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Bi-Weekly Activity Highlights

posted Jul 15, 2014, 7:10 AM by Lebanon Police   [ updated Jul 15, 2014, 7:55 AM by Lebanon NH ]

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Overall for the past two weeks from June 27, 2014 – July 11, 2014, the Lebanon Police Department performed 1,600 calls for service, 8 sex offender registrations, 401 motor vehicle stops and made 65 arrests. The dispatch center handled 1,843 total calls for service.

JUNE 27, 2014

  • A woman was arrested on a bench warrant. She was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections for lack of cash bail. 
  • A man was arrested for burglary and possession of illegal drugs. He was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections for lack of cash bail. 
  • A woman was arrested on a charge for endangering the welfare of a child. 

JUNE 28, 2014

  • During a motor vehicle stop, a woman was arrested for DWI. 
  • A man was arrested on a bench warrant during a motor vehicle stop. 
  • A man and a woman were arrested for open container of alcohol. 

JUNE 29, 2014

  • A man was arrested for possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and open container of alcohol. 
  • A man was arrested for criminal mischief and a woman for simple assault stemming from a domestic violence incident. 
  • A man was arrested on 5 counts of violating a protection order and 6 counts of common law indirect criminal contempt. He was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections. 

JUNE 30, 2014

  • A man was arrested on a bench warrant. 
  • A woman was arrested on a bench warrant. 
  • A man was arrested for second degree assault, carrying illicit weapons (brass knuckles) and simple assault. 
  • A man was arrested for criminal threatening with a deadly weapon and simple assault. 
  • A man was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. 

JULY 1, 2014

  • A man was arrested on two counts of controlled drug acts prohibited. He refused bail and was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections. 
  • A woman was arrested on a warrant from another police agency during a parking dispute at a local business. 

JULY 2, 2014

  • During a motor vehicle stop one man was arrested for possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and minor transporting alcohol, a second man was arrested for possession of a controlled drug and common law indirect criminal contempt and a women was arrested for controlled drug acts Prohibited. 

JULY 3, 2014

  • A man was arrested for DWI and driving after suspension. 
  • A man was arrested on a warrant for controlled drug acts prohibited. 
  • During a motor vehicle stop, a woman was arrested for controlled drug acts prohibited. 

JULY 4, 2014

  • A man was arrested for possession of drugs in a motor vehicle during a motor vehicle stop. 
  • A man was arrested for driving after suspension, open container, resisting arrest and possession of controlled drugs and a woman was arrested for sale of a controlled drug. 

JULY 5, 2014

  • During an investigation of a suspicious motor vehicle, a man was arrested for controlled drug acts prohibited, another man was arrested for open container and woman was arrested for sale of a controlled drug. 
  • A man was arrested for prohibited sales of an alcoholic beverage and another male was arrested for unlawful possession of alcohol. 

JULY 6, 2014

  • A man was arrested for minor in possession of alcohol. 
  • During a traffic stop a woman was arrested for minor transporting alcohol and another man was arrested on a warrant/capias. The man was released to the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department. 
  • A man was arrested for simple assault and false imprisonment during a domestic violence incident. 

JULY 7, 2014

  • A man was arrested for controlled drug acts prohibited during a motor vehicle stop. 
  • A woman was arrested for simple assault during a domestic-related incident. 
  • A man was arrested for receiving stolen property during a theft investigation at a local business. 

JULY 8, 2014

  • A man was arrested on a warrant for a burglary. 

JULY 9, 2014

  • A woman was arrested on warrant and a probation violation. She was turned over to the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department. 
  • A woman was arrested on a bench warrant. 

JULY 10, 2014

  • A man was arrested for conduct after an accident. 
  • A woman was arrested on a bench warrant during a motor vehicle stop. 
  • A woman was arrested for DWI and possession of a controlled drug during a motor vehicle stop. 

JULY 11, 2014

  • A man turned himself in and was arrested on an electronic bench warrant. 
  • A woman was arrested on a warrant for theft from a local business. 
  • A man was arrested on a warrant for burglary. He was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections for lack of cash bail.

