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Hobbs found not guilty in death of Amherst man

MANCHESTER – Travis Hobbs, the 21-year-old Mont Vernon man fount not guilty Friday on all charges he faced in connection with the December hit-and-run accident … Full story    
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Speed was factor in Tinker Road fatal accident, say police

Nashua police say the resulting fire from a Wednesday night fatal car accident on Tinker Road will delay the identification of the victim. Speed was … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Hobbs jury begin deliberations in fatal texting while driving trial

MANCHESTER – Jurors will continue to deliberate Friday on whether a 21-year-old Mont Vernon man was simply distracted or criminally negligent when he hit and … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua police charge city man with dealing heroin, hiring teens; point to uptick in heroin overdoses this year

NASHUA – In the two months narcotics detectives were investigating accused drug-ring leader Manuel Rodriguez, police responded to 33 heroin overdoses in Nashua. Already this … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua men charged in January drug deal shooting plead guilty

NASHUA – Two Nashua men charged in a shooting during a botched drug deal pleaded guilty this week and were sentenced to several years in … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua police investigating fatal crash on Tinker Road

Nashua police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a woman on Tinker Road Wednesday night. Police were alerted to the crash around 10:30 … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Former Merrimack mom requests sentence reduction in 2011 case

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge is weighing a sentence-reduction motion by attorneys for Melissa Gutierrez, the 29-year-old former Merrimack woman convicted of negligent homicide … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Nashua woman turns herself in to police on ID fraud charge

Nashua police arrested a city woman they said stole the identity of a Massachusetts resident. Police were contacted on Oct. 15 by a Lowell, Mass., … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014

Police say nashua man threatened another man with a knife

A Nashua man was arrested Sunday and charged with threatening another man with a knife. Nobody was injured. According to Nashua Police, at approximately 9:20 … Full story    
Published:  November 17, 2014

In plea deal, former Hollis man to serve 8 months in jail

NASHUA – A former Hollis man will serve an eight-month sentence in the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections but will avoid state prison time as … Full story    
Published:  November 16, 2014

Argument leads to arrest of Nashua woman for assault

An argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend that police say began Wednesday evening and ended Thursday morning when the boyfriend called police has landed a … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Amherst man charged with throwing bottles at car on turnpike in Nashua

An Amherst man allegedly threw bottles at a car, then threatened to knock out the teeth of the driver as part of a road rage … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Nashua police make 2nd arrest in 2 days for cocaine possession, sales

NASHUA – Police recorded their second significant drug-sales arrest in as many days Thursday when they apprehended Eric Williams, 38, and charged him with three … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Hudson students shaken, but not hurt in school bus crash

HUDSON – A 20-year-old Hudson man was cited for following too closely after the pickup truck he was driving rear-ended a school bus on Lowell … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Nashua police, DEA raid apartment; charge man with selling, possessing 2 pounds of cocaine

NASHUA – A 33-year-old resident of Nashua’s Tree Streets neighborhood was jailed Thursday morning following his arraignment on a slew of drug-related offenses stemming from … Full story    
Published:  November 14, 2014

Nashua police seek help identifying man who robbed city pharmacy

Nashua police are asking for help identifying a man who robbed a city pharmacy last weekend. Police were called to the CVS Pharmacy at 633 … Full story    
Published:  November 13, 2014

Stolen van chased by police, driver arrested after driving over ‘stop sticks’

PELHAM – A Massachusetts man was arrested Tuesday night after a pursuit from Massachusetts through Pelham that ended after his tired were deflated by “stop … Full story    
Published:  November 13, 2014

Four Nashua teens arrested, charged in connection with assault and robbery

NASHUA – Two 17-year-old youths and two juvenile males, ages 16 and 14, are facing numerous charges, including robbery, in connection with the alleged assault … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2014

Hudson man who robbed Nashua market three times agrees to 3-year prison term

NASHUA – A Hudson man will serve three to six years in state prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the Lake Street Convenience … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2014

Connelly has another winner with ‘Burning Room’

“The Burning Room” by Michael Connelly; Little, Brown and Co.; hardcover; 400 pages; $28. Harry Bosch and his rookie partner tackle a cold case with … Full story    
Published:  November 9, 2014

Judge dismisses charge against Milford man after fatal Brookline crash

NASHUA – A judge dismissed a negligent homicide charge against a Milford man involved in a fatal crash in Brookline last December. Hillsborough County Superior … Full story    
Published:  November 8, 2014

Hollis man charged in 2001 sexual assault

Hollis police arrested a man Wednesday who was first implicated in the sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl more than a decade ago. Police arrested … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2014

Nashua man charged with holding group at gunpoint

Nashua police charged a city man with holding a group of people at gunpiont and robbing them Tuesday evening. Police were called to an apartment … Full story    
Published:  November 5, 2014

Nashua police arrest nine in connection with sales of stolen goods

NASHUA – Nashua police have arrested the owners of two pawn shops they say were buying tens of thousands worth of stolen items and “feeding” … Full story    
Published:  November 4, 2014

Prosecutors seek to revoke bail of driver in fatal accident in Amherst

MANCHESTER – A late-night ride on an  unregistered off-highway recreational vehicle may lead to jail time for Travis Hobbs, the Mont Vernon man accused of … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2014

Police: Nashua man overdosed on heroin while driving, caused 3-car crash

A 53-year-old Nashua man is slated to be charged with contributing to a three-vehicle crash in I-93 in Salem on Friday as he was overdosing … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2014

Nashua man who fought with police officer sentenced to 5-10 years in prison

NASHUA – The slew of felony and misdemeanor charges against former Nashuan Craig Riley have been boiled down to a state prison sentence of five … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2014

Nashua man remains in critical condition after Wednesday truck-pedestrian accident

NASHUA – The 53-year-old Nashua man seriously injured Wednesday evening when he was struck by a truck on Amherst Street remained in critical condition Thursday … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2014

Former deputy police chief sues Seusing, Nashua; claims Seusing forced retirement

NASHUA – Former Deputy Police Chief Scott Howe has claimed in a lawsuit that Chief John Seusing connived to force his ouster from the police … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2014

Nashua police charge two in connection with Monday’s East Hollis Street Variety robbery

NASHUA – Police have arrested two city men in connection with the knifepoint robbery of an East Hollis Street convenience store earlier this week. Ryan … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2014

Nashua teen charged with felony after July theft

NASHUA – Police arrested a city teenager Monday and charged him with stealing more than $1,000 in various items from an apartment. Police arrested Aaron … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2014

Nashua Police Chief Seusing to retire, be replaced by Deputy Chief Lavoie

NASHUA – Police Chief John Seusing has announced his retirement as of the end of the year He will be replaced by Deputy Chief Andrew … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2014

Milford man facing charges after driving SUV at police, then fleeing

MILFORD – A Milford man is facing a slew of charges, including several felonies, after allegedly fleeing from police early Saturday morning and at one … Full story    
Published:  October 28, 2014

Merrimack man charged with sexual assault, spitting on victim

Merrimack police have charged a man with sexually assaulting and spitting on another person. Police were told that on Oct. 17 Raymond Gillogly, 44, of … Full story    
Published:  October 27, 2014

Nashua police investigating East Hollis Street robbery at knifepoint

Nashua police are looking for a man who robbed the East Hollis Variety at knifepoint around noon Monday. Police were called to the convenience store … Full story    
Published:  October 27, 2014

Hillsborough County indictments for October 2014

Two people arrested last summer after a lengthy undercover drug operation by Nashua police and other drug agencies have been indicted on a total of … Full story    
Published:  October 26, 2014

Hollis police: Rash of thefts from vehicles

Hollis police are cautioning residents, especially those in the Broad Street and Federal Hill Road areas, to be sure to lock their vehicles not only … Full story    
Published:  October 25, 2014

