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Eric Jackson, 43, of Amherst

Plea deal reached in hit-and-run that injured police officer

NASHUA – Eric Jackson, the 44-year-old Amherst man charged last year with a felony offense for allegedly hitting a state trooper with his vehicle in Merrimack then failing to stop, has reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to a misdemeanor-level charge, according to his court ...

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Devin Tappan, 30, 32 Kinsley St., Apt. 1, Nashua

Nashua murder suspect’s competency hearing pushed to June

NASHUA – Lawyers for Devin Tappan, the 30-year-old Nashua man charged with killing his Kinsley Street neighbor in January, have been granted their recent request to move the hearing to address Tappan’s competency to early June. According to documents in Tappan’s file at Nashua district ...

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Louis Spaulding, 45, 3 Norton Street, Nashua

Nashua man charged in burglary, sex-offender registry violation

NASHUA – A resident of Nashua’s French Hill neighborhood was taken into custody Monday, police said, following a four-month investigation into a burglary at a city residence. Louis Spaulding, 45, of 3 Norton St., was allegedly found to be in possession of some of the items that were ...

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Shaun Jerome, age 39, of no fixed address

Nashua man charged in April 11 robbery

NASHUA – A physical struggle during which Nashua resident Shaun Jerome allegedly grabbed a woman’s arm and took her purse when she refused to give him money has led to Jerome’s arrest on robbery and theft charges, police said. Jerome, 39, of no fixed address, was arrested this week by ...

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Bounhange Tang, age 22, of 1577 Varnum Street, Lowell

Former Nashua pharmacy tech facing 20 counts of identity fraud

NASHUA – A UMass-Lowell student who until recently worked as a technician at a Nashua pharmacy has been charged with 20 felony counts of identity fraud, based on allegations that he copied customers’ credit card information then purchased items at stores and online, police said. Bounhange ...

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Jose Gomez, 31, of 570 172nd Street, Apartment 1D, New York City, New York

NYC man charged in Nashua with ID fraud

NASHUA – Concerned that New York City resident Jose Gomez may be part of “ongoing organized criminal enterprise activity” involving identity fraud, police prosecutor Donald Topham on Tuesday asked a district court judge to set Gomez’s bail at $50,000 cash only to assure he won’t flee ...

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Two hurt, Nashua man arrested in fiery Windham crash

WINDHAM – Quick action by a passerby and police officers may have saved the life of a young woman from Atkinson late Sunday when they teamed up to pull her from a burning vehicle driven by a Nashua man following a fiery single-car crash late Sunday night. Victoria Howell, whose 21st birthday ...

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Teen apprehended, hospitalized after Hudson disturbance

NASHUA – A district court judge on Monday permitted an 18-year-old Hudson woman, who was arrested Sunday on multiple domestic violence-related charges, to postpone her booking process in order to seek treatment and counseling. Hudson police said in reports that officers arrested Elana ...

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Cheryl Donlon, 56, of 27 Intervale Street, Nashua

Nashua woman charged with shoplifting

NASHUA – A 56-year-old Nashua woman was arrested Friday and charged with a felony count of receiving stolen property under the third-strike provision, police said. Officers apprehended Cheryl Donlon, of 27 Intervale St., at her residence around 8:30 p.m. Friday, shortly after they had taken a ...

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Leah McKim, age 51, of 34 Balcom Street, Nashua

Nashua mom charged in fracas with teen daughter

NASHUA – A 51-year-old Nashua mother who told police she “snapped” when her teenage daughter allegedly directed profane comments especially offensive to women at her ended up in police custody Wednesday night on charges including felony counts of domestic violence-related assault, ...

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Thomas Dwane, age 54, of 2 Elaine Drive, Nashua

Settlement reached in city employee’s theft case

NASHUA – Former city Recreation Director Thomas Dwane, charged in March with taking more than $3,000 from the city by submitting false payment vouchers, has agreed to return the money in exchange for a suspended jail sentence, his lawyer said Thursday. Nashua attorney Tim Bush said the ...

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Nashua man accused of assaulting and holding girlfriend captive

NASHUA – At more than 6 feet tall and weighing around 260 pounds, James J. Hand had little trouble making good on his alleged threats to confine his longtime girlfriend to a bedroom by allegedly sitting in front of the only door overnight, according to police reports. Hand, 37, of 16 Hobbs ...

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Traffic stop leads to Nashuan’s arrest on multiple warrants

NASHUA – A traffic stop on Nashua’s Spruce Street around 5 p.m. Tuesday led to the arrest of 19-year-old Dylan McCord on allegations he gave the officer a fake name and was driving on a suspended license. But those charges were just the start: After conducting a national records search on ...

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Sean Camlin, age 26, of 186A Twombley Road, Sanford, Maine

Jail time, treatment for Maine man in Nashua firearm charges

NASHUA – The Maine man charged in October with multiple offenses following a spate of random gunfire in a north Nashua neighborhood has agreed to plead guilty two of the charges in exchange for a year in jail and taking part in treatment programs. Sean D. Camlin, 26, of 186A Twombley Road in ...

Police: Nashua woman arrested for altering health care status

NASHUA – A Nashua woman has been accused of altering the status of her health care coverage since June, stealing more than $2,000, according to police. Nashua police arrested Judith Erickson, 56, of 4 Woodbury Drive, on Monday on a charge of felony count of theft by deception. On March 20, ...

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City fines Mortgage Specialists owner Gill $32,000 for violating ordinances

NASHUA – After he failed to appear for a Friday hearing, a district court judge this week ordered Mortgage Specialists owner Michael Gill Sr. to pay $31,900 in fines for allegedly refusing to comply with city ordinances regarding his large, flashing sign in front of his Amherst Street ...

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Ngari, on bail on multiple charges, back in custody for prowling

NASHUA – Less than two weeks after he was arraigned in Nashua district court on a breach of bail charge for allegedly violating a house-arrest order, Robert Ngari was back on camera from Valley Street jail Monday morning, arraigned via video conference this time on charges of prowling and ...

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Heriberto Figueroa-Torres, 34, last known address of 69 Palm St., Nashua

Prison sentence deferred in Nashua domestic assault

NASHUA – Noting that Nashua resident Heriberto Figueroa-Torres has complied with the terms of his bail order and has no criminal record, a county prosecutor last week agreed to defer for one year, then suspend for three years, his prison term in exchange for his guilty plea to a second-degree ...

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Repeated probation violations land local man in jail

NASHUA – Shortly after Dominic Contino went on probation just over three years ago as part of his sentences on forgery and theft convictions, his probation officer hardly saw him anymore, the officer told a Superior Court judge last week. “Mr. Contino has failed to report on more than one ...

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Dozen people charged in Nashua’s latest Granite Hammer drug sweep

NASHUA – Eight women and four men with addresses ranging from Nashua to New Ipswich and Lawrence, Mass., make up the latest group of suspects taken into custody as part of a Nashua police Operation Granite Hammer initiative. Police said members of the department’s Narcotics Intelligence ...