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For Immediate Release
July 6, 2016
For more information contact:
Tr. Micah Jones

Wrong Way Driver/DWI Arrest, Interstate 93 Southbound, Canterbury

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At approximately 7:59 p.m. on 07/06/16, New Hampshire State Police received multiple calls of a wrong way driver on Interstate 93 southbound, Canterbury, NH. The vehicle was described as a red station wagon, possibly with Massachusetts registration plates. Troopers from Troop D responded to the area and located a vehicle, identified as a 2010 Mazda 3, red in color, Massachusetts registration, on Interstate 93 just north of exit #17, Canterbury, NH. The driver, identified as Jessica Powers, age 41 Townsend, MA, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Subsequent testing indicated she had an alcohol concentration of .29%, almost 4 times the legal limit.

Powers was processed and released on personal cognizance bail and transported to the Merrimack County Jail where she was held for protective custody.

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