Community News for Goffstown, Dunbarton, New Boston & Weare, NH

2007 - 2017

Goffstown Police arrest one of two suspects with K-9 on Hilcrest Road for Felony Burglary

Residential Burglary  **ARREST MADE**

Goffstown - February 20, 2017:  On Monday February 20, 2017 at 10:24am, the Goffstown Police received a call of a residential burglary in progress on Hillcrest Rd.  A woman arrived home to find a car in her driveway that subsequently left the scene prior to the police arriving.  There were signs of forcible entry and indications that a second person fled the house on foot.  Responding officers quickly contained the scene and a K9 track was started.  The K9 unit tracked from the rear of the residence establishing a direction of travel for the suspect.  Officers were directed to that area where an officer discovered the suspect emerging from the woods onto Paige Hill Rd.  The suspect was immediately taken into custody without incident.  He had in his possession jewelry, electronics, and several other items from the house.  

The suspect was identified as: 

Robert G. Smith Jr – 3/1/93 (23)
Goffstown, NH

Smith was taken into custody and charged with one count of Burglary, a Felony, and was held on $10,000.00 Cash Only Bail.  He will be arraigned in the 9th Circuit District Court – Goffstown on Thursday, February 21, 2017. 

Further investigation led police to New Boston where the vehicle involved was located.  The driver of that vehicle has been identified and the investigation into their involvement is ongoing.