Nashua man charged with failing to register as sex offender

A Nashua man has been arrested and charged with not completing a required semi-annual registration as a sex offender. On Friday, Oct. 24, at approximately … Full story    
Published:  October 25, 2014

Driver in fatal Amherst accident was going 80 in a 35 mph zone

AMHERST – The Milford woman killed on Route 101A Wednesday was traveling about 80 mph when she crossed into the opposite lanes, sideswiped a car, … Full story    
Published:  October 24, 2014

One dead in car-truck crash on Route 101A in Amherst

AMHERST – One person was killed and two injured in a collision involving a tractor-trailer and two cars Wednesday afternoon on Route 101A about 200 … Full story    
Published:  October 23, 2014

Boy honored for rescuing grandmother videocam

HUDSON – Seven-year-old Paul Greenwood Jr. of Hudson got a hero’s treatment Wednesday at the Hudson Fire Department as he received an award for leading … Full story    
Published:  October 23, 2014

Man pleads guilty to role in Bedford home invasion

MANCHESTER, (AP) – A man accused of being an accomplice in a 2012 violent home invasion in Bedford, New Hampshire, has pleaded guilty to multiple … Full story    
Published:  October 22, 2014

‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed … Full story    
Published:  October 22, 2014

Nashua pair charged in check cashing scheme

Nashua police arrested two people accused of stealing from another person using a check cashing scheme at a local bank. Police were contacted in March … Full story    
Published:  October 21, 2014

Gribble asks for sentence to be reviewed because of his age at time of Mont Vernon murder

CONCORD – The chances Christopher Gribble will ever see the outside of a prison as a free man are virtually zero, but he still came … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Police continue to investigate bounce house incident that injured two children in Nashua

Nashua police and state officials are continuing the investigation into the circumstances around Sunday’s liftoff of a bounce house at a local farm. “A number … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

Missing Huskies determined dead, investigation closed by anonymous tip

MERRIMACK – The sign outside Ludger Roy’s home in North Merrimack carries a stark warning: “No Trespassing. Violators will be shot.” When three Siberian huskies … Full story    
Published:  October 16, 2014

Former employee charged with stealing TVs from Nashua hotel

Nashua police arrested a former hotel employee and a woman and charged them with stealing two large televisions from the man’s erstwhile employer. Employees at … Full story    
Published:  October 15, 2014

Officials find body of 65-year-old Nashua woman in Merrimack River under Sagamore Bridge

NASHUA – Rescue officials pulled the body of a 65-year-old Nashua woman from the middle of the Merrimack River on Tuesday morning after police say … Full story    
Published:  October 15, 2014

Nashua police charge pair with theft of Italian figurines

Nashua police arrested a Nashua woman and a Massachusetts man Sunday and charged them with stealing and selling thousands of dollars worth of property from … Full story    
Published:  October 14, 2014

Nashua police investigating bounce house accident that injured two small boys

NASHUA – Police, Nashua Fire Rescue and the state fire marshal’s office are investigating the bizarre accident over the weekend that left a 2-year-old boy … Full story    
Published:  October 14, 2014

Two children injured in bounce house accident at Nashua’s Sullivan Farm

NASHUA – Two young children were injured, one critically, at a local farm Sunday afternoon when a gust of wind lifted an inflatable bounce house … Full story    
Published:  October 13, 2014

Hudson police seek help to ID theft suspect

HUDSON – Police are asking the public for help in identifying a woman wanted in connection with a theft by deception incident at the town’s … Full story    
Published:  October 12, 2014

Foot soldiers: Nashua police win Manchester 5k

A team of runners from the Nashua Police Department took down the competition at the seventh annual Footrace for the Fallen in Manchester on Sunday, … Full story    
Published:  October 11, 2014

Report stresses arsenic danger

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire officials say hundreds of cases of lung, bladder and skin cancer could be avoided if private well owners had their … Full story    
Published:  October 10, 2014

Police: Driver flees after accident, shows knife

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a driver hit a car carrying a mother and her two children on a highway, didn’t’ … Full story    
Published:  October 9, 2014

Nashua homeless man charged with stealing flat screen TV this summer

NASHUA – A homeless man is facing a felony burglary charge after police accused him of stealing a television this summer. Nashua police were called … Full story    
Published:  October 9, 2014

Former Litchfield principal to plead guilty to embezzling $150k from school

NASHUA – The former principal of a Litchfield private religious school will spend anywhere from 21⁄2 to as many as 15 years in prison for … Full story    
Published:  October 9, 2014

On their way to display poster of wanted man at Nashua library, police said they found their suspect

NASHUA – The U.S. Marshals found their man in Nashua on Monday. He was at the library. And they found him by accident. Steven Palmer … Full story    
Published:  October 8, 2014

Bedford man and Milford woman charged with drug offenses in Babie ‘R’ Us parking lot

A Milford woman was arrested in Salem Friday and accused of letting a 2-year-old child play with a syringe, according to police. Salem police were … Full story    
Published:  October 7, 2014

Police charge Nashua man with sending teenage girl lewd pictures

NASHUA – Police arrested a city man Sunday after a teenage girl’s parents reported he had sent the girl lewd pictures and tried to convince … Full story    
Published:  October 7, 2014

After accused rapist gets acquitted on most charges, prosecutor says its back to the “bad old days again” for rape cases

NASHUA – Frank Moore will have to spend nearly another two years in prison after being sentenced to the maximum term Monday for having sex … Full story    
Published:  October 7, 2014

Police pursuing several leads in Hollis home invasion

HOLLIS – Hollis police and the state police Major Crimes Unit are following several leads in their investigation of the Sept. 24 home invasion that … Full story    
Published:  October 4, 2014

Nashua police looking for man charged with biting woman, causing severe lip injury

Nashua police are looking for a man they said seriously injured a woman’s lip late last month by biting her. Police were called to a … Full story    
Published:  October 2, 2014

Days after fatal crash on Route 101A this summer, state workers removed tree that had been subject of complaint

MERRIMACK – State highway workers cut down a tree that at least partially blocked a traffic light at the corner of Route 101A and Continental … Full story    
Published:  October 2, 2014

Milford man to spend 11 years in federal prison for Merrimack bank robbery

CONCORD – A Milford man charged with robbing a Merrimack bank last summer armed with a shotgun has agreed to an 11-year federal prison sentence. … Full story    
Published:  October 2, 2014

Just reduced: For a mere $800,000 you could own your own Nashua courthouse

NASHUA – After more than a year on the market, the price tag for the former Nashua District Court on Walnut Street has dropped $300,000. … Full story    
Published:  October 1, 2014

Nashua driver in MassPike fatal gets 9 months in jail

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Nashua woman who was behind the wheel when her car crashed, killing her boyfriend, on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough … Full story    
Published:  September 30, 2014

Nashua man accused with beating woman, facing felony charges

Nashua police arrested a city man early Monday morning and charged him with beating a woman. Omar Akel, 20, of Nashua, was arrested shortly after … Full story    
Published:  September 30, 2014

Former Nashua man accused of molesting a boy in 1980s wants confession to police thrown out of court

NASHUA – Lawyers for a former Nashua man charged with sexually assaulting a child more than three decades ago say police violated his rights to … Full story    
Published:  September 30, 2014

Police say Nashua man assaulted woman

Nashua police arrested a city man early Saturday morning and accused him of assaulting a woman he knows. Police were called to a home on … Full story    
Published:  September 29, 2014

Prosecutor agrees that police violated Miranda rights of man shot by Nashua officer

NASHUA – County prosecutors have agreed police violated the Miranda rights of a man shot by a Nashua police officer and won’t try to introduce … Full story    
Published:  September 29, 2014

