Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Felon in Possession of Dangerous Weapon and Drug ChargesOn January 24, 2023 at approximately 6:25PM Campton Police stopped a vehicle on Interstate 93 for a motor vehicle violation. Further investigation revealed that the 31-year-old male operator was driving with a suspended license and in possession of controlled drugs and a switchblade knife, which he is prohibited from possessing due to a prior felony conviction. The male was subsequently arrested for driving with a suspended license (violation), possession of controlled/narcotic drugs (felony B), and felon in possession of a dangerous weapon (felony B). Following the arrest, the male was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections and held without bail on a probation/parole violation. ... See MoreSee Less
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Please find below the Campton Police Department Year-End Report, along with traffic, accident, and NIBRS data for 2022.(National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is an incident-based reporting system used by law enforcement agencies in the United States for collecting and reporting data on crimes.) ... See MoreSee Less
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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to ReportOn January 18, 2023, at approximately 11:20PM, the Campton Police Department, with the assistance of the Holderness Police Department, arrested;Charles Bixby, 33, of Rumneyon a Campton warrant for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements under RSA 651-B, a subsequent offense. This offense is a class A felony that carries a maximum penalty of imprisonment over 7 years. Following the arrest, Bixby was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections pending arraignment. ... See MoreSee Less
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From December 1 to December 31, 2022, the police department logged 1,027 calls for service and made 13 arrests.A 48-year-old female was arrested on NH Route 175 for domestic violence assaultA 44-year-old male was arrested on Interstate 93 for disobeying an officer, driving after suspension, driving under the influence, open container, possession of heroin/fentanyl, and a bench warrantA 39-year-old male was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, conspiracy to sell methamphetamine, conspiracy to sell fentanyl, and falsifying physical evidenceA 30-year-old female was arrested for indirect criminal contempt of courtA 35-year-old male was arrested on US Route 3 for driving under the influence and unsafe tiresA 59-year-old female was arrested on NH Route 175 for misuse of 911 and indirect criminal contempt of courtA 50-year-old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after suspensionA 34-year-old male was arrested on Gearty Way on a bench warrantA 29-year-old male was arrested on Interstate 93 for reckless drivingA 32-year-old male was arrested on Interstate 93 for driving after suspensionA 29-year-old male was arrested for indirect criminal contempt of courtA 34-year-old male was arrested on Sunset Circle for bail jumping (original offense: driving after suspension)Additionally, Campton Police made 74 motor vehicle stops issuing 68 warnings and 6 citations, and responded to 6 motor vehicle accidents. ... See MoreSee Less
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Investigation Leads to Arrest for Drug Sales and Felon in Possession of Firearms In December 2022, the Campton Police Department acting on a warrant arrested an adult male for Conspiracy to Sell the controlled drugs Fentanyl and Methamphetamine, Falsifying Physical Evidence, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The arrest was the result of a Campton Police Department investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs in our community.During the investigation Campton Police seized over 30 g of fentanyl, a half ounce of methamphetamine, over $5,000 in US currency, and a loaded firearm and ammunition. Additional arrests are possible as the investigation remains ongoing. ... See MoreSee Less
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Unsafe Tires and Rollover Crash Lead to DUI arrestOn December 28, 2022 at approximately 2:35PM Campton Police and Fire responded to US Route 3 for a reported motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, police located a heavily damaged sedan lying on its roof with the driver trapped inside. US Route 3 was shut down to traffic as Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue worked to extricate the driver from the vehicle. The driver, a 35-year-old male, was uninjured and subsequently arrested for driving under the influence, with alcohol and unsafe tires believed to be contributors to the crash. Following the arrest, he was released to appear in the Plymouth Court. ... See MoreSee Less
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Bog Road is now open ... See MoreSee Less
