Laconia city councilor prepares for trial on charged he bumped into son of Loudon police chief

Bownes, 65, was released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail following his May 2 arrest. According to the criminal complaint drafted by Loudon Police Cpl. Jason Fiske, Bownes is alleged to have knowingly caused unprivileged physical contact with Fiske by “pushing his shoulder into Cpl. Jason Fiske's shoulder.”


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