Crime

Morris cleared on all charges

NASHUA – The jury on Friday found Cyrinus Morris not guilty on all counts regarding charges claiming he “knowingly” and “recklessly”caused bodily injury with “extreme indifference to human life” against his former girlfriend at her South Nashua apartment in August 2017. The jury ...

Pair of bomb threats received locally during nationwide scare

NASHUA – From San Francisco to North Carolina, and from San Diego to New Hampshire, hundreds of bomb threats were issued against schools, businesses and government buildings on Thursday. Ultimately, after searches, evacuations and fear, there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said ...

AG: Nashua murder investigation still ‘very active’

NASHUA – The investigation into the July murder of Buck Street resident David Smith has been “very active” since Nashua police arrived at the scene that night, and it remains just as active today, a top state investigator said Tuesday. “This has been a very active investigation, and it ...

Father and two sons charged after alleged family skirmish

MERRIMACK – A 71-year-old man and his two sons face assault charges, police said, after a family fight during which the older man allegedly grabbed one of the officers and resisted arrest. Marcel Trepanier, whose address wasn’t provided by police, is charged with one count each of simple ...

Man allegedly robs two banks in three days

MANCHESTER – Police arrested 52-year-old city man Michael Wells for allegedly robbing the Elm Street Citizens Bank and the Hooksett Road Eastern Bank within a span of three days. Officers said Wells allegedly hit the Citizens Bank on Saturday, along with the Eastern Bank on Monday. ...

New York man avoids prison time

NASHUA – A plea agreement accepted Tuesday by a Superior Court judge spares New York resident Oscar Mosquera jail and prison time, but he must abide by all the terms of his sentencing order or risk a substantial stint behind bars. Mosquera, 39, a native of Colombia who came to the U.S. and ...

Testimony begins Wednesday in 2017 attempted murder case

NASHUA – After a lengthy series of motions, responses and hearings, a handful of competency evaluations, more than a dozen sealed documents and a mid-stream change of defense attorneys, attempted murder suspect Cyrinus “Framk” Morris is set for a Wednesday trial. Morris, 49, a former ...

Traffic stop leads to arrest

NASHUA – What began as an attempt by a Nashua police officer to pull over a car he allegedly saw speed past him on the Daniel Webster Highway Friday night would end up with the driver under arrest on a series of charges going back to July. The driver, Peter Hartwell, 42, most recently of 66 ...

PR bail granted to 19-year-old accused of sex with underage girl

NASHUA – Despite a pair of pending misdemeanor charges at the district court level, 19-year-old Devin Henry has no criminal history, while there is no evidence he may flee or pose a danger to the community if released from jail on personal recognizance bail, his public defender said in court ...

Prosecutor agrees to suspended sentence

NASHUA – A county prosecutor told a Superior Court judge on Monday she would rather see 33-year-old Joe Burgos continue to make significant strides toward recovery than interrupt his momentum by putting him behind bars. Since Burgos was released from jail and sent to an in-patient treatment ...

Guilty pleas to theft, drug charges settle Mass. man’s cases

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge on Friday accepted a plea agreement that keeps Worcester resident Kane Bloomfield out of jail and prison, as long as he abides by several conditions that include a drug and alcohol evaluation. Bloomfield, 34, of 14 Claremont St., Apt. 13, who lived in ...

Luna found guilty

NASHUA – Members of the jury spent nearly 11 hours in deliberation before they returned with their verdicts on six drug-related charges in the trial of 45-year-old Lowell, Massachusetts resident William Luna on Friday. The jury came in front of Judge Jacalyn Colburn at Hillsborough County ...

Nashuan allegedly exposes himself

MERRIMACK – Arthur McDeed, 60, of 20 Digital Drive, Apt. 202, Nashua, has been arrested on a felony count of indecent exposure. At 1 p.m. Oct. 27, Merrimack Police Department officers responded to a business located on Henry Clay Drive after receiving a complaint that a man purposely ...

Alleged tire shop burglar caught

NASHUA – Ryan Aloise, 28, of 23 Ashland St., Apt. 1, Manchester, has been arrested on a charge that he allegedly committed felony burglary in Nashua. Wednesday, Nashua Police Department officers received a report of a suspected burglary at First Choice Tires on Bridge Street. Investigators ...

Eldredge nabbed for alleged burglary

NASHUA – Aaron Eldredge, 30, of no fixed address in Nashua, has been arrested on one count of felony burglary. At 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the Crown Street Market, 89 Allds St., for a report of burglary in progress. During the course of this robbery, the clerk was pushed ...

Drug-death trial continues today

NASHUA – William Luna and Nicholas Wells exchanged a lot of text messages from early June 2017 to just minutes before midnight on June 19, the attorneys on both sides of Luna’s drug-death trial showed Tuesday using enlarged copies of cellphone records. Prosecutors, defense attorneys and ...

RI man charged in $5K shopping spree

NASHUA – A nearly two-month, multi-state investigation into an alleged credit card fraud ring that included fraudulent purchases at four Nashua retailers led to the arrest of a Rhode Island man on related felony charges. Alexis Gonzalez-Perez, 39, of 672 Prairie Ave., Apt. 1, Providence, ...

Arlington Street man charged with theft

NASHUA – At 2 p.m. Monday, officers arrested Shawn Goodwin, 31, of 35 Arlington St., for a felony count of theft by unauthorized taking. On Nov. 29, officers made contact with the owner of Five Star FFE, located at 100 Factory St., for a report of a theft. Officers learned that during a ...

Ash Street man charged with felony assault

NASHUA – At 9:51 p.m. Saturday, officers arrested David Lavoie, 53, of 92 Ash St., No. 21, for a felony charge of second-degree assault. Earlier that evening, officers investigated an assault at 58 Palm St. Officers contacted a man who said Lavoie assaulted him. The victim sustained ...

Testimony underway in jury trial

NASHUA – When Brandon Wells heard his son’s alarm clock sounding from the lower level of their Pelham home at about 6 a.m. on June 20, 2017, he went downstairs to make sure his son was up and getting ready for work. Wells testifed Monday in Hillsborough County Superior Court-South that ...