For the period of April 1 to April 30, 2021 the police department logged 721 calls for service, investigated 79 incidents and made 20 arrests. Incidents included assaults, drug offenses, suspicious persons, driving under the influence, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, fraud, thefts, and other offenses.The following is a summary of arrests made by officers during this period. Please note that juvenile arrests are not included. A 31 year old male was arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine on Riverside DriveA 26 year old male was arrested on Southmayd St for possession of methamphetamine, unregistered vehicle, and driving after suspensionA 24 year old male was arrested on Riverside Drive for possession of methamphetamine, possession of fentanyl, and a warrant for the Merrimack County Sheriff's OfficeA 61 year old male was arrested for possession of methamphetamine on NH Route 175A 21 year old male was arrested for domestic violence assault and criminal threatening on Blair RoadA 28 year old male was arrested for failure to comply with his sex offender registration requirementsA 46 year old male was arrested for simple assault on Page RoadA 21 year old male was arrested for simple assault on Page RoadA 22 year old male was arrested for simple assault on Owl StreetA 57 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving under the influenceA 61 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after suspensionA 28 year old female was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after suspension and driving with suspended registrations.A 34 year old female was arrested on Ellsworth Hill Road on a bench warrantAn intoxicated male was taken in to protective custodyA 70 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after suspensionA 40 year old female was arrested on NH Route 49 on a bench warrantA 40 year old male was arrested for bail jumpingAn intoxicated female was taken in to protective custodyAdditionally Campton Police made 140 motor vehicle stops issuing 134 warnings and 6 citations and investigated 4 motor vehicle accidents. ... See MoreSee Less
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Investigation Leads to Arrest for Manufacturing MethamphetamineOn April 30, 2021 the Campton Police Department acting on a warrant arrested;James Previe-Prescott, age 31 of Camptonfor manufacturing methamphetamine, a felony crime punishable by up to 30 years in prison. The arrest was the result of an investigation into several “one-pot” methamphetamine labs that were located and seized on April 4, 2021 by members of the Campton Police Department and the DEA Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team in the area of Riverside Drive. One-pot meth labs are extremely dangerous because the chemicals could explode at any moment.Following the investigation Detectives from the Campton Police Department and Plymouth Police Department worked collaboratively to locate Mr. Previe-Prescott in Plymouth and take him into custody without incident. At the time of this offense Mr. Previe-Prescott was already released on bail on at least 10 separate cases. Following this most recent arrest Mr. Previe-Prescott was held on preventative detention and transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections for arraignment in the Grafton County Superior Court on 05/03/21 ... See MoreSee Less
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Officer Brady Graduates 184th N.H. Police AcademyOn April 23, 2021 Officer Brady graduated from the N.H. Police Academy after completing 16 weeks of classroom and practical training. The training consists of academic subjects such as criminal code and constitutional law; practical subjects such as human relations; and physical skills subjects such as defensive tactics, emergency driving, and firearms. The tests consist both of written tests and practical skills demonstrations such as driving and firearms qualifications.Officer Brady who was hired in August 2020 has already completed his field training and will immediately start patrol duties upon his return. Please join us in congratulating Officer Brady and welcoming him back to our community! ... See MoreSee Less
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On April 1, 2021 at approximately 3:15PM Campton Police stopped a vehicle on NH Route 49 for a motor vehicle violation. Further investigation revealed that the 57 year old male operator was intoxicated. The driver was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections for protective custody. ... See MoreSee Less
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On April 2, 2021 at approximately 08:50AM Campton Police stopped a vehicle on Southmayd Road after observing a motor vehicle violation. Further investigation revealed that the 26 year old male operator was in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. He was subsequently arrested for possession of methamphetamine, driving after suspension, and unregistered vehicle. Following the arrest he was bailed to appear in the Grafton County Superior Court. ... See MoreSee Less
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For the period of March 1 to March 31, 2021 the police department logged 669 calls for service, investigated 102 incidents and made 10 arrests. Incidents included assaults, drug offenses, suspicious persons, driving under the influence, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, fraud, thefts, and other offenses.The following is a summary of arrests made by officers during this period. Please note that juvenile arrests are not included. A 40 year old male was arrested for sexual assault, stalking, and simple assaultA 34 year old male was arrested on Gearty Way on a bench warrantA 31 year old male was arrested on Riverside Drive for bail jumping and a bench warrantA 47 year old male was arrested for simple assault and criminal trespassing on NH Route 175A 46 year old male was arrested for bail jumpingA 63 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after suspension (DWI)Additionally Campton Police made 60 motor vehicle stops issuing warnings and investigated 2 motor vehicle accidents ... See MoreSee Less
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The Campton Police Department is attempting to locate the owner of this dog. If you recognize the dog or it belongs to you please contact Campton PD (603) 726-8874 ... See MoreSee Less
