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40 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester officer and K-9 awarded medal

Strafford County Sheriff David G. Dubois was recently joined by Strafford County Commissioners George Maglaras, Robert Watson, and Leo Lessard in presenting Deputy Keith Mackenzie, Maine State Police Sergeant Nick Grass, and Maine State Police Detective Randy Keaton the “Distinguished Unit Action Bar” of the Strafford County Sheriff's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Inmates indicted in assaults on guards

Two inmates who were being held in the county jail have been indicted on charges they assaulted officers employed by Strafford County House of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, State Prisons, Prison

9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Suspect charged for gas station robbery, pizza delivery beating and VFW robbery

City police arrested a suspect who was involved with the June 25 armed robbery at the Milton Road Shell Station.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Somersworth, NH, Life, Food, Pizza

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Report: Officer's use of deadly force in Rochester justified

The New Hampshire Attorney General's office has concluded a probation officer was justified in using deadly force against a man shot at a Rochester mobile home park.

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SeacoastOnline

Second arrest in Elwyn Road crash

A Rye man was arrested on a charge alleging he drove his girlfriend away from a crash scene where she drove into a pole, through a fence, then onto an Elwyn Road lawn.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

No charges against officers who shot, killed man

No charges will be brought against the three law enforcement officers who shot and killed Benjamin Shannon at his mother's home at Saks Mobile Home Park on March 10. The Attorney General issued a press release early Wednesday afternoon absolving the three officers - a Strafford County deputy sheriff and two probation officers - of any criminal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Foster's Daily Democrat

One of 3 suspects in Madbury murder waives hearing

Charged with first-degree murder, Tristan Wolusky appeared at Dover Circuit Court this morning to waive his probable cause hearing.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Madbury, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Landlord intends to rebuild home destroyed in arson fire

Elizabeth Staehle holds her youngest child Johnathan, 9 months, as her other children, Michael, 7, Cody, 31 2, and Matthew, 6, play with toys at the Days Inn in Dover, where they were staying after an arson fire in late April destroyed their home at 28 Broadway.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Fire, Dover, NH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police now believe all 3 assailants in pizza assault caught

A Rochester man accused of helping plan the assault and robbery of a Somersworth pizza deliveryman this month and participating in two other recent crimes was arraigned Monday in Dover District Court.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Somersworth, NH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Foster's Daily Democrat

Hearing on terms of bail for Weeden in sex-assault case reset to Friday

A dispositional conference where a sobrietor bracelet and other bail conditions may be reconsidered for former City Councilor Michael Weeden, recently indicted on criminal threatening and aggravated felonious sexual assault charges, has been rescheduled until Friday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Suspect charged for gas station robbery, pizza delivery beating and VFW robbery

City police arrested a suspect who was involved with the June 25 armed robbery at the Milton Road Shell Station.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Somersworth, NH, Life, Food, Pizza

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Farmington woman arrested for willful concealment

By Joel Kost ROCHESTER - City police arrested a Farmington woman Friday for willful concealment.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Second pizza suspect held on $50g

The second man accused of participating in a violent attack on a pizza deliveryman is being held on $50,000 cash bail.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Somersworth, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Mazzaglia murder trial costs pile up

It cost the Attorney General's office $310,783 to convict Seth Mazzaglia for the murder of Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of New Hampshire, Prison

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Two charged with drug possession

On June 30, deputies of the Strafford County Sheriff's Office working on cooperation with members of New Hampshire Probation and Parole in the City of Rochester arrested Justin Jacobs, 37, of Rochester Jacobs was charged with parole violations as well as possession of controlled drugs, .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Did officers follow procedure in Shannon shooting?

As the Attorney General's Office continues its investigation into the shooting of Ben Shannon, killed by law enforcement officers attempting to serve an arrest warrant, questions remain about whether probation and parole officers followed their own internal procedures during the March 10 incident.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Second man arrested in brutal pizza assault

Police have arrested a second person in connection with the violent attack and robbery of a Somersworth House of Pizza deliveryman earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH, Rochester, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Number of immigrants at county jail is not unusual

As an influx of illegal immigrants continues to cross American borders, none of those individuals have been transported to the Strafford County House of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Bow, NH, New Hampshire State Prison for Women, State Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 15, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Woman jailed after Elwyn Road crash

A woman accused of driving into a pole, through a fence and onto an Elwyn Road lawn Friday night is jailed on cash bail and court-ordered to have no contact with her fiance, who is expected to be arrested for allegedly helping her flee the crash scene.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, NH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Strafford County jail holds immigrant detainees

County Administrator Ray Bower and Jail Superintendent Bruce Pelkie said the Strafford County jail currently has its largest number of ICE detainees this year, but not because they were "dumped" on the facility.

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Related Topix: Bow, NH, Dover, NH, New Hampshire State Prison for Women, State Prisons, Prison, Rockingham County, NH

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