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Ammo, guns seized in Newburyport drug arrests

NEWBURYPORT - Police seized two guns, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, heroin and over four pounds of marijuana when they arrested two men sleeping in a car outside a Storey Avenue store. Traevon McGairty, 22, of Moffat, Colorado, and Kahiland Phillips, 22, of Broomfield, Colorado, face numerous

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 21:01:00

Methuen Police Ask Public's Help in Naming Lottery Ticket Thief

Methuen Police are asking for the public's help in naming a man who stole more than $4,000 in lottery tickets Friday night from a Lowell Street liquor store. Police said a man, caught on surveillance video, below, walked into Methuen Package Store and asked the clerk to process seven Keno tickets. E

WHAV.NET - 2018-03-18 17:59:52

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

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

South Berwick Home badly damaged in fire

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine One firefighter suffered minor injuries as fire did heavy damage to a home at 95 Hooper Sands Road in South Berwick in the early hours of Monday morning. South Berwick fire chief Joe Rousselle said the fire was reported at 1:48 a.m. He said one firefighter suffered a leg injury

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-19 15:20:20

Portsmouth police log: March 17-18

March 17 8:38 a.m.: Checked on someone who reportedly posted online that she had been locked out of her home by her boyfriend, but the woman denied that was true. 10:07 a.m.: Found property reported. 10:42 a.m.: Police were asked to check an area off Heritage Avenue about someone sleeping in the are

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-19 14:48:53

More guns seized from Hampton man police say was suicidal

NEWINGTON Police in Hampton seized additional firearms from the subject of a multi-agency police call at a Newington Walmart on Saturday, said Hampton Police Chief Rich Sawyer. Saturday's incident occurred at 10:22 a.m. when Newington police were notified that Patrick Merosola, 56, of Hampton, was w

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-19 19:47:44

Editorial: Saluting Durham's chief; end of an era in Rollinsford

Congratulations and best wishes are in order for Durham Fire Chief Corey Landry, who is retiring after 30 years in the fire service. Landry, 48, has said a career in firefighting was in his sights since he was a kid. He practically grew up in Chuckie Mone's household. Mone, who died recently, was a

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 18:39:19

Trial for Maine man accused of scaring woman to death begins

Carlton Young accused of causing woman's fatal heart attack Updated: 4:11 AM EDT Mar 19, 2018 The trial for a Maine man accused of scaring a woman to death begins Monday. Police said Connie Loucks, 62, suffered a fatal cardiac event in March 2015 after a burglary at her home on Wire Road in Wells.

WMTW - 2018-03-19 08:11:00

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

PATCH - 2018-03-18 13:00:00

3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi


Waterboro man arrested after head-butting one deputy, biting another, sheriff says

A Waterboro man was arrested after head-butting a York County sheriff's deputy and biting another deputy on the leg as he resisted their efforts to let a woman living at the house retrieve her belongings, Sheriff William King said Saturday. Nicholas Morin, 29, was charged on Friday with assault on a


Police: Suicidal man arrested with firearms

NEWINGTON - Town and state police and the Seacoast Emergency Response Team responded to the Walmart on Woodbury Avenue Saturday at 10:22 a.m. for a reported suicidal man with firearms. Newington police identified the suspect as Patrick Merosola, 56, of Hampton, and said he was wanted on an active ar

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-17 23:46:14

Cryptic clues on a carriage house wall

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part look at historic properties currently being preserved and repurposed in Portsmouth. The padlock on the towering brick carriage house fought back, but eventually the key turned and the shank popped. Charlie Seefried hauled open the huge white doors to r

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-19 08:01:00

Hotel guest arrested after allegedly stabbing housekeeper

PORTSMOUTH A hotel guest is in police custody after she reportedly stabbed a housekeeping employee in the face and chest with scissors Friday morning, said Police Chief Robert Merner. Police and firefighters were called to the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel at 250 Market St. shortly after 9 a.


NYC Woman Charged With Attempted Murder

PORTSMOUTH, NH - A New York woman was arrested and held without bail after what police are describing as an attempt at murder in a local hotel this morning, according to an alert. Jasmine Henderson, 32, of Morris Avenue in The Bronx, NY, was arrested on March 16, 2018, and charged with attempted sec


Police: Hotel guest faces felony charges for stabbing worker

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Police say a hotel guest in New Hampshire faces felony charges after stabbing a hotel employee in the face, neck and chest with a pair of scissors. Portsmouth Police Lt. Mark Newport says police have arrested 32-year-old Bronx, N.Y. resident Jasmine Henderson on felony charge


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man found guilty of ordering death of Manchester man

A man accused of ordering the killing of a Manchester man was found guilty Thursday of second-degree murder. Paulson Papillon, 28, was convicted of second-degree murder in connection with the 2015 shooting death of Michael Pittman. A jury found him not guilty of first-degree murder. Prosecutors sai


Durham Fire Chief Landry calling it a career

DURHAM - Corey Landry grew up among firefighters. So it's no surprise he eventually got into firefighting. "I practically grew up in Chuckie Mone's house," said Landry, referring to the longtime Dover firefighter who passed away last month. "I grew up with his kids, so I really saw that side of it.


Portsmouth man dies of apparent overdose

PORTSMOUTH A city resident died from an apparent drug overdose Wednesday night after life-saving efforts by firefighters were unsuccessful, said police and fire officials. Emergency responders were called by family members to Elwyn Park at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report that a 38-year-old ma