Portsmouth police charge woman with DUI

Portsmouth police charge woman with DUI


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

Sunday, Oct. 27

Police found a mailbox that had been knocked off its post and into the travel lane of East Main Road around 5:40 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 28

A driver told police that his vehicle had been damaged by an object that fell from a trailer being towed by a dump truck on East Main Road near Union Street. The driver told police the incident took place on Oct. 15 around 6:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Police responded to the intersection of Indian Avenue at Sea Stones Drive around 5:45 p.m. for a report of a large construction trailer that was causing a hazard. Police said they arrived to find the vehicle completely obstructing the lane. The trailer was registered to North-Eastern Tree Service, Inc., but there were no workers in the area, police said. A woman who had hired the company to work on her property authorized a tow truck to move the vehicle from the roadway onto her yard.

Friday, Nov. 1

A woman at Anthony House Apartments, 51 Middle Road, complained of ongoing noise coming from the apartment above her. A man living in the apartment above denied causing a disturbance but said he would try to keep any noise to a minimum, police said.

Saturday, Nov. 2

A Schoolhouse Lane man found two hypodermic syringes while retrieving the morning newspaper. Police seized the syringes and took them to the Fire Department, where they were properly disposed.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Erik P. Richter, 19, of 95 Willow Lane, Portsmouth, was charged on a bench warrant issued by Second District Court. Police arrested Mr. Richter at his home around 5:35 p.m.

Police responded around 1:45 p.m. to Island Avenue, where a homeowner said he found a street sign (for Park Avenue and Cove Street) with the post attached in his front yard.

Monday, Nov. 4

Elizabeth S. Pereira, 33, of 919 Bay St., Apt. 43, Fall River, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense), after her car was pulled over for speeding around 9:45 p.m. on the on-ramp to Routh 24 northbound.