A “cooking mishap” caused a kitchen fire at a house on Hargraves Drive Wednesday afternoon, according to the Portsmouth Fire Department.
Police & Fire
Portsmouth firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon on Hargraves Drive, located just off East Main Road.
Former state Rep. Raymond E. Gallison, Jr., 64, of Bristol, former House Finance Committee chairman, was arraigned on 9 charges Friday in federal court.
Members of the Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a Portsmouth man Thursday on child pornography charges.
Portsmouth police arrested several drivers on driving under the influence (DUI) charges this week following different traffic stops.
The Portsmouth Police Department will hold a Citizens Police Academy, beginning Tuesday, March 7. Applications for the academy are now available.
Portsmouth police will assist the Middletown Police Department with a special community event, entitled “Social Media Awareness Night.”
Fraudulent check charges topped this week’s following police reports, which were provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
A Portsmouth man was sentenced Friday in Superior Court after pleading guilty to 2015 charges of murdering his girlfriend.
A man is suing the town and local police officers over an alleged 2013 physical assault at the Anthony House, according to The Newport Daily News.
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.
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.