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Crime Articles Archive

Judge declares mistrial in case of Nashua resident Sheldon Grant

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has declared a mistrial in the case of Sheldon Grant, the 32-year-old Nashua man charged with two felony counts … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Derry man charged with felony thefts from Nashua stores

NASHUA – A Derry man was arraigned Monday in Nashua district court on felony charges stemming from alleged thefts from two Shaw’s supermarkets in Nashua … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Extradition hearings in Canada for former Nashuans Barnaby, Caplin are postponed

Extradition hearings scheduled for last week in a Canadian courtroom for former Nashua residents Anthony Barnaby and David Caplin have been postponed, according to information … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Woman dies after falling into Purgatory Brook in Mont Vernon Sunday afternoon

LYNDEBOROUGH – A woman died Sunday from injuries sustained when she reportedly fell about 15 feet into Upper Falls, a popular hiking spot along Purgatory … Full story    
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Reported Hollis road rage incident leads to arrest of Brookline man

HOLLIS – A Brookline man was arraigned this week on assault charges, including one felony, stemming from an alleged road-rage incident on Jan. 16. Randy … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2015

Milford police arrest 2 in connection with assault, robbery Tuesday

Two Milford men are in custody after they allegedly attacked a man in a parked car and stole his wallet Tuesday night, police said. Brandon … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2015

Merrimack man charged after alleged threat to kill woman

MERRIMACK – A local man who allegedly told a woman he would “kill her” the next time he saw her is under arrest on a … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Accidental fire claims life of Nashua man, 75; woman rescued, recovering

An elderly Nashua man died early Monday morning after he accidentally set his clothing on fire while trying to light a cigarette using a gas … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Nashua woman charged with theft from several city stores

NASHUA – A Nashua woman is free on bail following her arrest Friday on charges stemming from an alleged shoplifting spree involving several stores, police … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Milford man gets 12 years in prison for 2013 Merrimack bank robbery

CONCORD – A Milford man who admitted to robbing a Merrimack bank in 2013 and terrorizing clerks with a shotgun will spend more than 12 … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2015

Nashua police charge RI man with felony credit card fraud

NASHUA – Police on Wednesday charged a Rhode Island man for fraudulent use of a credit card, a Class B felony, after he allegedly made … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Homeless man arrested in Nashua on domestic violence related offenses

NASHUA – A local man was held Wednesday pending arraignment on felony and misdemeanor assault charges stemming from alleged acts of domestic violence, police said. … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Former Merrimack man charged with long-term sexual assaults gets 20-40 years in prison

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced former Merrimack resident Christopher Slayback to a minimum of 20 years in State Prison, less than … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Supreme Court to decide whether to resentence youthful convicts, including Nashua man

NASHUA – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected to be handed down later this year will determine whether four New Hampshire convicted murderers – including … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Police: With 5-year-old at the wheel, school bus crashes into Merrimack building

Two boys aboard a parked school bus escaped serious injury late last week when the younger one, a 5-year-old who was sitting in the driver’s … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Court upholds conviction of woman who wanted to burn down her Milford Oval building for insurance money

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Supreme Court has turned down the appeal of a Mont Vernon woman who was convicted of conspiring to burn down … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Hudson police seek help to ID suspect in stolen credit card case

Police are hoping someone can help identify a male suspect connected to a recent spree of fraudulent credit card transactions in Hudson and surrounding towns. … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Boy in school bus driver’s seat causes crash; Merrimack mother charged

MERRIMACK (AP) — Police said a New Hampshire school bus driver allowed her 5-year-old son to sit in the driver’s seat with the bus running … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Marin waives hearing; 2nd degree murder case moves to superior court

NASHUA – Katlyn Marin, the young Nashua mother charged with second-degree murder after police said she inflicted fatal injuries on her 3-year-old daughter, Brielle Gage, … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Alleged child abuse case against former Nashuan Michael Rivera continues in Superior Court

NASHUA – A status and trial management conference is scheduled for later this month in the felony assault case against Michael Rivera, the former boyfriend … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Mass. duo nabbed after allegedly trying to steal baby formula from Nashua Target store

