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Nathan Cox Apprehended

by Tony on November 13, 2019

Conway Police say they’ve apprehended 20-year-old Nathan Cox of Conway. Police made the announcement yesterday afternoon saying he was arrested without incident at the North Conway Irving Gas Station. They say he’s facing charges for two counts of Theft of a Motor and one count of Theft of a Firearm. Police had put out an announcement that they were looking for Cox this past Monday after he was suspected of being involved with several vehicle thefts from residencies in Conway, Tamworth, and Fryeburg over the past two weeks. Cox had allegedly stolen vehicles that were left unlocked with the keys in them. Authorities recommend residents lock the vehicles in the future.

This story has been updated to show the latest known information.

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WANTED: Armed Suspects

by Tony on November 12, 2019

Conway Police say they have warrants out for two individuals who they believe to be armed and dangerous. 27-year-old Paul Smith and 32-year-old Michelle Harris have open warrants for their arrest for an incident that involved the theft of several firearms from a residence in Conway. Harris also has a warrant for a parole violation. Police say the two should be considered armed and dangerous due to the unknown whereabouts of the stolen firearms. Anyone with information on the theft or the two suspects should contact Detective Chad Smith at (603) 356-5715.

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Veterans Day Parade in N. Conway

by Tony on November 11, 2019

Conway residents turned out to watch the procession of Veterans, a Humvee, the Kennett High school Marching Band, and Scouts as they made their way from John H. Fuller Elementary school to Schouler Park today. The ceremony in North Conway included a flag presented on an empty seat dedicated to those Prisoners of War or Missing in Action that remain unrecovered but never forgotten and a fitting volley-fire salute to taps. Prayers and comments from the American Legion were also part of the ceremony but the most notable part of all this year was perhaps the attendance of retired four-star Air Force General Lori Robison who previously headed up the United States Northern Command and NORAD among other commands.

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Failure to Yield: Fryeburg

by Tony on October 25, 2019

Fryeburg police have identified and charged a 72-year-old Maine resident for failing to yield the right of way at a crosswalk. Police say William Layman of Augusta drove his 2019 GMC Sierra recklessly when he allegedly failed to yield the right of way to two pedestrians and caused property damage, hitting a crosswalk sign. Authorities are charging Layman with Driving to Endanger, Criminal Mischief, and Failing to Yield to Pedestrian in Crosswalk. Fryeburg Police Chief Joshua Potvin says the incident is a reminder, “that in the absence of traffic control devices, drivers are required to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks who have shown visible intent to enter a marked crosswalk.” He also says pedestrians should make eye contact with the drivers in both directions to make sure the vehicle is stopping before crossing.

 

 

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Together With Veterans

by Tony October 15, 2019 Front Page News

In February of this year, the US Department of Veterans Affairs issued what they called the, “Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families.” Former Army Captain and Valley Resident Ray Gilmore just returned from training in Colorado stemming from that challenge. They call the program “Together With Veterans.” He refers […]

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Fatal crash in Randolph this past Saturday

by Tony October 7, 2019 Front Page News

A fatal crash occurred in Randolph, New Hampshire this past Saturday. New Hampshire State Police say they responded around 2:44 am Saturday morning to an accident on Route 2. 23-year-old Anthony Ortega of Massachusetts was pronounced dead at the scene after he collided head on with a tractor-trailer being driven by 50-year-old Mark Mellish of […]

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