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For Immediate Release
September 30, 2016
For more information contact:
Trooper Patrick Randall

Pursuit, Interstate 93

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On September 30, 2016, at approximately 6:01 pm, a Grafton County Sheriff's Department Deputy attempted to stop a Massachusetts Registered 2011 Toyota Camry vehicle on I-93 in Thornton (mm 91.6). The vehicle failed to stop and continued north on Interstate 93. After exiting Franconia Notch, the pursuit was taken over by Franconia Police Department, and was soon joined by Troopers from Troop F. The vehicle continued northbound at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. Officers from Littleton Police Department were able to successfully deploy spike strips in the area of Exit 43 (mm 126.6), which caused the vehicle to come to a controlled stop.

The driver, Michael Alan, Methuen, MA, age 68, was arrested without incident. Alan is being charged by State Police with Reckless Driving, and Disobeying a Police Officer.

The pursuit involved the following departments: Grafton County SO, Franconia PD, Sugar Hill PD, Littleton PD, NH State Liquor Enforcement, State Police, Littleton FD, and Calex Ambulance.

Alan is scheduled to appear before the 2nd Circuit - District Division - Littleton on November 15 to answer these charges.

 

   
 
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