NH Man Facing Addition Charges in Kidnapping
A Manchester NH man who was arrested last month in VT for Kidnapping and Aggravated Sexual Assault on a minor is facing additional charges. Vermont State Police and Hinsdale NH police were notified that Kurt Carpentino attempted several times to contact his victim. Police said Carpentino tried to contact the juvenile through several third parties to persuade her to change her initial statement. Carpentino was cited at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield VT for Obstruction of Justice and Violation of Conditions of Release where he is being held without bail. Carpentino will appear today at 12:30 PM in Windham Criminal Court to answer the additional charges.
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Sunapee Basketball Coach is Going to Job in Concord
Sunapee High girls’ basketball head coach is leaving to take a coaching position at Concord High School. Tim LaTorra who has coached at Sunapee for the past 10 years will take the girls basketball job at NHIAA Division I’s at Concord High.
LaTorra took over the Sunapee Lakers girls program in 2013, and he leaves the Lakers on top of the NH D-IV. LaTorra led the team to three consecutive state titles and four consecutive championship game appearances. The Lakers set D-IV records for points scored in the playoffs (295 in 2017) and points scored in a championship game (80 in 2015) under his tenure, and finished the 2016-17 season on a 72-game win streak dating back to 2014
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Lebanon Police Seek Public’s Help in ID
Lebanon Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in theft from the West Lebanon Wal-mart. Police said that a male subject took a $350.00 home security system by concealing the system inside the box of a wet/dry $29.97 vacuum.
Although the theft occurred on May 1, the theft was not discovered until employees reviewed a video later and reported it to Lebanon Police. The male suspect entered the store with another male; both were wearing a neon yellow shirt. Photos of the suspects can be seen on WNTK.com.

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Sunapee Police Host Special Olympics
Sunapee Police hosted The Special Olympics of New Hampshire’s 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run took place yesterday. Participants ran through Sunapee Harbor and back to the Sherburne Gym where they were joined by the Claremont Police Department’s leg of the run. Then they went to New London to complete the trek from Hannaford Supermarket to Colby College.