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Police Search for Elijah Gross After Firing Shots

On November 19, 2017, at approximately 17:35 hours, a report was received of shots fired at a vehicle on Interstate 89 northbound in the town of Sutton, NH.

During the investigation it was revealed that Elijah Gross, 40 was a passenger in a vehicle that fired up on his girlfriend’s vehicle.

When Trooper’s arrived at the vehicle off Interstate 89 at Exit 10, the suspect had already fled the scene.  A search was conducted however was unsuccessful.

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call TFC Beauchemin at (603) 223-8496.  If you anyone happens to come across this individual please consider him Armed and Dangerous and call 911.

Townshend VT Woman Arrested for Being A Fugitive From Justice

A traffic stop on Saturday in Putney VT led to the arrest of a Townshend VT woman for being a fugitive from justice. Vermont State Police said they stopped Amanda Fogg for a minor traffic violation and Fogg gave another person’s license as her own.  Officers properly identified Fogg and discovered she had a criminally suspended license and two outstanding arrest warrants, one for failure to appear for Theft of Services and the other for False Information to a police officer.  Police arrested Fogg and she was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for the two warrants.  Fogg will appear in Windham Criminal Court on Dec. 26th to answer the charges.

18-Year Old Dead After Goffstown Shooting

Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner and Goffstown Police Chief Robert Browne announce that further information is available regarding the suspicious death that occurred in Goffstown, New Hampshire last night.
Yesterday at approximately 4:20 p.m., Goffstown Police responded to a reported shooting in the parking lot at 5 Depot Street in Goffstown. An adult male was found wounded and taken to a local hospital where he later died. That person has been identified as Ian Jewell (age18) of Manchester, NH. An autopsy is scheduled for later today to determine Mr. Jewell’s cause and manner of death.

Tunbridge VT Man Arrested with Heroin

On November 16, 2017 at approximately 4:30PM, a Lebanon Police Officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the Kmart parking lot and believed that the occupant was engaged in drug activity.
The officer approached the vehicle and observed
drug paraphernalia in plain view. The subsequent
investigation revealed that the occupant of the
vehicle, David Welch, age 33 of Tunbridge,
Vermont had just purchased a bundle of heroin in
Lebanon. The heroin was recovered from the
Welch was arrested and charged with Possession of the Controlled Drug Heroin, a Class B Felony. He
was released on personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned in Grafton County Superior Court on December 4, 2017.

Motor Vehicle Accident involving State Vehicle

On Friday November 10, 2017 at around 2:25pm, a motor vehicle crash occurred in the town of Stark at the intersection of Nash Stream Road and Amos Emery Road.    The crash involved a dump truck and a State vehicle belonging to the Department of Fish and Game.  Troopers from Troop F and Troop G responded to the scene to investigate.

Upon arrival at the scene, Troopers found a dump truck lying on its side, on top of the pickup truck owned by the Department of Fish and Game.  The dump truck was loaded with gravel at the time of the crash.  Investigation at the scene found the dump truck, driven by Glen Perry, age 68, of Colebrook, NH was headed west on Amos Emery Road coming to the intersection of Nash Stream Road.  The State vehicle, driven by Conservation Officer Glen Lucas of the NH Department of Fish and Game, Division 1, NH was headed north on Nash Stream Road.   As G. Perry was coming to the intersection of Nash Stream Road, he did not see the vehicle driven by CO Lucas coming north on Nash Stream road.  G. Perry continued across Nash Stream toward a private road headed to a sand pit.

The crash occurred as both vehicles were in the intersection.   The dump truck collided with the pickup near the bed of the pickup behind the passenger compartment.  Both vehicles came to rest off the northwest side of the intersection. The State pickup had one passenger, Seth Martin, age 33 of Sumner, WA.   There were no serious injuries to any party and CO Lucas was transported by EMS as a precautionary measure.

Both vehicles received heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene.   Also responding to the scene where members of Groveton EMS, the Stark Fire Department and the Stratford Hollow Fire Department.


