Bullets and road rage - Car shot at on Route 106 in Belmont on Sunday

BELMONT — Police are investigating a report of road rage along Route 106 Sunday at 7:40 p.m. where one car's rear window was shot out by someone in a second car.

Lt. Richard Mann said both cars were headed south near the Belmont-Gilmanton town line when the incident occurred.

Police said no one in the victim's car was struck by the bullet, which was recovered by police during their examination of the car.

Mann said the driver stopped immediately, fortunate that he didn't lose control of his car, and called 911.

The investigation led police to Nashua, where Belmont and Nashua police served a search warrant on a home. They recovered a gun and some ammunition.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call the Belmont Police at 267-8350.

– Gail Ober

Two critically injured in Wolfeboro crash

WOLFEBORO — Police are investigating a car crash that seriously injured two people Tuesday on Center Street at 12:58 p.m.

Fire officials said that both drivers were pinned in their cars and need to be extricated by fire and rescue personnel.

The first victim was pulled out at 1:24 p.m. while the second was was freed at 1:27 p.m. Both were taken by ambulance to Huggins Hospital.

Center Street was closed until 2:06 p.m. and all traffic was diverted around it.

– Gail Ober

DWI charges brought when man kicked officers

GILFORD — A Laconia man who allegedly fought with two police officers who tried to arrest him during a traffic stop on June 24 is being charged with one count of driving while intoxicated – second offense, one count of resisting arrest, and one count of assault on a police officer.
Police said Mario Troiano, 59, of 9 Isabella St. was straddling the yellow line and driving well below the speed limit at 1:29 p.m. while he was on the Laconia Bypass.
Police said once they determined Troiano was under the influence, he refused to get out of the car and resisted efforts to be handcuffed by kicking at the officers. Police used a Taser to subdue him.
He was evaluated by Gilford Fire and Rescue and taken to the Belknap County House of Corrections until his release later that day.

– Gail Ober