NH man arrested on DWI charges after driving past Wolfeboro police station
WOLFEBORO — Police responded to the report of an erratic driver that was headed toward the police station early Friday morning.
The Wolfeboro Police Department received a call at 1:25 Friday morning for a complaint of a car all over the road that "almost struck a telephone pole" driving on South Main Street.
The driver of the car, John Vatalaro, 20, of Wolfeboro, then drove past the police station where and an officer began to follow him, police said. The officer observed a moving violation and attempted to pull Vatalaro over near the Carpenter School.
Vatalaro did not stop and continued until he stopped in front of Black's Paper Store, police said.
The officer tried to have Vatalaro submit to a series of field sobriety tests, all of which Vatalaro refused to do, police said. Further investigation determined Vatalaro to be intoxicated, police said.
Vatalaro was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of alcohol and transportation of alcohol.
He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in Ossipee district court June 21.