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CRIME LOG: Belmont Man with Pink Dog Collars Charged with Stalking, Harassment

The following information was supplied by the Concord Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Concord Police truck. Credit: Tony Schinella
Concord Police truck. Credit: Tony Schinella
  • Joseph Anthony Bush, 39, of Concord, was arrested at 9:50 a.m. on Oct. 20, and charged with suspended registration (operating-misd) and driving after revocation or suspension.
  • Marissa Lynn Logue, 23, of Concord, was arrested at 10:42 a.m. on Oct. 20, on a bench warrant. While patrolling Fisherville Road, an officer saw a Dodge Caravan near Bog Road heading south. The officer alleged that the male driver “quickly turned his head away from my direction and appeared to have covered his face with this hand.” The officer found that odd and ran the plate and it came back that the driver, Bush, had suspended driving privileges on Sept. 21, and a suspended registration on Sept. 6. The Dodge had made its way to the Cumberland Farms and the officer got out and spoke to Bush, who allegedly stated that he never got a notice about the suspension. Bush was arrested and released on $4,000 personal recognizance bail. He’s due in court on Dec. 2. After the arrest, Bush reportedly requested that the passenger in his car watch his children until he was released. The officer went into the store but found out the passenger, Logue, had left. A babysitter later came to assist and the officer found out Logue had an active warrant for a nonappearance in court charge. The officer went to an apartment on Fisherville Road to arrest Logue. She was later released on $4,000 personal recognizance bail and is due in court on Dec. 2.
  • Judd D. Spencer, 38, of Concord, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 20, and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and a bench warrant. While monitoring traffic on Village Street near Beede Drive, an officer observed a 1998 Jeep Cherokee speeding, reportedly going 40 in a 30 zone. The officer pulled the Jeep over near Lilac Street. The driver, Spencer, had a suspended license (Sept. 28, for failing to pay a court fine) and warrant out for his arrest (criminal threatening, Newport District Court). He was arrested and released on $1,500 on personal recognizance, with two court dates.
  • Christopher N. Stewart, 34, of Belmont, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. on Oct. 21, and charged with stalking and harassment. Stewart turned himself in to police on the charges that stem from an alleged incident on Millennium Way. As evidence, police took six pictures of eight pink and red dog collars on Oct. 19, according to the arrest report.
  • Stephen Michael Bradley, 23, of Concord, was arrested at 2:12 p.m. on Oct. 22, and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and suspended registration (operating-misd). While patrolling near Swenson Granite Works on North State Street an officer clocked a Toyota doing 46 mph in a 35 zone. The car was stopped near the Hood plant. The driver, Bradley, handed over a California license and allegedly admitted to the officer that he was speeding since he was late for an appointment. The California license was valid but the car registration expired in July. The state of New Hampshire also suspended his privilege to drive on Oct. 6, for a period of six months for “administrative per se.” Bradley said he was unaware of the suspension but produced a pink notice from September that he allegedly didn’t read. He was arrested and released on $3,000 personal recognizance bail. Bradley’s due in court on Dec. 2.
  • Tyler D. Lundstrom, 20, of Concord, was arrested at 10 a.m. on Oct. 24, on a felony warrant from the Peterborough Police Department on a burglary charge. Lundstrom was arrested at his home on Walker Street and then transferred to the Hillsboro Police Department for transfer to Peterborough. According to the Monadnock Ledger Transcript, Lundstrum and Sean LaChance allegedly broke into the ConVal High School as well as the concession stands and food storage sheds on school grounds. 
  • Sulane Blackford, 48, of Bow, received a summons at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 26, for driving after revocation or suspension. Concord Police and Fire were called to the Shell station on Loudon Road for an accident involving a 2008 Mercedes Benz striking the station’s car wash. During a check of the driver, Blackford, was found to have a suspended license and registration. Blackford reportedly told the officer that while in the car wash, the brushes appeared as if they were going to slam into the car, so she tried to reverse and had the accident. When told of the suspension, Blackford appeared “confused and shocked,” but later thought it might be connected to speeding tickets she received that her husband was supposed to take care of. She had a court date on Nov. 18.