Three men arrested in Merrimack on heroin charges

MERRIMACK – Merrimack police arrested three men at a local hotel on Thursday after a lengthy investigation and charged them with selling heroin. Police are … Full story    
Published:  September 27, 2014

Psychiatrists rule Nashua man incompetent – for now – to stand trial on attempted murder charge

NASHUA – A Nashua man charged with trying to kill his wife has been ruled incompetent to stand trial by two psychiatric experts. Mohammad Salimullah, … Full story    
Published:  September 27, 2014

Nashua police arrest three accused of selling crack cocaine and heroin

NASHUA – Police raided an East Temple Street home Thursday and arrested three people accused of dealing cocaine and heroin. Narcotics detectives and the police … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

Woman who set Nashua apartment on fire can avoid jail if she continues mental health treatment

NASHUA – A woman who set an apartment building fire that forced the dramatic rescue of a mother and children will not go to prison … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

Hollis police say 93-year-old woman tied up during home invasion

HOLLIS – Town police say a 93-year-old woman was hospitalized after she and her 60-year-old caretaker were tied up by several people during an early … Full story    
Published:  September 25, 2014

Car in swamp leads Hollis police on a search for driver

HOLLIS – A Brookline man has been charged with false report on accidents after allegedly giving incorrect information about an accident in Hollis. According to … Full story    
Published:  September 17, 2014

Two found dead in Amherst; possible murder-suicide

AMHERST – State and local investigators worked into the evening Tuesday collecting evidence and information at 1 Meadow Lane, the home in which two people … Full story    
Published:  September 17, 2014

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Published:  September 16, 2014

Pelham convenience store robbed at gunpoint

PELHAM – Police say a man robbed a Pelham convenience store Saturday evening. The clerks were able to provide a limited description of the male … Full story    
Published:  September 16, 2014

Lawyers say accused Nashua kidnapper was too high to talk to police

NASHUA – Lawyers for a man charged with kidnapping a woman, raping her in a Nashua motel room and then engaging in a standoff with … Full story    
Published:  September 15, 2014

Review: Crime novel ‘Blind Spot’ well plotted

“Robert B. Parker’s Blind Spot” by Reed Farrel Coleman; G.P. Putnam’s Sons; hardcover, 352 pages; $26.95. It’s been years since Jesse Stone, police chief in … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Convictions upheld under hate crime law

CONCORD (AP) – In a decision involving what’s known as New Hampshire’s “hate crime statute,” the state Supreme Court on Friday upheld the convictions and … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

Nashua man wanted in Mass. for burglary charge

NASHUA – Police say they arrested a Nashua man who was wanted in Massachusetts for burglary. According to police, Richard Waite, 25, of 5 Shedds … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Police say Nashua man pulled handgun during argument

NASHUA – A Nashua man has been charged with pulling a handgun and threatening to shoot another person during an argument over money. On Wednesday, … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Two students injured, building struck during Ledge Street Elementary drop-off

NASHUA – A potentially tragic outcome was narrowly avoided at one of the city’s elementary schools Wednesday morning after a car jumped a curb and … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Nashua police charge man with selling thousands of dollars of former roommate’s property

Nashua police arrested a man on Tuesday accused of pawning thousands of dollars in items that belonged to a former roommate this spring. Police were … Full story    
Published:  September 10, 2014

Merrimack teen charged with driving with family member on car hood

A Merrimack teenager was arrested Sunday afternoon after police charged her with assaulting a family member and then trying to drive away with a person … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Hudson police looking for knife-wielding Burger King robber

Hudson police are looking for a man who robbed a fast food restaurant at knifepoint just before closing time Saturday. Police were called to the … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Nashua man charged with choking, threatening woman

A Nashua man was arrested last week and charged with choking and threatening to kill a woman. Nashua police were called to a city residence … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Puppy saves New Ipswich family, then dies in fire

NEW IPSWICH – A three-month-old golden retriever puppy died in a house fire early Monday morning after his barking alerted the family, allowing everyone to … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Defendant in Hollis home invasion case wants cell phone evidence thrown out

NASHUA – Lawyers for a woman accused of trying to kill a Hollis man during a 2013 home invasion want a judge to throw out … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Merrimack man who fled to avoid trial gets 2 years for sexual assault

NASHUA – Eric Cousens pleaded guilty – finally. The 44-year-old Merrimack man was sentenced to up to four years in prison on Friday after admitting … Full story    
Published:  September 6, 2014

Hollis man who aided Mont Vernon home invasion killers denied parole

CONCORD – A Hollis man who hid evidence and concocted an alibi for machete-wielding home invaders who killed a Mont Vernon woman and maimed her … Full story    
Published:  September 5, 2014

Man shot by Nashua police wants statements made from hospital bed thrown out of court

NASHUA – After being beaten and shot by police and then placed under 24-hour guard while in a hospital bed, Craig Riley was in no … Full story    
Published:  September 5, 2014

Nashua courtroom outburst causes mistrial in rape case, lands man in jail

NASHUA – A judge sent a local man to jail for one day Wednesday, a week after his profanity and invective-laced rant in the middle … Full story    
Published:  September 5, 2014

Nashua police investigating robbery on Palm Street bike path

Nashua police are looking for two men who they say assaulted and robbed a pair of men on a city bike path last week. Police … Full story    
Published:  September 4, 2014

Hollis traffic stop leads to felony drug charge

A routine traffic stop led to the discovery of more than half a pound of marijuana and other drugs by Hollis police this weekend. Hollis … Full story    
Published:  September 4, 2014

Police: SWAT team storms Nashua motel and arrests man wanted in Massachusetts for double homicide home invasion

NASHUA – The Nashua Police SWAT team descended on Lillian’s Motel on Tuesday evening and arrested a Massachusetts man who police say is wanted in … Full story    
Published:  September 4, 2014

Nashua police charge 9 people with heroin, cocaine sales

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested nine people last week and charged them with dealing heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs in the city. The nine arrests … Full story    
Published:  September 3, 2014

Massachusetts man not guilty on most charges following Nashua teen’s rape allegations

NASHUA – Frank Moore admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl and that’s all a jury found him guilty of following short deliberations. Moore … Full story    
Published:  September 3, 2014

Nashua Police Department arrest log for Aug. 17-21

Nashua Police Department AUG. 17 ARRESTS/SUMMONSES Brandon Johnston, 23, 24 Cottage St., Pepperell, Mass., driving after revocation or suspension. Marc Manchon, 28, 2 Emile Drive, … Full story    
Published:  August 30, 2014

Merrimack Police Department arrest log for June 5-29

Merrimack Police Department June 5 Arrest/Summons Caitlin Higgins, 25, 259 Spruce St., Manchester: Two counts, simple assault – domestic violence, 1:53 a.m. Accident Naticook Road: … Full story    
Published:  August 30, 2014

Police divers search Nashua River, find stolen firearm; man charged

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested a man who allegedly threw a stolen firearm into the Nashua River, where it was found by police divers. Police … Full story    
Published:  August 30, 2014

Nashua police make second arrest in Aug. 20 purse snatching

NASHUA – Police have made a second arrest in connection to the robbery of a 65-year-old woman last week. Jerald “JJ” Leith, 26, of 115 … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2014

Nashua police charge man arrested following drive-by shooting with giving fake name

One of the Manchester men arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting in Nashua Wednesday morning is facing more charges after police said he gave … Full story    
Published:  August 28, 2014

Nashua police make arrest in purse snatching; still looking for second suspect

Nashua police have arrested a man in connection with the robbery of a 65-year-old woman last week and are looking for another man said to … Full story    
Published:  August 28, 2014

