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Nashuan facing handful of charges after alleged stabbing

Nashua police photo Kaysha Barriffe, 24, of 525 Amherst St., Apt. 24, Nashua NASHUA - After spending at least 24 hours trying to untangle a series of varying allegations and sorting out evidence and witness reports, police officers and detectives on Monday filed five charges, including three felonie

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Manchester woman arrested, accused of bringing 7-year-old to drug buy

NASHUA - While conducting surveillance in an east-side Nashua neighborhood recently, officers with Nashua's Problem Oriented Policing Unit said they watched a person known to them approach a parked car, "interact briefly" with the occupants, then walk away, according to police reports. Please sign u

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Dozens of drug cases dropped after detective fired

Nearly three dozen drug-related cases are being dropped in Hillsborough County and an additional 35 are in jeopardy after a detective was fired from Manchester's special investigative drug unit. Law enforcement officials said each of the cases being dropped represents months of work by the drug unit

WMUR.COM - 2018-03-21 22:36:00

14-Year-Old From Nashua is Missing And the Police Need Your Help

NASHUA - A missing teen has been reported in Nashua. Taina Francisco, 14, is considered a missing runaway. She is described as hispanic, 5-feet, 2-inches tall, 132 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Francisco was last seen in the area of Amherst Street when she left her current residence at t

NH1.COM - 2018-03-20 17:50:00

Overdose Leads To Drug Dealing Charge: NHSP

CONCORD, NH - A New Hampshire woman is facing a drug dealing charge after a reported overdose inside her residence, according to state police. EMTs and state troopers were called to the home of Katie Fysh, 32, of Groveton, on March 18, 2018, at around 5 p.m. for a report of a drug overdose in her ho

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:30:11

Former Nashua Felon Charged With Burglary, Theft In Queen City

MANCHESTER, NH - A New Hampshire felon, with previous felony convictions, is in more trouble after allegedly attempting to steal from a furniture truck in Manchester yesterday, according to police. Calvin Degreenia, 32, of no known address but previously of Nashua, was arrested on March 20, 2018, fo

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:07:24

NH Senate rejects letting school boards ban guns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) With students looking on from the gallery, the New Hampshire Senate has rejected an attempt to give school boards explicit authority to ban guns on school property. Though the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act bans weapons within 1,000 feet of a school, New Hampshire law gives th

WCAX - 2018-03-22 00:02:00

Drug Dealing Cases Eyed After Police Misconduct Report

In the middle of an opioid epidemic in New Hampshire's largest city, dozens of cases are being thrown out and eyed due to police misconduct. MANCHESTER, NH - Numerous cases involving an undercover Queen City detective, who was recently fired for misconduct, are being dropped and re-examined by the H

PATCH - 2018-03-21 21:15:44

Alleged Rapists, Others Indicted In Hillsborough County

MANCHESTER, NH - The following people were indicted recently in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North. Heather Page, 24, of Park Street in Hillsboro, for felony riot. On Oct. 22, 2017, in Hillsboro, she, along with two other people, allegedly engaged in violent conduct by blinding officers with a


Hazmat Alert, Cops Ask For Help, Trump Visits, And More Snow?

Here is the latest edition of NH Right Now. This post features stories and articles from the past 24 hours. Thanks for reading Patch in New Hampshire! DUNBARTON, NH - A local man was arraigned in superior court today after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a family member. Dwayne Demers, 46,


Crown Hill burglary suspect arrested by Nashua police

Nashua police photo Peter Hartwell, 42, No Fixed Address NASHUA - Police officers called to a Crown Hill residence around 4 p.m. Saturday to investigate a report that a man crawled through a window and stole money had their suspect in custody before the night was out. Please sign up for as low as 36


Spring on hold as another snowstorm approaches; a foot predicted for Valley, 6 inches for Southern NH

Spring seems to be a myth this year. The new season officially arrives Tuesday, but someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. Meteorologists are calling for up to six inches of snow in Southern New Hampshire and up to a foot in the Merrimack Valley on Wednesday. James Brown of the National Weather Servi

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 13:05:00

Alleged ID Fraudster, Sex Offenders Indicted In Superior Court

BRENTWOOD, NH - The following people were indicted recently in Rockingham County Superior Court. Brenda Fritchy, 41, lower right, of Danville Road in Plaistow, on two counts of identity fraud and attempted identity fraud, all felonies, as well as two counts of theft by unauthorized taking. On May 25

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:05:02

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration official said. It's a fate for drug dealers that Trump has been highlighting p


Alleged mall thief in custody

Nashua police photo Julio Lopez, age 32, of 24 Lance Ave, Litchfield NASHUA - Police didn't say what prompted officers to respond to the Pheasant Lane Mall Saturday afternoon in search of theft suspect Julio Lopez, but by the time they'd finished searching him and running his name through various da


Plea deal spares Merrimack man from jail time

Merrimack police photo Kenneth Robertson, 51, Merrimack NASHUA - The Merrimack man arrested last year after launching into a profanity-laced rant during which he allegedly threatened to kill a neighbor, then told police "I could've killed you (expletives)," has been spared jail time as long as he ag


Rockingham County Sheriffs Make Warrant Arrests

BRENTWOOD, NH - Kayla M. Lonergan, 22, lower middle, of Main Street in Danville, was arrested on March 2, 2018, on a judge's order to arrest for failure to appear at the arraignment of an original charge of theft as well as three warrants: Strafford SO-VOP, Danville for habitual offender, and the Ne


Manchester woman accused of DWI after collision with DWI patrol

MANCHESTER - A city woman faces a DWI charge after crashing into a DWI patrol car on St. Patrick's Day. Kathleen McGhee, 41, was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs about 5:15 p.m. Saturday at Hanover and Elm streets, police said Monday in a release. A detec


Two hurt in VFW accident; police arrest wrong-way driver for DUI

LOWELL -- A New Hampshire motorist diving the wrong way on VFW Highway under the influence of alcohol crashed his vehicle and left two people seriously injured early Sunday morning, according to police. Brad Paquin, 34, of Pelham, was arrested in the two-car accident for DUI and causing serious bod


Possible Hazardous Substance Reported At NH State Hospital

CONCORD, NH - Concord Fire and Rescue teams as well as the state police and the fire marshal's office were called to the state hospital grounds this morning for a report of a hazmat situation, according to reports and alerts online. Limited information is available at post time but according to Conc