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Retro police log

He had ears like a - what?

The Concord Police Department granted us access to some recently unearthed logbooks. The books date all the way back to the turn of the century, and we think they're an interesting way to gain perspective on how things used to be in Concord. This week, we've got fornicators, the rough and tumble Morrises, a couple calls from our old friends the Moores and an escaped prisoner… 0

August 28, 2012
retro police log

Vegetable larceny syndicate

The Concord Police Deparment gave us access to some recently unearthed logbooks from as far back as the early 1900s. We thought they were a fascinating look at the way things used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some choice entries.May 20, 1903: Isriel Champagne for fast-driving on Main Street. Paid $11.88.June 17, 1903: Christopher Golden, Drunk, Merrimack Street. Age… 0

August 21, 2012
retro police log

Ice cream thieves and ugly dogs

The Concord Police Department hooked us up with another bunch of police logbooks - one dating back all the way to the turn of the century! We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!April 17, 1903: Minnie Griffin, Fornication at Washington Hotel. Sent to farm for 60 days. Age… 0

August 7, 2012
Retro police log

Don’t run afoul of Mrs. Howard Moore

This week, we've got a very special edition of the retro police log. While searching through the old log books at the police station, we discovered the same complaint over and over again. Between 1942 and 1945, Mrs. Howard Moore (she was never referred to by her full name in the logs) apparently called the police to complain about boys swimming and making noise - every day!Moore… 0

July 24, 2012
Retro police log

Cutting up and raising cain

The Concord Police Department was kind enough to give us access to some recently unearthed police logbooks. We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!June 25. 1936: Joseph Phaneuf, 27 Pine St. had his pocket picked last night in front of Salters house on Warren St. A girl felt… 0

June 19, 2012
Retro police log

We don't love that dirty water

The Concord Police Department was kind enough to give us access to some recently unearthed police logbooks. We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!July 1, 1934: Mrs Barrette of E. Canal St. complains of Jim Henry selling her husband beer and getting him drunk so he won't… 0

June 5, 2012
Retro police log

Drunk men fighting in jungles?

The Concord Police Department was kind enough to give us access to some recently unearthed police logbooks. We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!Sept. 7, 1927: Mrs. E.W. Holden on the Contoocook River complains of a young man about 19 or 20 years of age coming into her… 0

May 8, 2012
retro police log

Cut out the fancy stuff, Concord!

The Concord Police Department was kind enough to give us access to some recently unearthed police logbooks. We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!May 27, 1935: Dee Burbank of Elm St. 17 years old. Holding his bicycle for a day or two until he learns to ride it the way it… 0

April 17, 2012
Retro police log

A look at what the Concord Police did way back when

The Concord Police Department was kind enough to give us access to some recently unearthed police logbooks. We think it's a fascinating look into the way life used to be in Concord, so we've pulled out some interesting entries for you. Check it out!Jan. 24, 1927: Thomas Winters. Drunk on Main St. at 7:40 p.m. Officer Rodd had the car come up and take him to Concord at 2… 0

March 27, 2012
Finger cuffs?

Policework throughout the years is on display

There is plenty of high-tech gadgetry that goes into modern police work, but there's still room at the Concord Police Department for countless relics dating back as far as the 1800s.Including one that's ticketed for a national display.The department has compiled something of a police museum over the past handful… 0

March 20, 2012