Holiday Food Baskets

Once again the Rollinsford Police Benevolent Association will be distributing full holiday meal baskets at Thanksgiving and Christmas to those less fortunate.  The RPBA is looking for donations of frozen turkeys, canned goods, boxes of stuffing, cash or grocery store gift cards.  For more information about the program, or should you know someone who could use a holiday food basket this season, please contact Chief Bob Ducharme at 742-8549, ext 303 or via email.

Drug Take Back Day 10.27.18

On Saturday, October 27, the Rollinsford Police Department will be participating in the DEA Take Back Drug Campaign.  The PD will be open from 10 am to 2 pm so residents can drop off unwanted, outdated, medications, pills, etc.,  no questions asked.

If  you are unable to make it to the pd that day, you can make arrangements for pickup or drop off at the pd that is convenient to you by calling our dispatch center at 742-2724 or by emailing Chief Bob Ducharme.

Lets keep these items out of the hands of people who should not have them.

RPD to Host Firearms Safety Class

The Rollinsford Police Department will host a Civilian Firearms Safety Class on Thursday, October 4, at 6 pm followed by range time on Saturday, October 6.  Firearms will be provided by the PD if the participants do not have one. Class size is limited, so please contact Chief Robert Ducharme at 742-8549, ext 303 or at rducharme@rollinsfsordpolice,org to sign up or if you have any questions.

Drug Take Back Day

The Rollinsford Police Department is participating in the DEA Take Back Drug Day, Saturday, April 28, 10 am to 2 pm.  Drop off your unused, unwanted, outdated prescriptions at the PD and they will be disposed of.  No questions asked.
If you are unable to drop them off, call 742-2724 to arrange for pickup or you may drop them off at the PD anytime.
Unwanted medications should not be thrown in the trash or flushed down the toilet.

RPD Officer Saves Life

On Tuesday, December 12, at approximately 8:39 pm, Rollinsford Police respond to a Highland Avenue residence after 911 received a call reporting an overdose.

Officer Jamie Lajoie found the
34 year old male not conscious, not breathing and blue in color. Officer Lajoie administered CPR. Within a few minutes, the male had a pulse and started breathing on his own. York Ambulance and Rollinsford Fire arrived soon thereafter and administered additional care.

The male was transported to Wentworth Douglass Hospital. Police believe it may have been a heroin overdose. But for the quick and professional actions of Officer Lajoie, this incident may have turned out tragic.

RPD Requests Public’s Assistance: Route 4 Collision

The Rollinsford Police have identified the driver of the vehicle involved in the hit and run collision that
occurred on Portland Avenue on November 7th which seriously injured a Rollinsford resident.  The driver
has been identified as   Stephen Spofford, age 50, last known address in Somersworth.  Police have an
active warrant for his arrest and are asking the public’s help in locating him.  We have reason to believe that
he knows we are looking for him.  Please call the Rollinsford Police Department at 742-2724 if you have seen
him or know where he is.

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Winter Parking Ban

The town wide Winter Parking Ban begins November 15 and ends April 1. 

Town Ordinance 75-01 prohibits parking on any street between the hours of 12 am and 6 am.  Vehicles found in violation will receive a ticket. Vehicles found hindering snow removal operations will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.  The parking ban is in effect regardless of the weather conditions.

To receive notification of daytime storm related emergency ban notifications please click here to sign up.

 

Firearms Permits

It was reported in the recently released Town newsletter that permits are required for firearms.  This information is incorrect.  Permits ARE NOT required for the purchase or carrying of a firearm.  You may still obtain a Concealed Weapons Permit from the PD if you choose, but they are not required.

Police Seek Public’s Help

On November 7, Rollinsford Police respond to a collision on Portland Avenue in the vicinity of the Baer Road intersection. Two vehicles were involved. The vehicle that caused the collision fled the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was transported to Wentworth Douglass Hospital with injuries. RPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect vehicle: grey/silver Nissan with drivers side damage. RPD is also asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or was in the area around 7:55 pm to call the RPD at 742-2724.

Donations Wanted: Holiday Basket Program

The Police Association is seeking donations for the upcoming Holiday Basket Program.  The Association has provided complete holiday meal baskets at Thanksgiving and Christmas to local residents in need since 1984.

Items needed:  non perishable food, canned food, boxed stuffing, gift cards to Market Basket or cash donations.

For more information or to arrange pickup, please call Chief Robert Ducharme at 742-8549, ext 303.