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Assault on May 29th

June 14, 2018

The Portsmouth Police Department has concluded its investigation into an altercation which had been reported at 12:38 AM on May 29th on Fleet Street, and as a result the following two individuals have been arrested and charged:

Arrestee #1

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Market Square Day in Portsmouth - Sat. June 9, 2018

June 9, 2018

Market Square Day in Portsmouth

Chief Merner will be invoking his ‘Emergency Powers” and orders that NO Parking will be permitted on the following Portsmouth streets on Saturday, June 9th, due to the Annual Market Square Day and Market Square Day Road Race.

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Assault

May 29, 2018

The Portsmouth Police Department was called by staff at Gilley’s PM Lunch cart located at 175 Fleet Street in the early morning hours of May 29th at approximately 12:38 AM, for a reported fight occurring between two groups of males inside the restaurant.  Staff reportedly asked both parties to leave and the confrontation continued outside and into Fleet Street.  Upon our arrival one of the subjects involved was found with a stab wound and needed immediate medical attention.  Officer Jordan Wells applied emergency first aid until the fire department arrived on scene to tran

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Elwyn Road Rollover Crash Results in Arrest

May 9, 2018

Date of Release:  May 9, 2018

Reference: Rollover Crash Results in Charges

     The Portsmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of 264 Elwyn Road at 11:43 PM on May 8th for a report of a rollover motor vehicle crash. First responders arrived to find 2016 Jeep Cherokee on its roof in the middle of Elwyn Road.

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Resident Survey of the Portsmouth Police Department

May 4, 2018

In October of 2017, the Portsmouth Police Department began meeting with the University of New Hampshire’s Survey Center to conduct a survey of Portsmouth residents. The Department was seeking input from residents regarding their perceptions of the police department’s strengths, weaknesses, level of community involvement, feelings of safety, among many other survey points.

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Drug Take Back Day

April 26, 2018

Portsmouth Police Department

Press Release

 

Date of Release: April 26, 2018

Subject: Drug Take Back Day

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Attempted Murder

March 16, 2018

On today’s date at approximately 10:12 A.M, the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following individual:

Jasmine Henderson

Age: 32  

2755 Morris Ave. Apt. 2E

Bronx, NY

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Rollover Crash Results in Charges

March 5, 2018

 

Date of Release: March 5, 2018

Reference: Rollover Crash Results in Charges

Shortly after midnight on March 5, 2018 Portsmouth Police and Fire Department’s responded to Lafayette Road near State Street Discount for a report of a single vehicle rollover crash with injuries.

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Sexual Assault / Burglary

February 22, 2018

On February 20th, 2018 the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following subject on an arrest warrant for Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault, Burglary and Sexual Assault:

Carlos Cruz

Age: 43

123 Rochester Street

Berwick, Maine

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Second Arrest / Salvation Army Robbery

February 20, 2018

On February 19, 2018 the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following subject on an arrest warrant for Criminal Liability for Conduct of Another (Accomplice to Robbery):

 

Malgorzata Arabudzki

Age: 47

31 Holiday Drive Apt. D

Portsmouth, NH