Two Massachusetts residents were arrested Sunday afternoon after one of them allegedly fought off a store employee while trying to steal a large amount of … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Questions for a nominee

Senate confirmation hearings put nominees on notice that, as a Michigan state legislator reportedly once said, “I’m watching everything you do with a fine-toothed comb.” … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Manchester man charged with theft from Nashua retailer

NASHUA – A Manchester man faces a felony charge of theft after his arrest Saturday by police for allegedly returning stolen items for credit at … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2015

Felony charges for man who allegedly tried to pass fake checks at a Nashua bank

NASHUA – A 46-year-old man with no fixed address is in police custody after his arrest on Jan. 9 on charges stemming from his alleged … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2015

Nashua man charged after altercation in Railroad Square

NASHUA – A Nashua man was arraigned Wednesday in Nashua district court on a felony assault charge stemming from an altercation during which another man … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

Grandmother, supporters building legislative proposals, plan vigil in wake of Brielle Gage’s death

MANCHESTER – When her granddaughter, Brielle Gage, was still alive, Sharon Boucher asked representatives of the state Division of Children Youth and Families if her … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

Merrimack police arrest 2 men at outlets; find 100-plus credit cards in vehicle

MERRIMACK – The arrest of two out-of-state men in December led police to a stash of more than 100 credit cards that the men allegedly … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2015

Grandmother: Nashua woman charged in daughter’s death ‘made a lot of bad choices’

MANCHESTER – Kathleen L. Emery made one request that any grandmother would understand. She wanted a moment alone with the lifeless body of the granddaughter … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2015

Nashua man, 19, charged with possession of child pornography

A local man faces two pornography-related felony charges after his arrest Monday, police said. Nashua resident Tyler Naamani, 19, is free on $15,000 personal recognizance … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Mom accused of killing daughter arraigned Monday in Nashua court videocam

NASHUA – About a dozen Nashua police officers, both on and off-duty, were on hand Monday morning for the video arraignment in Nashua district court … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Police in California seek man who wounded 3, left baby dead

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Police pleaded for the public’s help Monday to find a gunman who shot the parents and uncle of a 3-week-old … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Police were disrespectful to turn backs at funeral of slain officers

NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio, his administration threatened to be overwhelmed by a rift with rank-and-file New York Police Department officers, on Monday … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Nashua man faces several domestic violence-related charges after Sunday arrest

NASHUA – A French Hill resident is set to be arraigned in January on multiple domestic violence-related offenses following his arrest Sunday morning, police said. … Full story    
Published:  December 30, 2014

Amherst man arrested after crash in Milford

MILFORD – A car crash Friday night near the Yellow Dog Car Wash on Jones Road led to the arrest of an Amherst man on … Full story    
Published:  December 29, 2014

Stop lying about the police

We have heard a lot lately about tensions between the police and the communities that they serve, and the urgent need to reduce them. Here’s … Full story    
Published:  December 29, 2014

Nashua man arrested in California for alleged Sept. domestic assault

A Nashua man wanted in connection with a domestic assault was arrested in San Diego last month and brought back to Nashua, according to city … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Sex assault charge against former Nashua man arrested in California

A former Nashua man arrested was arrested in Santa Barbara, Calif., on an arrest warrant from Nashua for aggravated felonious sexual assault. According to Nashua … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Merrimack teen charged with assault and holding juvenile captive

A local teen who police said assaulted a juvenile while holding him or her captive for a period of time was scheduled to be arraigned … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Milford woman charged with theft of boots, gift cards from Nashua Sears

Police on Tuesday afternoon charged a 42-year-old Milford woman with a pair of felony-level theft charges, alleging she stole several pairs of men’s work boots … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Nashua Fire Rescue annual food drive delivers good food and cheer

NASHUA – Trucks rolled out of the Lake Street fire station in Nashua on a mission of compassion Tuesday, but there were no flames and … Full story    
Published:  December 24, 2014

Former Nashua court officer pleads guilty to sexual assault of child; sentenced to prison

NASHUA – The former Nashua court officer indicted in September on multiple felonious sexual assault charges for allegedly molesting a young girl over more than … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2014

