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6 hrs ago | via Concord Monitor
The Merrimack County Sheriff's Office said Friday it's seeking the public's help in its investigation of 30-year-old Donald Levesque of Concord, the former assistant teacher and youth sports coach who was arrested on Oct. 1 and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy. Levesque was a former employee of Shaker Road School, and coached football in the Concord Capitols youth football program until his arrest. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via UnionLeader.com
A minimum security inmate who walked away from the North End half-way house in Concord Thursday afternoon is back in custody after turning himself in just after midnight Friday. Comment?
Thursday | via UnionLeader.com
A city woman accused of threatening to stab her boyfriend told a 9th Circuit Court-Manchester District Division judge Wednesday that she was "attacked." Comment?
Wednesday | via Concord Monitor
More than a year before former teacher Don Levesque was charged with raping a 14-year-old boy, he faced questions about inappropriate communication with a former student at Shaker Road School. School officials said the communication between Levesque and a former student occurred outside of school channels and violated its policies. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via Foster's Daily Democrat
A woman who was indicted on charges of first-degree assault in connection with a stabbing is this week's "Fugitive of the Week." The District of New Hampshire - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force has been requested to assist in the location and arrest of Hillsborough County fugitive, Leela Cable, 19, who is also known as Nina Ouellette. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 6 | via Concord Monitor
A 30-year-old youth football coach and former assistant teacher at Shaker Road School in Concord has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a male teenage student on several occasions between 2013 and last year. Donald Levesque of Concord was taken into custody Thursday and remained incarcerated early Monday afternoon. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via UnionLeader.com
The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office is reviewing recent child deaths in the state and any actions of the state's child protection agency before the deaths took place, Attorney General Joseph... Five-star power forward Wenyen Gabriel announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky on Thursday, giving the Wildcats an important addition ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via Lowell Sun
One of two New Hampshire men held on $100,000 cash bail after being charged in April with attempting to flee from a Littleton housebreak is facing possible grand jury indictment. In Ayer District Court on Wednesday, the attorney for Michael Meucci, 32, of Concord, N.H., said her client is being held on the high bail on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, larceny over $250 and malicious destruction of property over $250. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Foster's Daily Democrat
U.S. Marshals in Concord have named Jeffrey Paul Nickerson, whom authorities once found hiding in a refrigerator, as Fugitive of the Week. Nickerson, 29, is wanted on an arrest warrant for failure to appear on probation violations on original charges of burglary and motor vehicle theft. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via Concord Monitor
The day after a judge in Concord upheld the limited release of footage showing a deadly summer police shooting, three New Hampshire lawmakers reconvened Tuesday to pore over legislation that would regulate how body-worn cameras and the videos they produce are used. The trio, part of a House subcommittee, began meeting this month to examine two body camera bills that were tabled last winter amid concerns about cost, privacy and data management. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via Concord Monitor
Police arrested 43-year-old Andrew Freisinger on Wednesday after they said he shot 1-year-old Mya on Sept. 6, as she was running across the front yard of his Epping home. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via WMUR-TV Manchester
Police from three departments said they have shut down a fencing operation at two pawn shops and the bust will help curb other criminal activities. CURB OTHER TYPES OF CRIME AS WELL. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via The Bennington Banner
CONCORD, N.H. >> The lawyer for a man convicted of torturing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son argues the mother should have been barred from testifying about his abuse of her. The New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in the case of 30-year-old Roland Dow, who was sentenced last year to 25 1/2 to 67 years in prison in the 2012 beating of 3-year-old James Nicholson. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via UnionLeader.com
Police investigators will separately interview the 11 brothers and sisters of slain Bedford resident Denise Robert as they try to build a more detailed picture of the homicide victim and those who... An assistant high school football coach is fighting back after he says he was fired for trying to discourage a female player on the Epping/Newmarket ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via Concord Monitor
The ex-wife of the Canterbury man shot to death by police has asked a judge to reconsider his decision last week to release portions of the videos showing the encounter, saying it raises an unprecedented privacy issue that should be resolved by either a reversal or a referral to the state Supreme Court. In a motion filed Thursday in Concord, a lawyer for the woman, Lisa Esty-Lennon, reiterated their concern that even limited publication would cause "irreparable" harm to the former couple's two underage children. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
The city of Baltimore says it has reached a $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the family of Freddie Gray. The family of Freddie Gray, who died after being critically injured in police custody, reached a tentative $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the city of Baltimore, resolving civil claims about a week after the... A prosecutor says he won't file new escape-related charges against a man who disappeared from an Ohio prison camp in 1959 while serving time for manslaughter and was found this year in Florida. Comment?
Sep 4, 2015 | via Concord Monitor
A judge has ordered a limited release of body camera footage from two police officers when they shot a Canterbury man to death in July, saying the public has a right to vet the incident, but not the actual shots or immediate, bloody aftermath. "This redaction of the officers' videos, combined with the full disclosure of the audio and the two other videos, substantially satisfies the public's right-to-know while protecting the privacy interests of the decedent's family," Judge Peter Fauver wrote in an order issued Friday in Merrimack County Superior Court. Comment?
Sep 2, 2015 | via Concord Monitor
Police were called to Sam's Food Store on Village Street shortly after 9 p.m. for an attempted armed robbery. The clerk told officers that a man entered the store, pointed a black handgun at him and then ran off after a panic button was activated. Comment?
Sep 2, 2015 | via Foster's Daily Democrat
CONCORD – This week's “Fugitive of the Week,” Jordan Dearborn, 24, was arrested late Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Manchester. Dearborn was featured as the “Fugitive of the Week," as he was being sought on an outstanding arrest warrant for violations of conditions of supervised release based on his prior conviction and sentence for aiding and abetting in a bank robbery. Comment?
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