Tuesday, July 4
Suspicious activity: At 1:17 a.m. Officer Jeremy Leblanc found Katerina Dunham, 22, of Jaffrey and Ahlian Leigh Morris, 22, of Newfane, Vermont, at the boat landing on Gilmore Pond Road. He also found Morris was in possession of marijuana. Both women told Leblanc the marijuana belonged to Dunham and that she had handed it to Morris when Leblanc arrived in order to not be caught. Both were issued summons to appear in the 8th Circuit Court District Division on Aug. 10 on charges of possession of a controlled drug.
Motor vehicle stop: At 10:14 a.m. Officer Frank Groeber stopped a 2010 Mercury driven by Andrew C. Baron of Jaffrey on Main Street for multiple violations. A record check revealed Baron has had several citations for tinted windows. Groeber gave Baron a warning on several violations, but issued him a summons on After Market Tinted Glass Prohibited.
Violations of town ordinance: At 4 p.m., police found ten to fifteen cars parked along Sandy Land, which were blocking emergency vehicles from getting through. Police walked down to the beach and told the group there to move their cars. While there police observed several violations of the town’s open container ordinance and issued seven $100 fines to those found in violation of the open container ordinance.
Accident: At 4:26 p.m., police went to Kimball’s on Turnpike Road/Route 124 after dispatch received several calls from people reporting a crash. Police arrived to find Ronald J. Byron, 57, of New Ipswich, who had driving a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle had a minor knee injury. The other vehicle in the crash, a 2014 Nissan Rogue, driven by Zachary J. Grossi, 22, of Ashburnham, Mass., had left the scene. Rindge and New Ipswich police were alerted, Byron told police he was traveling east on turnpike Road when the Nissan turned into Kimball’s and failed to yield. Bryon said he tried to lay the Harley down, but was instead thrown from it. Grossi was identified as the driver of the Nissan through Ashburnham, Mass., police. Grossi told police he didn’t stop because he saw that Byron was not injured. Police said they would follow-up and charges against Grossi may be forth coming.
Motor vehicle stop: At 7:13 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Turnpike Road/Route 124 for expired registration and issued the driver, 28-year-old Brianna Babcock of Pepperrell, Mass., a summons to appear in court Aug. 10 for operating without a valid license.
Directed patrol: At 9:21 p.m., police found several people on Sandy Lane and issued a summons to appear in court on Aug. 10 to Nicholas Bullard, 20, of Lyndeborough on the charge of possession of controlled drugs, after police said he was found with a glass smoking device with marijuana.
Wednesday, July 5
Motor vehicle stop: At 12:53 a.m., police received a report that a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt had just been in an accident in Rindge, had left the scene and that the driver was heavily intoxicated. The Chevrolet was stopped at Prescott Road for a left of center violation. The driver, Batiste Crosby, 31, of Mason was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or liquor. He was given July 19 court date. The passenger, a 31-year-old Mason woman, was taken into protective custody for intoxication. Both were related to a Greenville man.
Thursday, July 6
Marijuana complaint: At 4:10 p.m., a lifeguard at Contoocook Beach reported people smoking marijuana in a green Dodge Durango. The lifeguard reported the Dodge had left the beach parking lot. Police found the driver, 18-year-old Damien Sawyer of Jaffrey, and charged him with possession of marijuana. He was released on a summons to appear in the 8th Circuit Court District Division on Aug. 8.
Friday, July 7
Arrest: At 7:50 p.m., Danielle May White, 27, of Winchendon, Mass., turned herself in on a warrant for criminal threatening stemming from a June 27 incident. She was released on $1,000 personal recognize bail and was given an Aug. 10 court date.
Saturday, July 8
Motor vehicle stop: At 9:44 a.m., Officer Frank Groeber observed John Gould, 63, of Jaffrey driving downtown. After running a records check he learned Gould’s driver’s license is suspended. Groeber found Gould at home. He admitted to driver, but said he did not receive a notice that his license was suspended. Groeber issued him a must appear summons for driving without a valid license. He was given a Sept. 14 court date.
Sunday, July 9
Accident: At 10:27 a.m., police went to Main Street at Charlonne Street for a reported collision in which a 2012 Nissan Rogue, driven by Aaron Saidizand, 23, of Cary, North Carolina, pulled off Charlonne Street onto Main Street and a 2003 Honda Civic, driven by Julia Savage, 64, of Milford, after Savage had indicated she was turning onto Charlonne Street. Savage told police she intended to turn onto the street until she realized it was one-way traffic. The only damage was a scratch to the Nissan and a dent to the Honda.
Monday, July 10
Motor vehicle stop: At 7:53 p.m., Officer Robert Fetzner was running stationary radar on turnpike Road in the MediFab parking lot when he observed a Jeep traveling 42 miles an hour in a 30 miles per hour zone. He stopped the Jeep and charged the driver, April Martin of Rindge, with driving after revocation or suspension. She was given a summons to appear in court Aug. 10.
Tuesday, July 11
Motor vehicle stop: At 7:18 a.m., Officer Jeremy Leblanc stopped a vehicle for speeding on Mountain Road at Dublin Road and found the driver’s license to drive had expired back in Oct. The driver, 21-year-old Jonathan Harkness of Spofford, was issued a summons to appear in court Aug. 10.
Motor vehicle stop: At 10:02 a.m., Leblanc stopped a vehicle for speeding on Turnpike Road and found the driver, 26-year-old Amanda Stalbird of New Ipswich, was in possession of marijuana. She was issued a summons to appear in court Aug 10 on the charge of possession of a controlled drug.
This information was collected from local police department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space. Police logs are not intended to include all activity of any police department. Arrest records are public information. Arrests which are exempt by law are not included in these posts. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime.