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CRIME LOG: More Teens Arrested for Drugs, Alcohol

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

  • Janet Laurie Smith, 46, a homeless woman now located in Concord, was arrested at 2 p.m. on June 18, and charged with criminal trespass and default or breach of bail conditions.
  • Shelby Weston, a homeless woman now located in Concord, was also arrested for criminal trespass, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, and default or breach of bail conditions. According to reports, officers were called to Shaw’s at Fort Eddy Road for a report of a trespasser. Upon arrival, they met up with Smith, who had previously been arrested at the store on June 13, for trespassing. While being taken out to the cruiser, Smith reportedly told the officer that she was only in the store because he husband, Weston, was “trying to steal some food.” Smith was highly intoxicated, the officer alleged, and had problems walking. Weston was also allegedly intoxicated. Employees followed him in the store, and allegedly saw him select a sub sandwich valued at about $6, and place it in his pants. Weston reportedly left the store without paying for the sandwich. Both refused bail.
  • Katrina Michelle Lessner, 19, of Pembroke, was arrested at 2:26 a.m. on July 3, and charged with possession of controlled drugs and unlawful possession of alcohol.
  • Brittany Sue Barreto, 18, of Loudon, was arrested at 2:26 a.m. on July 3, and charged with unlawful possession of alcohol and default or breach of bail conditions. Officers were called to a noise complaint at South State Street and found several subjects entering a vehicle parked on the east side of the street opposite the apartment where the complaint was. The officers spoke to the people in the car and alleged that Lessner appeared to be intoxicated, slurring her words, and smelling of alcohol. She was taken into custody. Officers then approached the building and allegedly saw several males leaving with one carrying a 30-pack of Budweiser. The men were determined to all be over 21. Others left the building and all but one, Barreto, were over 21. While officers spoke with Barreto, they alleged that her eyes were glassy and bloodshot and emitted “an overwhelming odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath,” the officer noted. Barreto was then arrested.
  • Walter Irving Healey, 58, a homeless man now located in Concord, was arrested at 7:36 p.m. on July 10, on a default or breach of bail conditions charge. An officer was called to the Holiday Inn on North Main Street where Healey was reportedly intoxicated, according to staffers. Healey allegedly told the officer that he had been drinking, which turned out to be a parole violation. He was arrested, refused bail, and arraigned on July 11.
  • Carlos Jose Santiago, 19, of Manchester, was arrested at 11:17 p.m. on July 11, on an unlawful possession of alcohol charge. While patrolling the Durgin Block Parking Garage, an officer reportedly saw a man standing outside a vehicle on the top floor of the garage, with one passenger in the car. The man appeared to be urinating near the car and later, entered the rear passenger door of the car. The driver began to start the car when the officer pulled up beside the car to speak to the men. The officer alleged that the smell of alcohol appeared to be coming from the vehicle. The officer spoke with Santiago about what he was doing outside the car and he reportedly stated he wasn’t feeling well. Santiago was reportedly stuttering and slurring his words and after another officer arrived, field sobriety tests were issued on both men. The driver agreed to a portable breath test and passed with a 0.00. Santiago was later questioned about his backpack and it was revealed that there were two 24-ounce cans of Natural Ice beers in the bag. Santiago was arrested and later released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail. He’s due in court on Aug. 12.
  • Gene A. Parker, 59, a homeless man now located in Concord, was arrested at 2 p.m. on July 12, on a bench warrant. While on bike patrol riding along the railroad tracks, officers reportedly found a man, Parker, sleeping under the Water Street bridge. Dispatch informed the officers that Parker had an active warrant from July 10, out of Concord District Court, for failing to appear on a charge of duty to report, with $500 cash bail on the warrant. He was arrested and arraigned remotely on July 15.
  • Jonathan Hopkins, 40, a homeless man located in Concord, received a summons at 9:25 p.m. on July 12, on a consumption of liquor on private property charge. While on bike patrol, officers observed a man, Hopkins, outside the Rainbow Buffett on Storrs Street allegedly drinking from a 24-ounce can of Natural Beer. As one of the officers approached, Hopkins allegedly stated, "You got me." He was given a summons and is due in court on Aug. 26.
