Portsmouth first responders were called to a report of a car crashing into a house Tuesday evening. What they found when they arrived was unexpected.
Police & Fire
A Portsmouth teenager was arrested Friday, Jan. 6, and charged with first-degree child molestation, according to Portsmouth police reports.
Portsmouth police have concluded their investigation into an alleged case of voter fraud in Portsmouth during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Portsmouth Police Officer Maddie Pirri took Seth Dame, a well-known Special Olympics athlete and local resident, on a ride in her police cruiser Friday.
A man seriously injured after a head-on crash on Bristol Ferry Road Friday afternoon is improving after surgery, said a family member Saturday.
A charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and an alleged assault inside a moving vehicle top Portsmouth police reports this week.
A head-on crash on Bristol Ferry Road Friday resulted in a driver being seriously injured, according to the Portsmouth Fire Department.
Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity after a house break-in Thursday in the Lawrence Farm neighborhood.
Christmas Day first responders, including Portsmouth firefighters and EMT’s, will receive a full Christmas dinner thanks to a Portsmouth business.
A car, operated by a Newport man, collided with a telephone pole early Tuesday morning on East Main Road, according to the Portsmouth Fire Department.
Portsmouth police arrested several drivers on driving under the influence (DUI) charges this week following different traffic stops.
A coyote is being blamed for at least 2 of 3 accidents Tuesday morning on West Main Road. The crashes involved 10 vehicles, including a police car.
The Portsmouth Police Department is offering a free shoplifting warning sign to display at local businesses.
An elderly woman who was struck by a car Friday evening on East Main Road is still being treated for significant injuries, according to Portsmouth Fire Deputy Chief Michael O’Brien.
Portsmouth police are seeking toy and gift card donations for its 2016 holiday drive, which aims to”help spread the holiday cheer throughout Portsmouth!”
An elderly woman was struck by a car on East Main Road early Friday evening. Her injuries are considered life-threatening.