Crime

Police charge Nashua man in domestic altercation

NASHUA – A 43-year-old Nashua man was arraigned Tuesday in Nashua District Court on charges stemming from the alleged assault of a woman with whom he is acquainted, police said. Francisco Chavez Amador, of 60 Crown St., Apt. 1, is facing five counts of simple assault – physical contact, ...

Homeless man arrested for array of allegations

NASHUA – Roughly 24 hours after he allegedly assaulted and robbed a man on Pine Street, Shaun Jerome, a 40-year-old Nashua man with no fixed address, was in police custody, charged with those allegations as well as several others accusing him of stalking a former girlfriend. In all, Jerome ...

$50K bail remains for suspect in teen sex case

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge Monday declined to modify the $50,000 cash-only bail set for Michael Come Jr., one of four suspects arrested recently on allegations they each had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. Come, 27, of 32 Paxton Terrace, was allegedly found in bed with ...

Hudson man arrested for alleged violation of protective order

MERRIMACK – A Hudson man was arrested Monday for allegedly violating a protective order three times in as many weeks. Merrimack Police arrested Michael Bonenfant, 53, of 432 Fox Hollow Drive, after the alleged victim reported the incidents. Bonenfant is accused of sending multiple texts ...

Beating, torture case nets guilty plea

NASHUA – Jonathan Emery said he was “not himself” and was “way out of line” due in part to alcohol impairment the night he took part in the prolonged beating and torture of a man he and his friends blamed for providing drugs to another friend who later died of an overdose. Emery, ...

Sex-assault trial pushed to October

NASHUA – Trial for 73-year-old accused Brookline sex offender Gerard Michaud has been continued until the beginning of October, the result of a Superior Court judge’s recent ruling that followed the resolution of a separate matter on whether Michaud is eligible for a public ...

‘Deadbeat Dad’ no-show at trial

NASHUA – Trial didn’t happen as scheduled last month for Mark Duggan, the Massachusetts man charged with violating a Nashua family court order by allegedly failing to pay child support for more than seven years. According to court documents, Duggan, 52, failed to show up for what was to ...

Nashua-based contractor gets 6 months for labor violations

CONCORD – A Nashua business owners is going to jail for six months after he pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice related to the investigation into his labor practices. Kevin Corriveau, 43, owner of Kevin Corriveau Painting Inc., reportedly failed to pay $200,000 in overtime wages as part ...

Nashuan arrested in stabbing

NASHUA – Police last week were called twice within two hours to a Nashua residence, and each time left with a person in custody on charges stemming from a fairly prolonged domestic altercation. The alleged combatants – Ashish Chopra, 39, and a 16-year-old male – both reside at the home ...

Grand jury hands up indictments

A Nashua resident currently incarcerated at Merrimack County jail on drug and sex-offender charges has been indicted on a new charge, which accuses him of spraying feces into another inmate’s cell by stepping on a bag containing the material, according to the indictment. Christopher M. Smith, ...

Review hearing set for July

NASHUA – The next periodic court review is set for early July for Nathan Pasquale, the Nashua man freed several weeks ago on $7,500 personal recognizance bail so he could get physical and mental health treatment, obtain a mental health evaluation and perform community service. Pasquale, 25, ...

Local man charged with second OUI

MERRIMACK – A resident of Cota Road was charged early Sunday morning with a second-offense OUI and two counts of conduct after an accident, after police said officers found parts of his heavily-damaged vehicle near a smashed mailbox and on a nearby lawn. Scott Jowders Jr., 23, of 60 Cota ...

Merrimack woman jailed pending arraignment

MERRIMACK – A local man told police Saturday that he gave Krystal Robinson, an acquaintance of his, ample opportunity to return his car, cellphone and keys she allegedly took Friday without his permission, according to police. But when Robinson, 30, of 64 Front St., allegedly didn’t show up ...

Local man to be charged with murder

MERRIMACK – A Merrimack man with a violent past is wanted for the murder of his ex-fiancee, whose body was found in the basement of her North Andover, Massachusetts, home last week. Brian Chevalier, 51, was arrested this week in California on parole violations, according to multiple media ...

Merrimack man to be charged in murder

MERRIMACK — A Merrimack man with a violent past is wanted for the murder of his ex-fiancee, whose body was found in the basement of her North Andover, Massachusetts home last week. Brian Chevalier, 51, was arrested this week in California on parole violations, according to multiple media ...

Former Nashua judge to plead guilty to charges

CONCORD – The former Nashua District Court judge who admitted to forging job performance reviews is scheduled to plead guilty next week to criminal fraud charges. The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office announced Friday afternoon that Paul S. Moore, 59, faces one count of fraud for ...

Son of Hudson police chief charged

CONCORD – The son of Hudson’s police chief faces federal charges for allegedly possessing hundreds of pieces of child pornography. Tyler Lavoie, 20, is due to be arraigned in the U.S. District Court in Concord on May 10 for charges he was in possession of child pornography. Lavoie, son of ...

Granite Shield raids net five arrests

NASHUA – A series of drug raids resulted in jail for five suspects, including one woman who faces more than a dozen charges and a man who allegedly received more than 100 grams of an illicit drug through the mail. Tina Gelinas, John Brogioli, Allison Dejesus, William Gervais, and Jessica ...

Problems at the pump

MERRIMACK – An Armenian man appeared at the Hillsborough County Superior Court-South Friday morning on counts of fraudulent use of a scanning device and disobeying a police officer. Shant Sergeyi Bagratyan, 22, was located outside a white Chevrolet Suburban parked at the pump, without any ...

Sting nets 45 arrests

CONCORD – A major drug dealing ring that brought fentanyl from Massachusetts into New Hampshire is in tatters after 45 people, including the two brother in leadership positions, were arrested. The indictments of Sergio Martinez, 28, and Raulin Martinez, 36, both of Lawrence, Massachusetts, ...