Nearby officer makes quick arrests following Nashua drive-by shooting Wednesday

Two brothers from Manchester were arrested by Nashua police early Wednesday morning in connection with a drive-by shooting downtown. Nashua officer Don Weise was patrolling … Full story    
Published:  August 28, 2014

Nashua man pulled over, charged with lewdness on highway

Well, he knew he wasn’t pulled over for texting while driving. Denis Bolduc, a Nashua resident, was arrested by State Police this week and charged … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2014

Body recovered of man who jumped from Nashua-Hudson bridge

UPDATE: The body of an adult man was pulled from the Merrimack River shortly before noon Wednesday, apparently the person who was reported to have … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2014

Wife of convicted Hudson sex offender: “I’m sorry I didn’t protect the victims”

NASHUA – The former Hudson man who admitted to molesting a now 16-year-old girl for four years and then stalking her on Twitter while free … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2014

Merrimack woman arrested in recent car thefts, heroin possession

MERRIMACK – The investigation into last week’s rash of thefts from vehicles in town has yielded one arrest with more possibly forthcoming, police said Thursday. … Full story    
Published:  August 22, 2014

Merrimack, Litchfield police use GPS to locate stolen truck

Merrimack and Litchfield police said they used GPS coordinates to track down a stolen car earlier this month. Police in Litchfield contacted Merrimack officers on … Full story    
Published:  August 21, 2014

Fire renders parts of Nashua apartment building uninhabitable after flames doused Tuesday night

NASHUA – Fourteen people were forced from their homes and one person was taken to a local hospital as Nashua Fire Rescue fought a blaze … Full story    
Published:  August 21, 2014

Nashua police charge Brookline man had gun as convicted felon

A Brookline man police were called to check on almost a month ago was arrested last week and charged with illegally possessing a gun. Nashua … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

Merrimack man charged in Nashua burglary

Nashua police arrested a Merrimack man Monday and charged him with breaking into a city home earlier this summer. Police were called to a home … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

Is Ferguson our future?

“America is on trial,” said the Rev. Al Sharpton from the pulpit of Greater St Mark’s Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri. At issue, the shooting … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

Nashua mom charged with facilitating daughter’s sex work

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested a Dexter Street woman Monday and charged her with helping her daughter engage in prostitution with a Massachusetts man. The … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

Two women charged with Nashua gas station robbery

Nashua police arrested two women who they charged with robbing a city gas station Saturday night. Police were called to the Hess Express station at … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2014

Nashua driver hits Hollis police cruiser in breakdown lane of Route 101A

HOLLIS – A Nashua man ran his car into a police cruiser Saturday evening while the cruiser was stopped in the breakdown lane of Route … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Female victim in Nashua weekend shooting disputes man’s claim that gun accidentally fired during cleaning

NASHUA – New details about a weekend shooting that left a woman in critical condition reveal that the victim told police she was shot twice, … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Probable cause found in Merrimack crash that killed Nashua woman

MERRIMACK – A district court judge found probable cause for prosecutors to continue pursuing a manslaughter charge against a dump truck driver charged with killing … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2014

Woman shot during domestic dispute in Nashua

NASHUA – A 41-year-old Nashua man will be arraigned Monday on a charge that he shot a woman in the stomach during a domestic dispute … Full story    
Published:  August 18, 2014

Family of Merrimack drowning victim looking for answers

NASHUA – Abel Urena doesn’t accept that it was his father he saw inside a casket at a Nashua funeral home. It just didn’t look … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

Alleged ‘spice’ sales lead to arrest of Pelham storeowner

PELHAM – The Pelham store owner arrested Friday and charged with felony drug sales for selling packages of the synthetic marijuana product “Spice” allegedly told … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

Hassan declares state of emergency following overdoses of synthetic marijuana product called ‘Smacked!’

CONCORD – The number of overdoses caused by a particular brand of synthetic marijuana – or spice – prompted Gov. Maggie Hassan to declare a … Full story    
Published:  August 15, 2014

Merrimack police say drowning victim is missing Nashua man

MERRIMACK – Merrimack police confirmed Tuesday the body of a man they found in Bowers Pond last week was that of Nashua resident Lucas Urena, … Full story    
Published:  August 13, 2014

Cause of death for man found dead in Merrimack last week still withheld

MERRIMACK – Five days after discovering the body of a man dead in a Merrimack pond, police have not released the identity of the man … Full story    
Published:  August 12, 2014

Driver in fatal Nashua crash argues blood tests violated his rights against unreasonable search and seizure

NASHUA – County prosecutors will fight a Massachusetts man’s attempts to have evidence thrown out of court that he had a blood-alcohol concentration nearly four … Full story    
Published:  August 12, 2014

Hudson police looking for owners of cats abandoned on roadside Sunday

HUDSON – Police are hoping someone recognizes a pair of friendly house cats that were found abandoned on the side of the road on Sunday. … Full story    
Published:  August 12, 2014

Nashua police: Late-night confrontation leads to gunfire, charges

NASHUA – Police arrested two men Saturday night and charged them with threatening a group of men with guns and firing a single shot. Police … Full story    
Published:  August 12, 2014

Stop the campus rape numbers game

One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high. That’s a common reaction to the oft-cited statistic about the share of women who experience an … Full story    
Published:  August 9, 2014

Lightning strike blamed for Nashua apartment building fire

NASHUA – Nashua fire officials suspect a lightning strikes sparked a small fire that damaged a French Hill apartment building on Thursday afternoon and caused … Full story    
Published:  August 8, 2014

Judge sides with man shot by Nashua officer; can depose officer, detective

NASHUA – A judge has ruled that a man shot by a city police officer this winter may use the state’s “stand your ground” law … Full story    
Published:  August 8, 2014

Fire sparks in roof of crematorium

Firefighters rushed to the Merrimack Cremation Service, at the end of Henry Clay Dr. in Merrimack NH Thursday morning, after receiving a report of an … Full story    
Published:  August 8, 2014

Nashua man charged with spending on credit card he opened in another person’s name

Nashua police said a city man charged thousands of dollars on a credit card he opened in someone else’s name. Police arrested Derek Marois, of … Full story    
Published:  August 7, 2014

Massachusetts man accused of 2012 sex assault on Nashua boy

A Massachusetts man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexually assaulting a young boy in Nashua two years ago. Police were contacted March 28 and … Full story    
Published:  August 7, 2014

Nashua officer at fault in Sunday’s Main Street crash

NASHUA – The same officer who shot a Nashua man earlier this year was involved in a two-car crash on Main Street over the weekend. … Full story    
Published:  August 7, 2014

Nashua man charged with harassing Hudson police

A Nashua man was arrested for at least the third time after being accused of harassing Hudson police. Hudson police arrested Paul Dinucci, 53, of … Full story    
Published:  August 6, 2014

Nashua man facing sex assault charges ruled incompetent to stand trial; dangerousness to be decided by judge

NASHUA – A Nashua man charged with sexually assaulting a girl last year has been declared incompetent to stand trial, and a judge will determine … Full story    
Published:  August 6, 2014

Nashua woman charged with aggravated DWI after crashing car into Canal St. utility pole

A Nashua woman was charged with drunken driving after smashing her car into a utility pole in the city early Friday morning. Police were called … Full story    
Published:  August 5, 2014

Nashua police charge Hudson man with felony theft in check cashing scheme

Nashua police have charged a Hudson man with cheating a local bank by cashing bad checks. Police said they arrested Clyde Sturdevant, of 3 Short … Full story    
Published:  August 5, 2014

Merrimack alleged hatchet threat leads to felony threatening charge for Amherst man

An Amherst man is facing charges that he threatened to shoot a fellow driver and waved a hatchet at him during a altercation Monday evening. … Full story    
Published:  August 5, 2014

