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Manchester Crime Watch: Police say man was carrying kids' bikes and heroin; close call for officer; armed robbery
When Choi stopped his cruiser, he reported Johnny C. Almonte dropped the bicycles and walked between two parked vehicles, dropping an items under one of them.
Choi said Almonte couldn't prove ownership of the bicycles and the item retrieved from under the vehicle turned out to be a cigarette carton containing 1.8 ounces of heroin, which has a street value of approximately $5,000.
Almonte, 34, of 162 Cartier St., was charged with felony possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute and misdemeanors of theft of lost/mislaid property and falsifying physical evidence.
Close call for officer
While Officer Eric Joyal was directing traffic at Hanover and Beech streets at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, because of an accident, he signaled for an eastbound vehicle to stop.
But Joyal said the driver failed to stop and continued driving in the opposite lane of travel, forcing Joyal to move quickly from his position to avoid being struck.
Joyal was finally able to get the attention of the driver, Daniel Houle, 23, of 350 Hanover St., as Houle sought to turn the wrong way on Beech Street. When Joyal determined that both Houle and his passenger, Samantha Kelchner, 21, both have suspended licenses and neither could legally drive, he returned to his cruiser and began writing a motor vehicle summons for operating after suspension.
But Houle didn't wait and drove off, prompting a brief pursuit. After Joyal caught up with Houle, he arrested him, charging him with disobeying a police officer.
Armed robbery reported
Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Cumberland Farms convenience store that was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Officer Casey Finn said clerk Monica Delacruz said the robber pulled up his shirt during the robbery so she could see the black handgun tucked into his waistband.
She said the robber demanded cash and took an unknown amount from the register before fleeing on foot. A K-9 track ended in the area of Harvard Street.
The clerk described the robber as a white male, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, heavyset, white hair, blue bandana covering his face, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
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- Whom do you think bears the brunt of the blame for the mayhem this weekend in Keene?
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