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Youth Basketball Tournament - Sign Up Now!

January 17, 2020

INAUGURAL MAKE-A-WISH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2020 YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Portsmouth Auxiliary Police Association in cooperation of and with the support of Make-A-Wish New Hampshire is conducting a Basketball Tournament for youth between March 16th and 27th, 2020 on weeknights between 5 and 9PM at the Connie Bean Center in Portsmouth, NH. The majority net proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, helping children and their families. Our
tournament theme is “Helping Kids, by Building Kids”.

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Arrest Multiple Charges

January 14, 2020

Shortly after 7:00 AM Portsmouth Police were called to Coastal Truck and Auto Body on Lafayette Road for a report of a possible theft in progress. On scene investigation determined the suspect had fled on foot into a wooded area behind the business. Portsmouth officers, including K-9 Unit Officer Aaron Stacy and K-9 Axe searched an extensive wooded area and the suspect was able to be taken into custody a short distance from the scene.

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DWI Crash and Arrest

December 20, 2019

Shortly before 2:00 AM Portsmouth officers responded to the intersection of Congress Street and Maplewood Avenue for an abandoned vehicle with heavy damage in the middle of the roadway. Officers on scene were able to determine the operator had fled the area. A short time later the following subject called Portsmouth Communications and stated his truck had been stolen;

CHARLES LAMPREY

Age: 24

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Inaugural Make-A-Wish New Hampshire 2020 Youth Basketball Tournament

December 9, 2019

The Portsmouth Auxiliary Police Association, in cooperation of and with the support of Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, is conducting a basketball tournament for youth between March 16th and 27th, 2020 on weeknights between 5 and 9PM at the Connie Bean Center in Portsmouth, NH. The majority net proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, helping children and their families. Our tournament theme is “Building Youth by Helping Youth”.  There is no better cause than Make-A-Wish.

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Hazmat Incident Findings

November 26, 2019

This morning, members of the Portsmouth Police and Fire Departments, along with New Hampshire State Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit (EOD) responded to 43 Austin Street where a significant quantity of dynamite and blasting caps were discovered in the basement. The previous homeowner had died and the items were located during a search of the residence. Current caretakers of the property properly notified authorities early on that the potential of the dynamite existed. This was crucial to the safe mitigation of the material.

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Hazmat Incident

November 26, 2019

**UPDATE** 12:45pm - Austin and all surrounding streets are now reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The evacuation has been lifted and residents have been cleared to return to their homes. The Portsmouth Police Department would like to thank everyone for their cooperation and understanding.

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Unattended Death Investigation

November 20, 2019

The Portsmouth Police Department and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the death of a 38 year old male which occurred in Portsmouth overnight between November 17th and the 18th.

 

At approximately 5:15 AM on November 18th, the Portsmouth Police and Fire departments responded to 171 Union St, #3, after a man reported finding his roommate unresponsive in the residence. Despite efforts to revive the male, he was deceased on-scene.

 

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Sale of Controlled Narcotics Arrest

November 5, 2019

On November 4, 2019, the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following individual for Sale of Controlled Narcotics, a Class B Felony.

 

Everton Sterling

Age 35

From Manchester, NH