Nashua woman sues city, police officers over 2011 arrest

NASHUA – A woman arrested in downtown Nashua three years ago is suing the city and the Nashua Police Department claiming officers used excessive force … Full story    
Published:  August 5, 2014

Hudson police charge man with threatening woman, firing gun into neighboring apartment

HUDSON – A Hudson man was held on $150,000 bail Friday after police accused him of threatening a woman with a handgun and then firing … Full story    
Published:  August 2, 2014

Md. man charged after driving into Merrimack home

MERRIMACK – A Maryland man is accused of being drunk behind the wheel when his car crashed into a Merrimack home early Friday morning. Police, … Full story    
Published:  August 1, 2014

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

DETROIT (AP) — Sporadic gunfire isn’t an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Gorham man held on $1M in Abigail Hernandez kidnapping

CONWAY – A New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday as the … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Dump truck driver charged in July crash that killed Nashua woman remains free on bail after arraignment

MERRIMACK – The 43-year-old dump truck driver charged with killing a Nashua woman in a crash earlier this month remained free on bail after his … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Former court security officer in Nashua in Merrimack court Tuesday on sex assault charges

A Merrimack man and former court security officer in Nashua waived his probable cause hearing Tuesday and remains behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Massachusetts man to spend at least 31⁄2 years in prison for sexually assaulting Hudson teen

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a Hudson teenager and then stalking her on social media will plead guilty and spend … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Former Hollis man headed to prison for beating Mason police chief

NASHUA – The former Hollis man who severely beat Mason’s police chief in January will spend more than a year in prison. Russell Monbleau III, … Full story    
Published:  July 30, 2014

Man stabbed in the back at Brookline house party

BROOKLINE – A 21-year-old Nashua man who traveled to the Brookline Police Department on Sunday to ask about a missing cell phone was instead arrested … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2014

Nashua SWAT activated Saturday for false claim of hostage situation

What turned out to be incorrect information about a woman being held at gunpoint summoned the Nashua police SWAT team to a quiet city neighborhood … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2014

Lawyers for Mass. man accused of killing fiance in 2012 Nashua crash want blood tests excluded

NASHUA – Lawyers for a man charged with killing his fiance in a 2012 crash in Nashua want a judge to throw out evidence, arguing … Full story    
Published:  July 29, 2014

Nashua man charged with January sex assault on woman

Nashua police arrested a man Friday and charged him with sexually assaulting a woman in her apartment during the early morning hours more than six … Full story    
Published:  July 28, 2014

Nashua man accused of calling woman while in jail, violating order

Nashua police charged a homeless city man with violating a protective order by contacting an alleged victim while still behind bars. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  July 28, 2014

SWAT team deployed to Nashua home

NASHUA – Nashua police deployed officers and at least one tactical team to a house in the city’s southwest quadrant Saturday evening, closing down streets … Full story    
Published:  July 28, 2014

Nashua joins National Night Out against crime

NASHUA – Neighborhoods throughout Nashua are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual National Night Out crime and drug … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Hollis police seeking driver in hit-and-run with bicyclist

Hollis police are looking for a driver who struck a bicyclist and fled the scene. Police were called to the area of Depot Road and … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2014

Hollis police charge Massachusetts man with May burglary

Hollis police arrested a Massachusetts man they said burglarized a home this spring. Police were called to a home on Runnels Bridge Road on May … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2014

Nashua man charged with three counts of domestic violence

A Nashua man was arrested Thursday and charged with assaulting a woman and being a wanted fugitive. Nashua police were called to a city hospital … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2014

Truck driver in fatal Merrimack crash charged with manslaughter

MERRIMACK – The driver of the dump truck involved in the July 16 collision that claimed the life of Nashua resident Elizabeth McQuinn has been … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2014

Pelham man charged with cheating elderly Nashua resident

Nashua police finished an eight-month investigation by charging a homeless man with cheating an elderly woman and her disabled daughter out of thousands of dollars. … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2014

Nashua firefighters’ longevity pay dispute headed to arbitration

NASHUA – A grievance filed this summer by the union representing Nashua firefighters over a change in the method through which firefighters receive a stipend … Full story    
Published:  July 25, 2014

Fugitive of the Week for July 24, 2014: Jose Alberto Miranda

Jose Alberto MIRANDA Supervised Release Violation – Distribution of Cocaine Parole Violation – Reckless Conduct with a Firearm ARMED & DANGEROUS ALIAS: “Little Jose” SEX: … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2014

Milford library packed for police talk on heroin, opioids

MILFORD – There are bad drugs here, but “Milford, NH, isn’t south central Los Angeles,” Sgt. Matthew Fiffield told an overflow crowd at the Milford … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2014

Nashua South Superior Court officer, 72, held on multiple sexual assault charges

MERRIMACK – A court officer at Hillsborough County Superior Court South in Nashua was terminated Tuesday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting … Full story    
Published:  July 23, 2014

Hudson police looking for public’s help in Wal-Mart thefts

Hudson police are asking the public for help tracking down a man who they said stole from the Wal-Mart store on Lowell Road twice earlier … Full story    
Published:  July 23, 2014

Hollis, Londonderry police arrest nine at weekend sobriety checkpoints

Police in two local towns arrested nine people at separate sobriety checkpoints held over the weekend. In Hollis, police stopped about 300 vehicles at a … Full story    
Published:  July 22, 2014

Competency of victim of alleged sex assaults at issue in court hearing

NASHUA – Lawyers for a Nashua man accused of sexually assaulting a disabled man in his care want to examine a competency evaluation that the … Full story    
Published:  July 22, 2014

Illegal turtle trade lands Londonderry man in hot water

LONDONDERRY – Watch where you buy your next turtle. A Londonderry man pleaded guilty in Derry district court earlier this month after admitting to the … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2014

Victim of Wednesday’s fatal collision with dump truck in Merrimack remembered as the ‘boss’ of the family

MERRIMACK – The Nashua woman killed Wednesday in a crash involving a dump truck will be remembered as the “boss” of the family and one … Full story    
Published:  July 18, 2014

Merrimack man sentenced 8-20 years in prison for heroin sales, possession

MERRIMACK – A Merrimack man caught with more than 100 grams of heroin inside the glass-blowing business he owned was sentenced to at least eight … Full story    
Published:  July 18, 2014

Woman accused of Hollis home invasion competent to stand trial

NASHUA – A judge has ruled that a Massachusetts woman is competent to face attempted murder charges stemming from a home invasion in Hollis last … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2014

Judge rules Nashua man violated deferred sentence, sends him to jail

NASHUA – A Nashua man arrested after an alleged rape in Mine Falls Park last fall is going back to jail following a hearing Monday … Full story    
Published:  July 15, 2014

Good-smelling Nashua man accused of stealing cologne from department store

NASHUA – Police charged an employee of a cleaning service working third-shift at a city department store with robbing the store by trying to steal … Full story    
Published:  July 14, 2014

Runaway SUV injures man waiting at Merrimack red light

A Nashua man was injured when a driverless SUV smashed into his car on Continental Boulevard in Merrimack Sunday afternoon. Merrimack police and firefighters were … Full story    
Published:  July 14, 2014

New drug court in Nashua gets its first participant; focus on supervision, treatment not incarceration

NASHUA – The first participant in the Hillsborough County Superior Court’s drug court program began his journey this week by pleading guilty to drug possession … Full story    
Published:  July 14, 2014

Nashua Fire Rescue lands lucrative grants totaling close to $1 million

NASHUA – Nashua Fire Rescue has had a profitable few weeks. Nearly $1 million in federal grant money has received the stamp of approval this … Full story    
Published:  July 13, 2014

