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Portsmouth man arrested on B&E, drug charges

PORTSMOUTH — A 25-year-old local man was arrested Friday on charges that he broke into a Portsmouth home and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. Kyle Atkinson, of 208 Water St., was arrested by Portsmouth police on an affidavit arrest warrant for a charge of entering a building with felonious intent. According to Detective Lt.

During the last Citizens Police Academy in Portsmouth in April 2014, Bridget Daly sweeps for fingerprints on a door leading into the Town Council chambers, while fellow student Nick Argillander looks on. They were taking part in a mock murder investigation at Town Hall. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Applications sought for Portsmouth Citizens Police Academy

PORTSMOUTH — Ever wanted to experience for yourself what day-to-day law enforcement work is like? You’ll have your chance when the Portsmouth Police Department conducts a Citizens Police Academy starting Tuesday, March 3. The 10-week program allows citizens to learn and experience the inner world of law enforcement, and a firsthand look at the daily operations

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Portsmouth police: Woman hit man, damaged PlayStation

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Wednesday, Jan. 7 Zachary R. Nguia, 22, of 257 Hillman St., New Bedford, Mass., was charged with operating with a foreign license that had been suspended or revoked. Police stopped his car on West Main Road near Stringham Road shortly

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Portsmouth woman charged with domestic assault

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Sunday, Dec. 28 Mark J. McKenna, 27, of 2431 East Main Road, was arrested on a warrant issued by Newport police in connection with a vandalism charge. Police picked up Mr. McKenna at his home shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday,

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Man charged in assault, thefts in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old man faces numerous charges including assault and breaking and entering following his arrest on Sunday. At 7:31 p.m., police responded to Cumberland Farms on East Main Road at Stubtoe Lane for a report of a disturbance, according to Detective Sgt. Michael Arnold. Upon their arrival they spoke with Diosteris Velez, whom police

Officer Scott Sullivan with some of the gifts to be donated that were stockpiled at the police station Tuesday. Many gifts have already been delivered to local families, and more donations come in every day. “This isn’t even close to all of it,” he says. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth police spread holiday cheer to needy families

PORTSMOUTH — “People don’t think there’s a need in Portsmouth, but look around you,” says Police Officer Scott Sullivan, pointing to the wide variety of items filling the police station’s break room Tuesday afternoon. Lava lamps, pajamas, rubber dinosaurs, piles of gift cards, a Casio keyboard, sweatshirts, snow boots, sporting equipment and many more items are

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Portsmouth police: Dunkin’ Donuts worker stole purse

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Dec. 10 Korby M. LeBlanc, 31, of 1156 Anthony Road, was charged with possession of Schedule I, II, III, IV, IV after the car she was driving was stopped in the area of Anthony Road and Lakeville Avenue at