• Police: Man puts kid in toolbox for 40 mile drive
    November 18,2012
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    SPRINGFIELD – A Bradford, N.H., man is facing a criminal charge after police said he put one of his children in a truck’s tool box during a drive from Bradford to Springfield, according to the Springfield Police Department.

    Russell Johnson Sr., 42, of Bradford, was cited for cruelty by a person having custody over another on Nov. 14.

    In a press release, police said Johnson picked up his three children while driving a single-bench pickup. One of the children was put in the tool box that spans the bed of the pickup while going from Bradford to Springfield.

    Bradford is almost 40 miles from Springfield.

    Police did not give any information about when the alleged incident occurred or about the age or gender of the child.

    According to the press release, Johnson will be arraigned in Windsor County criminal court on Jan. 8.
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