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Goat led away from pen, murdered, police say

SOURCE: Ashburnham PoliceASHBURNHAM, Mass. —The body of a small goat was found along a wooded trail about 100 yards from its pen Friday, said Ashburnham police.Police said the pen had been cut open and the goat was led up a the trail in the area of Ashby Road and Lake Winnekeag.Advertisement"Officer

WCVB - 2018-06-22 19:46:00

Sex trade crackdown in Fitchburg leads to seven arrests, say police

Jose Antonio Borges, 54, of 93 Mooreland Ave., Apt. 8 in Leominster; Maurico Solis, 40, of 740 Central St. Apt. W18; Clifford Lambert, 49, of 3 Lunenburg St., of Fitchburg; Luis Rodriguez, 43, of 9 Eastern Ave., in Leominster; Nestor F. Mendez, 38, of 40 Berry St., Fitchburg; and Jose Ponce-Correa,

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-22 19:58:44

Police search for Berlin man accused for killing wife

Police have issued an arrest warrant charging Denis Bisson, 52, of second-degree murder. He is at large and potentially armed with a firearm, according to authorities.

CONCORD MONITOR - 2018-06-22 23:24:55

NH Man Stole $172K From Dead Mother's Pension: AG

CONCORD, NH — A Merrimack man who stole more than $172,000 from his dead mother's pension fund over a decade pleaded guilty in federal court in Concord, authorities announced Friday. David Laughton, 52, admitted to two counts of theft. Laughton's mother died in June 2005 and he started the scheme so

PATCH - 2018-06-22 16:30:13

Lowell man pleads guilty in MV homicide

Deeiyvid Hoepers pleaded guilty Tuesday in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn to manslaughter while operating under the influence, motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence, and second-offense operating under the influence of liquor.

LOWELL SUN - 2018-06-23 10:36:15

Police: Woman Arrested Twice in 4 Hours for Stealing

A Massachusetts woman was arrested, not once, but twice on Thursday, in connection to two separate incidents in Boston, according to police.

NECN - 2018-06-22 13:43:39

Merrimack July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide

MERRIMACK, NH — The stage is set for Merrimack's annual July 4 fireworks celebration. July 4 is on a Wednesday this year. The fireworks show will be held at 9 p.m. at Merrimack High School."Grab your blanket and find a good spot at the Merrimack High School in time for the show," organizers said.The

PATCH - 2018-06-22 21:44:28

Family's baby goat stolen from pen, killed in "horrific' crime

The four-month-old Nigerian Dwarf goat, named "Marshmallow", the beloved pet of a six-year-old girl, was found with her throat slit and an empty bottle with blood on it beside her body, the family told Boston 25 News.

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-06-23 02:48:55

Merrimack Man Drove Vehicle At Family Member: Police

MERRIMACK, NH — A Merrimack man was arrested this week and charged with a host of crimes in connection with an assault in January 2017. Jason Shroeder, 40, was was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of domestic violence, criminal threatening and reckless conduct. He was held at the Hil

PATCH - 2018-06-22 21:17:44

Greenville woman charged with sexually assaulting young boy | New Hampshire

Kimberly Duthie, 37, of 6 Adam Hill Road, is facing three charges of aggravated felonious sexual assault and one count of felonious sexual assault.

UNION LEADER - 2018-06-22 19:50:00

Wrongful death lawsuit: Defendants claim man died after failing to take meds, delaying treatment | New Hampshire

According to court filings, Michael Lockwood first visited the Immediate Care clinic in Nashua on July 27, 2013, for a rash on his left ankle. He was diagnosed with a skin and soft tissue infection and was prescribed an oral antibiotic, according to court records.

UNION LEADER - 2018-06-23 01:54:00

Merrimack man pleads guilty to taking dead mom’s federal benefits for more than a decade | New Hampshire

David Laughton, 52, was charged with failing to notify the government of his mother's death in 2005 and with taking more than $170,000 in Social Security and monthly pension benefit funds that continued to be deposited in her bank account for more than a decade, a news release said.

UNION LEADER - 2018-06-22 10:24:00

Police suspect foul play in death of Ashburnham goat

By Mina Corpuz, mcorpuz@sentinelandenterprise.comASHBURNHAM -- A goat that went missing was likely led out of its pen and killed by an unknown person, police say.The department received a report Friday that the goat was found dead about 100 yards away from the pen.Officers found a rectangular hole c

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-22 17:43:13

FBI to pay reward for info that led to arrest of 'Holliston Bandits'​

The "Holliston Bandits," named for the robbery of TD Bank in Holliston in October, were identified and arrested this week thanks to information from a tip, the FBI announced Thursday.

WCVB - 2018-06-21 18:47:00

Missing Man Last Seen In Marlborough Found Dead In Berlin

MARLBOROUGH, MA—A man who had been reported missing on Monday from a New Hampshire town has been found dead in Berlin, and was last seen alive in Marlborough, reported police.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 18:35:34

Merrimack Shooting: Fourth Suspect Charged

MERRIMACK, NH — Merrimack police this week announced another arrest in connection with a shooting in May. Brendan Mericantante, 19, of Nashua, was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly weapon, two counts of hindering apprehension and falsifying evidence. He was released on $10,000

PATCH - 2018-06-21 21:33:33

Hancock police charge Hudson man with animal cruelty

HANCOCK — Police have charged a Hudson man with cruelty to animals.Thomas Walsh, 37, has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of animal neglect, the department said in a news release Wednesday.

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-06-22 16:00:00

Tewksbury man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

Shane Denn (Franklin County Sheriff's Office)WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.The Sun Chronicle reports that 26-year-old Shane

LOWELL SUN - 2018-06-21 14:42:08

Tewskbury 4th Of July Fireworks: 2018 Guide

TEWKSBURY, MA — Celebrate the Fourth of July in Tewksbury this year with a fireworks spectacular.Fireworks will blast off at Livingston Park on July 3 starting at 9:30 p.m. Livingston Park is located at 288 Livingston Street.According to the Friends of the Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee's

PATCH - 2018-06-22 15:48:47

Wheels of history take a spin this Saturday in Fitchburg

Hundreds of bicycles, including affordable refurbished models, will be for sale, he said.

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-22 11:02:40