MPD SWAT dispatched to Goffstown domestic

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Manchester SWAT aided Goffstown Police during a domestic call Friday. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

GOFFSTOWN, NH – A Goffstown man is in custody following a domestic situation that unfolded Friday morning. The following is a narrative provided by Goffstown Police:

On April 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., the Goffstown Police Department received a third-party report of a potential ongoing domestic disturbance at a Desaulnier Street residence in the Pinardville section of Goffstown. The caller reported that a woman residing at the address had locked herself in the bathroom away from her estranged boyfriend, and that an assault may have occurred.

There was also a simultaneous report of a potential firearm discharge in the area. Police responded and began evacuating residents to ensure the safety of the neighborhood. With the assistance of the Manchester Police Department SWAT Unit, Goffstown Police were able to speak to the woman by phone and ensure that there were no injuries at the scene.

Members of Manchester Police SWAT were on the scene of a Goffstown domestic call Friday morning. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

At approximately 230 p.m., Joseph Tabor, 47, of Goffstown, was taken into custody by the Nashua Police Department on the charge of reckless conduct, a Class A felony.

He is currently awaiting transport back to the Goffstown Police Department where bail will be set according to the 9th Circuit Court, Goffstown District.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident should contact the Goffstown Police Department at 497-4858.



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