Twenty-two years after terror attacks on America destroyed the towers of the World Trade Center and surrounding area in New York City; heavily damaged the Pentagon in Washington DC; and caused the destruction of Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA, we will again pause and remember the world-changing events of September 11, 2001.
At 12:52 A.M. on the morning of August 26th, 2023, the Portsmouth Police Department responded to an assault involving multiple people in the area of Hanover Street. The assault occurred between the Portsmouth Gaslight and the Portsmouth Parking Garage on Hanover Street.
On June 11, 2023, the Portsmouth Police Department responded to the parking lot of 100 Durgin Lane for a report of an unresponsive dog in a vehicle. On scene investigation discovered the owner of the vehicle had left a dog, which was a Terrier mix, in a vehicle with the windows up for several hours. Upon the arrival of officers, the dog was found to be deceased. The outside temperature was in the mid 70’s with the internal temperature of the vehicle recorded at 125 degrees.
The Portsmouth NH Police Department is proud to announce the presentation of “Safer Roads” at the Portsmouth Public Library on May 18th, 2023, at 5 P.M. The “Safer Roads” presentation covers updated motor vehicle laws and “what to do” when pulled over by the police. There will be time after the presentation to meet with officers and ask questions.
On April 12th, 2023, at approximately 6 P.M. the Portsmouth Police Department received a tip regarding a concerning video of a threat being made of a shooting that was going to occur at the Portsmouth High School. The video depicted a male in a vehicle in front of Portsmouth High School with a gun. The message on the video said, “Imma gonna shoot up the school”.
The Portsmouth Police Department is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Tyre Nichols. We offer our sincere condolences to his family, friends, and the Memphis community for his tragic death.
Twenty-one years after terror attacks on America destroyed the towers of the World Trade Center and surrounding area in New York City; heavily damaged the Pentagon in Washington DC; and caused the destruction of Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA, we will again pause and remember the world-changing events of September 11, 2001.
On Saturday, September 3rd, at approximately 10:19 P.M. Portsmouth Police Officers responded to an accident involving a motorcycle and motor vehicle on Lang Road near Longmeadow Road. The operator of the motorcycle was injured and in need of medical attention. The Portsmouth Fire Department arrived on scene and transported the operator of the motorcycle to the Portsmouth Regional Hospital Emergency Room. Later that evening the motorcycle operator was pronounced dead due to the injuries. He was identified as Jack Tizzard, age 22, from Kensington, N.H.
On Monday July 11th, 2022, the Board of Police Commissioners voted unanimously to promote Captain Michael Maloney to the rank of Deputy Chief of Police. The effective date of his promotion has yet to be determined; however, once effective, Michael will oversee the three divisions of the police department: Patrol Division, Investigative Division and the Administrative Division.
Chief Mark Newport of the Portsmouth Police Department is invoking his lawful authority and orders that NO PARKING will be permitted on the following Portsmouth Streets on July 3rd, 2022 (with the exception of residents only) due to the annual fireworks display: