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Man Allegedly Strikes Bicyclist; Woman Breaks Piggy Bank

The following is based on reports from the Portsmouth Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Portsmouth police made the following arrests recently. 

  • Steven Olbrych, 52, of Pawtucket, was arrested on Sept. 24 at 4:45 p.m. and charged with the following: driving under the influence (DUI), refusal to submit to a chemical test and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury. According to police, a vehicle operated by Olbrych struck a bicyclist on East Main Road. The vehicle, operated by Olbrych, was traveling on East Main Road near Oakland Farms when the vehicle struck a 61-year-old Portsmouth woman on a bicycle. She sustained minor injuries, including a fractured arm and stitches to her face. The vehicle was later discovered on East Main Road near Food Works. Olbrych failed a field test and was brought to headquarters, where he refused a chemical test.
  • Kenneth Boudreau III, 18, of 11 Echo Lane, Portsmouth, was arrested on Sept. 24, at 2:40 p.m. after the vehicle he was operating struck a Portsmouth High School school bus. No injuries were reported. A vehicle, driven by Boudreau, rear-ended a school bus and left the area. The vehicle was later found at Boudreau's residence with minor damage. Boudreau was charged with duty to stop in an accident resulting in damage to vehicle. 
  • Victoriya Alexeeva, 24, of 37 Carnegie Abbey Lane, Portsmouth, was arrested on Sept. 25, at 11:30 p.m. at her home. Police responded to the Carnegie Abbey Lane residence, where Alexeeva apparently got into an argument with a 36-year-old Portsmouth man. During the argument, she allegedly took a piggy bank and threw it at the TV. She was charged with domestic vandalism. 
  • Deborah Bauer, 59, of Salisbury, CT, was arrested on Sept. 26 at 11:30 p.m. and charged with felonious embezzlement. Bauer is accused of embezzling more than $79,000 over several years. According to police, she was the caretaker of the property for a 74-year-old Portsmouth woman. For several years, she allegedly wrote checks to herself and conducted electronic transfers in her name. Police received a complaint last October and began an investigation. Bauer turned herself in at courthouse on Sept. 26. 
  • Robert Kneipp, 40, of 46 Mason Ave., Portsmouth, was arrested on Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m., and charged with disorderly conduct and weapons other than firearms prohibited. Police responded to Kneipp's residence, where he was in process of being evicted. A moving company was on scene with a constable. They were moving items out of the residence. Kneipp arrived on scene and began to threatened movers. According to police, Kneipp told the movers, “I'll put you in a body bag.” He also had knife on him with a blade longer than three inches. 
  • Gregory Mathias, 27, of 3286 East Main Road, Portsmouth, was arrested on Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. after police responded to 401 Motoring, a business, for a report of an assault. Mathias apparently got into an argument with a 39-year-old Portsmouth man. During the argument, he allegedly tackled the man, bringing him to the ground and causing a cut on the victim's elbow. Mathias was charged with simple assault.
  • Cody Field, 18, of 21 Narragansett Ave., Portsmouth, was arrested on Sept. 27 at 11:15 p.m. and charged with domestic, disorderly conduct; domestic, vandalism; and domestic, simple assault. Police responded to a residence for a disturbance. Field apparently got involved in an argument with a 18-year-old Portsmouth woman. During argument, he allegedly pushed her and broke a support for a staircase railing. 
  • A 17-year-old Portsmouth man was arrested on Sept. 28 at 1:20 a.m., and charged with DUI, refusal to submit to a chemical test and possession of alcohol by an underage person. A vehicle, traveling on Rt. 24, was observed turning off its headlights, turning on its parking lights and then putting on full headlights. The vehicle then began operating erratically, drifting in the travel lanes. Police stopped the vehicle and detected a strong aroma of marijuana. The driver, a Portsmouth teen, failed a field test and was brought to a local hospital, where he refused a chemical test. Police searched the vehicle and found a small amount of marijuana, as well as a bottle of Svedka vodka. He was released to his parent's custody. The case was referred to Family Court.  


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