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For Immediate Release
August 23, 2020
For more information contact:

Trooper Petros Lazos
603-223-4381
Petros.Lazos@dos.nh.gov

Arrest, Dover, NH

booking photo of Joshua Day
On Sunday, August 23, 2020, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Trooper Petros Lazos of the New Hampshire State Police Troop-A Barracks was traveling North on Old Rochester Road in Dover, NH when he encountered a vehicle traveling South past him which failed to dim it headlights. Tr. Lazos reversed his direction to conduct a motor vehicle stop and now observed the vehicle in question, a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee was unable to stay within its lane of travel, and had significantly increased its speed to approximately 80 MPH. It became clear the operator was attempting to elude apprehension and a pursuit ensued. The operator of the Jeep continued to drive in a hazardous manner, unable to maintain lane control as it traveled West on Indian Brook Drive then North onto Sixth Street. Shortly after turning onto Sixth St, the Jeep came to a stop near 385 Sixth St. Both occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody without further incident.

The driver was identified as Joshua DAY, age 29 of Rochester, NH. He is being charged with Aggravated DWI, Operating without a Valid License, Reckless Driving, Transporting Drugs in a Motor Vehicle and Disobeying an Officer. He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in the 7th Circuit- Dover District Court on October 6, 2020 for his arraignment.

The passenger was identified as Adrien SANDERS, age 34 of Rochester, NH. He is being charged with Control of Premises where drugs are kept. He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in the 7th Circuit- Dover District Court on October 6, 2020 for his arraignment.

New Hampshire State Police Troop-A was assisted by the Dover Police Department during this incident.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Tr. Petros Lazos of the New Hampshire State Police, Troop-A Barracks at (603) 223-4381 or Petros.Lazos@dos.nh.gov.

   
 
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