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Mar 1, 2015 6:09 PM

Manchester man booked for DUI, driving 108 mph


CONCORD - Police said a vehicle was speeding on Interstate 93 North on Bow.

On Sunday, police say Trooper Dan Livingstone observed a vehicle traveling at a speed of 108 mph in a 55 mph zone.

Police said when Livingstone attempted to catch up to the vehicle, it reached speeds of 109 mph on radar and was operating erratically, swerving and barely missing other cars.

Police said the vehicle was stopped on I-93 in Concord, and the driver - Tommie Campbell, 38 of Manchester - failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for aggravated DUI.

Officials said Campbell refused to provide identification and was initially processed as a "John Doe." Police also said while Campbell was being transported to the Merrimack County Jail, he became aggressive and belligerent, threatening Livingstone and attempted to kick out the window of the police cruiser.

Police said Campbell is a habitual offender and he is charged with aggravated DUI, DUI - 3rd offense, driving while a habitual offender, disobeying an officer, criminal threatening, and reckless operation.

Police said Campbell waived his right to be seen by a Bail Commissioner and will be arraigned on Monday at the 6th Circuit Concord District Court.


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