Former Merrimack man sentenced to prison for possessing child pornography

NASHUA – Less than a year after his wife discovered images of nude children in a storage locker, a former Merrimack man was sentenced to … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2014

Hollis police schedule sobriety checkpoint

Hollis police will stage a sobriety checkpoint in town sometime in the next week. Police announced Friday they will conduct the checkpoint between July 13 … Full story    
Published:  July 11, 2014

Hudson teenager charged with attempted burglary

Hudson police said they chased down a teenager before charging him with trying to break into a home Friday morning. Police were called to a … Full story    
Published:  July 11, 2014

Nashua man charged with calling in phony bomb threat at homeless shelter

NASHUA – Police arrested a homeless man Thursday and charged him with contacting the media to cover what he said would be a bomb explosion … Full story    
Published:  July 11, 2014

State’s first court for veterans opened in Nashua Thursday

NASHUA – New Hampshire’s first court program designed to assist veterans who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and other combat-related conditions to navigate through … Full story    
Published:  July 11, 2014

Nashua man charged with firing accidental gunshot into city apartment

NASHUA – Police arrested a city man on felony charges earlier this month and accused him of accidentally firing a bullet into an apartment complex. … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2014

Nashua police charge Bedford woman with fraud

NASHUA – Police arrested a Bedford woman this week they said defrauded a local bank. Police were contacted by the bank and told it had … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2014

Nashua woman facing theft charge in check cashing scheme

NASHUA – A Nashua woman is facing a felony theft charge after police arrested her this week and accused her of a check cashing scheme. … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2014

Hudson man arrested after police say he drove 132 MPH in Toyota Supra on Everett Turnpike in Nashua

NASHUA – State Police arrested a Hudson man they said was racing another car on F.E. Everett Turnpike Wednesday morning topping speeds of 130 mph. … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2014

Man allegedly stabbed another man during domestic dispute

NASHUA – Police arrested a Nashua resident last week who they said stabbed a man who tried to intervene in a domestic assault. Police were … Full story    
Published:  July 8, 2014

Nashua firefighter faces federal child pornography charges

NASHUA – A member of Nashua Fire Rescue has been placed on home confinement following his first appearance in federal court on child pornography charges, … Full story    
Published:  July 8, 2014

Slain Nashua EMT to receive award for heroism

NASHUA – A local man and EMT who died nearly three years ago while saving two women from a knife-wielding attacker was named the recipient … Full story    
Published:  July 3, 2014

Man pleads guilty to selling heroin to police informant

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend the next year and a half in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling heroin to a police … Full story    
Published:  July 3, 2014

Police: Man lied about being stabbed in the leg in Nashua

Nashua police arrested a man early Monday morning after accusing him of stabbing himself to convince police he had been assaulted. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  July 1, 2014

Hudson man found not guilty of sex assault

NASHUA – A Hudson man was found not guilty of raping, molesting and assaulting a young girl following a jury trial last week. A Hillsborough … Full story    
Published:  July 1, 2014

Nashua man accused of trying to take officer’s gun in scuffle

A Nashua man is facing two felony charges after police accused him of trying to take an officer’s handgun while trying to harm himself. Police … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

Nashua man accused of punching, robbing man outside store

A Nashua man was arrested Saturday evening after police charged him with punching and robbing a man outside a city convenience store. Nashua police were … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

VFW would be a welcome presence

With rising crime rates in my Crown Hill neighborhood, it’s no wonder the community is on edge. It seems no one is safe – even … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

Nashua police use data analysis to direct officers to ‘hot zones’

NASHUA – Nashua police are turning to statistics and analysis to put more cops where the crime is. Since April 1, police leaders have been … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

3 charged with murder in New Hampshire man’s death

DOVER (AP) – Three men charged with first- degree murder in the stabbing death of an 18-year-old New Hampshire man are being held without bail. Attorney … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2014

‘Jack the Snipper’ suspect pleads guilty to indecent exposure in Nashua

NASHUA – Jeffrey Gelinas, the man police identified as the chief suspect in the “Jack the Snipper” case a decade ago, pleaded guilty Thursday to … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2014

Man trapped in burning Brookline house was found with thermal-imaging camera, rescued

BROOKLINE – Town firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to find and rescue a man trapped inside a burning house Tuesday night. The victim, Greg … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2014

Hudson man arrested in Vermont and charged in Nashua with indecent exposure

A Hudson man was arrested in Vermont and later charged by Nashua police with exposing himself to a child multiple times. Police and the Division … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Sexual assault trial begins

NASHUA – A 14-year-old girl took the witness stand Tuesday and told jurors that a Hudson man had raped, molested, assaulted and threatened her for … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Former Nashua resident indicted on charges of molesting boy in 1980s

NASHUA – A former Cub Scout and Little League volunteer and former Nashua resident was indicted on dozens of sexual assault counts accusing him of … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Nashua residents to spend time in jail after lying to court, lawyers about arrest

NASHUA – Two Nashua residents learned the hard way that lying in court can come back to bite you. Candido Vazquez-Matos, 20, and Kerrie Fisette, … Full story    
Published:  June 24, 2014

Several Nashuans arrested, charged with selling drugs

NASHUA – For the second time this week, Nashua police have charged a number of city residents with selling heroin and other drugs. Three people … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2014

Bedford teen charged with stealing from police trailer in Merrimack

A Bedford teenager was arrested by Merrimack police on Thursday and charged with stealing from – of all people – the police. Merrimack police were … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2014

Man killed in Windham motorcycle crash

WINDHAM – State police are investigating a motorcycle crash on Interstate 93 in Windham Thursday that took the life of a Massachusetts man. Troopers were … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Police: Man arranged to meet a woman at Nashua motel; she brought 3 friends and robbed him

Nashua police arrested four people accused of attacking and robbing a man inside his city hotel room in April. Police were called to the Crowne … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Governor signs domestic violence bill named for slain Amherst boy

Flanked by the Amherst mom who spurred this movement, Gov. Maggie Hassan privately signed “Joshua’s Law” on Thursday, creating the crime of domestic violence that … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Nashua police charge three with selling heroin, cocaine

Nashua police have charged three Nashua residents with dealing heroin and cocaine in the city. Based on investigations conducted by detectives in the Narcotics Intelligence … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2014

Police: Nashua man facing felony charge in Merrimack, Londonderry after damaging stranger’s lawn, DWI and domestic assault

Police have charged a Nashua man with going on a criminal tear through Merrimack and Londonderry on Tuesday, including driving drunk, domestic assault and – … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2014

Lawyers say witness account contradicts Nashua police version of officer-involved shooting

NASHUA – Defense attorneys say there is an eye witness who disputes the official version of an officer-involved shooting this winter. Craig Riley’s public defender, … Full story    
Published:  June 18, 2014

2 charged with heroin possession in Merrimack

Merrimack police charged two people with heroin possession after looking into a suspicious car at a local business. A Merrimack officer spotted a vehicle parked … Full story    
Published:  June 18, 2014

Police investigating unattended death in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – Police are investigating the death of a Manchester woman who was found at a home at 86 Wire Road in Merrimack earlier this … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Police track stolen truck from Nashua to Boston; passenger claims he was kidnapped

A Massachusetts man has been arrested after he was seen driving a stolen truck in Nashua and pursued all the way to Boston, and authorities … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Nashua police investigating two Fletcher Street home invasion robberies

NASHUA – Two home invasion robberies on the same street last week have Nashua police on the hunt for a pair of unidentified men. The … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Nashuan charged with beating man with a rock, held on $100k bail

Nashua police charged a city man with seriously injuring another man by beating him with a rock Saturday afternoon. Police were called to the area … Full story    
Published:  June 16, 2014

Nashua judge rules Mass. man faking mental illness, declares him competent for rape trial

