Nov 29, 2014 12:50 PM
Rhode Island teen clocked at 127 mph by State Police air unit
NORTHFIELD - A teenager from Rhode Island is facing several charges after being clocked by the NH State Police air unit at speeds over 100 mph.
Ryan Quinn, 19, of Newport, RI, was cited after allegedly speeding on Interstate 93 northbound around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The State Police Special Enforcement Unit aircraft reportedly observed Quinn traveling north at "an extremely high rate of speed".
Trooper Craig Gagne, the tactical flight officer in the plane, notified troopers on the ground after clocking Quinn's vehicle twice in excess of 100 mph.
Police said at one point, Quinn had reached 127 mph.
Quinn was pulled over and later charged with reckless driving and 2 counts of possession of a controlled drug.
He is scheduled to appear in Franklin District Court on Jan. 13, 2015.