Aug 9, 2015 12:07 PM
State police set up special patrol near Errol in the North Country
ERROL - After hearing from a concerned citizen, N.H. State Police say they set up a directed patrol to try to catch drunken drivers in the region earlier this weekend.
State police say they had four troopers working in the area and made 20 motor vehicle stops, issued 18 warnings and 2 summonses for various offenses between Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 3 a.m.
Lucy Nelson, 55, of Upton, Maine was charged with driving while intoxicated after almost colliding with a conservation officer who was traveling westbound on Route 26, police said.
Troopers also helped a Rochester man driving on Route 16 who struck a moose. Police say Joseph Greenman, 26, was traveling north on Route 16 about two miles south of Errol Village when he collided with the moose. Neither Greenman nor his passenger was injured in the crash though the vehicle had to be towed from the scene.