Arrest Made in Investigation of Dec. Grantham Store, Bank Burglaries

Grantham Police Dept.)

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Nicholas Currier, 40, of Springfield, NH, was arrested as the result of a joint investigation by the Grantham Police Dept.  and the NH State Police concerning two burglaries that had occurred in Grantham on Dec. 31, 2018.  The investigation was aided by information gathered by the Lebanon Police Dept.

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According to the Grantham Police Dept., Currier was charged with two counts of Burglary and lodged at the Sullivan County House of Corrections in lieu of bail. He was scheduled to appear in Sullivan County Superior Court on Feb. 22.

On Dec. 31st, 2018, at approximately 5:30 a.m., NHSP Troop C responded to a reported burglary at the Circle K located on Route 10 South in Grantham.  Arriving troopers found that the front glass door to the business had been smashed and that items had been taken from the store. And later, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Grantham Police were notified that the inner glass door at Bar Harbor Bank had been shattered. This was reported by an individual who had attempted to use the ATM, located in the foyer of the bank, said the police at the time.

On January 5, at approximately 12:52 a.m., Lebanon Police Sergeant Michael Wright encountered a male subject on High Street after investigating a suspicious vehicle he had observed. According to the Lebanon Police Dept., the male, during the encounter, “became resistive and subsequently fought with the officer.” Several Lebanon patrol officers responded to assist and the male, identified as Currier, was eventually taken into custody after a prolonged struggle.

According to the Lebanon Police Dept., the investigation allegedly revealed that Currier was in possession of Methamphetamine as well as a syringe and glass pipe. He was charged with Possession of a Narcotic Drug, A Class B Felony, along with Resisting Arrest and Simple Assault on a Police Officer, both Class A Misdemeanors. He was also charged with Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B Misdemeanor. Currier was processed and released on Personal Recognizance bail and was arraigned before the Grafton County Superior Court on January 21.

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