Dartmouth Professor Waives Probable Cause Hearing on Child Porn Charges
martinDartmouth English and African Studies Professor J. Martin Favor waived his probable causing hearing in Claremont District Court on Monday. Favor is charged with 5 felony counts of Child Pornography. The complaint made by NH State Trooper Kelly Wade on September 3, alleges Favor knowing possessed videos and photos of prepubescent boys and post pubescent boys and girl engaging in various sexual abuse acts. Sullivan Country Attorney Marc Hathaway says the case will now be reviewed for charging. (Marc Hathaway). One possibility is that the case will go forward to a federal grand jury. Martin remains on $10,000 personal recognizance bail and on paid administrative leave from the college and banned from the campus.

Skimming Device Found on Mascoma Bank ATM in Hartford
Updated:Hartford VT Police are warning residents about a skimming device found on an ATM at the Maple Avenue Branch of Mascoma Savings Bank in White River Junction, VT. Hartford Police say they were notified of the problem just before 1:00 pm on Saturday. An investigation determined the devices was installed just before 6:00 am Saturday. Mascoma Bank issued a press release saying “. We are currently working with Law Enforcement and the Secret Service to identify the person or persons associated with this device. We are confident that no customer data was compromised. However, any of our customers that may have used the machine during the time period that the skimmer was in place will be contacted.” Police reminds citizens to be vigilant when using ATM’s and not to use a machine if something does not look appropriate. When customers enter a PIN number on the keypad they should use one hand to cover the numbers entered so a camera cannot capture the PIN. This is the third skimming device found in our listening area since the beginning of September. A skimmer was found in a Bank of American ATM in Goffstown, and on a gas pump at the Irving’s in Tilton.

Construction Today in Bellows Falls
Beginning today in Bellows Falls Construction will begin at 6:00 am, at Red Light Hill. There will be traffic delays and congestion. Please seek alternative routes if possible.

Five Arrests Made in Sunapee Sobriety Check
NH State Police say five arrests were made during the Sobriety Checkpoint in Sunapee. NH State Police and Sunapee Police Department screened 144 vehicles during the hours of 9:00 pm on Friday through 3:00 am Saturday. Arrests made were:
1. Jason Lawson 24 of Newfane VT. Operating after Suspension, and Possession of a Controlled Drug.

2. William Rhodes 25 of Litchfield, NH Possession of a Controlled Drug.

3. Huy Vo 19 of Everett, MA Possession of a Controlled Drug.

4. Zachery Mazzarisi 19 of Landing NJ Minor in Possession of Alcohol.

5. One operator was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated but released since their blood alcohol content was under the legal limit.