. They were members of the Peterborough Conservation Commission who were looking for pins in the ground that separated town from private property. They were advised to call the Police Department and let homeowners know when they do such work.

Sunday, April 21

Investigation: At 1:15 a.m., two residents at Prescott Hill Apartments reported they had been sleeping in the living room of their apartment when they were awakened by loud noises coming from the bedroom. They found a man in the bedroom and said when he was told to leave, the man got up and punched one of them in the face. The residents identified the man, who was a neighbor, and said they believed he was intoxicated or on drugs. They did not want to press charges, but wanted the man advised to have no contact with them. Police knocked on the door on the man’s apartment but he did not answer. At 2:30 a.m., police went to the same apartment after getting another report that the man was being loud and might be breaking things. No one answered the door when police arrived and they located a friend who had a key to the apartment. The friend went inside and said the man was fine and was sleeping.

Wednesday, April 23

Domestic issue: At 12:03 a.m., police went to Prescott Hill Apartments after getting a report of a domestic disturbance. The residents said their children had gotten into an argument and woke everybody up and they then yelled at the children to go back to sleep. No signs of an altercation were found.

Noise complaint: At 1:10 a.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Grove Street. Two young men had been involved in a verbal dispute that escalated into a physical altercation and one man slapped the other on the nose, leaving him with a minor scratch. The victim said they are friends and he did not want to press charges. Police advised them that if there was another complaint that night they would be arrested.

Disorderly persons: At 11:25 a.m., police spoke to two women who had been yelling at each other in the Monadnock Shopping Village parking lot.

Arrest: At 9:30 p.m., following a traffic stop for a defective headlight, police arrested Charlene M. Cyr, 55, of Cornish, Maine, and charged her with driving after suspension. Cyr was released on $1,000 personal recognizance with a June 3 court date in the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. A passenger who had a valid license drove the vehicle away.

Thursday, April 25

Accident: At 5:42 a.m., a 2005 Subaru Impreza driven by Peter N. McFarland, 21, of Bennington hit a deer on Route 202 north. McFarland was unhurt. The car had moderate damage and was driven away. The deer was put down.

Accident report: At 3:15 p.m., a resident reported his 2011 Hyundai Sonata had been hit by another vehicle when he was getting gas at the Big Apple store on April 20. He said a passenger in the other vehicle got out, apologized, and gave him her name, date of birth and license number but didn’t provide information about the driver or insurance. He said damage to his car is estimated at $1,126 and his insurance company reported that the woman has been uncooperative. Police opened an investigation.

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