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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

Nashua man accused of rape has charges dropped just before trail was about to begin

NASHUA – A county prosecutor dropped assault and rape charges against a Nashua man after the alleged victim decided she wouldn’t testify. Steven Hall’s aggravated … Full story    
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

Trial for Nashua man accused of assault, rape scheduled

The trial of a man accused of beating and raping a woman in December 2012 is scheduled to start in Nashua this month. Steven Hall, … Full story    
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

Nashua police charge teen with burglary

Nashua police didn’t have to look far to recover items taken during an April 27 burglary since the victims had already tracked their property to … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Merrimack Crimeline offering $1K for information on stolen VFW plaque

MERRIMACK – Michael Theroux doesn’t care who took the 100-pound bronze emblem from the front of the Merrimack Veterans of Foreign Wars post. He just … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua man sentenced to prison after rape convictions

MANCHESTER – A 50-year-old Nashua man was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison last week for sexually assaulting a teenage girl multiple times … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2014

Nashua man charged with selling heroin, possessing cocaine

A Nashua man was arraigned in court Friday after being charged with selling heroin to an agent of the Nashua Police Department on two occasions. … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Nashua man charged with trying to pay woman to drop charges

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with trying to pay a woman to drop domestic violence charges against a mutual acquaintance. Nashua police arrested … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Hollis man charged with molesting 9-year-old girl

HOLLIS – A Hollis man remains behind bars after being charged with several counts of sexual assault on a child. Michael Care, 52, of 451 … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Supreme court: Brookline must bargain with police unit

BROOKLINE – Brookline has to bargain with the local police union for a contract even though the town believes the union doesn’t have enough members … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Suspects in Nashua, Hudson arraigned on methamphetamine charges

NASHUA – Two people were arraigned on charges they were making methamphetamine in their apartments following raids by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Former Merrimack man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charge

CONCORD – Keith Burns, formerly of Merrimack, pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography Thursday and could be sentenced to 15 years in … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Man shot by Nashua officer may use ‘stand your ground’ defense; wants to bar officers from court hearings

NASHUA – The man shot by a local police officer last month may use the state’s “stand your ground” law to defend himself against charges … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Nashua man charged with running meth lab on Lake Street

NASHUA – A 37-year-old Nashua man was charged with manufacturing drugs out of his third-floor Lake Street apartment Wednesday after federal agents executed a search … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

With new toddler at home, former Hudson woman to serve no jail time for 2011 death of 8-month-old son

NASHUA – Kristine Davis walked out of a Nashua courtroom Wednesday a free woman after pleading guilty to letting a pain patch transfer onto her … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Judge refuses increase to former Nashua alderman’s bail

NASHUA – A former Nashua alderman facing witness tampering charges had more than 90 conversations over a six-month period with an accused career criminal held … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Hudson woman charged in meth lab incident

HUDSON – Drug Enforcement Agency personnel arrested a Hudson woman Wednesday afternoon after an investigation into what police called “a possible meth lab” at her … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Windham police searching for suspect after suspicious fire destroys truck

WINDHAM – Police are investigating whether a suspicious vehicle fire in Windham on Sunday morning could be a case of arson. Windham firefighters doused a … Full story    
Published:  April 23, 2014

Nashua couple already charged with failing to report abuse arrested on burglary charges

A married couple charged last month with failing to report child abuse was arrested Friday on burglary charges. Raymond Hebert, 37, and Lori Hebert, 39, … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Drug Take Back Day on April 26

More than a dozen local police departments will participate in another National Drug Take Back Day this weekend. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration organizes two … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Merrimack police warn residents – again – to lock vehicles

Merrimack police are warning residents to lock their cars and to especially not leave their keys in their cars, following a spate of car breakins … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

New charges filed against Nashua man accused of sex assaults

NASHUA – A 74-year-old Nashua man accused of sexually assaulting a disabled man in his care faces additional charges in Merrimack, where police levied two … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Nashua police to petition aldermen for more cops

NASHUA – Nashua Police Chief John Seusing will present a plan to expand the city’s police force to the Board of Aldermen later this month. … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Federal conspiracy, fraud, ID theft charges against former Nashua man dropped after suicide

