Portsmouth police charge shoeless man with breaking and entering

Portsmouth police charge shoeless man with breaking and entering


portsmouth-policePORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log over the past week.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Barry R. Linday, 35, of 73 Valley Lane, was charged with domestic assault around 3:30 p.m. The arrest stemmed from a Sept. 30 incident at his home, police said.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Matthew R. Maisen, 32, of 5 Dartmouth St., Newport, was charged with making harassing or threatening phone calls to his ex-girlfiend. He was arrested at his home around 1:20 a.m.

Karen E. Reise, 42, of 70 Carroll Ave., Apt. 303, was charged with domestic disorderly conduct and domestic vandalism with malicious injury to property shortly before midnight. Police made the arrest after responding to a report of a domestic dispute at a Point Street home.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Part of a railroad track used by the Newport Dinner Train was reported damaged near Stringham Road around 1 p.m. A man reported to police that he was told a tractor trailer had bottomed out on the tracks, bending the main track and making it unusable. The Newport Dinner Train was notified of the damage.

A resident of Sloop Drive told police shortly before 8 p.m. that his wallet had been stolen from his red Jaguar parked in his driveway.

Friday, Oct. 11

Christopher S. Pearce, 32, of 37 Anson Drive, was charged with breaking and entering while a resident was home, disorderly conduct and vandalism with malicious injury to property. Police responded to 458 Park Ave. around 1:30 a.m. for a report that a man had entered the residence without permission and had to be forced out. Police later found Mr. Pearce, who was not wearing shoes, on Park Avenue near Cove Street. He refused to walk toward a cruiser and started yelling obscenities at officers, according to police. Police said he remained uncooperative at the police station, where he urinated on the floor of the padded cell. Sunday, Oct. 13

Luzcelenia M. Murphy, 23, of 198 Park Holm, Newport, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) and presence of an alcohol beverage while operating or riding in a vehicle. Police pulled her car over on West Main Road near Scotty Drive because it was being operated erratically, police said.

Monday, Oct. 14

William L. Freeman, 47, of 24 Tilden Ave., Apt. 2, Newport, was charged with violating a no-contact order at about 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Anthony A. Soares, 51, of 145 Valhalla Drive, was charged on a bench warrant issued from Second District Court. Police responded to his home shortly before 6 a.m. to make the arrest.