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For Immediate Release
August 5, 2019
For more information contact:
Lieutenant Bryan Trask
(603) 223-4381

DWI Saturation Patrol, Interstate 93 Corridor from Manchester to Salem

On Friday, August 2, 2019 into Saturday August 3, 2019 from 9PM to 3AM the New Hampshire State Police Troop B Barracks conducted a DWI Saturation Patrol along the Interstate 93 Corridor from Manchester to Salem. DWI Saturation Patrols are an initiative approved by the NH Highway Safety Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and they are supported by federal highway safety funds.

On this night, State Troopers working this initiative stopped a total of 96 vehicles which resulted in 7 arrests, 40 citations, and numerous warnings for a variety of different hazardous moving violations. Additionally, 7 motorists were administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and determined to be fit to drive. State Troopers also conducted 3 vehicle searches pursuant to roadside drug investigations and cited one operator for marijuana possession.

The persons arrested included:

  1. Devin Croteau, Age 24
    Manchester, NH
    Charge: Driving While Intoxicated/Impaired

  2. Luis Ortiz, Age 33
    Medford, MA
    Charge: Electronic Bench Warrant

  3. Van Ngoc Dong, Age 56
    Pembroke, MA
    Charge: Operating after Revocation/Suspension

  4. Nelson Hernandez, Age 21
    Manchester, NH
    Charge: Operating after Revocation/Suspension Subsequent Offense

  5. Alexander Glover, Age 31
    Jamaica Plain, MA
    Charge: Operating after Revocation/Suspension

  6. Kennedy Begnoche, Age 56
    Box Elder, SD
    Charge: Operating without a Valid License

  7. Marleny Lopez Aguilar, Age 37
    Derry, NH
    Charge: Operating on Suspended Registrations

The New Hampshire State Police will continue to take an aggressive stance in deterring and apprehending persons who drive while impaired. New Hampshire has some of the most aggressive impaired driving laws in the country and will use those tools to the fullest extent to make sure our citizens and visitors are safe when operating their vehicles on our roadways.

   
 
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