CONCORD – Federal conspiracy, fraud and identity theft charges against a former Nashua man have been dropped because the man killed himself last summer, but … Full story    
Published:  April 21, 2014

Advocates unveil PSAs to highlight teen substance abuse

CONCORD – While legislators, judges, police and treatment experts sound the alarm about New Hampshire’s now well-established heroin and opioid epidemic, one Granite State nonprofit … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2014

Merrimack man to plead guilty to federal child pornography charge

CONCORD – A Merrimack man will plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge next week. Keith Burns, formerly of 11 Camp Sargent Road, was … Full story    
Published:  April 19, 2014

Defense attorneys say Nashua police officer may have shot suspect in the back

NASHUA – Defense attorneys say the man shot by a Nashua police officer last month may have been shot in the back, according to documents … Full story    
Published:  April 18, 2014

Sex offender arrested in Nashua on felony report, inform charges

Nashua police arrested a registered sex offender Thursday who they said failed to tell them where he was living. Police arrested Matthew Runnells, 29, of … Full story    
Published:  April 17, 2014

Nashua woman charged with knife threat

Nashua police arrested a woman Sunday morning after charging her with threatening a man with a knife. Police were called to a home on Grove … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Nashua man charged with punching, strangling woman

Nashua police have arrested a man they said beat and strangled a woman Sunday night. Police were called by a city hospital around 10 p.m. … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Merrimack police: Man facing felony charge for sunglasses theft

A Merrimack man is facing a felony theft charge after Merrimack police charged him Wednesday with stealing a pair of sunglasses from a store at … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Nashua man convicted of attempted murder asks judge for new trial

NASHUA – A Nashua man serving what may amount to a life sentence after his 2012 attempted murder conviction is asking a judge to overturn … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2014

Senate committee to discuss ban on powerful painkiller Zohydro on Tuesday

CONCORD – A Bedford senator and chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee has proposed legislation that would ban New Hampshire doctors from prescribing a new … Full story    
Published:  April 14, 2014

NH moves toward decriminalizing adultery

CONCORD — New Hampshire is taking steps to repeal a centuries-old law that makes it a crime to commit adultery. The Judicial Branch reports that … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2014

Nashua, Manchester drug courts could open by fall if federal grants get approved

NASHUA – Efforts to establish a pair of drug courts in Hillsborough County are back on track – after federal sequestration derailed them last year … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2014

Woman charged in Hollis attempted murder and home invasion to be evaluated by psychiatric expert

NASHUA – The trial of a woman charged with attempted murder has been delayed while her competency is evaluated by a psychiatric expert. A Hillsborough … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Two men face federal charges over ‘Spice’ drug possibly manufactured in Nashua

CONCORD – Federal agents have arrested and charged two men with producing and selling hundreds of pounds of synthetic marijuana, some of which was allegedly … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Nashua police charge teen with raping young girl

Nashua police arrested a city teenager this week, about a month after he was accused of raping a young girl. Police were contacted around 9 … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Litchfield man accepts prison term after fall burglary spree

LITCHFIELD – A Litchfield man pleaded guilty to committing a string of burglaries in a Litchfield neighborhood last fall and will spend as many as … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Former Hudson woman to plead guilty in baby’s death; no jail time as part of deal

NASHUA – A former Hudson woman will plead guilty to killing her 8-month-old son nearly four years ago – but not in the way prosecutors … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Police investigating robbery at Nashua’s Crowne Plaza

Nashua police are looking for four people who robbed a man inside his hotel room early Wednesday morning. Police were called to the Crowne Plaza … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Massachusetts man to plead guilty to knife slashing at Hudson party

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man accused of assaulting three people at a party in Hudson last summer plans to plead guilty in court. Tyler Poindexter, … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Wilton police charge two with heroin possession

Wilton police charged two town residents with having and planning to sell heroin following their arrests earlier this month. Police from Wilton, New Ipswich and … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Wilton couple arrested, charged with dealing heroin

WILTON – Wilton police say they seized heroin, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and more than $1,000 in cash at an apartment at 10 Main St. … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Man accused of robbing Lake Street Convenience store in Nashua, accused of hitting store twice in February too

