Sep 4, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
Portsmouth manhunt suspect turns himself in to police
Edward T. Critten, 42, with a last known address of the Motel 6 in Portsmouth has been arrested on four counts of simple assault, one count of criminal trespass and one count of burglary.
Police began searching for Critten shortly after noon on Tuesday after responding to the area of Weald Road in the Gosling Meadows neighborhood for a report of a domestic disturbance. Officers developed probable cause to charge Critten for entering the house of the mother of his children without permission and allegedly punching her in the face and body. Police said a friend of the victim attempted to intervene and was allegedly bitten by Critten.
“We had information from witnesses that he went into the Motel 6 and that began our canvass and search of that area,” MacDonald said.
The search continued in the surrounding area until about 10 p.m. with the assistance of the Seacoast Emergency Response Team, NH State Police, Newington police and Portsmouth police. MacDonald said Portsmouth police also continued searching throughout the night.
Critten is being held on $30,000 cash bail for the five misdemeanor counts and will be formally charged with felony burglary in Portsmouth Circuit Court on Thursday morning.
As a result he was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault for biting an 11-year-old boy in the chest, as well as two misdemeanor counts of simple assault, one alleging he punched a nine-year-old child in the chest and another stating that he injured his girlfriend.
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Manchester man detained on Nashua rape charges involving child - 0
- Pair accused in Hampstead home invasion also face witness tampering charges - 0
- Widow of chiropractor killed this summer says fatal shooting was no accident - 0
- Man claims rights were violated during investigation - 0
- DWI license revocations - 0
- Salem man arrested for alleged bathroom videotaping - 0
- OHRV trail official hopes arrest will deter others - 0
- One arrested in fight near Manchester Super 8 - 0
- Alleged home invasion accomplice says his testimony was coerced - 0
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Bella, a chihuahua mix, is still missing in Auburn - 0
- Suicide car bomber kills 3 foreign troops in Afghan capital; Taliban claims responsibility - 0
- City officials to review proposed 'spice' ban - 0
- Manchester's Delana Curtis is left out in the cold - 0
- Another View -- Sharon Day: The Democrats' claim to be the party for women is just not believable - 11
- Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook: Brady a realist - 0
- Burning rubber: And public dollars - 0
- Obama to announce ramped-up efforts to beat Ebola - 0
- Quake strikes northeast of Tokyo, no reports of serious damage - 0
DWI license revocations
Mexican man pleads guilty in international conspiracy to traffic hundreds of pounds of cocaine
Another View -- Sharon Day: The Democrats' claim to be the party for women is just not believable
Strategery: A war by any other name
Freeh dumb: Favoritism in Vt.?
- Mass. Supreme Judicial Court has found upskirt photos taken on a subway aren't illegal. Should such voyeurism be a crime?
- Total Votes: 917