Fugitive taken into custody after high speed police pursuit through 2 states
WOLFEBORO — A fugitive from justice was taken into custody after a high speed police chase Thursday.
The fugitive, 32-year-old Andrew Allen Collins, fled from police after being seen with a protected person in a protected person's vehicle.
The vehicle in question was a Maine registered vehicle.
Collins then led police on a high speed pursuit through several Maine towns before crossing over into NH at Wakefield, where spike strips were then deployed, blowing the car's tires.
Collins continued on until the vehicle he was driving became disabled in Wolfeboro on Route 28 where he was arrested by police officers waiting.
He was immediately taken into custody where is he was held on $5,000 cash bail.
In Wolfeboro, he is being charged with the following: felony level fugitive from justice, felony level reckless conduct and felony level reckless operation; misdemeanor disobeying a police officer, misdemeanor speed, and yellow line violation.
Additionally, the Wolfeboro PD will be seeking an Administrative Department of Motor vehicle hearing to permanently revoke his driving privileges in the State of New Hampshire.
No one was injured in the incident.