  • Brandon R. Pestana, 25, of Franklin, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. on Oct. 27, on a resisting arrest or detention charge. Officers were called to a fight near the intersection of Green and South streets, with some of the people involved leaving the scene in a 1998 Mazda Millenia. About six minutes later, the Mazda drove by one of the officers at a high rate of speed and abruptly turned onto North State Street and then Montgomery Street. The vehicle pulled into the driveway of Montgomery Street and the passenger allegedly fled the scene, heading toward St. Paul’s Church. The officer exited the vehicle after the man and ordered him to stop but he allegedly didn’t. The officer caught up with the man, Pestana, and took him into custody. While bringing Petsana back to the cruiser, the Mazda had fled the scene. Pestana was reportedly bleeding from the side of the head. Police reported that he had an active felony warrant from the Laconia Police Department. He was released on $3,500 personal recognizance bail and transferred to the speedway in Loudon to Laconia Police. Another officer was called to Fisherville Road to catch up with the driver of the Mazda who, at first, reported to officers that he had walked home from work and had lent his car to Pestana and didn’t know where the car or Pestana were at. Later though, the driver allegedly changed his story and stated that he, Pestana, and a friend went to Tandy’s Top Shelf and after leaving, two got involved in a fight and later, left the scene to go home. After police arrived, Pestana reportedly panicked and ran away from the car. When no other officers came to the scene, he left, dropped off Pestana’s friend near Boutwell’s Bowling, and went home. The officers collected items that were Pestana from the driver and cleared the scene.
  • Jon P. Petrocelli, 38, of Penacook, was arrested at 12:24 a.m. on Oct. 28, on an endangering the welfare of a child/incompetent. The charge stemmed from an alleged incident on Sept. 20, in an apartment on Washington Street. Petrocelli was pulled over by officers on Loudon Road near Exit 14 on I-93. Petrocelli, who had an active warrant, fled the area and police were looking for him. The reporting officer spotted a man walking westbound on Loudon Road and approached him. The man denied being Petrocelli but later, other officers ID’d him as Petrocelli and he was arrested. While speaking with Petrocelli, the officer alleged that he said he was running because he had violated parole. “I can’t believe I have been on the run and hiding for six weeks for nothing,” he allegedly stated. Petrocelli refused bail and was arraigned on Oct. 28.
  • Bryan William Batchelder, 43, of Concord, was arrested at 8:40 p.m. on Oct. 28, on a disorderly conduct charge. Officers were called to the Firehouse Block Parking Garage to investigation a report of a man walking around with a knife in his hand. While at the scene, more reports came in saying the person was on Greenwood Avenue and then the garage again. An officer eventually caught up with the man, Batchelder, in a parking space on the south side of the first floor of the garage. While the officer spoke to Batchelder, he allegedly kept putting his hands in his pockets. The officer kept asking him to take them out, which he would, but would then put them back into his pockets, according to the report. The officer asked Batchelder where his knife was and he allegedly reached around from the hood of his sweatshirt, pulled it out, and dropped it on the ground. He was cuffed for the officer’s protection and asked what he was doing in the garage. Batchelder allegedly stated he was not feeling well and was looking for a place to vomit. He also complained of a spider bite on his leg that had become infected. Batchelder denied walking in the garage with the knife exposed though. When asked why it was in his sweatshirt, he allegedly stated he was using it to scratch an itch. A number of witness statements alleged that Batchelder was jumping around in the garage with his knife out, speaking to people. He was arrested and charged and later, transported to Concord Hospital for evaluation. He was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail. He’s due in court on Dec. 9.
  • Thomas Nicholas Suter, 22, of Concord, was arrested at 9:20 a.m. on Oct. 30, on a prohibited sales; alcoholic beverages charge. The charge stems from an alleged incident on Oct. 7, at an apartment on Rumford Street, involving a 1.75 liter bottle of Zhenka Vodka. Suter turned himself in to police and was released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail. He’s due in court on Dec. 9.

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