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For the period of February 1 to February 28, 2021 the police department logged 538 calls for service, investigated 78 incidents and made 19 arrests. Incidents included assaults, drug offenses, suspicious persons, driving under the influence, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, fraud, thefts, and other offenses.The following is a summary of arrests made by officers during this period. Please note that juvenile arrests are not included. A 30 year old male was arrested for burglary on Carla CourtA 27 year old female was arrested for criminal liability for conduct of another (accomplice to burglary) on Carla CourtA 31 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for possession of fentanyl and possession of methamphetamineA 46 year old male was arrested on Riverside Drive for possession of methamphetamine and a warrant from the Grafton County Sheriff's OfficeA 63 year old male was arrested on Wanosha Trail for False Report to Law EnforcementA 39 year old female was arrested for domestic violence assault on Back StreetA 34 year old female was arrested on NH Route 49 on a warrant for the Grafton County Sheriff's OfficeAn intoxicated male was taken in to protective custodyA 31 year old female was arrested on a bench warrant on Gearty WayA 33 year old female was arrested on US Route 3 for domestic violence assaultA 29 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 on a warrant for possession of methamphetamine from Center Harbor PDA 30 year old female was arrested for criminal threatening on NH Route 175A 31 year old male was arrested on a warrant for bail jumpingA 37 year old male was arrested for criminal mischief, negligent driving, and conduct after an accident on Blair RoadA 40 year old male was arrested on Osgood Road for domestic violence assaultA 46 year old male was arrested on Briarcliff Circle for domestic violence assault and criminal mischiefA 49 year old female was arrested for bail jumpingA 60 year old male was arrested for issuing bad checksAdditionally Campton Police made 39 motor vehicle stops issuing 38 warnings and 1 citation and investigated 7 motor vehicle accidents ... See MoreSee Less
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*Update* The individual in the earlier post has been identified, thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
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Update on Campton Shooting InvestigationFor immediate release: February 13, 2021On February 7, 2021 at approximately 8:20PM Campton Police and Fire were dispatched to Wanosha Trail in the Waterville Estates after receiving a 911 call from an adult male reporting he had been shot while outside of his residence by an unknown assailant. Upon arrival Police located the male suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to an upper extremity. The male was treated on scene and transported to the hospital by the Campton-Thornton Fire Department. Police immediately began their investigation and recovered evidence that indicated there was no danger to the public. Campton Police have now determined that the gunshot wound was likely the result of a negligent discharge and the information reported to the police concerning the shooting was false. Nobody has been charged at this time however charges are anticipated.Campton Police were assisted at the scene by the New Hampshire State Police, Holderness Police Department and the Thornton Police Department. Authority: Chief Kevin Foss ... See MoreSee Less
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Campton Shooting InvestigationOn February 7, 2021 at approximately 8:20PM Campton Police and Fire were dispatched to Wanosha Trail in the Waterville Estates for a reported shooting. Upon arrival Police located an adult male suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The male was treated on scene and transported to the hospital by the Campton-Thornton Fire Department. The circumstances around the shooting remain under investigation and there is no indication that there is any danger to the public. Campton Police were assisted at the scene by the New Hampshire State Police and the Thornton Police Department. No further information will be released at this time. ... See MoreSee Less
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For the period of January 1 to January 31, 2021 the police department logged 702 calls for service, investigated 87 incidents and made 15 arrests. Incidents included assaults, drug offenses, suspicious persons, driving under the influence, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, fraud, thefts, and other offenses.The following is a summary of arrests made by officers during this period. Please note that juvenile arrests are not included. A 25 year old male was arrested on US Route 3 for robbery, simple assault, criminal mischief, and disorderly conductA 31 year old male was arrested for burglary on Carla CourtA 31 year old female was arrested for possession of methamphetamine on NH Route 175A 25 year old male was arrested on Owl Street for driving under the influence - 2nd offenseA 26 year old female was arrested on Interstate 93 for driving after revocation or suspension (subsequent offense) A 19 year old male was arrested on a warrant for bail jumpingA 38 year old male was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving after revocation or suspensionA 21 year old female was arrested on a warrant for bail jumpingA 52 year old male was arrested for unsworn falsificationAn individual was taken into custody for an involuntary emergency admissionA 32 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for driving after revocation or suspension and driving with suspended registrationsA 31 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for counterfeit number plates, false registration sicker, and unregistered vehicleA 34 year old female was arrested on NH Route 49 on a bench warrant and for possession of controlled drugs (methylphenidate)A 30 year old female was arrested on a warrant for failure to answer a summonsAdditionally Campton Police made 165 motor vehicle stops issuing 153 warnings and 12 citations and investigated 10 motor vehicle accidents ... See MoreSee Less
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Massachusetts Man Charged with RobberyOn January 29, 2021 at approximately 7:45PM Campton Police responded to Chesley's Mini Mart for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival police learned that a male later identified as;Jean Yates, 24, of Tyngsboro MAhad attempted to flee the store with stolen merchandise and assaulted an employee who intervened. Yates was subsequently arrested and charged with Robbery (class B felony), Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief (Vandalism), and Disorderly Conduct. He also had an outstanding warrant for theft from Hudson PD.Following the arrest Yates was released on personal recognizance bail and ordered to appear in Grafton County Superior Court. Campton Police were assisted on scene by the Thornton Police Department and NH State Police. ... See MoreSee Less