December Hillsborough County indictments include suspects in alleged Nashua theft ring

NASHUA – Several Nashua residents allegedly connected to the alleged theft-and-fencing ring police broke up in October have been indicted on numerous charges stemming from … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2014

Hudson man charged in alleged forgery, theft scheme

A Hudson man was in Nashua police custody after his arrest Wednesday evening on felony theft and forgery charges, police said. Luke Pesaturo, 23, of … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

Nashua child killer jailed in Florida

NASHUA – Six years after he was released from prison for the 1973 murder of a young Nashua boy, Raymond A. Guay Jr. is back … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

13 patients of NH PainCare clinics sue, say they got sick after injections

Although PainCare LLC CEO Michael O’Connell says none of his patients were harmed by tainted medicine bought from New England Compounding Center, as part of … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

NH pain clinics: No patients were affected by tainted medicine that led to Wednesday’s arrests

As 14 owners or employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were arrested Wednesday in connection with 2012 tainted drugs that killed 64 people nationwide, the … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

Two-day argument ends early Wednesday with Nashua man’s arrest, police say

NASHUA – A two-day argument that police say eventually led to one of the combatants allegedly swinging a brush ax at the victim ended early … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

AG: Gorham man facing 200 new indictments in case of missing Conway teen

CONCORD – Prosecutors say grand juries in Coos and Carrol counties have indicted a Gorham man on hundreds of brutal sex assault and kidnapping counts … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

Man charged with stealing credit cards from shoppers at Nashua’s Pheasant Lane Mall

Police arrested a local man Monday after receiving reports of a man allegedly swiping credit cards out of shoppers’ purses and jacket pockets in the … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Prosecutor: ‘no choice’ but to end prosecution of child-abuse case against Nashua mother

NASHUA – An assistant Hillsborough County attorney said Monday that prosecutors have no choice but to nol-pros, or drop, a felony second-degree assault charge against … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Prosecutors drop their case against former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale

NASHUA – A county prosecutor will no longer pursue felony charges against former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale, claiming that unfavorable rulings by a Hillsborough County … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Manchester man to serve about six months for selling cocaine after reaching plea agreement

NASHUA – A Manchester man arrested in June in Nashua and charged with selling crack cocaine will serve about six months in Hillsborough County Department … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Chemical described as “irritant” released at Nashua High North; school remains open; 4 students, 2 teachers transported to hospital as precaution

NASHUA – Several Nashua High School North students were transported to local hospitals late Monday morning after they were exposed to chemicals in the school’s … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Former Greenville man, convicted of child rape in 2010, to ask for a new trial

NASHUA – The former Greenville farmer serving 20-40 years in prison for repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl in 2001 will have to wait until January … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Dominican man arrested in Nashua for records tampering, police say

A 31-year-old man police described as an illegal immigrant was arrested Thursday at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Nashua and charged with multiple counts … Full story    
Published:  December 13, 2014

Nashua residents want answers in 3-year-old’s death

NASHUA – A community stunned by last month’s murder of 3-year-old Brielle Gage angrily awaits answers in the tragic death of the flaxen-haired toddler that … Full story    
Published:  December 12, 2014

Nashua woman charged with felony theft; allegedly stole clothing, watches

A Palm Street resident was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Nashua district court on a felony theft charge after she allegedly stole clothing and … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Merrimack police arrest teen; said he reported an armed intruder who didn’t exist

A local teen who reported to police early Tuesday morning that he was attacked in his house by an armed intruder quickly went from victim … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Police: Speeding Nashua man eludes police – but not for long

WINDHAM – A Nashua man who police say was pursued by a state police trooper as he allegedly drove well over 100 mph on Route … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

George Will: The plague of overcriminalization

By history’s frequently brutal dialectic, the good that we call progress often comes spasmodically, in lurches propelled by tragedies caused by callousness, folly or ignorance. … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Nashua man’s second trial underway at Superior Court; accused of multiple sexual assault offenses

NASHUA – It wasn’t long after the young,  athletically inclined girl and her dad and two siblings had settled into their new home in Hudson … Full story    
Published:  December 10, 2014