  • Haley L. Gadwah, 21, of Concord, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. on July 13, on a theft by unauthorized taking and transfer charge. An officer was at Walmart on Loudon Road assisting in identifying some individuals who may have been involved in recent thefts at the store. One of the vehicles that was scanned was a 2005 Toyota Corolla that was believed to be involved in recent thefts at the Walmart in Tilton. An officer waited by the car while another one was in the store. Later, an employee reported having a shoplifter in custody, Gadwah, who was also the registered owner of the car. The employee alleged that Gadwah was walking around the store with several items and later, was allegedly seen ducking into an aisle. The employee reportedly heard a plastic hanger hit the floor and later, allegedly watched her conceal items in a tote bag. Gadwah then walked out of the store and was stopped by the employee. Video surveillance was eyed and the officer alleged that Gadwah had taken nearly $85 worth of clothes. She was arrested and later, released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail and is due in court on Aug. 12.
  • Christina Nicole Ballam, 26, of New Bern, NC, received a summons at 9:58 p.m. on July 14, on a driving after revocation or suspension charge. While patrolling Route 106 traffic for the race weekend, an officer reportedly saw a minivan go through a red light. The van was stopped on Autumn Drive. Ballam, according to the officer, had a valid North Carolina license but a suspended one in New Hampshire for defaults on out of state tickets, from May. Ballam reportedly told the officer that she paid the tickets in April and May. She received a summons and is due in court on Sept. 9.
  • Scott Allen Perkins Sr., 39, of Concord, was arrested at 7:43 p.m. on July 16, and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle. The charges stem from an alleged incident on May 3, on Cherry Street, involving a Volkswagen Passat that was stolen. An officer was sent to Loudon to pick up Perkins who was arrested on a warrant. He was released on $4,000 personal recognizance bail and is due in court on Aug. 12.
  • Kaitlyn Pillsbury, 21, of Manchester, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. on July 18, and charged with willful concealment and default or breach of bail conditions. The charges stem from the alleged theft of a Vizio flat screen television, valued at $228, from Walmart on Loudon Road on Oct. 12, 2012. Pillsbury was in the Hillsborough County Jail and was arraigned on July 19.
  • Matthew Kenney, 33, of Jersey City, NJ, was arrested at 7:58 a.m. on July 19, on a disorderly conduct charge and a bench warrant. While in the Hannafords parking lot, an officer saw Kenney sitting on a bench next to the store and knew he had an active warrant. The officer confirmed the warrant – from Concord District Court on June 28 – and arrested Kenney. Personal recognizance bail was set at $1,000 and he is due in court on Aug. 26.
  • Dezereih Regan-Gionet, 17, of Manchester, was arrested at 4:30 a.m. on July 20, and charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of alcohol, and operating without a valid license. An officer was called by the Bookfield Police Department to assist on finding a stolen vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, that might be on Hall Street. The officer checked parking lots and driveways in the area but couldn’t locate the vehicle. The officer parked near the bus parking lot on Hall Street and waited to see if the car appeared. About 15 or 20 minutes later, the Cobalt showed up. A woman got out of the vehicle and the officer began talking to the woman and after working on the odd spelling of the name, confirmed who she was. During an interaction with Gionet, the officer alleged that she had been drinking. Gionet agreed to a field sobriety test and later was arrested. She was later released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and had a court date on Aug. 5.
  • Joshua D. Ingram, 18, of Concord, was arrested at 6:04 p.m. on July 20, on an unlawful possession of alcohol charge. An officer was called to Cheryl Drive for a report that Ingram had left his parent’s house, allegedly with alcohol. Ingram was wanted on a simple assault warrant from May 15. An officer later located him on Cremin Street off Fisherville Road, allegedly with a full open can of Bud Light beer. He was arrested and later, released on $3,000 personal recognizance bail. He’s due in court on Aug. 26. 

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