NASHUA – The Hudson man charged with robbing a Nashua store Monday is now facing charges he robbed the same store two different times in … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Nashua man sentenced for child sex abuse, tries to back out of plea deal and acts profane in court

NASHUA – Wayne Smith Jr.’s attempts to control things didn’t work in court. Neither did his anger or cursing, his name calling or profane gestures. … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Mont Vernon murderer Steven Spader moved to prison in New Jersey

CONCORD – One of the state’s most notorious prisoners is no longer serving his lifetime sentence in New Hampshire. Steven Spader, now 22, was transferred … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Crime Victim Rights Week to be observed in Concord

Law enforcement officials will honor crime victims at a pair of ceremonies in Concord Tuesday to mark National Crime Victim Rights Week. Officials will hold … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2014

Aldermen to vote on Nashua police supervisors contract Tuesday

NASHUA – Thirty-two police supervisors are awaiting a decision that could come Tuesday from the Board of Aldermen about whether to approve a new labor … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2014

PAL building bigger presence among Nashua’s youths

NASHUA – Phil Belmont has big plans for the Police Athletic League, part of which is using big annual events to gain a bigger part … Full story    
Published:  April 6, 2014

Nashua CERT to offer free training April 25-27

Nashua’s Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, will offer free public training for residents interested in joining the group later this month. The training will be … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

More NH emergency responders to carry anti-overdose drug Narcan

CONCORD – State health officials have expanded the number of emergency providers allowed to administer a drug to treat overdoses in the face of skyrocketing … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

Judge rules Mass. man’s tweets violated bail conditions in sexual assault case involving Hudson teen

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man already charged with repeatedly sexually abusing a Hudson teenager has tweeted his way behind bars. Edmund Mallett, 47, of 49 … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

House fire on Amherst Road in Merrimack displaces two

MERRIMACK – A house fire on Amherst Road left a mother and her adult disabled adult son homeless Thursday night, causing considerable damage to the … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

Nashua man’s attempted murder trial delayed by competency evaluation

NASHUA – The attempted murder trial for a Nashua man slated to begin Monday will be delayed while experts try to determine if he is … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2014

Nashua man facing federal charges following November bank robbery

CONCORD – A Nashua man charged with robbing a Nashua bank last year has been indicted on federal charges and is scheduled to go to … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2014

Prosecuting 17-year-olds as adults does not further justice

This year, the New Hampshire Legislature is again considering a proposal to raise the age from 17 to 18 for juveniles to be prosecuted as … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to July 2013 killing, hiding body

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a woman last summer and then trying … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Bail lowered for Nashua man charged with assaulting baby

NASHUA – A judge lowered the bail for a man charged with beating and causing potentially life-long injuries to a 2-month-old baby during a hearing … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Litchfield police say man found bleeding in road in March was part of drug deal gone bad

LITCHFIELD – Litchfield police say the man they found bleeding in the middle of a quiet residential street two weeks ago was injured during the … Full story    
Published:  April 2, 2014

City workers find body along Mine Falls trail; Nashua police investigating and suspect suicide

NASHUA – Police are investigating a death in Mine Falls Park after city workers found a body Monday morning. Police were called shortly after 11 … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Nashua police concerned there could be more victims in decades old sex assault case

NASHUA – Nashua police said a man charged with sexually assaulting a young boy more than 30 years ago volunteered for a number of youth … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Nashua man, 61, charged with sexually assaulting young boy; 3 others charged with failing to report abuse

NASHUA – A 61-year-old Nashua man was arrested Friday and charged with molesting a young boy. His wife and a second Nashua couple also were … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Hollis woman pleads guilty to stealing $350,000-plus from Gold’s Gym fitness clubs

CONCORD – A 25-year-old Hollis woman is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to committing wire fraud and embezzling more than … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Burglar strikes Nashua library; four iPads stolen

Nashua police are investigating a burglary at the Nashua Public Library on Friday during which four distinctive and less-than-useful iPads were stolen. Police were dispatched … Full story    
Published:  March 31, 2014

Nashua man, 61, charged with sexually assaulting young boy

Nashua police arrested a 61-year-old city man Friday and charged him with sexually assaulting a young boy. Michael Paquin, 61, of 37 Raven St., was … Full story    
Published:  March 31, 2014

