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NH police warn drugs being delivered in gummy bear packs
Police in Barrington, NH, a town not far from the Maine border, posted an incident on its Facebook page where drugs, in this case heroin, where found in pack of gummy bears on Thursday.
Police: Juvenile shot at after entering wrong home in Portsmouth
About 3:30 a.m., Portsmouth police received a call from a resident on Summer Street who said an unknown male had just entered their house. The caller said she and her partner encountered the man as he was parked in a car on Summer Street. Police said her partner, armed with a pistol, fired upon the
One injured in three-vehicle crash in Rochester
ROCHESTER (WGME) -- One person was injured after three vehicles were involved in an accident at Lowe's in Rochester Saturday afternoon.Police said around 12:30 p.m. Saturday a U-Haul van drive by Steven Corbin of Rochester entered the plaza when it hit a Hummer driven by John Harnois of Lebanon.The
Bacteria warnings issued for bodies of water in several towns | New Hampshire
With families and tourists heading to the water for the weekend, the Department of Environmental Services (DES) issued five different warnings Friday in several pockets of the state for water bodies in Salem, Concord, Freedom, Barnstead and Hopkinton.
A retirement and a resignation in Sanford codes office | Journal Tribune
On the same day Sheesley retired, Code Officer David Gilchrest, who had been recently hired, resigned his position as a code officer under the Land Bank for housing and rental inspections.
Terry Wolf, NH Senate, District 9
Family:Married 25 years this summer, three children — oldest daughter died of a rare cancer at 15, a daughter in high school and son in middle school
Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth'
FILE - In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Trump, speaks during campaign event for Eddie Edwards, who is running for the U.S. Congress in New Hampshire, in Portsmouth, N.H. “Truth isn’t truth,” says President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giulian
Drug-trafficking conviction results in forfeiture of cash | New Hampshire
In March, Timothy Raxter, 53, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking and gun possession as a convicted felon.
Police: Resident opens fire on juvenile who entered wrong house
Early Saturday morning a man fired at a car as it fled a Portsmouth, New Hampshire neighborhood, police say.
Sanford residents accused of delivering meth to Biddeford doughnut shop
BIDDEFORD (WGME) – Maine State Police say two Sanford residents have been arrested for allegedly delivering meth to a Biddeford doughnut shop.Officials say they have been investigating the sale of methamphetamine in Sanford for months.Thursday, police say 25-year-old Brittany Avanzato and 30-year-ol
The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth,' Giuliani says
Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, addresses a gathering during a campaign event for Eddie Edwards, who is running for the U.S. Congress, in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Shots fired after teen goes into wrong home seeking party
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire police department is investigating an early morning shooting that occurred after a teenager went into an unlocked home thinking there was a party there.Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Merner says multiple rounds were fired in the early morning incident Saturday
Charges dropped against Maine man in fatal boat crash
The York County District Attorney’s Office dropped all charges against 33-year-old Jonathan Beattie, of Sanford, after a judge granted a motion to suppress results of a blood test.
European frogbit, an invasive water plant, discovered in Maine for first time | Journal Tribune
State officials and local groups are working to remove an invasive water plant, European frogbit, from the northeastern corner of Cobbosee Lake in Manchester. The species was first discovered in Maine on Aug. 10. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed
Charges dismissed against Sanford man driving boat that killed his twin brother | Journal Tribune
Jonathan Beattie, 33, of Sanford had been indicted in November 2016 on charges of manslaughter, reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon and operating watercraft under the influence causing serious bodily injury or death. He also was indicted on a misdemeanor count of operating a watercraft under th
Two arrests made in Sanford, Biddeford meth sales | Journal Tribune
According to Steve McCausland, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman, agents have been investigating the sales of methamphetamine by a Sanford couple for the past three months.
Stepped-up patrols of recreation trail lead to 2 arrests
BELMONT — Increased police patrols of the Lake Winnisquam Scenic Trail has led to the arrest of two men for suspected drug possession.Belmont Police Capt. Rich Mann said Friday that officers arrested David A. Sargent, 46, and Jason Sabin, 35, both of Laconia. Sargent was arrested on a warrant for po
Heroin Found In Gummy Bears, NH Police Say
BARRINGTON, NH — Drug dealers hid heroin in a bag of gummy bears and shipped to a New Hampshire residence, police said Thursday. Officers intercepted the package and said there was a packet of heroin sealed inside a Haribo Gold Bears gummy bears bag.
Maine man charged with sexual assault at Conn. rest stop
Chad J. Harris, 41, of Sanford, Maine, was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a child.
Dump truck slams into overpass on Maine Turnpike
YORK, Maine —Traffic was snarled on the Maine Turnpike in York after a dump truck hit an overpass Friday morning.It happened around 7:15 a.m. at mile 11 northbound at the Clay Hill Road overpass.