Keyword: Portsmouth Police Department
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PORTSMOUTH — A Windstone Drive resident, whose 80-pound Labrador retriever was brutally mauled by a coyote Tuesday night, is warning others to take extra precautions to keep their pets … more
PORTSMOUTH — A juvenile was prevented from jumping from the Mt. Hope Bridge by police and several citizens Sunday night, Dec. 1. According to Detective Lt. John Cahoon, Portsmouth … more
PORTSMOUTH — The National Prescription Take Back Day 2019 is Saturday, Oct. 26, and the Portsmouth Police Department is one of the agencies taking part.  Citizens looking to dispose of … more
PORTSMOUTH — With some of his strongest police officers in front of him and a couple of civilian tykes to the rear, Police Chief Brian Peter’s team couldn’t lose the tug-of-war … more
PORTSMOUTH — When Brian Peters unexpectedly retired as deputy police chief in March 2018 after 20 years on the force, Police Chief Thomas Lee remarked that he had always wanted his … more
PORTSMOUTH — A Bristol woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after her car struck another vehicle on the Mt. Hope Bridge Tuesday night, Dec. 18, police said. Portsmouth … more
PORTSMOUTH — With change orders pushing the cost of the new police station over the $10 million approved by voters in November 2016, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to use … more
PORTSMOUTH — Two men were charged by police with domestic assault in separate incidents over the past week. On Saturday, Aug. 18, Brandon Kidd, 42, of 706 Park Ave., was arrested after … more
PORTSMOUTH — Five juveniles were hurt when the sedan they were riding in crashed on Middle Road Saturday night. more
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