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CRIME LOG: Man Arrested on Assault, Mischief Charges

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

Concord Police Department SUV. Credit: Tony Schinella
Concord Police Department SUV. Credit: Tony Schinella
  • Richard D. Smolag, 31, of Antrim, was arrested at 6:18 a.m. on Aug. 10, and charged with criminal mischief (vandalism), conduct after an accident, and default or breach of bail conditions. Police were called North State Street to assist with a suspicious fire. The officer spoke with the deputy fire chief who alleged that the cause of the fire appeared suspicious but undetermined. Smolag was reportedly at the residence and had warrants out for his arrest. The officer spoke with the only tenant of the building at the scene and was told that when the fire initially occurred, Smolag entered her apartment to notify her that the building was on fire. Smolag later left the building with another person and the tenant believed the fire was out. Officers later made contact with Smolag at the other person’s apartment at the Mennino Place Apartments on Storrs Street. He was held on $10,000 cash bail and arraigned on Aug. 12.
  • Anthony Shinholster, 35, of Concord, was arrested at 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 11, on a criminal mischief (vandalism) charge. Officers were called to Rumford Street for a domestic disturbance call where a woman requested assistance and then the phone was disconnected. Another caller reported that there was a fight going on between six people. As officers arrived, they could hear women yelling loudly at one another, with the owner of the house reportedly screaming at police to leave. The officers asked if there was a man at the house and later went upstairs to talk to Shinholster who allegedly admitted to punching a wall in the bedroom of the home. He was arrested and refused bail. He was arraigned on Aug. 12.
  • Sarah L. Rocheleau, 36, of Concord, was arrested at 7:10 p.m. on Aug. 12, on a bench warrant. An officer was sent to Hutchins Street to speak with Rocheleau about allegation pertaining to forged checks. Prior to speaking with her, the officer found out that she was wanted on a nonappearance in court charge from Oct. 2, 2012. She was arrested and later released on $500 personal recognizance bail and is due in court on Sept. 16.
  • Kyle Mark Willette, 18, of Concord, was arrested at 12:50 p.m. on Aug. 14, on a bench warrant. Willette turned himself in to police. The warrant was for failure to appear on April 23, on an unlawful possession charge. He refused to see a bail commissioner and was held. Willette was arraigned on Aug. 15.
  • Kelly Lynn Pelletier, 50, of Loudon, was arrested at 5:39 p.m. on Aug. 15, on a driving while intoxicated charge, second offense. An officer was called to the TD Bank location on Sheep Davis Road for a report of a woman who was in the back, reportedly passing out. The officer caught up with the woman, Pelletier, who was allegedly “noticeably drowsy and had slurred speech.” While the officer was speaking with her, Pelletier allegedly “nodded off” during the conversation and was “difficult to understand.” Eventually, the officer learned that she was on medication. Pelletier reportedly told the officer she drove to the bank and was going to head home. She was given a field sobriety test and later, arrested. On the way to booking, Pelletier allegedly feel asleep a couple of times and reportedly had mood swings. Pelletier was released on $500 cash bail and is due in court on Sept. 2. The report noted that Pelletier was convicted of DWI in Hooksett District Court on Nov. 20, 2006.
  • Nicholas White, 31, of Concord, was issued a summons at 6:43 p.m. on Aug. 16, on a driving after revocation or suspension charge. While assisting U.S. Marshals with the arrest of Benjamin Hugron, officers were following a vehicle they thought he might be in. The 2000 Kia Sportage was actually being driven by White, who had a suspended license for a default agreement on Nov. 11, 2012. White was cited for the violation and he is due in court on Sept. 23.
  • Joshua M. Doyle, 22, of Manchester, was arrested at 3:18 a.m. on Aug. 18, and charged with simple assault (personal weapons) and criminal mischief (vandalism). Officers were called to Wildflower Drive for a report of an unwanted guest at a party. When officers arrived they reportedly found Doyle standing in the driveway. Doyle, the officer’s alleged, “appeared to be heavily intoxicated as he was unsteady on his feet and was slurring his words as he spoke.” Doyle reportedly told officers that he was out drinking with his brother and friends and later, returned to the home. However, his brother seemed depressed and while trying to cheer him up, everyone turned against Doyle, allegedly assaulting him. The officers spoke with others at the party who denied that Doyle was assaulted and instead, alleged that he was out of control, assaulted another person at the home, and punched a screen door on his way out of the home. After speaking with other witnesses, including Doyle’s relatives, he was arrested and held without bail. He was arraigned on Aug. 19.
  • Jessica Rosenzweig, 23, of Manchester, received a summons at 12:04 a.m. on Aug. 17, for operating without a valid license. While on North State Street past Abbottville Road, an officer observed a moped traveling north that later stopped abruptly while taking a left turn onto Abbottville. The officer said it looked like a crash, so he turned around to make sure the driver was OK. Another driver in a pickup truck also stopped, according to the officer. The driver, Rosenzweig, was standing next to the moped. When asked if she had a license, she reportedly said she didn’t have one. The moped was registered to a person in San Antonio, Texas, where she previously lived. The woman stated that she hit a patch of dirt in the road while trying to turn around and return to a friend’s house and dumped the moped. Rosenzweig was later issued a summons and is due in court on Sept. 23.
  • Desiree Amanda Manley, 26, of Franklin, was arrested at 4:13 a.m. on Aug. 20, and charged with being a habitual offender, a felony. The charge stems from an alleged incident at the intersection of Abbott Road and Village Street on May 18. Manchester Police arrested Manley. A Concord officer took custody of her and transported her to Merrimack County House of Corrections. She was arraigned on Aug. 20. 

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