Police blotter: Public urination, drug possession and bathroom overdose

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Man charged with lewdness after urinating in front of children at Veterans Park

MANCHESTER, NH – Officer Thomas McAuliffe responded to Veteran’s Park at about 6 p.m. on July 28, 2017 for a man urinating in the park. The officer spoke with a witness who was at the park with his two young children. The witness pointed to a man lying on a park bench, later identified as Richard Soucy, 55, no fixed address. The man told police Soucy  was lying on the bench when he exposed his genitals and started to urinate on the ground.

Officer McAuliffe approached Soucy and observed a puddle of urine and an open container of alcohol next to Soucy, who appeared to be highly intoxicated. Soucy threw a lit cigarette near the officers’ feet as he investigated the incident. He was ultimately arrested and charged with indecent exposure/lewdness and issued a violation for littering. He is scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit Court on August 10, 2017. He was released on $6,000.00 cash/surety bail.


Man faces drug charges after officers spots him acting out on the West Side

On July 29, 2017 approximately 3 a.m., Officer William Dann observed a man in the area of Second and West Hancock streets. The man was walking in the roadway while screaming and flailing his arms. The officer stopped the man, later identified as Daniel Irving, 26, of New Boston, and noted he appeared to be high on a stimulant.

The officer conducted a pat down search, which revealed two hypodermic needles, one filled with an unknown liquid; two small bags of a substance believed to be heroin, four small bags of a substance believed to be methamphetamines, a scale and a spoon. Irving was arrested without incident and charged with possession of a controlled drug and possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute. He is scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on July 31, 2017.


Man charged with child endangerment after overdosing in Dunkin Donut’s bathroom

eaving 9-year-old Manchester Police responded to Dunkin Donuts, 855 Candia Road, at 5 p.m. on July 29, 2017 for an overdose inside of the bathroom. Manchester Fire and AMR personnel were already on scene as officers arrived. Inside, they spoke with Christopher Morrissey, 26, of Boston, Mass., and a nine year-old boy who was with Morrissey.

Morrissey allegedly entered the bathroom to ingest heroin as he left the nine year-old unattended in the main dining area. The young boy alerted a staff member that Morrissey was inside of the bathroom for a long period of time, so they entered the bathroom and located Morrissey, who was unconscious. Employees immediately called 911, which resulted in MFD and AMR personnel arriving in time to administer NARCAN.

The child was placed in the care of his grandmother as Morrissey was transported to the Elliot Hospital. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and was released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail. He is scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on September 6, 2017.

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This press release was issued by Manchester, NH, Police Department.