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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

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2018-03-17 21:03:05

Hotel guest arrested after housekeeper stabbed with scissors, police say

Police say guest appeared to be suffering from mental delusion Updated: 6:01 PM EDT Mar 17, 2018 A housekeeper at a Portsmouth hotel is expected to be OK after police said she was stabbed several times with scissors. A guest at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside has been arrested in the stabbing.

WMTW - 2018-03-17 22:01:00

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

NYC woman accused of stabbing Portsmouth hotel worker multiple times with scissors

Jasmine Henderson PORTSMOUTH - A woman from New York City was charged with attempted murder Friday after she stabbed a housekeeper at the Sheraton Hotel multiple times with a pair of scissors. Jasmine Henderson, 32, of the Bronx, is charged with attempted second-degree murder, criminal threatening

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-17 02:12:00

Kittery, Maine, police log: Feb. 28 to March 13

Feb. 28 7:47 a.m.: Officer removed a needle found on State Road. 10:16 p.m.: Investigated a report of a dog bite on Fernald Road. 10:47 a.m.: Services rendered for a stray dog on Chauncey Creek Road. 3:00 p.m.: Responded to a two-car accident on Route 1. 5:23 p.m.: Responded to a 911 call reporting

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-17 21:25:28

Sex Offender With Gun And Crack Refuses To Surrender, Bit By K-9

MANCHESTER, NH - A local felon and sex offender, who was recently indicted on a failure to report charge in Hillsborough County Superior Court, is in more trouble after a report of suspicious activity ended with him getting bitten by a New Hampshire State Police K-9 unit, according to police. Brando

PATCH - 2018-03-17 12:42:42

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

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-03-17 20:31:02

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


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.

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-16 16:24:18

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

PATCH - 2018-03-16 21:58:24

Haverhill Police Make Series of Drug Arrests During Snowstorm Aftermath

While most of the city was digging out from the 24.3 inches of snow that blanketed Haverhill this week, local police were making drug arrests. Prior to the storm on Monday, Officer Dana Burrill, Jr. arrested Epping, N.H.'s Jennifer Grenier for heroin possession. Burrill also took New Hampshire men E


Stabbing Reported In Portsmouth Hotel: Report

PORTSMOUTH, NH - Portsmouth Police are investigating the stabbing of an employee at a hotel in Downtown Portsmouth, according to a report online. Rockingham Alert is reporting on Facebook that police and fire and rescue teams were called to the Sheraton Harborside Hotel on Market Street for a report

PATCH - 2018-03-16 18:21:51

Portsmouth police log: March 14-15

March 14 10:23 a.m.: Resident reported his email was hacked and he received a request to pay $1,300. 11:35 a.m.: Borthwick Avenue caller reported a man was asked to leave the property due to "hygiene issues" and he was sitting in the parking lot. The man left in a bus. 12:42 p.m.: Notified someone o

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-03-16 14:24:57

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


Rochester Police: Facebook argument leads to tire iron assault

ROCHESTER - Rochester Police say a local woman allegedly assaulted another woman with a tire iron and her fists early Wednesday morning over a post and argument on Facebook. Jenna St. Pierre, 30, of Harvard Street, allegedly drove over to the other woman's River Street house around 3:13 a.m. Wednesd


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Is collapse of Toys R Us a warning for small toy stores, or an opportunity?

You couldn’t blame Steve Levy, owner of Toy City in Keene, if he felt a tinge of vindication about the news that Toys R Us is going bankrupt, because the chain helped drive him out of Concord decades ago. But he said Thursday that he’s more sorry than happy. “I feel bad for the 33,000-plus people wh


Portsmouth dentist suspended by state board

PORTSMOUTH A Corporate Drive dentist is suspended from practicing dentistry for breaching infection-control protocol by using non-sterilized instruments on at least four patients, according to the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners. The suspension is brought by the board against Brian Hunter, w


Portsmouth mom gives back through Make-A-Wish

PORTSMOUTH - Libby Giordano knows what its like to be the mother of a child battling a serious illness. Her son Joey, whos now 12 and healthy, was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was 7. The family recently celebrated Joeys fifth year of being cancer free. As a mom whose kid has been diagnosed wi


Portsmouth police log: March 13-14

March 13 6:49 a.m.: Activated the Seacoast Emergency Response Team for a call in Seabrook involving a suicidal person. 6:57 a.m.: Assisted another police agency with an investigation. 8:07 a.m.: Notified Kittery, Maine, police about a Prius driver who hit and damaged a Market Square light pole and l