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We'd like to take a moment to recognize and thank our administrative assistant, Jennifer Gould, who has worked hard to organize and spearhead our continued involvement in the Angels and Elves Program this Holiday season. Through this program, the Department has anonymously sponsored a child through the Whole Village Family Resource Center and provided them with Christmas toys and necessities such as a winter coat, boots, socks, and waterproof gloves. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Campton Elementary School has NOT received one of these calls, however, the police department is currently at the school to provide security and will maintain a presence throughout the rest of the school day. ... See MoreSee Less
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From November 1 to November 30, 2022, the police department logged 969 calls for service and made 10 arrests.A 22-year-old male was arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registrationA 40-year-old male was arrested for criminal trespass and transporting drugs in a motor vehicle (methamphetamine and fentanyl) on Chandler Hill RoadA 21-year-old male was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, uninspected vehicle, and transporting drugs (methamphetamine) in a motor vehicle on Riverside DriveA 27-year-old female was indicted for possession of methamphetamine, alprazolam, and buprenorphine on Interstate 93A 37-year-old female was arrested for violation of a protective order on Southmayd StreetA 27-year-old male was arrested for violation of protective order, stalking (x2), and indirect criminal contempt of court (x2) on Overlook RoadA 32-year-old male was arrested on a warrant for bail jumping (original offenses: theft, criminal mischief and criminal trespass)A 59-year-old female was arrested for driving after suspension for DUI on Pegwood Hill RoadA 60-year-old male was arrested for driving after suspension and an open container of alcohol on NH Route 49A 26-year-old female was arrested for indirect criminal contempt of court on NH Route 175Additionally, Campton Police made 66 motor vehicle stops issuing 60 warnings and 6 citations, and responded to 7 motor vehicle accidents. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Campton Police Department is a proud partner of Project ChildSafe, and we work collaboratively to distribute FREE gun locks to the community. These gun locks are available in our lobby and may be picked up by coming to the police station 08:30AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday or by contacting dispatch after hours.To learn more about Project Childsafe or for resources on gun ownership, please visit their website projectchildsafe.org/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Today we join the New Hampshire State Police in remembrance of Trooper Joseph Gearty and Trooper Gary Parker. Trooper Gearty and Trooper Parker were killed when their patrol car was crushed by a load of wood that had fallen from a tractor-trailer while en route to the Grafton County Jail transporting an arrest made in Campton. Brian Goodwin was also tragically killed in the accident. Trooper Gary ParkerNew Hampshire State Police End of Watch Wednesday, November 29, 1989Trooper Joseph Edward GeartyNew Hampshire State PoliceEnd of Watch Thursday, November 30, 1989The changing of road names in Campton for the 911 system enabled (Ret.) Chief Warn to receive permission to name Gearty Way in honor of Trooper Joseph Gearty who was a friend of the community. www.odmp.org/.../5354-trooper-joseph-edward-geartywww.odmp.org/officer/10362-trooper-gary-p-parkerTrooper Joseph E. Gearty1961-1989Today we honor Trooper Joseph E. Gearty —#Trooper Gearty was born in 1961 in Norwood, Massachusetts. He graduated from Blue Hills Regional High School in Canton, Massachusetts in 1980. After high school, he served his country in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer.Trooper Gearty was a five-year veteran of the New Hampshire State Police assigned to #TroopF in Twin Mountain. He died in the line of duty along with Trooper Gary Parker transporting a prisoner to the Grafton County Jail. While traveling on Route 25 near the Wentworth-Warren town line, their cruiser was crushed by a load of lumber that broke loose from a tractor-trailer. Trooper Gearty was 28 years old.Trooper Gearty was survived by his wife, Debbie, and their six-month old son, Matthew. #NHSP #NeverForget ... See MoreSee Less
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***Dog has been reunited with it's owner***Found dog with Bath, NH tags on US Route 3 near Tripplewood Road. We are unable to get a hold of anyone for owner information due to the holiday. Please contact Campton PD (603) 726-8874 if you have any information on the owner(s). ... See MoreSee Less
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Please contact NH State Police Dispatch at (603) 271-1170 if you have any information.***New Hampshire Conservation Officers are seeking the public’s help locating an overdue hiker.***Emily Sotelo, 20, was dropped off this morning at Lafayette Place Campground in Franconia, with the intended hiking route of Mount Lafayette, Haystack and Flume. She is now overdue and any hikers who may have encountered Sotelo along the intended route should notify NH State Police Dispatch at (603)271-1170.Sotelo is described at 5’3, 115 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown jacket, and exercise pants. ... See MoreSee Less