NASHUA – A judge agreed with an expert in psychiatry that a 29-year-old Massachusetts man is essentially faking mental illness in an attempt to avoid … Full story    
Published:  June 16, 2014

Fire damages Hudson home, displaces residents

HUDSON – Residents of a smoke-filled Pelham Road home escaped safely early Saturday morning, and firefighters were able to keep the bulk of the damage … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2014

Nashua woman charged with soliciting Mass. undercover officer inside public library

TEWKSBURY, Mass. – A Nashua woman had more than research on her mind when she went into the Tewksbury Public Library on Tuesday. Police accuse … Full story    
Published:  June 13, 2014

Nashua PAL fundraiser will feature softball game between police, firefighters

NASHUA – Nashua police officers and firefighters will clash once again – this time on the baseball diamond Saturday. The Nashua Police Athletic League will … Full story    
Published:  June 13, 2014

Nashua police charge two with BB gun spree that damaged dozens of vehicles

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested two teenagers and charged them with shooting out the windows of dozens of cars and causing thousands of dollars in … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2014

Martel lawyer grills forensic expert about past evidence contamination

NASHUA – Defense attorneys grilled a state forensic expert about the four times his own DNA ended up on evidence in criminal trials during the … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2014

Convicted murderer and former Merrimack resident testifies against father in his sex assault trial

NASHUA – A former Merrimack high school athlete and convicted murderer spent hours on the witness stand in a Nashua courtroom Tuesday, testifying against her … Full story    
Published:  June 11, 2014

Police: At least 65 cars damaged in Nashua, Hudson shooting spree

NASHUA – Police are investigating a trail of damage that stretches from the Massachusetts border to the Merrimack town line after receiving dozens of reports … Full story    
Published:  June 9, 2014

Nashua drug court to kick off, whether federal funds arrive or not

NASHUA – The first participants in a new drug court will begin the 18- to 24-month program by the end of this month – months … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2014

Nashua police say man threatened woman with stabbing, hot oil

NASHUA – A Nashua man who allegedly kept a girlfriend in her apartment for five hours while threatening to stab her and burn her with … Full story    
Published:  June 7, 2014

Killer is accuser in sex assault

NASHUA – A former Merrimack woman serving a 20-40 year murder sentence was sitting on the other side of a Nashua courtroom Thursday, this time … Full story    
Published:  June 6, 2014

Nashua pair charged with multiple crimes dating back to April

NASHUA – Two Nashua residents are facing a pack of felony charges after police accused them of an assortment of crimes dating back to April. … Full story    
Published:  June 5, 2014

Nashua teen faces felony burglary charge

A Nashua teenager is facing a felony burglary charge after police accused him of breaking into a home early Tuesday morning. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Hudson man accused of assaulting police personnel

A Hudson man is facing several felony counts after police charged him with assaulting a civilian police employee following a drunken driving arrest. Police were … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Nashua man back in jail accused of violating sentence in sexual assault case

NASHUA – A Nashua man who avoided prison by accepting a plea deal in a sexual assault case last month is back in jail and … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Widow of Amherst man struck and killed in December urges driver face consequences

AMHERST – The widow of a former town fire chief who was struck and killed in front of his Amherst home in December is appealing … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Homicide indictment for Christmas Eve car accident that killed Brookline woman

NASHUA – Two men involved in separate fatal car crashes this winter have been indicted on negligent homicide charges. Greg Cullen, 31, of 166 Badger … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2014

Police say report of shots fired in Nashua could be a hoax

The Nashua police SWAT unit descended on a Donna Street home Monday evening after someone reported shots fired. But police said information indicates the call … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2014

Police investigating Hudson crash involving ambulance

Hudson police are investigating a Monday morning crash on Lowell Road that involved an ambulance. Police were called to the intersection of Lowell Road and … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2014

Nashua man reaches plea agreement with prosecutors after robbing a Nashua bank in November

CONCORD – A Nashua man has reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors after robbing a Nashua bank in November. Richard Marquis will plead guilty … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2014

Nashua police say arrests put 6 behind bars, lead to seizure of 248 grams of heroin

NASHUA – Nashua police made drug arrests Thursday in three separate incidents that put six people behind bars and took nearly half a pound of … Full story    
Published:  May 31, 2014

Nashua police make third arrest in commercial burglary investigation

NASHUA – A local woman is facing several felony charges after becoming the third person arrested in connection with a commercial burglary in the city … Full story    
Published:  May 31, 2014

Nashua woman with $4,000 worth of jewelry charged with receiving stolen property

A Nashua woman was arrested Thursday and charged with having jewelry worth more than $4,000 that had been stolen from a Nashua home. Police had … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Nashua man charged with stealing from mall store

A Nashua man is facing a felony theft charge after being accused of stealing clothes from a store in the Pheasant Lane Mall. Nashua police … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Woman accused of setting up fraudulent credit accounts at Nashua stores

CONCORD – A Massachusetts woman is facing federal charges she helped run a identity fraud ring and used fraudulent credit lines at Nashua stores to … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Hudson police charge Alvirne teenager with criminal threatening for creating ‘hit list’ of other students

HUDSON – Hudson police have charged a 16-year-old student with criminal threatening after learning about a “hit list” the student authored that included the names … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

AG rules Nashua couple’s 2013 deaths a murder-suicide

NASHUA – Reginald Danboise left notes and a substantial amount of money for his daughters before killing his wife and himself last summer and was … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Nashua man’s attempted murder trial delayed after questions of competency

NASHUA – A city man’s attempted murder case has stalled in court while lawyers struggle to determine whether he is competent to stand trial – … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2014

Milford man sentenced for illegally selling guns

CONCORD – A Milford man will spend nearly three years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally selling guns to federal agents. Richard Ouellette, 28, … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2014

Merrimack police looking for tips to find man who assaulted 9-year-old

Merrimack police are looking for help from residents to find a man who assaulted a 9-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon. The girl and her mother told … Full story    
Published:  May 28, 2014

Nashua man charged with robbing three at gunpoint

Police arrested a man Friday morning and accused him of trying to rob three people on a city street early Thursday morning. Police were called … Full story    
Published:  May 28, 2014

Police: Mass. group robs Nashua gas station videocam

NASHUA – Police in two states are investigating a violent “takeover” robbery of a city gas station Thursday night after the arrest of four Massachusetts … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Nashua police charge Salem teen in connection with November robbery

NASHUA – Nashua police charged a teenager with taking part in a robbery in November in which a store clerk was beaten with a tire … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Hudson woman charged with forgery, stalking

NASHUA – Nashua police said they arrested a Hudson woman charged with forging a personal check after finding her in the company of a man … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Convicted murderer Spader injured in prison altercation

The man considered the ringleader of the four local young men who murdered a Mont Vernon mother and severely injured her then-11-year-old daughter in 2009 … Full story    
Published:  May 23, 2014

Nashua man arrested on weapons charge

Nashua police arrested a man, who they were investigating for stealing a gun, for possession of a different weapon. Nashua detectives arrested Richard Lariviere, 44, … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Nashua man charged with beating, concussing teenage girl

Nashua police arrested a Nashua man they said beat a 17-year-old girl Wednesday. Police were called to a home in the area of East Dunstable … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Thousands gather for police officer Stephen Arkell’s memorial videocam

New Hampshire State Police Col. Robert L. Quinn looked out over a sea of uniforms, glanced up at the crowded bleachers at Exeter High School’s … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Mourners find own ways to remember fallen Brentwood officer

A registered nurse at Exeter Hospital, Rae Silva stood just outside Exteter High School’s Eustis Field on Wednesday afternoon knowing there was a very good … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Man charged after stolen car careens into Merrimack house

