In light of recent events pertaining to the Becket Family of Services, Chief Warn is hosting a gathering of all interested townspeople, as well as the Becket staff, to the Campton Community Room on Wednesday, June 13 at 7pm. During this meeting, residents may ask about the Becket Residential Facilities on Owl and Depot Streets. We hope that bringing all stakeholders together can alleviate possible miscommunications about the facility, the recent events, current NH law, and various safety concerns. It is also our intention to ask about safety plans and procedures within the facility. We hope you can make it. ... See MoreSee Less
On June 7, 2018 at approximately 8PM a vehicle was stopped on US Route 3 and Campton Police arrested a 36 year old female passenger on a Campton PD warrant for fraudulent use of a credit card.
During the arrest she was found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. She was additionally charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and indirect criminal contempt of court. She was held on cash bail pending her arraignment in the Grafton County Superior Court. Plymouth Police assisted during the arrest. ... See MoreSee Less
At approximately 2:20 am, Monday, June 4, the Campton Police Department responded to a private residence on Owl Street for a reported home invasion. According to the homeowner, a single male was found by the resident standing in her living room. The suspect, later determined to be a juvenile runaway from a nearby residential facility was chased from the home by the residents and police were called. During the search for the suspect, he entered a nearby garage of a neighbor to the original victim, acquired keys and attempted to leave the area in the neighbors SUV. The responding officer observed the vehicle operating slowly without lights on and upon confirming that the owner was not in the vehicle, attempted to stop the SUV. The suspect refused to stop when the officer signaled him to do so and both Campton PD and State Police pursued the vehicle until the SUV lost control in the New Hampton/Meredith area on I-93. The 17 year old was not believed to be seriously injured and was taken into custody at the scene. The juvenile is incarcerated at Sununu Youth Detention Center and is to be arraigned in Juvenile Court. Multiple counts of delinquency including burglary, theft, and trespass have been filed against the suspect in Juvenile Court, as the investigation continues by the Campton Police Department.
Due to the suspect’s age, his identity cannot be published.
On May 9, 2018 at approximately 7PM Campton Police arrested a 44 year old male on White Mountain Drive for driving under the influence, felony possession of methamphetamine and indirect criminal contempt of court.
At the time of his arrest he was released on bail out of the Plymouth Court. He was subsequently held on cash bail and transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections pending his arraignment in the Grafton County Superior Court. ... See MoreSee Less
Lancaster Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy Charge following Campton Police Investigation
CONCORD - Tanner Rich, 26, of Lancaster, pleaded guilty in federal court to participating in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today.
According to court documents and statements made in court, after a traffic stop by the Campton Police Department, Rich was found in possession of over 50 grams of fentanyl. Rich subsequently admitted that he had agreed with another person to buy the drugs and that he was planning to deliver the drugs to that individual.
Rich is scheduled to be sentenced on July 31, 2018.
“Fentanyl poses a substantial public safety threat to all parts of the Granite State,” said U.S. Attorney Murray. “We work together with our law enforcement partners each day to stop the distribution of this deadly drug. I commend the work of the Campton Police Department whose efforts may have saved lives by stopping the distribution of this dangerous substance.”
This matter was investigated by the Campton Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Dronzek. ... See MoreSee Less
Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Hampshire FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Lancaster Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy Charge CONCORD - Tann...
Original post: The FBI, Somerset County Sheriff's Office, and Maine State Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of John D. Williams. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information should call 207-624-7076 or submit tips to tips.fbi.gov. ... See MoreSee Less
On April 9th, Luis Arias took the oath of office and was sworn in as Campton's newest Police Officer. Officer Arias was selected after a competitive and extensive hiring process. Officer Arias is a United States Army Veteran and resides in Campton.
Officer Arias will be attending the NH Police Academy and upon graduation, assigned to field training with one of the department's Field Training Officers (FTOs).
We are thrilled to welcome Luis to our team and he is eager to begin his law enforcement career. ... See MoreSee Less
for Conduct After an Accident (Class B Misdemeanor). The arrest is the result of an investigation in to the crash that occurred at the Sunset Grill on March 07, 2018. Betts was released to appear in the Plymouth Court on May 14, 2018. ... See MoreSee Less
***UPDATE*** The involved party and vehicle have been located
On March 7, 2018 at approximately 8:30PM Campton Police and Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue responded to the Sunset Grill Restaurant at the intersection of Route 49 and Route 3 for a reported motor vehicle collision with the building.
Upon arrival Police discovered that the vehicle involved had crashed in to the restaurant which was open for business and fled the scene east on Route 49. There were no injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and we are asking anyone with information to please contact the Campton Police Department at (603) 726-8874. Anonymous submissions may be made through our website at www.camptonpd.org... See MoreSee Less
Campton Man Arrested for Burglary of Chesley's Mini-Mart
In the early morning of February 23, 2018 Campton Police Officers responded to Chesley's Mini-Mart on US Route 3 for an alarm activation.
Upon arrival Officers discovered that the business had been broken in to and a suspect who was armed with an ax had entered the store and committed burglary.
Through their investigative efforts Officers located evidence and obtained a search warrant for a residence on US Route 3.
As a result of that search warrant Officers arrested Logan Haff, age 24, of Campton for burglary (class A felony) as well as 3 misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property. Additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.
Haff was initially held on cash bail at the State's request and later arraigned in the Grafton County Superior Court where he was released on $10,000 personal recognizance following a bail hearing. ... See MoreSee Less
Missing Border Collie Mix from Town Pound Road in Campton NH since Feb 19, 2018. Moose is 2.5 year old Neutered male that is wearing a purple collar and has a town tag. PLEASE DO NOT CHASE/Call 1-855-639-5678 with any information. ... See MoreSee Less
In the early evening of February 15, 2018, the Campton Police Department was made aware of a disturbing social media message posted by an elementary school student toward another student. Immediate action was taken and the school administration and respective parents were notified without delay. The child has been removed from school as per school policy and the police department is following up with the school, child and family members to appropriately address the threat. There has been no specific information gleaned by the police department to suggest there is any danger to the public. ... See MoreSee Less
University Police are investigating a report of a suspicious person inside Mary Lyon Residential Hall.
This was reported to University Police this morning, 2/3/18, at approximately 11:00 AM.
This person was observed by witnesses attempting to photograph people showering in a female bathroom.
The person is described as:
6'0 tall White male Brown hair Very thin build Very youthful appearance Wearing jeans and a black t-shirt, possibly with brown sweatshirt
University Police have searched Mary Lyon, but have not found the suspect.
Residential Life Staff continue to monitor all areas of the building as part of their normal building safety rounds and will communicate and coordinate with the University Police about suspicious behaviors.
If you have any information about this incident, or other suspicious behavior please contact University Police immediately at 535-2330. If you wish to make a confidential report please call the TIPS Line at: 535-8477
If you wish to file a confidential report electronically, please visit our Silent Witness reporting site at: