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Date of Release:   Thursday, July 24, 2008

Reference:   Felony arrest – Assault with weapon

 

On Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 9:11 a.m., the following individual was arrested by the Portsmouth Police Department as the result of an investigation of an alleged burglary and aggravated assault at a residence on Greenleaf Ave. in Portsmouth

Michael Roger Rivais
87 Grant Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
DOB: 05/13/1967

He was arrested for the charges:

BURGLARY
SIMPLE ASSAULT (2 counts)
FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT (2 counts)
CRIMINAL RESTRAINT (2 counts)
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER
BREACH OF BAIL CONDITIONS
CRIMINAL TRESPASS

Rivais is alleged to have forced his way into the apartment at about 2:40 a.m. today where he subsequently assaulted the resident and a guest.  Reportedly a weapon resembling a crow bar was used during the assault

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Portsmouth Police Bureau of Investigative Services at 436-2511, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 431-1199 or 207-439-1199, or through their website at www.seacoastcrimestoppers.org.



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