LPD Continues Drug Arrests

posted Jun 5, 2014, 6:57 AM by Lebanon NH   [ updated Jun 5, 2014, 7:35 AM ]

Lebanon Police have made two arrests stemming from an investigation involving the sales of heroin. On June 5, 2014, a search warrant and arrest warrants were served in West Lebanon, NH.


Christopher Barker, age 21, of West Lebanon, NH

was arrested for 2 counts of sale of controlled drug acts prohibited, heroin, possession of controlled drugs acts prohibited, heroin, and controlled drugs acts prohibited, marijuana. He is being arraigned in Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court today. 

Each sale of controlled drugs acts prohibited charge is a felony level offense punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than 7 years, a fine of not more than $100,000, or both. The possession of heroin charge is a class B felony level offense punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than three years, a fine of not more than $25,000.00, or both. The possession of marijuana is a class A misdemeanor level offense.




Gabrielle Webber, age 19, of Hartland, VT

was arrested for sale of controlled drugs acts prohibited, heroin. She is being arraigned at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court today. This is a felony level offense punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than 7 years, a fine of not more than $100,000, or both.





Authorized by: Chief Gary J. Smith Date: 6/5/2014

More Drug Arrests in Lebanon

posted Jun 4, 2014, 9:48 AM by Lebanon NH   [ updated Jun 4, 2014, 10:00 AM ]

During an investigation into the sale of drugs, on June 3rd the Lebanon Police Department made three arrests;


Breanna Prime, age 19,
of White River Junction, VT

was arrested for conspiracy to commit sale of controlled drug acts prohibited, heroin and driving while under the influence. She is being held on $10,000 cash bail and was transported to Grafton County House of Corrections pending her arraignment in Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court on June 4, 2014. The conspiracy to commit charge is a felony level offense punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than 7 years, a fine of not more than $100,000, or both. Driving while under the influence is a class B misdemeanor level offense.



Alirajohn Kelly, age 23, of Newark, NJ

was arrested for controlled drug acts prohibited for possessing heroin with the intent distribute and sale of controlled drugs acts prohibited. He was held on $20,000 cash bail and was transported to Grafton County House of Corrections with a Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court arraignment date of June 4, 2014. These are both felony level offenses punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than 7 years, a fine of not more than $100,000, or both.




Nickolas Kempton, age, 18, of White River Junction, VT

was arrested for controlled drug acts prohibited, marijuana. He was released on $2,500 personal recognizance bail with an arraignment in Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court on July 14, 2014. This is a misdemeanor level offense.





Press Release Authorized by Chief Gary Smith on 06/04/14

Golf Tournament Update

posted Jun 2, 2014, 12:05 PM by Lebanon NH   [ updated Jul 10, 2014, 6:50 AM ]

All our teams are full but we are still accepting donations and sponsors! See you on the golf course!
Our Annual Child Health and Community Programs Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, July 24, at the Lake Morey Resort.  For over twenty years, the Lebanon Police Department has raised funds to support our youth and community programs.

Raffle donations and participation from the corporations, local businesses and individuals in the Upper Valley have made this tournament a success each year, as well as a fun time for those participating. 


This year we are proud to partner with CHaD, The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, who are one of our two shirt and golf ball sponsors. We are excited to have their sponsorship and look forward to others joining us to support our child health and community programs.


If you would like additional information, please contact Sergeant David Young (David.Young@lebcity.com) or Administrative Assistant Beth Beraldi at 603-448-8800 (Elizabeth.Beraldi@lebcity.com) or feel free to stop by the Police Station.

Got Drugs?

posted Apr 22, 2014, 1:05 PM by Lebanon NH

Pharmaceutical Drop Box
Got Drugs Campaign
Saturday, April 26, 2014 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Please bring your unwanted prescription drugs to a collection site near you

You Don't Have to Wait! 

In order to give residents a safe and environmentally friendly way to dispose of unwanted medications, the Lebanon Police Department has a Pharmaceutical Drop Box installed in their lobby. 

It’s available 24 hours a day for you to turn in old, unused or discarded pharmaceutical prescriptions. Just stop in to the police station and place the drugs in the Pharmaceutical Drop Box. This program is designed for convenience and anonymity; you are not required to speak with an officer.




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