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Eversource warns customers of payment scams

Eversource issued a news release to advise customers that payment scams continue to target New England and New Hampshire residents and businesses. The Company is urging all customers to be aware of possible scams delivered either in person or by phone.


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Candia Police: Attempted burglary on Chester Turnpike



On September 25th, 2015, an attempted burglary occurred at a residence on Chester Turnpike. A neighbor reported hearing screeching tires shortly after an audible alarm sounded. A window was found open and there were signs that someone had entered the residence. The Department is asking residents to report any unusual vehicle/persons that may have been seen in the area.


Candia Police: $501 raised for Special Olympics



On September 12, 2015, members of the Candia Police participated in the Special Olympics “To Serve and Protect Day” at the Candia First Stoppe/Irving.  Officers washed windshields and pumped gas, alongside other volunteers, athletes and coaches; as well as mingling with the patrons and citizens.  Due to the generosity of the community, $501.00 was raised.


On September  12, 2015, members of the Candia Police participated in the Special Olympics “To  Serve and Protect Day” at the Candia First Stoppe/Irving.


Candia Police: Man arrested and charged with one count of Receiving Stolen Property



On August 29, 2015 Shane Allaire, age 40, of Candia, New Hampshire was arrested and charged with one count of Receiving Stolen Property. 


The arrest occurred when a local resident discovered items missing from his vehicle.  Earlier the resident saw Allaire walking on his street.  The resident reported that he saw the man at the local Irving Station wearing the resident’s watch.  Upon further Investigation several other items were found. 


An arraignment is scheduled for October 7, 2015 in the Candia Courthouse.


We are asking residents to check their vehicles and to report any missing items to the Candia Police at 483-2318. 



Candia Police: Beware of this IRS Scam



Recently a Candia resident received an unsolicited telephone call in which the male caller claimed to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) , asking for money.  They “spoofed” the Candia Police telephone number so it came up on the caller ID.  These calls are scams and the caller is not legitimate. 


Older residents are usually the targets of these fraudulent telephone calls.  Please avoid conversations with these people and do not give them any personal information and or money


You can file a complaint using the FTC Complain Assistant (choose “Scams & Rip-offs” and then “Imposter Scams"). If the complaint involves someone impersonating the IRS, include the words “IRS Telephone Scam” in the notes.



Candia Police: Seeking help to identify vehicle



The Candia Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and or driver of the vehicle in the images below that is involved in a criminal trespassing and criminal mischief investigation.  The investigating officer is Sgt Gallagher and he can be reached at 483-2318 or


(To view enlarged photo, click on the image)

Picture of vehicel with driver


Picture of vehicel with driver



Candia Police: Recent Burglary & Theft Activity



On Monday, August 17, 2014 at about 7:50 a.m., the owner of Loveland Trucking reported the theft of tools from the business at 304 Raymond Road.  The theft occurred sometime over the weekend. 


On Sunday, August 23, 2015 at about 2:00 p.m., a resident on Old Candia Road reported the theft of a firearm and cash from two motor vehicles.  A neighbor reported their dogs were barking at around 1:00-2:00 a.m. earlier in the morning.     


Anyone with information concerning the above incidents is encouraged to call the Candia Police Department at 483-2318 or Dispatch at 483-2317.   


Cat struck on Langford Road

On August 20, at approximately 11 pm, the Candia Animal Control Officer responded to a report of a cat struck on Langford Road. All efforts to locate the owner were unsuccessful. The cat is described as a female and has lightly-colored tiger stripes. If anyone is familiar with this cat, please call the Candia Police Department at 4832318.



Candia Police: Burglary at Candia Trailers



On August 9, 2015 at about 7:30 a.m., Officers Terilli and Wasiejko responded to Candia Trailers for a reported burglary. Sometime overnight someone gained entry into the business and items were missing and damaged.


We are asking if anyone saw any vehicles and or persons in the area to call the Candia Police at 483-2318 or Dispatch 483-2317.



Candia Police: Recent Burglary/Theft Activity



On July 23, 2015 Officer Kevin Mahoney took a theft report from Candia Trailers 45 High Street.  Several Galion black truck cab guards were stolen from the storage area located at the property at the point where Raymond Road and High Street meet.  It was believed that they were taken sometime over the last two weeks.


On July 25, 2015 Officer Kevin Mahoney took a report from JNS Groundworks, 200 Raymond Road.  It was reported that supplies, such as bark mulch and crushed stone have been taken over the recent weeks.  Also, items from the building were reportedly missing.  


On July 29, 2015 at about 6:00 p.m. a resident from Chester Turnpike reported an attempted burglary to a residence.  A ‘beat up’ tan/gold vehicle with a male and female were seen in the driveway.  The male was wearing baggy shorts and was the female was possibly Hispanic, both in their early twenties.


We are asking if anyone saw any vehicles and or persons near any of the Candia businesses or residence to call the Candia Police at 483-2318 or Dispatch 483-2317.   


Candia Police: Two men arrested in mailbox vandalism spree



On July 22 and July 26, 2015, Austin Savary, age 20, and Austin Bonnano, age 19, both from Raymond, New Hampshire, were arrested and charged with criminal mischief for allegedly damaging several mailboxes throughout Candia in late April of 2015. They are both scheduled to appear in the 10th Circuit Division Court-Candia on September 2, 2015.


Hands-Free Electronic Device Law - In effect July 1


NHs New Hands Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect July 1, 2015. What does this mean?


Candia Police: Free Bicycle Helmets Available


The Police Department has free bicycle helmets for those that need them. If interested, visit the Candia Police Department during office hours Monday - Friday, 8:30am -3:30pm or call the CPD at 483-2318.