Police Log

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Dec. 28 - At 6:30 a.m., Det. Melissa Evans of the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a home on Hastings Circle. As a result, Cynthia Phelps, 47, of Hinsdale, was taken into custody on an active arrest warrant.

- At 12:30 p.m., the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department was dispatched to Highland Avenue for a report of a minor two-car motor vehicle crash with no injuries. The crash was investigated by Corporal Josh Murray. Both cars sustained minor to moderate damage.

Dec. 29

- At 4 p.m., members of the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department responded to a residence on Park Drive for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, officers met with Raymond E. Brewer, 37, of Hinsdale. As a result, Brewer was arrested for violating the conditions of his release that he not consume alcoholic beverages.

Dec. 30

- At 1:40 p.m., members of the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department responded to Plain Road for a report of a single-vehicle crash. The crash was investigated by Corporal Josh Murray, who determined the operator of the vehicle while negotiating a turn lost control of the vehicle and struck a snowbank. There were no reported injuries and the vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

- At 3:55 p.m., members of the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department responded to a residence on Plain Road for a disturbance. Through investigation conducted by Officer Adam Belville, it was learned that two of the subjects at the residence had outstanding arrest warrants — Bernard Jacobs, 58, for domestic violence and assault, and Aayliah D. Jacobs, 18, for simple assault. Both Bernard and Aaliyah were taken into custody without incident.

- At 11:30 p.m., Hinsdale, N.H., Police Officers Jack LaPorte and Adam Belville responded to a residence on Canal Street for a reported intoxicated subject. Upon their arrival they made contact with Elena M. Newsmith, 28, of Hinsdale. The officers determined Newsmith needed to be transported to the Cheshire County House of Corrections based on their observations and contact with Newsmith. She also was cited with simple assault.

Dec. 31

- At 10:15 p.m., Hinsdale, N.H., Police Officer Adam Belville was conducting motor vehicle enforcement on Brattleboro Road when he pulled over a vehicle being driven by Nathan M. Trombley, 33, of Putney, for a motor vehicle violation. As a result, Trombley was cited with operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

Jan. 1

- At 1:30 a.m., Hinsdale, N.H., Police Officer Jack LaPorte was conducting motor vehicle enforcement on Main Street, when he stopped a vehicle operated by Drew R. Hastings, 22, of Bernardston, Mass., for a motor vehicle violation. As a result, Hastings was placed in custody and cited with possession of a controlled substance/narcotic drugs.

Jan. 2

- At 2:25 a.m., Hinsdale, N.H., Police Officer Adam Belville conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle operated by William McNary, 21, of Brattleboro, Vt., for a motor vehicle violation. During the stop Officer Belville learned that McNary's operator's license was suspended. McNary's vehicle was towed, and he was issued a summons to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge of operating after suspension/revocation.

- The Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91 in Putney at 7:15 a.m. for the report of a vehicle off the road. Troopers determined Margaret Dunnan, 53, of Woodsville, N.H., was traveling south when she encountered several vehicle crashes in front of her. In avoiding the crashes, Dunnan traveled off the west side of the road and overturned.

- At 8:20 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91 in Westminster for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined Brieanna Holiday, 28, of Westminster, Vt., was traveling at approximately 45 mph when she encountered black ice and lost control of her vehicle. After losing control, Holiday's vehicle exited the roadway and rolled onto its passenger side in the median. No injuries were sustained in this crash and Holiday's vehicle was removed by J&M Towing of Bellows Falls.

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