Crime

Felony charges lodged in case of stolen truck, trailer

NASHUA – A 47-year-old Nashua man accused of stealing his former employer’s truck and trailer full of landscaping equipment told police on Wednesday that he only wanted to hold the items hostage until he received the $1,000 he claims his former employer owed him. John M. Roy, of 420 Broad ...

Judge OKs settlement conference

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has granted an assented-to motion – meaning prosecutors and defense attorneys both agree to it – to forego a previously scheduled capped plea and sentencing hearing and explore a settlement conference in the felony burglary case of Nashua resident Calvin ...

Alleged sex assault leads to charges

NASHUA – A distraught young woman discovered running across Lowell Road in Hudson around midnight Tuesday told police she was attempting to escape a man who, she said, may have drugged her and sexually assaulted her, according to a police report. Officers later arrested Randall Cook, 63, of ...

Most of video from pursuit of Simone allowed in court

NASHUA – The jury that will sit on the assault trial of Massachusetts State Trooper Joseph Flynn next month will be able to view the vast majority of the video footage of the police pursuit and chaotic arrest scene on a dead-end street in Nashua. Superior Court Judge Charles Temple’s ...

Hillsborough South grand jury busy with drug, child porn, forgery charges

NASHUA – Allegations of drug sales, child pornography possession, driving at police during a pursuit, forgery and assaults have yielded indictments that are among those handed down Tuesday by members of the grand jury for the September term of Hillsborough County Superior Court South. An ...

Massachusetts man gets 10 to 20 years for rape

NASHUA – The Massachusetts man convicted of raping an intoxicated woman at his Main Street wireless phone shop is headed to prison for the next 10 to 20 years. “You exploited this young woman in a way that is absolutely and undeniably criminal, cruel and inexplicable,” Superior Court ...

Drug offenses, bank fraud allegations lead to Rockingham County indictments

BRENTWOOD – A Hudson couple accused of carrying out fraudulent activities at a local bank, a Merrimack woman charged with drug offenses and a woman from Nashua facing false-report charges have been indicted in Rockingham County. The Greater Nashua residents are among the defendants against ...

Multiple young girls accuse Nashua man of misconduct

NASHUA – Less than two weeks after a 10-year-old Nashua girl told her family, then police, and then state child advocacy officials that a man allegedly “drank too much, (became) ‘touchy-touchy,’ rubbed her upper thigh and touched her buttocks,” police on Tuesday charged 27-year-old ...

Four new charges against Dusty Old Cars owner

NASHUA – The owner of Dusty Old Cars, Stephan Condodemetraky, is now indicted on four new felonies alleging he cheated people who consigned cars with his classic car dealership. The grand jury, convened at the Rockingham County Superior Court in Brentwood, handed down four counts, three ...

Defense lawyers: Excluding video segments of pursuit ‘absurd’

NASHUA – The jury in the upcoming assault trial of Massachusetts State Trooper Joseph Flynn must be allowed to view the vast majority of the video footage of last year’s two-state vehicle pursuit in order to judge Flynn’s guilt or innocence fairly, the trooper’s lawyers argued ...

Local man charged with sexual assault

NASHUA – At first, according to police, Nashua resident James Bourque denied a 9-year-old girl’s allegation that he twice “patted her butt” as they stood on a dock at Sandy Pond. Bourque confirmed he was there, police said, but said he was merely sharing his popcorn with the girl when ...

Nashua police nab suspect in rash of thefts from cars

NASHUA – After taking reports from several car owners who said items had been stolen from their unlocked vehicles over the weekend, police promptly arrested their suspect after finding him in possession of several of the allegedly stolen items. Eric Violette, 33, of 100 Lake St., Apt. D, ...

Evidence missing in two Nashua cold cases

NASHUA – Two open Nashua homicide investigations are missing all, or nearly all, physical evidence in these cases after the items were destroyed by the Nashua Police Department in the 1980s, according to documents obtained by The Telegraph. “It’s certainly a black eye for the ...

Nashua PD arrests four on drug charges

NASHUA – The Nashua Police Department announced Friday that four individuals were charged with drug-related crimes. The suspects were arrested Wednesday, during a combined drug impact initiative between three divisions of the department. Officers say John Morris, 22, of 57 Vine St. Apt. B, ...

Police: Nashua man threatened boyfriend with knife

NASHUA – Police say a Nashua man allegedly threatened an ex-boyfriend with a knife before pursuing him on the F.E. Everett Turnpike. David Campbell, 23, is charged with criminal threatening and is being held on $3,000 cash bail. He was arrested Thursday in Exeter on a warrant from the Nashua ...

Man charged with stealing game controllers

NASHUA – A Greater Nashua man who was once accused of attempting to steal a horse is in trouble again, this time for allegedly stealing Xbox game controllers. Jeremy Tappan, 28, was arrested by the Nashua Police Department on a warrant charging him with stealing four game controllers from ...

Teens’ tattoos lead to sex assault charges

NASHUA – A Nashua man was held Monday on $10,000 cash bail after police said he tattooed two teenage girls and allegedly sexually assaulted one of them. Martin De Los Santos, 41, of 28 Railroad Square, is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, one misdemeanor and one ...

Hudson man charged with running from police

HUDSON – A Hudson man was arrested after he tried to escape arrest, going as fast as 100 mph before he lost control of his vehicle after a police pursuit. Kurt Hans Holving, 43, was spotted by police on Thursday afternoon driving a 2001 Toyota 4Runner on Belknap Road. Hudson Police Officer ...

Former Nashua man faces charges for sexting with teen

NASHUA – A former Nashua resident who’s being held by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in now in trouble for allegedly soliciting sexually explicit photos from a teenage girl. Abdiel Ponce-Cuevas, 28, is charged with six counts of possessing sexually abusing images of a ...