30, Mar 2015 - Two arrested in heroin investigation
A former corrections officer is accused of smuggling heroin into a New Hampshire jail, authorities said. Click here to watch the report. Michael Barata, a 29-year-old from East Ryegate, Vermont, was arrested Friday during a heroin investigation, according to the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department. Barata was charged with possession of heroin and delivery of articles prohibited. Barata was fired ...
26, Mar 2015 - NH police dept. refuses to scare boy brought in by dad
A police officer at a New Hampshire station Saturday refused to scare a boy straight after he was brought in by his father who apparently grew frustrated with his antics.
22, Mar 2015 - NH man sentenced to a year in jail for arson
A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to a year in jail for an arson charge, avoiding a much longer term after telling the judge he has been sober from drugs and alcohol for four months and has turned his life around.
20, Mar 2015 - Father accused of punching 3-month-old; son had 17 broken bones
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with punching his 3-month-old son, and doctors say the baby had 17 broken bones and skull fractures. Media reports say bail was set at $100,000 on Thursday for 25-year-old Jose Orta-Santana of Newmarket. He was charged with first- and second-degree assault. Investigators say the […]
13, Mar 2015 - NH man arrested for burglary after reporting someone else broke into home
Police arrested and charged a New Hampshire man with burglary and filing a false report after he reported someone broke into his parents' home and stole money, though police now believe he is the person who stole the money.
09, Mar 2015 - Nigerian living in N.J. sentenced in NH ATM sting
A Nigerian national will spend more than three years in jail after his conviction in a sting that involved promises of stealing nearly $1 million from New Hampshire banks with counterfeit ATM cards, federal prosecutors said.
08, Mar 2015 - Ex-NH Guard officer gets 15 years in jail on sex charge
A former New Hampshire National Guard commander convicted of soliciting sex from a minor prostitute last fall was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison in San Antonio.
03, Mar 2015 - Police: Driver clocked at 109 mph before his capture, arrest
New Hampshire police say they've chased a driver clocked at 109 mph before catching him.
01, Mar 2015 - Driver arrested after 12-mile turnpike chase
A late night turnpike chase ended in Saco with the arrest of the driver on Thursday. Maine State Police said they received two reports of a truck with New Hampshire plates driving erratically and speeding on the Maine Turnpike just after 11 p.m. Police said trooper Richard Reaser pulled over the truck at mile 24 northbound, but when he approached the truck, the driver sped off. The trooper ...
28, Feb 2015 - NH man arrested after leading police on chase through Maine
A late-night turnpike chase ended in Saco, Maine, with the arrest of a driver from New Hampshire on Thursday.
25, Feb 2015 - It's time to reduce criminal penalties for marijuana possession
In 2014, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 215-92 to pass HB 1625, which reduced the penalty for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana to a violation punishable by a fine of up to $100. Under current law, possessing even a tiny amount of marijuana is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.
25, Feb 2015 - New Hampshire man found dead in apparent jail suicide
MIDDLETON, Mass. — Officials say an inmate from New Hampshire apparently took his own life in his county jail cell in Massachusetts. Maurice Pratt, a spokesman for the Essex County Sheriff's Department, tells the Salem News ( http://bit.ly/1AqhE30 ) that 41-year-old Lee Walch of Manchester, New Hampshire, was found hanged in his cell just before 2 a.m. Tuesday. Pratt said officers making ...
25, Feb 2015 - The punishment should fit the crime
In 2014 the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 215-92 to pass HB 1625, which reduced the penalty for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana to a violation punishable by a fine of up to $100. Under current law, possessing even a tiny amount of marijuana is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.
25, Feb 2015 - N.H. man found dead in apparent jail suicide
MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) — Officials say an inmate from New Hampshire apparently took his own life in his county jail cell in Massachusetts.
13, Feb 2015 - Defendant agrees to plead guilty in Pinellas 'revenge porn' case
TAMPA — A New Hampshire man has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of identity theft after posting sexually explicit photos of his ex-girlfriend — a medical professional working at a Pinellas County hospital — and directing her co-workers to the images.
09, Feb 2015 - 4 bears die of chocolate overdoses; expert proposes ban
New Hampshire's bear expert is proposing to eliminate the use of chocolate as bait after four bears were found dead at one trapping site due to a chocolate overdose.
05, Feb 2015 - Police pursue man they say fired shot at another driver
New Hampshire state police say a man fired at another driver in an apparent road rage incident and led police on a high speed chase that ended in New London and prompted a brief lockdown at Colby-Sawyer College.
17, Jan 2015 - Mother jailed in custody case
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:43:00 GMT By KATHY McCORMACK Associated Press A woman who was accused of fleeing with her daughter to Central America in a custody dispute 10 years ago and recently returned home was sent to jail yesterday to await trial. Genevieve Kelley returned to New Hampshire last month to face a custodial inte...
15, Jan 2015 - New Hampshire man arrested in Kansas
CONCORD (AP) – U.S. marshals say a New Hampshire man who failed to appear in Merrimack County Superior Court on child pornography charges in November is in custody in Kansas. Officials say Robert Leroy Amos was arrested in Salina, Kansas Wednesday morning without incident. He was charged as a fugitive from justice and is being held at the Saline County Jail pending extradition to New Hampshire ...
14, Jan 2015 - Arrest made in Saco shooting, home invasion
The U.S. Attorney's Office says it has made an arrest in connection with a home invasion and shooting in Saco last month. Prosecutors said Gregory Owens, 58, of Londonderry, New Hampshire, was arrested on Sunday on charges of domestic violence and discharging a firearm during, and in relation to, a crime of violence. Owens made his first court appearance Monday morning in federal court. Steven ...
12, Jan 2015 - Man wanted in home invasion, sex assault captured, police say
A man wanted in Massachusetts was captured in New Hampshire during the weekend.
09, Jan 2015 - Mother released on $250K bail, had fled with daughter 10 years ago, wants trial
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman who turned herself in to authorities a decade after fleeing with her 8-year-old daughter in a custody case has been released from jail on $250,000 cash bail.
09, Jan 2015 - Mother released on $250K bail, had fled with child in 2004
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who turned herself in to authorities a decade after fleeing with her 8-year-old daughter in a custody case has been released from jail on $250,000 cash bail.
09, Jan 2015 - No bail for mom charged with killing daughter
The New Hampshire mother charged with the ruthless murder of her 3-year-old daughter just before Thanksgiving remains locked up awaiting a probable cause hearing after she was arraigned yesterday on a second-degree murder charge. Katlyn Marin, 25, appeared in court on a TV screen via video feed from a Manchester jail after her arrest Friday for the murder of little Brielle Gage.
09, Jan 2015 - US mother out on $250K bail, had fled with child in 2004
NORTH HAVERHILL, New Hampshire (AP) " A woman who turned herself in to authorities a decade after fleeing with her 8-year-old daughter in a custody case has been released from jail on $250,000 cash bail.Genevieve Kelley of Whitefield...