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Blair Bridge is open, crews were able to fix all the necessary repairs today ... See MoreSee Less
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Campton Police Department Year End Report 2020 ... See MoreSee Less
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*Update* Ethan Mitchell Strong was arrested without incident in Littleton, NHThe District of New Hampshire - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force has been requested to assist in the location and arrest of Belknap County Sheriff’s Office fugitive, Ethan Mitchell STRONG. STRONG is wanted for Failing to Appear for arraignment on a charge of Reckless Conduct with a Deadly Weapon (Vehicle). STRONG was last known to reside in Campton, NH but his current whereabouts are unknown.If you know of the whereabouts of Mr. STRONG, or have observed a person that resembles him, please contact the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, or your local police.DO NOT ATTEMPT TO APPREHEND THIS PERSON YOURSELF. REPORT ANY INFORMATION TO THE NEAREST USMS DISTRICT OFFICE at (603) 225-1632, or call 1-877-WANTED-2, or submit a WEB-TIP, or TEXT NHTIP with any information to TIP411.Local Contact: Task Force Officer/Special Deputy US Marshal Scott CORBETT --- (603) 225-1632 ... See MoreSee Less
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For the period of December 1 to December 31, 2020 the police department logged 711 calls for service, investigated 98 incidents and made 23 arrests. Incidents included assaults, drug offenses, suspicious persons, driving under the influence, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, fraud, thefts, and other offenses. The following is a summary of arrests made by officers during this period. Please note that juvenile arrests are not included. A 39 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and driving after suspensionA 25 year old male was arrested on NH Route 49 for possession of methamphetamineA 32 year old male was indicted for possession of heroin on Weetamoo Trail.A 32 year old male was indicted for fraudulent use of a credit card (Class A felony) on Perch Pond RoadA 37 year old male was arrested on Carla Court for domestic violence assault, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrestA 33 year old female was arrested on Chandler Hill Road for criminal trespassing and possession of methamphetamineA 29 year old male was arrested on Chandler Hill Road for criminal trespassingA 45 year old male was arrested on Page Road for criminal mischiefA 28 year old male was arrested on Carla Court on a warrant from the Grafton County Sheriff’s OfficeA male was taken in to custody for an involuntary emergency admissionA 30 year old male was arrested for issuing bad checksA 60 year old female was arrested on a warrant from Bristol PDA 49 year old female was arrested for bail jumpingA 38 year old male was arrested for negligent driving, criminal mischief, conduct after an accident, operating without a valid license, use of a mobile device while driving, and M/V limitations on the Blair Covered BridgeA 23 year old male was arrested for bail jumpingA 38 year old male was arrested on Village Road for bail jumpingA 31 year old male was arrested on Reservoir Road for unsworn falsificationA 31 year old male was arrested for bail jumpingA 31 year old male was arrested for indirect criminal contempt of courtA 42 year old female was arrested for bail jumpingA 28 year old male was arrested on Carla Court for violation of a protective orderA male was taken in to protective custody for alcohol intoxicationA 32 year old male was arrested on Southmayd Rd for driving after suspension and suspended registrationsAdditionally Campton Police made 105 motor vehicle stops issuing 96 warnings and 9 citations and investigated 5 motor vehicle accidents ... See MoreSee Less
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Campton Police Department Welcomes OfficerOn December 28th, 2020 Officer Ethan Recco was sworn in as a member of the Campton Police Department. Officer Recco has been a certified police officer in New Hampshire for over two years having previously worked for the Ossipee Police Department. Officer Recco grew up in southern NH and is excited to work in an area that he always enjoyed visiting. Please join us in welcoming him to our community! ... See MoreSee Less
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Update on Blair Bridge DamageOn December 15, 2020 at approximately 1:50PM a 2017 Hino box truck drove across the Blair Bridge disregarding the posted height and weight limits and damaged 17 wooden braces and then left the scene. The company and driver involved have since been identified by Campton Police and are cooperating with the investigation. Charges are anticipated to be filed once the investigation is complete.This is the second such hit and run accident in a month involving an oversized vehicle on the Blair Bridge. In the prior incident that occurred on November 17th the driver has been arrested and is facing several charges to include negligent driving, operating without a valid license, criminal mischief, and conduct after an accident (hit and run). The Bridge is currently open and safe for travel, however it will likely need to be closed for a brief period of time for repairs. The Police Department will put out a notification when the repairs and closure are scheduled. -Chief Foss ... See MoreSee Less
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Suspicious Activity leads to Drug Distribution ArrestOn December 8, 2020 at approximately 09:45AM Campton Police responded to NH Route 49 to investigate a report of suspicious activity in a vehicle. Based upon their investigation and with the assistance of a NH State Police narcotics detection K-9 Campton Police applied for and were granted a search warrant for the vehicle. The search warrant led to the seizure of approximately 1/2 ounce of methamphetamine and the driver;Robert Ayer, 39, of Ashlandwas subsequently arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and driving after revocation or suspension (subsequent). The passenger, Brandon Kenneson, 25, of Ashland was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Following the arrests Ayer was held without bail and transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections to await a bail hearing while Kenneson was bailed and released to appear in the Grafton County Superior Court at a later date. ... See MoreSee Less
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