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Date of Release: January 9th 2008

Reference: Multipliable Warrant Arrests

On January 8th 2008 the Portsmouth Police Department received a tip that there was a wanted fugitive, Christine Floyd, at 236 Cate St Portsmouth NH. Officers went to the address in an attempt to locate Floyd. When the Police arrived there were several people in the driveway who ran back into 236 Cate St. One of the officers recognized Floyd, who ran into the house. The officers soon discovered that there were about 15 people living in the house and called for additional officers. Part of this incident erupted in the driveway of the home and three people were arrested for various charges.

Officers then started a search of the home for Christine Floyd. At first she was not immediately found in the house. Then an officer discovered a small crawl space in the basement, behind the washer and drier. Officer Pearl with K9 Wess arrived on scene and the police dog convinced Floyd to come out of her hiding space. Also in the crawl space was another wanted person, Joseph Stowell.

There were a total of ten officers on scene and five people arrested, those arrested are:

Christine L. Floyd dob 11-22-73 (34yrs old)
102 Ledgewood Dr Apt 5
Bench Warrant-Simple Assault-$1000 Cash bail-Strafford County
Bench Warrant Aggravated DWI $575 Cash bail-Strafford County
Multiple Warrants from Strafford County Jail
Resisting Arrest $500 Cash bail-Portsmouth Police charge
Held for court in Portsmouth on 01-09-08




Joseph R Stowell dob 12-20-85 (22 yrs old)
236 Cate St Portsmouth NH
Bench Warrant-Simple Assault-$500 Cash bail-Rochester Court
Bench Warrant-Operating After Suspension-$500 Cash bail-Hampton Court
Portsmouth Police Credit Card Fraud-$2500 Cash bail
Portsmouth Police Resisting Arrest $2500 Cash bail.
Held for court in Portsmouth on 01-09-08

Chelsea Bregy Gianotti dob 10-10-88 (19 yrs old)
4 Pumpkin Hollow Barrington NH
Disorderly Conduct $1000 PR bail
Court Date 01-25-08

Monique Sterling dob 01-02-89 (19 yrs old)
Bench Warrant-Shoplifting-Rochester Court
Held for court in Portsmouth on 01-09-08

A 16 year old Female arrested for Hindering Apprehension and Disorderly Conduct.

There were no injuries reported in this incident.


 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500