Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams says the felony offense occurred at the same place and time as the beating death of Joshua Krantz on April 5.
The corporation that owns The Page Sports Bar and Restaurant in Portsmouth could face a $100,000 fine and lose its liquor license if convicted of a felony charge brought by Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams. During a press conference at the Portsmouth Police Department on Tuesday, Reams and Portsmouth Police Chief Stephen DuBois explained that New Adventure Entertainment, LLC, the corporation that owns The Page, has been charged with serving alcohol to patrons in a restricted area. Reams said the attorney who represents the corporation has been served with a criminal complaint and the corporation will be arraigned in Portsmouth Circuit Court on June 3. Reams said he will present this felony charge to the Rockingham County Grand Jury for…
Friday, March 15, 2013
They will be looking for drunk drivers.
Police in Rockingham County will be out in force this weekend looking for drunk drivers amid St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The holiday falls on Sunday. Law enforcement officials said they want people to party responsibly and use a designated driver or call a cab if they're too drunk to drive. "We managed to not have any highways deaths last March and we hope to duplicate that success this year," said County Attorney Jim Reams during a news conference Friday. Police will have extra patrols looking for drunk drivers at the following locations this weekend: Police will have a mobile DUI processing unit at the Epping Park & Ride location Sunday. In 2012, 28 people were killed in Rockingham County in fatal crashes—the highest number of any …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Law enforcement officials will be looking for drunk drivers.
Rockingham County law enforcement agenices will have special patrols this weekend for the St. Patrick's Day holiday. County Attorney Jim Reams said police will concentrate on looking for drunk drivers. The enforcement efforts this year will zero in on Interstate 95, Route 1, Route 101, Route 125 and Route 28 from Salem to Auburn. Reams and other law enforcement officials will hold a news conference Friday at 3 p.m. to discuss their efforts.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The list includes officers with potential credibility problems.
Exeter police said none of their current officers are on a list of Rockingham County police officers with possible "credibility problems." The "Laurie List" is named after a 1993 New Hampshire case involving Carl Laurie, whose first-degree murder conviction was overturned because state prosecutors didn't disclose that a police detective's personnel file showed potential credibility problems that could have comprised his integrity while testifying, according to the Union Leader. Judges can order officers on the list to disclose the reasons for their supposed credibility problems if they testify at trials. There are 20 police officers in Rockingham County on the list, according to a report by SeacoastOnline.com. Their names are confidential…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The county attorney said the threat appeared to be a hoax.
The Rockingham County Courthouse in Brentwood reopened Tuesday after it was closed for about three hours following a bomb threat. The threat appeared to be a hoax, according to County Attorney Jim Reams. Someone reportedly phoned in the threat around 9 a.m. The building was evacuated as officers searched the building. People were let back inside around 12 p.m. Officials are investigating the incident.
It happened around 9 a.m. this morning.
The Rockingham County Superior Court in Brentwood was evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat. The building was evacuated at about 9 a.m. as officials evaluated the threat. County Attorney Jim Reams said the threat appeared to be a hoax. He said people are expected to be let back in the building at about 10:30 a.m. Officials are investigating the incident. Stay with Patch for updates on this story
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Roland Dow and Jessica Linscott fled after Linscott's 3-year-old was treated for horrific injuries in Exeter.
Police are looking into the possibility that a Plaistow couple who fled the area after a horrific child abuse case had help evading authorities. Roland Dow, 27, and Jessica Linscott, 23, were arrested Thursday at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. after nearly two weeks on the run. Dow was charged with first-degree assault for allegedly burning and battering Linscott's 3-year-old son earlier this month. Linscott was charged with multiple counts of misdemeanor-level child endangerment. Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams said their arrest was the result of the public sending in hundreds of tips, the media highlighting the case nationally, and law enforcement agencies cooperating with each other. "The chances of us getting them were very …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The couple allegedly inflicted horrific injuries on the woman's 3-year-old son, who was treated at Exeter Hospital.
A New Hampshire mother and her boyfriend accused of inflicting horrific injuries on the woman's 3-year-old son continued to avoid capture Wednesday. Jessica Linscott, 23, and Roland Dow, 27, both of Plaistow, are the target of manhunt stretching from New Hampshire to Massachusetts. Police said Dow hit the child in the head and burned his wrist and fingers. He was charged with assault and several counts of child endangerment. Linscott was also charged with several counts of child endangerment. Police said they discovered the boy's injuries after he was treated at Exeter Hospital last week. Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams demanded the pair turn themselves in. "No matter where you go, (police) are going to find you," Reams said at a news…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The pair easily won back their posts, according to the Union Leader.
Rockingham County Sheriff Michael Downing and County Attorney James Reams were re-elected to their posts Tuesday, according to the Union Leader. The UL reported Downing beat challenger John Clark by an unofficial vote total of 79,816 to 69,217. Reams defeated Joe Plaia by a total af 76,410 to 58,441. Downing is a Republican from Salem. Reams is a Republican from Hampton. There are 36 communities that comprise Rockingham County.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
He says some companies are vastly overcharging for copies of public documents.
Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams and Register of Deeds Cathy Stacey are issuing a warning to consumers that businesses are mailing property owners and offering to provide copies of public documents for $86 that are available for $1 per page at the Registry of Deeds. "While these businesses are free to charge whatever they want for their services, it is important that the consumer have information available to them to put the decision to get copies of documents in perspective," Reams and Stacey said in a prepared statement. "The Rockingham County Registry of Deeds is a taxpayer financed service that is happy to provide the services at cost to the public." Submitted by Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams and Register of Deeds Cathy …