Rindge police log: April 3, 2014
Thursday, March 20
Arrest: At 12:50 a.m., police went to the scene of an accident on Route 119 near Nutting Road in which a vehicle left the road and rolled over. Dylan Leone, 21, of Tewksbury, Mass., was driving his 2000 Jeep Cherokee on Route 119 when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle in sleet and freezing rain. Police said the man was also exhibiting signs of intoxication and ultimately placed him under arrest for DWI. He was brought to the police station for processing and released on $2,500 personal recognizance. He was due to be arraigned in the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on March 31.
Motor vehicle accident: At 7:40 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Route 119 and Wellington Road for a report that vehicle had struck a deer. Derek Saari, 39, of Rindge was traveling west on Route 119 when a deer jumped into the road and struck the front corner of his 2014 Toyota Corolla. Saari was not injured and his vehicle only sustained minor injuries. The deer was killed and N.H. Fish and Game was notified.
Friday, March 21
Arrest: At 8:27 p.m. police responded to a call from Walmart loss prevention reporting that a man and a woman were observed concealing clothing, jewelry and other merchandise in a backpack. When police investigated they learned that the male suspect, Scott Vaillancourt Jr., 32, of Winchendon, Mass., already had an arrest warrant issued out of Gardner, Mass. He was arrested and transported to the Cheshire County House of Correction to be held without bail pending extradition. He was to be arraigned on March 24 on fugitive from justice charges. The female suspect was not charged.
Saturday, March 22
Shoplifting: At 2:24 p.m., police received a call from Walmart for a report that a female shoplifter had fled the store, gotten into a vehicle, and left the scene. Police were given a description of the suspect and vehicle, as well as their plate number. Police investigation is ongoing.
Sunday, March 23
Domestic disturbance: At 7:40 p.m., Rindge police responded to Scotts Lane for a reported domestic issue. Upon arrival, police determined that it was a verbal altercation between a father and teenaged daughter. Police mediated for them and all parties agreed to seek alternative measures for resolving their conflict. No arrests were made.
Thursday, March 27
Drug investigation: At 4:50 a.m., police received a call from Franklin Pierce University’s Mount Washington Dormitory for a drug investigation. After a voluntary consent search, police found contraband. Police interviewed the suspects, but further investigation is ongoing and no arrests were made at the time.
Arrest: At 12:15 p.m., police received a call from Walmart for report of a shoplifter in custody. Mellissa Delarosa, 20, of Winchendon, Mass., allegedly was seen by Walmart’s loss prevention concealing items beneath her baby’s blanket in the front of a shopping cart. Police charged her with willful concealment and brought her to the police station for processing, and released her on $1,000 personal recognizance. She is due in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on May 7. Walmart has given her a no trespass letter, banning her from the store.
Friday, March 28
Break-in: At 1:49 p.m., police responded to an address on Route 202 for a report of a vehicle break-in. The rear window of a pickup truck parked at the individual’s residence had been smashed. A number of valuables still remained inside the vehicle and it appeared that nothing had been taken. The case is under investigation, but police believe it is an attempted break-in.
Arrest: At 2:50 p.m., Rindge police arrested 81-year-old Charles Mcleod of Rindge after he turned himself in on a warrant for his arrest charging him with conduct after an accident that took place on March 15. He was processed and released on a must appear hand summons and will be due in the 8th Circuit Court Jaffrey on May 7.
Theft and forgery: At 4:45 p.m., police responded to VanDyke Construction to take a report of theft and forgery. After speaking with the caller, police were able to identify the suspect and the investigation is expected to result in an arrest warrant. According to police, more than $1,000 in construction equipment was stolen and a check was stolen and the signature forged.
Saturday, March 29
Arrest: At 12:25 a.m., police responded to the Franklin Pierce University Mount Washington Dorm for a report of an intoxicated student. According to police, when they arrived Elizabeth Manuell, 18, of Fremont was allegedly vomiting and suffering from the effects of alcohol. She was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital by ambulance and issued a must appear summons for minor in possession of alcohol. She will be due in the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey on May 7.
Scam report: At 9:55 a.m., an elderly Rindge resident told police that he had received a telephone call from a subject who claimed to be an IRS agent. The caller told the resident that he owed several thousands in back taxes and payment had to be made within the hour ,or federal agents would arrive and seize his property. Police said they confirmed that the individual is not from the IRS and that it was a scam. The matter is under investigation, and police said they expect to hear similar calls from residents.
Motor vehicle accident: At 1:05 p.m., Rindge police were dispatched to Thomas Road for a single vehicle off the road. Police said that Brett Ketchum, 22, of Hancock was speeding when he lost control of his 2013 Dodge 2000, striking a telephone pole. The vehicle was totaled and Ketchum was issued a must appear summons for reckless operation and will be due in 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on May 7.
Arrest: At 10:55 p.m. Rindge police stopped a vehicle speeding near Cheshire Marketplace. Police said that Tyler Parrell, 20, of Littleton, Mass., was traveling 65 mph in a 35 mph zone, when he was seen and stopped. He was issued a must appear summons to the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, on May 7.
Sunday, March 30
Arrest: At 1:05 a.m., police stopped Taylor Fletcher, 20, Leominster Mass., as he was traveling on Pierce Drive near Ingalls Road. Police said they determined that he was intoxicated and arrested him for DWI, transportation of alcohol by a minor, and a stop-sign violation. He was processed and released on $2,500 personal recognizance and will be due in Jaffrey Court on April 9.
Arrest: At 12:13 a.m., Rindge police responded to Franklin Pierce University’s New Hampshire Dorm for a report of a victim of an assault. Rindge rescue and ambulance were dispatched to assist a young man who said he had been assaulted by an unknown person. When police arrived they determined that the alleged victim was underage and under the influence of alcohol. They issued him a must appear summons and he will be due in court on May 7. He was treated on the scene, but refused medical transport to the hospital.