Concord art show to kickoff month highlighting plight of inmates’ children

A month highlighting the plight of the children and families of prisoners will kickoff April 7 with an art show in Concord featuring pieces by … Full story    
Published:  March 30, 2014

Judge bars evidence about confession, medical examiner’s ruling in Hudson woman’s manslaughter case

NASHUA – The manslaughter case against Hudson resident Kristine Davis has taken a left turn after a judge ruled that testimony about a supposed confession … Full story    
Published:  March 29, 2014

Hollis police hosting Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday

Hollis police are inviting residents to have a cup of coffee with officers at Town Hall next week during Coffee with a Cop. Coffee with … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

Nashua, Hudson firefighters reflect on the job after tragic Back Bay blaze

NASHUA – Deputy Chief Brian Rhodes said he felt shocked and angered after learning about the death of two Boston firefighters, who succumbed to their … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

Judge lowers bail for Merrimack man charged with heroin sales

NASHUA – A judge lowered the bail for a man charged with selling heroin and having more than 100 grams of the drug at his … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

We want our police to be heavily armed

As a Nashua native and longtime supporter of the Nashua Police Department, I am somewhat confused and irritated at the front page piece “Weapons Stashed” … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Former Nashua man appeals federal mail fraud conviction

CONCORD – A businessman convicted in federal court of leading a complicated mortgage fraud scheme will appeal his conviction to the U.S. Court of Appeals. … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale facing felony witness tampering charges

NASHUA – A former Nashua alderman was indicted by a grand jury this month and accused of helping to convince a witness to recant her … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Students to compete for Merrimack Firefighters Trophy

Merrimack elementary school students will compete in firefighting-themed competitions Saturday as part of the Merrimack Fire Department’s Annual Junior Fire Muster. Students from Reeds Ferry, … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Suspects in January shooting in Nashua indicted by grand jury

NASHUA – Two Nashua men charged in connection to a shooting earlier this year are facing robbery and assault charges after being indicted this month. … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Grand jury indicts man accused of beating 10-week-old Nashua boy

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man charged late last year with assaulting a 2-month-old baby in Nashua is facing a maximum of 60 years in prison … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Nashua man shot by police arraigned in city hospital; charged with attempted assault videocam

NASHUA – Craig Riley, recovering from two gunshot wounds, was arraigned from his hospital bed at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center on Monday morning on … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

Merrimack teens cancel game of assassins after car crash leads to charges against students

MERRIMACK – Student organizers of “assassins” have ended the game at the high school and apologized to school officials after two students were charged with … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

NY man arraigned on sexual assault charges from 1980s in Nashua

NASHUA – A former Nashua man charged with assaulting a young boy decades ago was held on $50,000 bail following his first court hearing Monday … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

Nashua man charged with Thursday bank robbery

Nashua police charged a city man with donning a fake beard and robbing an Elm Street bank last week. Police arrested Richard Ledoux, 31, of … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Updated: Nashua police officer shoots suspect during altercation

NASHUA — New Hampshire authorities are investigating a police officer who shot someone during an altercation at a condominium complex in Nashua. The attorney general’s … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Former Nashua man to be arraigned Monday on multiple sex assault charges

NASHUA – The former Nashua man arrested March 20 in Vermont in connection with alleged sexual assaults dating back more than two decades is scheduled … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Prohibition of pot is real criminal act

If you’re a representative and vote against the wishes of 60 percent of your constituency and you want to get re-elected, you’d better have a … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2014

Merrimack police issue warning to student ‘assassins’ after Wednesday car accident

MERRIMACK – It’s all fun and games until someone gets in a car crash over a squirt gun fight. Merrimack police issued a warning Thursday … Full story    
Published:  March 21, 2014

Nashua bingo hall robber sentenced to prison, drug treatment

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend time in prison and then drug treatment after admitting to trying to robbing a church fundraising bingo game … Full story    
Published:  March 21, 2014

Merrimack police use alert system to catch teens fleeing from stolen car

Merrimack police relied on a community alert service to help track down a pair of teenagers they said stole a vehicle in Manchester and then … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Supreme Court upholds Nashua man’s 2011 conviction

