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Reference: July 18, 2006 - Felony arrest

On Tuesday, July 18th, 2006, the following individual was arrested following an appearance in Portsmouth District Court on an unrelated matter:

Joseph G. Adams
Date of birth 07/09/84
720 Post Road
Greenland, NH 03842

Mr. Adams was arrested on an arrest warrant for the following felony charges:

3 counts of Burglary
2 counts of Theft by Unauthorized Taking

These charges are a result of a lengthy investigation into multiple burglaries and thefts that occurred in Portsmouth from February through June of this year. Mr. Adams was processed at the Portsmouth Police Department and arraigned at the Portsmouth District Court. He was held on $10,000 cash bail and subsequently transported to the Rockingham County Jail. His next court hearing is scheduled for August 1st at Portsmouth District Court.

These cases remain under investigation. Anyone with further information is asked to contact lead investigator Detective John Peracchi, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 431-1199.

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