Mar 5, 2014
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 6, 2014
Hampton man may be freed on house arrest pending sex assault trial
Leonard Aldrich, 64, of Hampton, is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls and a boy, now age 7, between December 2010 and January 2012.
He is charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault. His trial begins in May.
Judge Marguerite Wageling lowered Aldrich’s bail to $1,000 cash from $20,000 – contingent upon him being accepted into the Supervised Community Release from Incarceration Program.
The SCRIP program is a program operated by the corrections and sheriff’s department. Aldrich would have to be approved for the program to be released.
Defense lawyer Patrick Fleming said that arrangements have been made through Aldrich’s family that he could live in a Hampton home and abide by conditions that he have no contact with victims or witnesses in the case.
Assistant County Attorney Stephanie Johnson argued for keeping Aldrich jailed, citing concerns that the county had no way to supervise him.
Wageling declared a mistrial during the second day of Aldrich’s trial when it was revealed the defense did not have access to all documents from the state’s Division of Children, Youth and Families concerning the alleged abuse.
Hampton police arrested Aldrich last Jan. 29.
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Manchester-based scam roofer going to prison for making promises, taking money - 0
- Rochester shooting investigated - 0
- UPDATED: Manchester police recover $11,000 in drugs while investigating domestic assault - 1
- Somersworth mother charged over statements in abuse case against Rochester boyfriend - 1
- UPDATE: Rochester man says he held girl, 3, in headlock for wetting the bed - 1
- Nine arrested in Ossipee drug sweep - 0
- Litchfield woman charged in theft at local grocery store - 0
- UPDATED: Manchester man suffers head injury trying to break up fight - 0
- Former Derry Town Administrator John Anderson asks judge to dismiss charges - 0
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Manchester man who defrauded banks in mortgage foreclosure scheme gets 6 years - 0
- March storm brings accumulation mystery, maybe misery - 0
- Manchester’s Slebodnick stars in Cornell’s title win - 0
- NHIAA Girls’ Div. I final four offers intriguing matchups - 0
- Goffstown voters have lots to consider with schools - 0
- With snow budget depleted, Nashua dips into trust fund - 0
- Police union contract a top concern for Bedford voters - 0
- Proposed school budget creates stir in Allenstown - 0
- Sen. Ayotte vows to fight on after her military sex assault bill passes - 0
Taken for a ride: Hooksett’s Pinkerton deal
Manchester schools project budget surplus
Dover man found not guilty of sex assault but convicted of drugging three women in Portsmouth