CONCORD – The state Supreme Court rejected a Nashua man’s argument that his 2012 conviction after an armed home invasion should have been thrown out … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Rooftop heating unit catches fire at Merrimack’s Billy’s Famous Pizza; no one injured

Merrimack firefighters quickly extinguished a fire on the roof of a pizza parlor before it spread to the rest of the building Tuesday morning. Firefighters … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Sunday Merrimack fire traced to pellet stove vent; occupants have returned

MERRIMACK – The couple routed from their Spaulding Drive home by fire Sunday evening were able to return after firefighters quelled the blaze, conducted salvage … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2014

Police continue investigation into Litchfield stabbing; no arrests made

LITCHFIELD – Police spoke with a suspect in a Sunday afternoon stabbing but had not made any arrests as of Monday afternoon. Police Chief Joseph … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2014

Nashua teen charged with robbing French Hill store

A Nashua teenager was arrested Sunday night and charged with holding up a city convenience store. Nashua police were called to a store in the … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2014

Litchfield man, 24, found stabbed on Wood Hawk Way Sunday

LITCHFIELD – A 24-year-old Litchfield man found lying on Wood Hawk Way Sunday afternoon suffering from multiple stab wounds was rushed to Southern New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2014

Pregnant again, Nashua mother Unique Gould to serve 12-30 years for 2-year-old’s death

NASHUA – Unique Gould’s unborn child will be close to 12 years old by the time she’s a free woman again after she pleaded guilty … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Nashua couple facing drug, weapons charges after Friday arrests

NASHUA – A Nashua couple were arrested on drug and weapons charges Friday after a monthlong investigation by city police. Nashua police arrested Jordan Duran, … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Drug sweep in city nets 14

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested more than a dozen people, mostly city residents, on drug dealing charges  this week, including a mother and daughter and … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Minor charges filed following large police response near Nashua schools

NASHUA – Nashua police said the men who were briefly suspected of committing an armed home invasion Wednesday afternoon will not be facing any serious … Full story    
Published:  March 14, 2014

Nashua police take suspects into custody near Manchester, Concord streets, end school lockdown

NASHUA – Nashua police placed two people in custody and locked down area schools Wednesday afternoon after responding to what was reported as a possible … Full story    
Published:  March 13, 2014

Police dog locates man who barricades himself in Hudson apartment, standoff ends peacefully videocam

HUDSON – An overnight standoff that closed Central Street ended peacefully this morning with the arrest of a 19-year-old man who had barricaded himself in … Full story    
Published:  March 12, 2014

Nashua man cited after police say he was driving 101 mph in Vermont

ROYALTON, Vt – A Nashua man was cited for excessive speed after Vermont State Police caught up to him after clocking him at 101 mph … Full story    
Published:  March 12, 2014

New Hampshire businessman Michael Prieto gets 6 years for mortgage fraud

CONCORD – A New Hampshire businessman convicted of orchestrating a fraudulent scheme to strip the equity out of homes on the brink of foreclosure was … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2014

Nashua police chief wants to hire more officers

NASHUA – Nashua Police Chief John Seusing will present an in-house study that recommends expanding the city’s police force to police commissioners at a meeting … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2014

EMTs use potentially lifesaving drugs to stop overdoses in Nashua and Manchester more and more often videocam

NASHUA – Emergency responders covering the state’s two largest cities administered 315 doses of a potentially lifesaving drug to people who had overdosed on opiates, … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2014

Nashua police used anonymous tip, private surveillance cameras to track down suspect in fatal hit-and-run

NASHUA – Nashua police used a series of private surveillance cameras to track a car they say struck and killed a 63-year-old man in February, … Full story    
Published:  March 8, 2014

Nashua woman arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

NASHUA – An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of 63-year-old Robert Derome. Cara Smith, 39, of 6 Satin Ave., Nashua, was arrested … Full story    
Published:  March 7, 2014

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Nashua Police Department arrest log for Aug. 17-21

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Merrimack Police Department arrest log for June 5-29

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

Friday, August 29, 2014

Nashua police make second arrest in Aug. 20 purse snatching

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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