Late Night Call Triggers Massive Police Search In North Conway Village


North Conway, NH – Police from multiple departments scoured the North Conway Village after a caller claimed to have shot his girlfriend.

According to Conway Police at 10:46pm Wednesday the Conway Police Department Dispatch Center received a call from a male, who would only identify himself as Michael, stating that he had shot his girlfriend and that he was armed with a shotgun.

Authorities said that the caller also mentioned possessing explosive devices.

Michael stated that he was located in an apartment above a North Conway Village business then hung up.

Conway, Madison, and Bartlett Police Departments were joined by  State and Carroll County Sheriff’s deputies as they conducted a comprehensive search of several buildings in the area.

During the search “Michael” called three more times, each time disconnecting before dispatch personnel could obtain any specific information as to his true identity or exact location. “Michael” stated that he was going to shoot at officers and vehicles as they passed by his location.  

Officers canvased the area for approximately 2 hours but no evidence of a crime was discovered.

Authorities are in the process of completing a number of search warrants in an attempt to identify the male caller.

Conway Police Lt. Christopher Mattei said that they do not believe there is any credible threat to public at this time.