Nashua man’s theft arrest Monday nearly identical to a Jan. 2013 arrest

NASHUA – A local man who allegedly tried to steal a bottle of wine from a Main Street supermarket Monday ended up being charged with … Full story    
Published:  December 8, 2014

Nashua 3-year-old’s death ruled homicide by blunt force trauma

NASHUA – The Nashua 3-year-old who died under what investigators called suspicious circumstances last week was killed by blunt force, according to a statement released … Full story    
Published:  December 6, 2014

Nashua Pawn license review rescheduled to Dec. 29

Nashua aldermen have rescheduled their special meeting to decide whether to revoke Nashua Pawn’s license to Dec. 29. The civil hearing was initially set for … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Trio of plow trucks owned by Morin’s of Hollis stolen in Manchester

Morin’s Landscaping of Hollis is offering a $5,000 reward to help retrieve three plow trucks that are believed to have been stolen from a storage … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Nashua youth cleared in false explosives report Wednesday

NASHUA – Wednesday was a routine afternoon for a young Grand Avenue resident until about 3:45, when he looked out to see police surrounding his … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Teens accused of driving on, damaging Merrimack baseball field

Two local teens are facing criminal mischief charges after their arrest Wednesday on allegations they drove their cars onto Veterans Park baseball field and tore … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Hollis police warn of phone scam involving fake ‘U.S. Treasury agent’

Hollis police are alerting residents to be aware of a telephone scam in which a male caller identifies himself as a U.S. Treasury agent and … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Investigation continues in death of 3-year-old Nashua girl

NASHUA – More than a week after a 3-year-old girl died under suspicious circumstances in an Oak Street apartment, investigators have yet to make an … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Police: Drunk driver clipped Nashua police officer in Turnpike breakdown lane

NASHUA – A driver who allegedly clipped a Nashua police officer who was in a breakdown lane on the F.E. Everett Turnpike has been charged … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Grandmother of 3-year-old found dead seeks money for burial, push to help kids

NASHUA – The father of the 3-year-old Nashua girl who police say died under suspicious circumstances Nov. 25 was trying to gain legal custody of … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Fairmount Heights shaken by murder, suicide

NASHUA – A bouquet of flowers lay on the sidewalk of the Baldwin Street Bridge Monday morning, marking the spot where Meg Halley was found … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Fine, let’s talk about black-on-black crime

OK, fine. Let’s talk about “black on black” crime. That, after all, is where the conversation seems to inevitably turn whenever one seeks to engage … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Nashua sexual assault suspect arrested in Texas, extradited back to city

NASHUA – A former Nashua man is back in town and in custody several months after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection … Full story    
Published:  December 1, 2014

Apparent murder-suicide claims 2 lives in Nashua’s Fairmount Heights

NASHUA – A Vietnam veteran, Rickie Duncan is quite familiar with seeing armed men in combat gear and hearing loud noises, explosions and other detonations … Full story    
Published:  December 1, 2014

Man charged in 2 crashes on interstates

MANCHESTER (AP) – A New Hampshire man has been charged after police said he crashed into two separate vehicles at high speeds on two interstates, … Full story    
Published:  November 30, 2014

Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

LONDON – P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that … Full story    
Published:  November 29, 2014

Former Hudson McDonald’s manager charged with theft of $10K

HUDSON – A month-long police investigation into the whereabouts of $10,000 reported missing from the McDonald’s at 75 Derry St. in Hudson culminated Tuesday in … Full story    
Published:  November 27, 2014

Police identify Oak Street girl who died Tuesday

NASHUA – Police Wednesday night identified the 3-year-old girl who died under suspicious circumstances Tuesday as Brielle Gage, who lived at the 14 Oak St. … Full story    
Published:  November 27, 2014

Fraud, prostitution-related charges against Nashua woman settled

NASHUA – Charges have been settled in two of three cases pending against Nashua resident Amy Beth Manzi, accused earlier this year of credit card … Full story    
Published:  November 26, 2014

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    
Published:  November 22, 2014

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

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Monday, January 26, 2015

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Monday, January 26, 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

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