Man charged with stealing jewelry, cash in Portsmouth

Man charged with stealing jewelry, cash in Portsmouth


Portsmouth police patchPORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from this week’s Portsmouth police log.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

A school bus and car collided at St. Philomena School, Corys Lane, at about 3:30 during student pickup. The bus was empty, however, and no one was injured. The driver of the bus, Brian Fox of Portsmouth, told police he was being directed around a line of vehicles by a school security officer when the bus struck a car driven by Stefanie Polgar of Westport.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Matthew J. Brown, 20, of no permanent addressed, was charged with larceny of under $1,500 and domestic larceny of under $1,500. A Second Street man told police a piece of jewelry had been stolen from his home and $150 in cash from his bank account. Police took custody of Mr. Brown at about 9:30 p.m. from the Newport Police Department after an arrest warrant had been issued. Police said he had been living with the complainant at the time of the alleged thefts.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Michael L. Millington, 31, of 798 Main Road, Tiverton, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) shortly after midnight after police received a report of an unwanted party at an East Main Road address. Police stopped his car in the 3001 Plaza parking lot.

Monday, Jan. 27

A deer ran out in front of a car driven by Kayla Fagan of Portsmouth on Boyd’s Lane at Viking Drive around 9 p.m. Ms. Fagan said the deer struck the vehicle’s front, driver’s side, which sustained no visible damage. Police said the deer was injured, however, and ran from the scene.