Crime

3 injured seriously, driver arrested in Lyndeborough crash

LYNDEBOROUGH – A 38-year-old Peterborough woman was arrested at a Manchester hospital Wednesday for felony drunk-driving, shortly after she and two other people sustained serious injuries in a two-car crash on Route 31. State Police said Rebecca Rodenhiser faces one count of aggravated ...

Pelham couple held at gunpoint in home invasion

PELHAM – Two men allegedly held a West Street couple at gunpoint Wednesday night in what police are saying is a drug-related home invasion. Police were called to the apartment by a couple about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for the reported home invasion. The couple told officers that two Hispanic men ...

Police nab seven in Granite Shield drug bust

NASHUA – The city’s war on the opioid addiction epidemic continues with police nabbing seven people this week in a drug investigation. Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division, Problem Oriented Policing Unit and Traffic Unit, participating in Operation Granite Shield, ...

Prison sentence for Mass. man in Nashua trafficking case

NASHUA – Until his arrest on charges of drug-related human trafficking on Sept. 30, 2016, Massachusetts resident Abrahan Jacome had a virtually spotless criminal record, according to his court file. But now, the 26-year-old Jacome, most recently of 55 Oak St. in Methuen, is beginning a 2-5 ...

No bail for suspect in OD death

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge Wednesday ordered William Luna, who is accused of selling fentanyl to a Pelham man who overdosed and died last summer, held in jail without bail as his case proceeds in Hillsborough County Superior Court South. Although Luna, 44, most recently of 227 Ludlum St. ...

New Boston settles sexual harassment lawsuit

NEW BOSTON – The town has reached a settlement agreement with the former police officer who sued after she says she was sexually harassed by another officer, and then punished when she complained about the harassment. Alexandra Drake filed her lawsuit against the town last year, claiming that ...

Nashua man arrested for financial exploitation

NASHUA – After a two-plus month investigation, Nashua Police arrested James Brunelle, 43, of 2 Sheridan St., Nashua, on an arrest warrant for financial exploitation of an elderly, disabled or impaired adult, a class A felony. The arrest was made at 8:55 p.m. Thursday by members of the Nashua ...

Federal inmate pleads guilty to escape charge

NASHUA – A former Nashua resident, pled guilty in federal court to an escape charge, acting U.S. Attorney John J. Farley announced Friday. Eric Judkins, 34, received a 210-month federal prison sentence in 2000 for a bank robbery he committed in New Hampshire, according to court ...

Nashua Police bust three for drugs

NASHUA – Police arrested three people allegedly involved in the drug trade, as part of the latest Granite Shield operation. Granite Shield is the state-funded initiative that allows local law enforcement agencies to target drug dealer and combat the opioid addiction epidemic. Police arrested ...

Two arrests made in October theft

NASHUA – A 19-year-old Nashua man has been arrested for theft by deception, consolidation, a Class A felony and attempted theft by deception, also a Class A felony. Class A felonies are punishable by up to 15 years in state prison, exclusive of fines. On Thursday, Jonathan Broderick, 19, of ...

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 ...

Fight between brothers escalates quickly

NASHUA – It started before the squirtgun. Police say a fight between brothers went from trading punches, to a smashed squirtgun, a tossed collage, then a butcher knife and finally a pistol, all in short order Thursday night, resulting in several charges lodged against Everett Rice, 25. Rice ...

Direction of “Dusty” case could change

CONCORD – Dusty Old Cars owner Stephan Condodemetraky could seek a plea agreement with prosecutors in the fraud and forgery case tied to his classic car business, according to court documents. Condodemetraky has pleaded not guilty to the 20 felonies lodged against him, but his case has been ...

Jail time for GoFundMe theft

NASHUA – The woman who stole close to $5,000 from the GoFundMe campaign meant to pay for her best friend’s funeral is heading to jail as part of a plea agreement reached Friday in Hillsborough County Superior Court. Krystal Gentley, 28, changed her plea to guilty on one felony count of ...