On Saturday July 7th, 2018 the Portsmouth Police Department, with assistance from the New Hampshire State Police, will be conducting a motorcycle informational session for the general public at the Masonic Temple Parking Lot located at the corner of Miller Ave. and Middle St. This session will be held from 9:30am until 1:30pm.
The City of Portsmouth and Wilcox Industries will be sponsoring the annual fireworks display on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the South Mill Pond across from the Portsmouth City Hall beginning at 9:15 p.m. sharp; the rain date is scheduled for Thursday, July 5th at the same time. This celebration is an alcohol-free, family event.
On Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5:39pm, Police and Fire Officers of Portsmouth, New Hampshire responded to 325 Little Harbor Road for a report of a two year old trapped in a rock pile. Upon arrival, first responders found a two year old boy pinned between large slabs of stone. Moments before, the child had been playing atop this pile with his grandfather when the slab he was standing on dislodged. This caused the boy to fall forward with the stone he was just standing on, coming to rest on his head.
The Portsmouth Police Department has concluded its investigation into an altercation which had been reported at 12:38 AM on May 29th on Fleet Street, and as a result the following two individuals have been arrested and charged:
Market Square Day in Portsmouth
Chief Merner will be invoking his ‘Emergency Powers” and orders that NO Parking will be permitted on the following Portsmouth streets on Saturday, June 9th, due to the Annual Market Square Day and Market Square Day Road Race.
The Portsmouth Police Department was called by staff at Gilley’s PM Lunch cart located at 175 Fleet Street in the early morning hours of May 29th at approximately 12:38 AM, for a reported fight occurring between two groups of males inside the restaurant. Staff reportedly asked both parties to leave and the confrontation continued outside and into Fleet Street. Upon our arrival one of the subjects involved was found with a stab wound and needed immediate medical attention. Officer Jordan Wells applied emergency first aid until the fire department arrived on scene to tran
Date of Release: May 9, 2018
Reference: Rollover Crash Results in Charges
The Portsmouth Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of 264 Elwyn Road at 11:43 PM on May 8th for a report of a rollover motor vehicle crash. First responders arrived to find 2016 Jeep Cherokee on its roof in the middle of Elwyn Road.
In October of 2017, the Portsmouth Police Department began meeting with the University of New Hampshire’s Survey Center to conduct a survey of Portsmouth residents. The Department was seeking input from residents regarding their perceptions of the police department’s strengths, weaknesses, level of community involvement, feelings of safety, among many other survey points.
Portsmouth Police Department
Date of Release: April 26, 2018
Subject: Drug Take Back Day<
On today’s date at approximately 10:12 A.M, the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following individual:
2755 Morris Ave. Apt. 2E