DIXFIELD — The Police Department responded to 40 incidents over the last week. Among those were the following:


* A Holman Avenue resident reported at 9:43 a.m. May 29 that someone had stolen miscellaneous tools of undisclosed value from his house. Police have suspects.

* A Swan Avenue resident reported at 5:18 p.m. May 22 that sometime during the previous night, someone stole a gasoline container filled with fuel from her residence. According to the resident, she and her son had purchased $15 worth of fuel on May 21 and left the fuel can outside. When she went to check on the can the following morning, it was gone. The case is under investigation.

* A Bracket Street resident reported at 11:57 p.m. May 19 that at some time between May 17 and 19, someone had stolen her son’s mountain bike from her yard. Police have no suspects.


* A resident reported at 6:25 p.m. May 27 that she had been assaulted by their neighbor. Officer Dustin Broughton learned that the neighbor had barged into the residence and assaulted her. As the assault was not domestic in nature, the suspect was issued a summons.

Several hours later, the same resident reported that her neighbor had returned to her residence and assaulted her again. Upon further investigation, Broughton arrested Mary-Beth Perry, 34, of Dixfield on criminal trespassing charges. Perry was issued another summons on a charge of assault.

* An Averill Hill resident reported an aggravated assault and home invasion at 5:49 a.m. May 24. According to the report, a juvenile female was sleeping on the downstairs couch when two men kicked the door in and proceeded to attack her. The juvenile reported to police that they had repeated the phrase, “Where’s your son?”

Upon leaving the residence, the two men flattened the tires on one of the resident’s vehicles.

Police Chief Richard Pickett said the two individuals likely mistook the juvenile woman for the mother of the household. Police have suspects.

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