A 34-year-old Manchester man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with driving a stolen car into a house in Merrimack while intoxicated. Police were called … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Hudson man facing drug charges following Tuesday arrest

A Hudson man was arrested Tuesday and charged with selling heroin three times. Hudson police and FBI Safe Streets Task Force agents arrested Kristopher Bouchard, … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Wind, water and fire keep Nashua, area officials busy Tuesday morning

NASHUA – Dry, gusty winds raised havoc in downtown Nashua and spots throughout the area Tuesday morning, causing power outages and brush fires and fanning … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Two-alarm fire damages Merrimack condo

MERRIMACK – A two-alarm fire burned in a Merrimack condominium at 16 Suncook Terrace on Tuesday, bringing several towns to the scene and for station … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Police memorial adds 2; newest killing is backdrop

CONCORD – Last week’s killing of a Brentwood police officer cast a gloomy shadow on Monday’s already-solemn ceremony to honor New Hampshire police officers who … Full story    
Published:  May 20, 2014

Merrimack police charge woman found in gas station bathroom with drug possession

Merrimack police arrested a woman on Friday after finding her unconscious in a gas station bathroom. Police were called to Bon Bon’s Mobile at 140 … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2014

Merrimack police charge two men with attempted home break-in

Merrimack police arrested two men Sunday afternoon after a homeowner told police the pair was trying to break into her home. A homeowner on Bel … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2014

AG still investigating May 4 Nashua shooting; second victim released from hospital

NASHUA – The woman who was injured in a double shooting near Holman Stadium on May 2 that left a Hudson man dead has been … Full story    
Published:  May 18, 2014

Hollis man with weapons in house surrenders peacefully after standoff

HOLLIS – Hollis police charged a man with a pair of misdemeanors after a five-hour standoff Thursday night and Friday morning. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

AG report: Nashua police officer justified to shoot suspect

NASHUA – The Nashua police officer who shot a shoplifting suspect in March was back to full duty this week after being cleared of any … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

Nashua man charged with burglarizing Merrimack home

Merrimack police arrested a Nashua man on Thursday after a homeowner said he caught the man burglarizing his home. Police were called to the home … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

Published:  May 16, 2014

CBS to add 5 series in fall; Tea Leoni in drama

NEW YORK (AP) – Tea Leoni will portray the U.S. secretary of state in a new CBS drama this fall, the long-running comedy “Two and … Full story    
Published:  May 14, 2014

Manchester roofing contractor to serve prison time for taking customers’ deposits

The owner of a Manchester roofing business pleaded guilty to ripping off customers in Hillsborough and Rockingham counties Tuesday and will spend as much as … Full story    
Published:  May 14, 2014

Jail sentence for negligent death of baby may be reduced

NASHUA – A judge will decide whether to reduce a Merrimack woman’s prison sentence for negligently drowning her baby son, based on her work in … Full story    
Published:  May 13, 2014

Canadian high court to rule on 1988 Nashua murder suspects’ extradition

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments over whether two Canadian citizens should be extradited to New Hampshire to face murder charges in a … Full story    
Published:  May 12, 2014

Crime in Nashua on roller coaster

NASHUA – Crime in Nashua is up – and down – again this year, according to the Nashua Police Department’s 2013 annual Crime Report. It … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to assault; rape charges dropped as part of plea deal

NASHUA – A Nashua man will not serve any prison time after a prosecutor dropped rape charges against him involving an attack in Mine Falls … Full story    
Published:  May 10, 2014

Convicted sex offender who lives in Nashua charged with failing to report

A Nashua man and registered sexual offender was charged with failing to report to police that he was working in Massachusetts. Nashua police were told … Full story    
Published:  May 7, 2014

Nashua residents accused of trying to rob woman to buy cocaine

Two Nashua residents were arrested Saturday and charged with concocting a scheme to rob a woman in broad daylight in order to buy drugs. Paul … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Mont Vernon man formally charged in Amherst man’s death

A day after the state Senate passed a bill banning cellphone use while driving, a 20-year-old Mont Vernon man was indicted on a charge of … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Nashua shooting victim’s family, friends shaken, searching for answers

NASHUA – Juan Martinez remembers the moment the horrible news reached him and David Carrero late Friday afternoon. “We didn’t believe it. We can’t believe … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Nashua man charged with choking, punching woman

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with choking and punching a woman last week. Nashua police were called to a home on Ash Street … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Man uninjured after high-speed chase, turnpike crash

A Massachusetts man was held on bail Monday morning, two days after being charged with leading police on a chase that topped 100 mph before … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Nashua alderman, recognizing budget pressures, split on plan for more cops

NASHUA – Opinions were predictably split among aldermen following their first look at Police Chief John Seusing’s recommendation to expand the city’s police force by … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Two shot in Nashua; police seek gunman

NASHUA – Police descended on a neighborhood in the middle of Nashua late Friday afternoon after a two people were shot, and they began a … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2014

Merrimack man facing trial on sex assault charges arrested in Florida

NASHUA – A Merrimack man, who fled the area before his trial on child sexual assault charges started this week, was caught Thursday by U.S. … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to robbing store, hitting clerk with tire iron

A Nashua man who robbed a city convenience store and hit the store clerk with a tire iron in November pleaded guilty this week to … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Published:  May 2, 2014

Nashua man’s sentence in kidnapping includes suspended time if he earns GED, gets addiction help

NASHUA – A Nashua man pleaded guilty to kidnapping and robbing a family member and will spend at least three years in prison. Shaun Driscoll, … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Probe into financial practices at Nashua Police Relief Association closed

NASHUA – The New Hampshire Charitable Trusts Unit has closed its investigation of financial practices at the Nashua Police Relief Association, determining the nonprofit group … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Merrimack police investigating SUV vs. home crash

Merrimack police charged a man with negligent driving after his SUV left the roadway and smashed into a house on Amherst Road on Saturday. Merrimack … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Second man sentenced after crash that ultimately led to Nashua man’s death

NASHUA – Liz Takacs was back in court Wednesday for the second time this week. She was again talking to a man she believes helped … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Milford man accused of terrorizing, threatening to kill woman

MILFORD – A local man accused of beating, terrorizing and holding a gun to the head of his girlfriend at her apartment two weeks ago … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Man sent to psych unit for killing

NASHUA – A Nashua man who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing his elderly sister will spend at least the next five … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Mother of murdered Amherst boy wants Joshua’s Law to protect other children from domestic violence

CONCORD – Advocates are looking forward to what they hope is a historic series of votes Wednesday on bills designed to enhance protections for crime … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2014

2 1/2 year prison sentence too light for Nashua man in accident with motorcyclist who later died, says wife of victim

NASHUA – One of the two men charged in connection to a crash last summer that seriously injured a Nashua man who eventually died was … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2014

Nashua man charged with attacking teen girl beaten up for his trouble

NASHUA -- A man accused of trying to stab a teenage girl Monday night was beaten up instead. Nashua police were called to a home … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua woman charged with fraud following Mass. burglary

NASHUA – A woman was arrested Monday evening and charged with pawning items taken during a Massachusetts burglary and using stolen credit cards at stores … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua man charged with shooting himself, facing felony charge

NASHUA – A man was arrested this weekend and charged with shooting himself in the leg. Nashua police were called to the area of St. … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Hudson man, Rockingham inmate charged with selling heroin in Nashua

A Hudson man already in jail was arrested by Nashua police on Monday and charged with selling heroin. Nashua police arrested Christopher Overka, 38, of … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

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Friday, November 21, 2014

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Nashua police charge city man with dealing heroin, hiring teens; point to uptick in heroin overdoses this year

Friday, November 21, 2014

Nashua men charged in January drug deal shooting plead guilty