Ashland man charged with burglary

LACONIA — An Ashland man has been charged with burglary and resisting arrest after police noticed a loud disturbance at 5 Washington St. in Laconia.

When police investigated, they were approached by a man who said a neighbor had entered his apartment without his consent and assaulted him. They found Jesse L. Colgan, 32, of 18 Riverside Drive, Ashland, inside the residence, where he was taken into custody.

Colgan is being held on $5,000 cash bail, and was scheduled to be arraigned at Belknap Superior Court Monday.

– Ginger Kozlowski

09-06 Jesse Colgan

Jesse Colgan

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Domino's truck stolen, crashed

LACONIA — A Domino's delivery truck was stolen from the Laconia store's parking lot last Saturday night, then found 20 minutes later crashed through a metal fence.

Laconia police said they received the report of the theft at 11:23 p.m. The victim said she had left the vehicle running and unsecured. The truck was found on Fairmont Street, crashed into a fence, causing damage to both the truck and the fence.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 524-5252.

– Ginger Kozlowski

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Rebecca A. Bailey, 52

09-06 obit Becky Bailey

ROCKLAND, Mass. — Rebecca "Becky" A. Bailey, 52, of Rockland, formerly of southern New Hampshire and Alton, New Hampshire, died unexpectedly Sept. 2, 2016, in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Born May 11, 1964 in Waltham, the daughter of Carolyn J. (DeMeritt) Bailey and Paul E. Bailey Sr. She was raised and lived in Alton for many years, also southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
She had worked as a self-employed house cleaner and waitress for many years.
Becky enjoyed camping, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her mother, Carolyn; father, Paul Sr. and his wife Barbara; her husband, Ricky; children Jason, Shawn, Nicole, April, Jason and Jacqueline; brothers and sister Paul Jr., Phillip, David, Mark, Deborah, Joel, Timothy, Barry and Frederick; 13 grandchildren; one aunt; two uncles; and cousins, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. at Peaslee Funeral Home 24 Central St. Farmington, New Hampshire.
Calling hours are prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Farmington.
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