Dover probe: Ex-officer 'R.J.' Letendre took drugs, used Taser on wife

Wife, told police the former Dover Police Department officer stole marijuana from police custody five times and brought it home February 5, 2021 DOVER – An internal city police investigation states former officer Ronald "R.J." Letendre stole 18 THC-infused candies that had been seized as evidence and used a police-issued Taser on his wife. In addit...

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Police solve 1966 New Hampshire cold case murder

Fingerprints found on a sink at the scene were collected by investigators back in 1966 and sent to the FBI. February 22, 2019 CONCORD, N.H. (WCAX) Police in New Hampshire say they have solved a 50-year-old murder mystery using evidence collected at the time of the crime. In 1966, Everett Delano was shot and killed during a robbery at an auto repair...

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Windham Police Department investigating evidence room break-in

According to Police Chief Eric Breiding, someone broke into the building sometime between 4 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday. October 25, 2017 WINDHAM-The Windham Police Department, along with the Portage County Sheriff's Office is investigating a break-in at the police department's evidence room that is housed in an off-site building. According to P...

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Laconia police prepare to destroy old guns

The weapons include shotguns, pistols and bolt-action rifles. October 6, 2017 LACONIA — Police have asked a judge to allow them to destroy about two dozen guns, some used in crimes, some used in suicides and others simply found on land or in a river. The weapons include shotguns, pistols and bolt-action rifles. Police Chief Matt Canfield said the d...

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Evidence in decades-old Nashua homicide cases destroyed

Evidence in two cold-case homicides in Nashua was destroyed by police more than 30 years ago, investigators said. August 21, 2017 NASHUA, N.H. — Evidence in two cold-case homicides in Nashua was destroyed by police more than 30 years ago, investigators said. The evidence involves the deaths of two women in the 1970s. Despite two investigations, off...

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Court officer gets jail for evidence tampering

He was convicted of a single charge of withholding evidence in a criminal proceeding for attempting to have a cellphone he hid at the courthouse destroyed after his March 2015 arrest. April 26, 2017 LAWRENCE -- A former Lawrence District Court officer convicted of evidence tampering will avoid serving a year in jail while his appeal is pending, a j...

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Police: Pungent pot grower to be charged with felonies

Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HERE PORTSMOUTH — Police plan to upgrade charges to felonies against a city man accused of growing 51 marijuana plants in his basement, which were seized and stunk up the Police Department and adjacent City Hall. Plans to upgrade charges against Christian Lydon, 47, of 1156 Woodbury Ave., are cited in a m...

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Concord police destroy drugs from take-back initiative, old evidence

Descending from roughly 60 feet in the air, the claw didn't miss its intended target, which wasn't a cute fuzzy toy February 20, 2017 The hovering claw, like a giant version of those in arcade games, reached down toward its mark. Descending from roughly 60 feet in the air, the claw didn't miss its intended target, which wasn't a cute fuzzy toy. Abo...

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Pot stench wafts from Police Dept. into City Hall

Police Lt. Mark Newport said the plants were so pungent, their skunky aroma wafted down the hall from the locked makeshift evidence room, up an elevator shaft and into the City Hall building. Some people complained the aroma made them feel ill, he said. January 25, 2017 PORTSMOUTH - A pungent pot odor permeated Portsmouth police headquarters, as we...

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More security after lost evidence

The Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Union Leader Corp., Pg. 02BYLINE: DAN O'BRIEN, Union Leader CorrespondentAuburn, NHAUBURN -- The police department is slated to install updated security equipment in its evidence room after ...

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Jury selection for former Farmington officer accused of theft scheduled for April

Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comBYLINE: JAKE O'DONNELL, to ArticleFarmington, NHDOVER — Jury selection for the case against a former Farmington police detective alleged to have stolen over $1,000...

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Jury selection for former Farmington officer accused of theft scheduled for April

Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comBYLINE: Jake O'Donnell, , NHDOVER — Jury selection for the case against a former Farmington police detective alleged to have stolen over $1,000 from the stati...

