Friday, June 30
Assault: At 10:36 a.m., police took a report from DCYF of alleged child abuse at Prescott Hills Apartments. Police opened an investigation.
Dog complaint: At 12:00 p.m., a Summer Street man reported a stray dog had been hanging around his house. The dog was picked up and returned to its home. A civil forfeiture for a dog at large was served in hand to an adult at the residence.
Theft: At 12:16 p.m., police received a report from the Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services of possible exploitation of an elderly person at Harborside Healthcare.
Accident: At 12:45 p.m., Officer David Bell went to Route 202/Concord Street at Belletete’s for a two car collision. A 2012 Toyota Rav4, driven by Sarah Norton, 69, of Stoddard, was stopped on Route 202 waiting to turn left into the Belletete’s parking lot when the Toyota was rear ended by a 2008 Ford F150 driven by Erik Leger, 20, of Peterborough. The Toyota had damage to the right rear corner and passenger side, and the Ford had damage to the front left corner and driver’s side. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed away.
Animal complaint: At 2:18 p.m., a Prospect Street resident reported on-going problems with his neighbor’s chickens coming onto his property. Capt. Ernest Belletete spoke to the chicken owner who said she had ordered a fence and was waiting for it to come in. Belletete found that reasonable. Police plan to take no further action taken at this time.
Assist other agency: At 6:31 p.m. Cpl. Craig Edsall went to Route 124 in New Ipswich to assist with traffic at the scene of an accident.
Animal complaint: 7:33 p.m. a Pine Street woman reported seeing a bear in her backyard. She reported it had just left and was headed through the woods toward Granite Street.
Road hazard: At 7:48 p.m., Officer Christopher Martin removed a Little Tykes playhouse roof from the roadway at Route 202/Hancock Road near the self-storage facility.
Suspicious vehicle: At 9:03 p.m., Edsall approached a vehicle parked at the playground on Union Street and found two people who were waiting for a friend.
Shots fired: At 9:35 p.m., Martin went to Rockbrook Apartments on Union Street for a report of shots fired and found the noise was fireworks.
Animal complaint: At 11:36 p.m., Martin removed a dead cat from Route 202/Hancock Road at Hunt Road.
Accident: At 9:42 p.m., Edsall, Martin and Officer George Xenakis went to Old Jaffrey Road for a report of an accident and found a 2016 GMC Terrain had hit a utility pole, breaking it. The driver had left the scene. Eversource was contacted to replace the pole, and the ATV was towed away with heavy damage. Police began an investigation into the driver for conduct after an accident. Police later identified the subject and an arrest warrant is pending.
Saturday, July 1
911 hang-up: At 4:11 p.m., Bell went to an Old Dublin road home for 911 hang up. Bell found a person who had fainted but said they were all set.
Motor vehicle complaint: At 4:29 p.m., Bell went to Route 101 East near town line for a report of a vehicle passing cars on the solid line. He didn’t find anything.
Check the welfare: At 5:04 p.m., county dispatch received a call about a Facebook message sent by an Antrim resident, who may be suicidal. Bell spoke with a family member who was also concerned and had called Jaffrey police to check a relative’s residence. He also had county notify Antrim and Fitzwilliam police.
Domestic disturbance: At 5:09 p.m., Officer Lionel Emond went to Sand Hill Road and spoke to two residents who had been in argument earlier. One person had hit the other in the head, but he was not injured and did not want to pursue charges.
Drug related services: At 5:50 p.m., while on Union Street, Bell detected an odor of marijuana and spoke to two people. They were not in possession of anything other than the paraphernalia, which was seized and marked for destruction.
False report: At 7:40 p.m. a caller from Massachusetts reported receiving a call from DCYF advising him of an allegation that his daughter had been sexually assaulted in Peterborough. DCYF confirmed that no assault had taken place, and they were able to identify the reporting party. Police opened a case for false public alarm, false report.
Motor vehicle complaint: At 10:15 p.m. Edsall went to Route 202 S/Jaffrey Road after county dispatch received a report of litter being thrown out of a vehicle. Edsall stopped the vehicle and discovered a juvenile passenger had thrown food out of the car. The driver was told to go back and pick up her trash and pay more attention to what her son is doing.
Sunday, July 2
Dog complaint: At 10:20 p.m. Bell took a report of stray dogs at the Monadnock Country Club on High Street. He completed a civil forfeiture for the dogs’ owner that he would serve later.
Dog complaint: At 2:38 p.m., Bell went to the Shopping Village parking lot at Route 202/Jaffrey Road near Yen Yen restaurant to check on a dog in a truck. He found all four windows were open, and the dog was not in distress.
Dog complaint: At 2:50 p.m., Bell went to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101 outside of the liquor store after he received a report of a crowd gathering and a woman refusing to get out of her car with her dogs. Upon arrival, the woman indicated that she came out of a store and was confronted by a group of people yelling at her and demanding she take her dog out of her car because it’s illegal to have a dog in a car. She became uncomfortable so she decided to sit in her car and wait for police to arrive, and the group left. Neither the driver nor the dogs seemed to be in distress from being in the car.
Public relations: At 6 p.m., Officer Juan Lluberes interacted with parents and children at Adam’s Playground on Union Street.
Disturbance: At 9:40 p.m., Edsall went to Ames Court when a resident reported being threatened by a neighbor. He spoke to both parties about the argument. The neighbor said he didn’t want to be bothered by the man nor did he want to make a complaint. The caller was advised to stay away from the neighbors as they are in for the night and won’t be bothering him. Peace restored.
Accident: At 10:20 p.m., Xenakis went to Route 101/Wilton Road at Lobacki Drive for a vehicle versus deer accident. Aleia Wozmak, 20, of Temple was driving a 2005 Toyota Sienna eastbound when a fawn ran out in front of the Toyota. There was no damage to the Toyota, however, the fawn had been killed on impact.
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.