Crime

New charges against owner of Dusty Old Cars

NASHUA – Stephan Condodemetraky, the owner of the now defunct classic car dealership, Dusty Old Cars, is facing seven new felony counts after he was indicted by the grand jury convenened in the Hillsborough County Superior Court in Nashua. The indictments, released Monday, charge ...

Couple charged in obscenity rant, damaging police property

NASHUA – A Tyngsborough man and a woman from Nashua are facing charges accusing them of launching into a profanity-laced tirade against two police officers, then causing damage to Nashua police headquarters during the booking process. Samantha Iodice, 19, currently of no fixed address, and ...

Evidence missing in two Nashua cold cases

NASHUA – Two open Nashua homicide investigations are missing all, or nearly all, physical evidence in these cases after the items were destroyed by the Nashua Police Department in the 1980s, according to documents obtained by The Telegraph. “It’s certainly a black eye for the ...

Nashua PD arrests four on drug charges

NASHUA – The Nashua Police Department announced Friday that four individuals were charged with drug-related crimes. The suspects were arrested Wednesday, during a combined drug impact initiative between three divisions of the department. Officers say John Morris, 22, of 57 Vine St. Apt. B, ...

Utility pole damaged in Hudson crash; major traffic backups ensue

HUDSON – An older-model pickup truck crashed into a utility pole along Derry Road (Route 102) on Thursday, resulting in the arrest of the driver and forcing the closure of the major east-west route at the approach of the afternoon commute. Police said Amanda Ayer, 21, of Hudson was driving a ...

Competency hearing set for former Litchfield principal charged with theft

NASHUA – Whether counseling and other rehabilitative therapies have succeeded in restoring former Litchfield principal Shannon Dannible’s competency level to the point she is deemed fit to stand trial will be the topic of a three-hour hearing scheduled for next week in Hillsborough County ...

Suspended sentence in Nashua school custodian firearm case

NASHUA – The Nashua school custodian charged last year with felony criminal threatening for waving a firearm at another driver during what police labeled a road rage incident has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor-level offense as part of an agreement reached with prosecutors. Czar Hardiman, ...

Police: Two men arrested on drug charges

MANCHESTER – Police say a Nashua driver and his passenger were charged Monday night on drug charges following a motor vehicle stop. Zachary Wentworth, 27, of Nashua, was arrested on an outstanding Hillsborough County parole violation warrant. Officers with the Manchester Police Department ...

Nashua PD nab two in online sting operation

NASHUA – After exchanging “hundreds of messages” with individuals they believed were teenage girls, a man from Manchester and another from Rochester allegedly arranged to meet the juveniles in Nashua to engage in sexual activity, according to city police. But when Dana Avery, 53, arrived ...

Two crashes, two DUI arrests over the weekend

PELHAM – Police charged a Pelham man and Salem woman with drunk driving following two separate crashes about three miles apart over the weekend. The first crash, shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, involved a 2017 Chevy Camaro that left Island Pond Road, struck a tree and landed in a front yard, ...

Suspect in ‘severe beating’ arraigned

NASHUA – Police have charged a 23-year-old Nashua man with felony assault stemming from a vicious June fistfight that landed another city man in a Boston hospital with facial fractures and a brain bleed. Paul A. Williams Jr., last known address of 39 Vine St., was arraigned Monday on one ...

Police bust 13 in latest drug sweep

NASHUA – City police on Friday announced 13 individuals, including nine from Nashua, were arrested following a combined drug impact initiative over the past week. The Nashua Police Department arrested Brendon Yoksh, Paul Gianetta, Dakota Gladstone, Brian Poulin, Sean Muldoon, Rachel ...

Hearing set for Hudson state rep.

BRENTWOOD – Eric Schleien, a two-term Republican state representative for Hudson and Pelham in Hillsborough District 37, has been freed on $5,000 personal recognizance bail pending a September court hearing on charges accusing him of physically and sexually assaulting a teenage girl last ...

Mass. woman faces five counts of theft

MERRIMACK – A Massachusetts woman faces five counts of theft after a lengthy investigation by the Merrimack Police Department into reports of mail and packages being taken from a condominium complex in town. Stephanie Mann, 41, of 13 Beach St., Brockton, Mass., was apprehended by the Bedford ...

Nashua lifer scheduled for resentencing

NASHUA – The resentencing hearing for a Nashua man who is serving life in prison without parole for murder is scheduled for Dec. 13. Eduardo Lopez Jr., who was 17 when he received his sentence for the 1991 murder of Nashua resident Robert Goyette, is one of four New Hampshire prisoners who ...

Police: Manchester man wanted sex with teen

NASHUA – A Manchester man thought he was meeting a 15-year-old girl for sex when he got to the McDonald’s on East Hollis Street. Instead, he was met by Nashua police officers who put him in handcuffs. Alexander N. Delmore, 30, of 555 S. Commercial St., Apt. 405, was arrested Friday when he ...

Marin’s appeal is proceeding

CONCORD – More than a year since being found guilty of killing her child, Katlyn Marin’s appeal before the New Hampshire Supreme Court continues to make progress. Marin was convicted last August of second-degree murder and sentenced to 45 years to life in state prison. A judge found her ...

Hillsborough South grand jury hands down 118 indictments

NASHUA – Israel Santiago, a Nashua man charged with multiple drug and theft offenses, Manchester resident William Washington, accused of beating up and unlawfully restraining a woman, and two Nashua men with the last name of Gladstone account for 30 of the 118 indictments handed down by a ...

Milford man accused of theft, forgery

MERRIMACK – Officers say a Milford man has turned himself into police after a nearly a yearlong investigation. Jeffrey Heaps, of 15 Powers St., was charged by the Merrimack Police Department with theft by unauthorized taking, theft by deception and forgery. Police say Heaps allegedly took a ...

Hudson woman charged with DWI after crash

HUDSON – A police officer who happened upon a car crash involving a utility pole while he was patrolling Lowell Road ended up arresting the driver on a DWI charge, police said. Leah Rajaniemi, 25, of Hudson, had “no apparent injuries,” police said, but was evaluated at the scene by ...