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Campton Welcomes Officer to RanksOn November 14, 2022, the Campton Police Department welcomed Officer Jackson to its ranks. Officer Jackson began his law enforcement career with the Prince George’s County, MD Police Department, serving as a Patrol Officer, Sergeant, and Lieutenant/Shift Commander until he retired from the agency. With the addition of Officer Jackson, our department has returned to full staff. Officer Jackson is a United States Navy Veteran and holds Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Business Administration and East Asian Studies and is trained in traffic crash reconstruction. Officer Jackson long desired to relocate to the White Mountains and is excited to return to New Hampshire with the opportunity to continue serving the public. Please join us in welcoming him to the department and our community! ... See MoreSee Less
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Today we honor all Veterans, and recognize our own;Det. Benjamin Adams, Army National Guard, Air National GuardOfficer Joshua Cusson, Army National GuardOfficer Richard Jackson, United States Navy Happy Veterans Day, and thank you to all who have served. ... See MoreSee Less
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Please join us at the Campton Municipal Building for the Veteran's Memorial Dedication this Friday, November 11th at 11AM ... See MoreSee Less
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Campton Police Receive Donation of Active Shooter KitsOn 11/2/22, the Campton Police Department was awarded five active shooter kits courtesy of the United States Deputy Sheriff's Association. This equipment is valued at more than $2,300 and was donated at no cost to the Town. This vital piece of equipment supplements our existing ballistic armor and will help protect our officers while they are at work protecting our community.usdeputy.org/ ... See MoreSee Less
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From October 1 to October 31, 2022, the police department logged 941 calls for service and made 20 arrests.A 41-year-old male was arrested for the sale of a controlled drug (fentanyl) with death resultingA 31-year-old male was arrested on US Route 3 for possession of fentanyl, resisting arrest, and a warrant for the Grafton County Sheriff's OfficeA 24-year-old male was indicted on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking (class A felony)A 31-year-old male was arrested on Mason Road for possession of methamphetamine, possession of fentanyl, and criminal trespassA 41-year-old male was arrested for stalking and harassment on Riverside DriveA 53-year-old female was arrested on Interstate 93 for driving under the influenceA 40-year-old male was arrested on US Route 3 for domestic violence assaultA 79-year-old male was arrested for violation of a protective order and false information during the purchase of a firearmA 43-year-old female was arrested on NH Route 175 on a warrant for the Merrimack County Sheriff's OfficeA 28-year-old male was arrested for domestic violence criminal threatening on Carla CourtA 49-year-old male was arrested on NH Route 175 on a warrant for violation of paroleA 41-year-old male was arrested for bail jumping (original offenses: domestic violence assault, resisting arrest)A 19-year-old male was arrested for bail jumping (original offense: simple assault)A 34-year-old male was arrested for bail jumping (original offense: driving after suspension)An intoxicated person was taken into protective custody on NH Route 49An intoxicated person was taken into protective custody on Six Flags RoadA 27-year-old male was arrested for conduct after an accident and criminal mischief on Overlook RoadA 23-year-old female was arrested on NH Route 49 for allowing an improper person to operate a motor vehicleA 24-year-old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for operating without a valid licenseA 29-year-old male was arrested for bail jumping (original offense: violation of a protective order)Additionally, Campton Police made 85 motor vehicle stops issuing 74 warnings and 11 citations, and responded to 10 motor vehicle accidents. ... See MoreSee Less
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Political Sign Theft is a CrimeIn addition to the available criminal penalties, there is a civil penalty of up to $1,000 per violation for "removing, defacing, or destroying political advertising on private property." RSA 664:21, VI (a)-(b)If you recognize the individual in this video, please contact Campton PD at (603) 726-8874. Anonymous submissions may be made on our website at www.camptonpd.org/contact-us/anonymous-tip/ ... See MoreSee Less
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