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Men charged with stealing street signs in Portsmouth

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Friday, April 11 Edward J. White, 29, of 19 Harrington Ave., Portsmouth, was charged with domestic assault. Police made the arrest after responding to his home around 6:10 a.m. for a report of a domestic disturbance. Derek T. Page, 40, […]

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(Mock) murder at Portsmouth Town Hall!

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Police tape surrounds the entrance of Town Hall, where students from the Citizen Police Academy conducted a mock crime scene investigation.

PORTSMOUTH — A mad gunman’s on the loose after shooting two people inside the Town Council chambers, and Robert Ruttenberg, a 45-year-old pharmaceutical rep, is hot on his trail. Inside a taped-off Town Hall last week, he snaps photos of the crime scene, collects data, takes notes and tries to match a fingerprint found on a […]

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Police: Patron stole money bag from Portsmouth bar

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are the highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Monday, March 31 Police received a report from the town’s Department of Public Works of illegal dumping at the Weaver Cove boat ramp. Police said they found discarded wood and tires in the parking lot, but there were no identifying […]

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Portsmouth man charged with child molestation

By   /  April 3, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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PORTSMOUTH — A local man was charged with first-degree child molestation Wednesday after he allegedly had sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to police. John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, was arrested at his home Wednesday morning after police obtained a warrant. On Saturday, March 29, at 11:10 p.m., police observed Mr. Tingstad […]

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Portsmouth police: Man pushed woman from car

By   /  April 1, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Monday, March 24 Two people were arrested after trying to cash a stolen check at the People’s Credit Union shortly before 11 a.m. Crystal M. Rebelo, 28, of 10 Francis St., Bristol, was charged with forgery/counterfeit, conspiracy, receiving stolen […]

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Portsmouth police: Fight over ‘duster’ leads to arrest

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Thursday, March 20 Jalen D. O’Loughlin, 20, of 57 Beacon St., Apt. 2, Middletown, was charged with making threatening and harassing phone calls and simple assault and battery at about 4:20 p.m. Police made the arrest after responding to a […]

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Portsmouth High students caught with beer in car

By   /  March 18, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Thursday, March 13 A 17-year-old Warren boy was charged with assault and disorderly conduct after police stopped a vehicle he was riding in at Sunny Acres on Bristol Ferry Road. Police stopped a car, driven by Nicholas C. Braga, 20, […]

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Portsmouth police charge 8 with DUI over weekend

By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — It was a busy weekend for the Portsmouth Police Department, which arrested eight people for driving while intoxicated from Friday night through early Sunday morning. One of the drivers was also charged with possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms. The department added increased patrols over the weekend due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Newport, […]

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Portsmouth police: Man pulled knife in road rage incident

By   /  March 11, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are the highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Friday, March 7 Kyle H. Braga, 20, of 12 Berroth Court, was charged with assault, disorderly conduct and illegal possession of a weapon other than a firearm. Police made the arrest around 6:10 p.m. shortly after responding to a report […]

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Portsmouth High student charged with DWI

By   /  March 4, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week: Wednesday, Feb. 26 Nina Carter of Portsmouth told police her car was damaged after hitting two different potholes along East Main Road at separate times of the day. The first was at about 9 a.m., the second around 5:30 p.m. […]

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