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For Immediate Release
February 13, 2017
For more information contact:
Tr. Kaila Merchant
(603) 234-2602

CMV DWI arrest, Alstead

On February 11, 2017 at approximatley 0400 hours, Troop C dispatch received a report from a motorist that a commercial plow truck had struck a bridge on Route 123 in Alstead; and as a result lost the "wing" plow blade. It was reported that the truck continued on without stopping.

Tr. Kaila Merchant responded to the area and located the vehicle on Route 123 in Walpole.  During the course of her investigation, she found that the truck was a commercial contractor who was assisting NH DOT with snow removal operations.  As a result of the investigation, the driver of the plow truck, Lewis Elliott, age 45, of S. Acworth was arrested for Aggravated DWI.

There were no injuries or damage to property aside from the truck, as a result of this incident.

The Troop G, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement section assisted with the investigation.

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