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Manchester man accused of stabbing another man and stealing cell phone

October 22. 2013 10:09PM

MANCHESTER — Keith Frye, 20, of 452 Pine St., could enter no plea Tuesday in Circuit Court-Mnchester District Division to three felony charges of first-degree assault and one robbery charge that allege he stabbed Thomas Trombly in the neck three times and stole his cell phone.

Frye told Judge John Emery: “We were both under the influence.”

Frye is accused of stabbing Trombly in the neck on the Piscataquog River Trail Oct. 9. Police prosecutor Carrissa Pelletier requested $50,000 cash/surety bail for Frye, saying he left Trombly on the trail “to bleed out.” She said doctors said one of the stab wounds came close to Trombly’s spine.

Pelletier said Frye also has a pending robbery charge in Rhode Island. The judge set bail at the requested amount and a probable cause hearing was set for Nov. 4.

Response to divorce papers

A man accused of smashing the windows of his wife’s vehicle was arraigned Tuesday in Circuit Court-Manchester District Division on a felony charge of criminal mischief.

A police prosecutor said after his wife served him with divorce papers, John Holly. 40, took a baseball bat to the vehicle windows. He’s also accused of slapping his wife in the face several times.

He was stopped when he attempted to drive away from the 45 Falls Road residence and charged with operating after suspension for Driving While Intoxicated.

No plea can be entered to a felony in Circuit Court, so a probable cause hearing was set for Nov. 4. Trial on the misdemeanors was set for Nov. 14. Bail was set at $1,000 cash/surety, with conditions barring contact with his wife and barring him from her residence.

Accused of stalking

A man out on $1,000 personal recognizance bail, scheduled for trial Nov. 21 on three simple assault charges, was arraigned Tuesday in Circuit Court-Manchester District Division on misdemeanor charges of stalking and violation of a domestic violence protective order.

Because Keith Wszolek, 46, of 1639 Brown Ave., allegedly called the woman and parked within 100 yards of her residence Oct. 6, police prosecutors filed a motion to revoke his bail and have him held until his Nov. 21 trial.

A bail revocation hearing was set for Wednesday morning in Circuit Court.

Wants to return home

Katherine Finnell, 54, of 79 B St., pleaded innocent Tuesday in Circuit Court-Manchester District Division to charges of simple assault, criminal threatening and criminal mischief that allege she punched and scratched her boyfriend, told him she was going to stab him and damaged a bedroom door.

Trial was set for Dec. 16 and Judge John Emery continued bail at $1,000 personal recognizance, with conditions that include no contact with the alleged victim and not going to the B Street address.

Finnell objected to the condition barring her from the B Street address, saying: “I need to go home.” Finnell said the alleged victim has another residence, but she has nowhere else to go.

The judge suggested Finnell remain in the courtroom while the domestic violence advocate called the alleged victim, to determine where he lives. But Finnell had left by the time the advocate reported to Emery that the victim said he lives at the B Street address.

Theft is a felony

Police prosecutor Carrissa Pelletier Tuesday asked Circuit Court-Manchester District Division Judge John Emery to set bail at $2,000 cash/surety for Aaron Drolet, saying the Derry man has a “recurrent pattern” of theft.

Drolet, 35, of 49 Frost Road, was in Circuit Court for arraignment on a felony theft charge for allegedly taking $17.55 worth of food from Market Basket on Elm Street without paying.

A third theft charge is brought as a felony and Pelletier said Drolet has been convicted of three theft-related charges. She said he is also under the umbrella of an October 2010 suspended sentence of three-and-a-half to seven years on a drug conviction.

Judge John Emery set bail at the requested amount, with conditions that include not going to the Market Basket store. Because no plea can be entered to a felony in Circuit Court, a probable cause hearing was set for Nov. 4.

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