New Ipswich police log: Aug. 6, 2015

Last modified: 8/5/2015 7:17:01 PM
New Ipswich

Wednesday, July 22

Fraud: At 11:21 a.m., police received a report of a resident who had received a scam call stating he had won a lottery for a large sum of money. The call requested that he call back to validate delivery.

Thursday, July 23

Suspicious activity: At 9:15 a.m., an Old Tenney Road resident reported that a dark colored pickup truck had been parked at Harmony Hills the previous night at around 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. Two males were in the truck and appeared to be carrying something like pillow cases, and that the two men were going into the woods across the street. Police checked the area and spoke with neighbors, and checked the field across the street, but did not find anything suspicious.

Animal control: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to Ashby Road for an ill looking fox. Police put down the fox, and contacted Fish and Game, who responded and took possession of the animal’s body.

Criminal threatening: At 5:36 p.m., police took a report from a juvenile that a male at the basketball court at the playground on Temple Road had threatened his friend.

Alarm: At 7:44 p.m., police responded to an alarm at the former Appleton Elementary School. Police found the building secure. Police met with an authorized key holder and checked the building. Everything appeared to be in order. The alarm was reset and the building secured.

Friday, July 24

Medical call: At 8:50 p.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service with a medical call on Timbertop Road for an unresponsive man.

Alarm: At 9:26 p.m., police received a report of an alarm activation on Nora Court. The residence was secure when police arrived. The alarm appeared to have been set off by dogs inside the residence.

Underaged drinking party: At 10:44 p.m., police were notified of a possible underage drinking party under the power lines of Kenneybeck Court. Police responded and were flagged down by another resident who made the same complaint. Police could hear music from Kenneybeck Court. Police located a large group of people at the sandpit under the powerlines. Numerous individuals ran into the woods. Police seized one vehicle pending a search warrant.

Saturday, July 25

Drug possession: At 1:14 a.m., police located a vehicle involved in an underaged drinking party abandoned under the power lines on Kenneybeck Court. Police located drug items in the vehicle.

Alarm: At 6:24 p.m., police were notified of a motion alarm set off at Boynton Middle School. The building was secure.

Medical call: At 12:20 p.m., police assisted Souhegan Valley Ambulance Service with a medical call where an 85-year-old man had fallen and needed assistance.

Police chase: At 3:28 p.m., police attempted to stop a driver for use of the restricted use bridge on Mill Street in violation of town ordinance. Police initiated blue lights and sirens, but the vehicle allegedly did not stop. The vehicle traveled to the owner’s residence on Old Tenney Road, where the driver ran from his vehicle into his residence. Warrants are pending.

Noise complaint: At 6:30 p.m., police were notified of shooting going on in the pits behind Kenney Road. The resident was concerned that people were using the pit daily until 8 or 9 p.m. Police advised they would check the area to make sure any target shooting is being done safely and in compliance with the town noise ordinance.

Sunday, July 26

Wanted subject: At 12:12 a.m., police located a man who was wanted after allegedly fleeing from police after an attempted traffic stop earlier in the week. Upon seeing police, the man fled into the woods. Police checked the area, assisted by a K9 unit, and located the subject’s shoe near the swamp by the ABC building. Police were unable to locate the man.

Alarm: At 3:18 p.m., police responded to an alarm on Mason Road. Police met with the homeowner who advised that the alarm had been set off accidentally.

Suspicious vehicle: At 8:15 p.m., police were requested to check on a suspicious vehicle parked at the turnaround at the town line on Timbertop Road. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

Monday, July 27

Civil issue: At 5:20 p.m., police received a call from a resident reporting that the father of her children was refusing to release custody of her children, in violation of a court order. Police contacted the father and advised him that there could be ramifications from the court for violating the order. The man said that he understood but was not going to turn over the children. Police advised the calling resident to notify the court of the violation of the order.

Possession of drugs: At 10:50 p.m., police arrested Chandler Ouellet, 18, of New Ipswich, and charged him with possession of a controlled drug. Ouellet was released on $1,500 personal recognizance and issued a court date of Sept. 8 at the 8th Circuit Court, Milford.

Tuesday, July 28

Shots fired: At 12:10 p.m., police were advised by a resident that while driving on Upper Pratt Pond Road that someone had shot a BB gun at them, striking a girl riding in the back in her face. At 5:40 p.m., while investigating, police were contacted with information from a resident that believed his truck was hit with a BB on Poor Farm Road in the area of Upper Pratt Pond Road. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, July 29

Suspicious vehicle: At 9:30 a.m., police were advised of a black Chevy S10 parked on Mason Road on private property, for the last three days. Police checked the vehicle and found a note in the window advising that the vehicle would be picked up by that night.

Civil issue: Police were contacted by a Thayer Road resident reporting that his daughter’s mother is not following the court order of child custody. Police directed the resident to the district court to file a contempt charge.

Suspicious person: At 6:16 p.m., police were notified of an individual walking on Greenville Road with a backpack. Police checked the area and identified a resident walking home from work. The man declined a courtesy ride, stating that he had a friend en route to give him a ride.

Thursday, July 30

911 call: At 11:36 a.m., police responded to Vaillancourt Drive, for a report of a 911 open line with no response to verbal questioning. A 55-year-old woman was found to be having a medical issue.

Animal control: At 3:25 p.m., police were advised that a pitbull that lives at a Smithville Road resident had rushed her while she was walking her dog on a leash. Before it got to her and her dog, the owner came out of the house and was able to call the dog back.

Domestic dispute: At 6:56 p.m., police responded to a call regarding a verbal domestic dispute on Vaillancourt Drive, where a man had called for assistance because his wife was threatening to unplug his television set. Police mediated the situation. Nothing criminal had occurred. Alcohol was involved.

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