The accident is still under investigation.  Anyone who may have further information is being asked to contact Trooper Matthew Favreau of the New Hampshire State Police-Troop F at (603)-846-3333 or

Hartford Traffic Stop Leads to Hallucinogens Arrest

:On November 17th Troopers initiated a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation on I-91 nb at mile marker 70 in the Town of Hartford, VT (Windsor County).  Investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, identified to be Adam Davis, was in Possession of Hallucinogens (mushrooms).  He was arrested, transported to Hartford Police Department for processing, and released on a criminal citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windsor Criminal Division on 01/16/2018 at 0800 hours to answer to the above stated charge.

Grantham School Board Looks for Input

The Grantham School Board has started their long-range strategic plan for Grantham school district. The school board is in need of Grantham residents’ input. The board is asking residents to take a 15-20 minutes survey to help provide the input that the district can use to guide Grantham K-12 education over the next five years.  The survey is open until November 19th and it can be found on the Grantham Village School’s Facebook page.  Printed copies are available at the Grantham Village School, Grantham Town Offices, and the Grantham Public Library. The results of the survey will be posted in early December

Springfield VT Man Charged with Impaired Driving

A 95-year-old Springfield VT man was arrested for impaired driving last week.  Springfield Police said that a witness alleged that a vehicle drove over a curb and almost hit a guardrail before pulling into a residential garage.  Officers went to the residence and after an investigation determined that Donald Whitney was the driver in question.  Whitney was taken into custody and issued a citation to appear in Windsor County Criminal Court on Nov. 28th to answer the charge

Hinsdale NH man and Hartford Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

A Hinsdale NH man and Hartford VT woman were arrested on drug charges after the Vermont Drug Task Force and Hartford Police executed a search warrant for Walsh Avenue residence yesterday.  The warrant was a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation involving Angela Redmond.   Officers found 50 bags of heroin and a small amount of cocaine during the search.  Police arrested Redmond for sale of crack-cocaine and Adam Colon was charged with three counts of sale of heroin and possession of heroin and cocaine.

Redmond was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of $1,000 bail and was arraigned on the charges yesterday in Windsor Criminal Court.  Adam Colon was issued a citation and ordered to appear at Windham County Superior Court on January 9, 2018.

Alcohol Factor in Lyndenborough Crash

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at approximately 1:55 p.m., the Lyndeborough Police Department was notified of a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 31 in the area of 47 Route 31 in Lyndeborough.    Lyndeborough Police along with Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the scene and found two vehicles involved in the middle of Route 31.  Due to the seriousness of the crash they requested the assistance of the New Hampshire State Police- Collision Analysis and Reconstruction, (C.A.R.) Unit.  One of the vehicles involved was identified as a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse all-wheel drive operated by Rebecca RODENHISER, age 38, of Peterborough, New Hampshire.  She sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to Catholic Medical Center in Manchester.  She was eventually arrested at the hospital and charged with felony aggravated driving while under the influence.  The other vehicle involved was identified as a 2005 Volvo S40 sedan and was operated by Joanne VANDEUSEN, age 67, of Greenfield, New Hampshire.  She also sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.  There was also a passenger in the Volvo.  He was identified as Abou SYLLA, age 59 also of Greenfield, New Hampshire.  He sustained life threatening injuries in the collision and was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts by Med-Flight.


Based upon the initial on-scene investigation, it appears that the Chevrolet Traverse was traveling northbound on Route 31.  At the same time the Volvo S40 was traveling southbound on Route 31.  In the area of 47 Route 31 the Chevrolet Traverse crossed over into the southbound lane and struck the Volvo S40 in a head on fashion crash.


At the request of the initial responding units, the New Hampshire State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction, (C.A.R.) Unit responded to the scene.  The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction, (C.A.R.) Unit was assisted on scene by members of the NH State Police-Troop B Barracks in Bedford, members of the Lyndeborough Police Department and the Lyndeborough Fire and Rescue Department.  Due to the collision, Route 31 in this area was closed for approximately 4 hours.


At this time it appears that alcohol is a factor in this crash, however all aspects remain under investigation.  Anyone that may have further information related to this collision, or who witnessed this collsion, are encouraged to contact Trooper Daniel Quartulli at 603-223-8993 or by email at