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Ex-detective accused of stealing over $1,000 from evidence room in Farmington

Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H, STATE AND REGIONAL NEWSDistributed by McClatchy-Tribune Business NewsBYLINE: Joey Cresta, Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H.Farmington, NHJune 23--FARMINGTON -- The N.H. Attorney General...

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Beer bottle DNA leads to burglary charge, police say

www.seacoastonline.comBYLINE: Elizabeth DinanLink to ArticleOne PicturePortsmouth, NHPORTSMOUTH — When Hung Nguyen burglarized a Winsor Road home two years ago, he left his DNA on a beer bottle, leading to his Thursday arrest...

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No charges arising out of missing knives case

The Citizen of Laconia, citizen.comBYLINE: BEA LEWIS, Hampton / Belknap County, NHBelknap County Attorney Jim Carroll, in reviewing an investigative report filed by the Belknap County Sheriff's Departm...

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Investigation ends, Auburn officer quits

UnionLeader.comBULINE: GRETYL MACALASTER, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHFormer Auburn police Lt. David Flight is shown in this undated file photo. (NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS ARCHIVES)AUBURN – A 21-year police dep...

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East Kingston police corporal resigns from department in wake of trusty case

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: JASON SCHREIBER Union Leader Correspondent Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON — A police corporal placed on leave following a probe that began after an inmate trusty all...

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Inmate left alone at East Kingston police station stole heroin,

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: Jason Schreiber, Union Leader CorrespondentEast Kingston, NHbroke into locker containing gun, drove police cruiser say officialsJarred Brisbois is suspected of breaking into the police dep...

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Outside firm to probe police handling of East Kingston trusty program

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: JASON SCHREIBER Union Leader Correspondent, Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON — The town will have an outside agency conduct an internal investigation after an inmate t...

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Police dept. evidence room break-in investigated

WMUR-TV, Associated Press, seacoastonline.comEast Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON (AP) — The police chief and a corporal in East Kingston are on paid administrative leave as the state attorney general's office investigates concerns...

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Ex-officer indicted for theft

Union Leader Corp., unionleader.comBYLINE: JAMES A. KIMBLE, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHNovember 09. 2012 9:21PMBRENTWOOD - Auburn police stumbled upon a theft allegedly committed by one of their own ea...

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Lip balm DNA test linked to NH burglary suspects

Boston.comLink to ArticleFarmington, NHPolice in Farmington, N.H., say DNA testing on a burglary victim’s lip balm has led to arrest warrants issued for two suspects in the break-in.A search warrant conducted at one suspect’s...

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Wolfeboro police officer convicted of drug theft, newhampshirelakesandmountains.comBYLINE: Elissa PaquetteLink to ArticleWolfeboro, NHROGER MARTEL in the booking photo from the Carroll County Jail, taken Jan. 5, as he was booked to serve hi...

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Chief: Drug testing key to stopping rogue cops

The Boston Hearld, bostonherald.comBYLINE: Matt Stout - to ArticleAttleboro, MAThe police chief hunting for the “rogue cop” who swiped drugs from Attleboro Police Department’s evidence room ...

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Investigation continues into theft of $1,000 from police station

The Conway Daily Sun, conwaydailysun.comBYLINE: Erik EiseleLink to ArticleConway, NHCONWAY — New details emerged this week about the theft inside the police department that occurred this past spring, but still no suspects hav...

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Police in Conway, NH, investigating dept. theft

The Boston Globe,, NHCONWAY, N.H.—Police in New Hampshire are investigating the theft of a large amount of money from the Conway police department's evidence room.Conway Police Commissioner Theresa Kennet...

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Former NH detective sentenced for theft

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comSECTION: STATE AND REGIONALFarmington, NHA former New Hampshire police detective has been sentenced to at least three months in jail for stealing ne...

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NH police chief resigns over use of inmate help

Associated Press, Associated PressEast Kingston, NHCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The police chief in the New Hampshire town of East Kingston has resigned over managerial issues regarding inmate help from th...

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