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Portsmouth men charged with making hash oil

PORTSMOUTH — Two local men were arrested Friday and charged with manufacturing a controlled substance: butane hash oil or butane honey oil (BHO), also commonly referred to as DABS in Portsmouth. Portsmouth police executed two search warrants on Friday based on a month-long drug investigation, according to Detective Sgt. Michael Arnold. Timothy Banville, 29, of 112

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Barrington residents victims in tax return scams

A handful of Barrington residents contacted the police department last week after they discovered they were victims of recent tax return scams. The calls, which filtered into the police department throughout the week, all described a similar situation: the residents said they had received letters in the mail from the IRS that stated someone had

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Police: Portsmouth man inhaled from whipped cream containers

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, March 18 Kasandra C. Vandenbergh, 24, of 149 Bristol Ferry Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police responded shortly after midnight to a report of a fight

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Vandals on tire slashing spree in Warren

Police are trying to get to the bottom of one of the largest vandalism sprees in Warren in some time. Residents on at least nine different streets in the Touisset area awoke Sunday morning to find their cars’ tires slashed; calls continued throughout the day Sunday and into Monday. In all, police received calls from