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For Immediate Release
May 26, 2017
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Trooper Micah Jones

Driver Arrested for Aggravated DWI After Driving the Wrong Way on Interstate

On Friday, May 26, 2017 at approximately 6:51 p.m., New Hampshire State Police – Troop D was notified of a vehicle traveling the wrong direction along Interstate 89 in Warner, near Mile Marker 14. The New Hampshire State Police received multiple calls on a black 2011 Chevrolet Silverado as it traveled south in the North Bound lane of the highway. The driver was stopped seven miles after the initial complaint when the driver attempted to back up along the Exit 5 off ramp in Hopkinton.

The driver was identified as Kirk Meinheit, age 60, of Lakeville, MA. He was arrested and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, and Transporting Opened Alcoholic Beverages. Meinheit was released on Personal Recognizance bail pending an arraignment in the 6th Circuit – Concord District Court on June 9, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

The New Hampshire State Police was assisted by members of the Hopkinton Police Department.

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