Thursday, July 31, 2014

Missing Cat

Have You Seen Sully?

A Farmington Resident contacted us and requested we post a photo of her missing cat "Sully"

Sully has been missing 10 days now and was last seen in the Main Street, Farmington Area.  Folks from town have contacted the owner and stated they may have seen him in the New Durham Road Area.

If you see Sully, please contact the police department.  We have the owner's information and will contact them if located.

Thanks for the help and please Share and bring Sully Home !


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Mobile App Updates

Our Mobile App was updated to the latest and greatest software for real time alerts.

You may not see many changes when opening the update as most occurs behind the scenes.  The software takes advantage of the Apple updates in the new 7.0 software.

The biggest change is the new code allows the mobile app to work faster.  It also allows us to send push notifications to everyone, a region or when you enter an area.

The software will will ask if you want to download cache.  This allows you to read content when you have no cell or Wifi service.  It will also ask to send push notification and use your location.  Push notifications is how we get breaking and important news to you.  If you want these, please allow the notifications.  As far as location, we need this information to send messages to an area.  The server side of the software knows how many users we have in an area but it does not know who you are.

If you have not installed the mobile app, it is available in the Android and Iphone Store here:

App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/middleton-police/id614733056?mt=8

 Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app_middletonpolice.layout&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5hcHBfbWlkZGxldG9ucG9saWNlLmxheW91dCJd 




Saturday, July 5, 2014

Rochester Resident arrested on drug charges

On 07/05/2014 while conducting motor vehicle enforcement, members of the Middleton Police stopped a 2003 Chevy Black Cavalier for a minor motor vehicle infraction.

During the motor vehicle stop, the officers established probable cause that the vehicle contained a controlled drug.  A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in a seizure of a small amount of marijuana.

The operator identified as:

Lawrence Hustus Age 48
78 Salmon Falls Road
Rochester, N.H.
 
was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Drug.  He was released on a summons to appear in the Rochester Court on 9/2/2014 at 8:00 a.m.
 




Sunday, June 29, 2014

Wakefield Resident charged with Felony Reckless Conduct

On 06/22/2014 members of the Middleton Police Department received information that an unknown person placed spikes strips in a walking trail located on Town Property behind Pheasant Drive.

Middleton Police were joined by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and commenced an investigation.

On 06/23/2014, both agencies executed a search warrant at 4196 Province Lake Road, Wakefield, N.H.

Based on evidence recovered at the residence along with information received during the investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for:

Michael K Stevens Age 51
4196 Province Lake Road
Wakefield, N.H.

Mr. Stevens turned himself into authorities on 06/25/2014.  He was processed and released on $5000 PR bail and will be arraigned in the 7th Circuit Court on 08/5/2014 at 8:00 a.m.

Reckless Conduct in this matter is a Class B Felony punishable by up to 3.5 to 7 years in the New Hampshire State Prison.


Saturday, June 28, 2014

Middleton Resident Arrested on MV charges and drug warrant

On 06/27/2014 at approximately 5:22 P.M. a member of the Middleton Police Department observed an adult male operating a mini bike on Lake Shore Drive in Middleton.  The operator turned onto Sunrise Drive at which point he was stopped.

A motor vehicle check indicated that the driver's license was under suspension and that there was an active arrest warrant issued to the Farmington Police charging possession of a controlled Drug.

The operator is identified as:

Alexander Garrett Age 20
498 Ridge Road
Middleton, N.H.

Operating after Suspension or Revocation is a violation level offense while the Possession of a Controlled Drug was charged as a Class B Misdemeanor.

Mr. Garrett was released on a hand summons and given a court date of August 19, 2014.




Middleton Resident Arrested on Assault Charges

On 06/25/2014 members of the Middleton Police Department responded to 163 Kings Highway for a reported assault.

Based on an investigation:

Raymond Blanchette (Age 32)
163 Kings Highway
Middleton, N.H. 03887

was arrested and charged with:

Simple Assault
Obstructing the Report of a Crime or Injury.

He was held on $2500 cash bail and was arraigned in the Dover Court as no judge was available.  He was arraigned and released on $1000.00 PR with standard bail conditions.  A future trial date is expected to be set by the court.



Indecent Exposure Prowler Case Solved.

On 06/24/2014 the Middleton Police received a report of an indecent exposure case in the Hampshire Shores area (Pinkham Road)

The caller reported seeing a young male performing a sex act while watching the caller and two young children in the water.

By the nature of the report, this case was placed in a priority status and every full time member of the police department was assigned some aspect of this investigation.

The police spent a great amount time conducting interviews in the neighborhood, increasing patrols etc.

During the early evening hours of Friday 06/27/2014 the police department developed evidence which led to the identify of the person involved.

The person involved is a 16 year old full time resident of Middleton.  Because of the suspect's age, we are not allowed by law to release his identity or any information regarding court records.

With that said, rest assured that the Middleton Police Department takes these types of offenses seriously and will use the full powers allowed to them under law to protect the community.

We are now in the process of looking at similar reports taken in the past and posted here to see if they are related.

Without the public's help this crime would not have been solved.  We appreciate that information that was provided to us and encourage you to do so in the future to help keep our community safe.

In closing, while this case remains solved, it does not prevent others from doing similar crimes.  We encourage the public to remain vigilant.  Please be on the lookout for suspicious activity and report that information to the police by calling 911 in an emergency or 473-8288 during non emergencies.