Sep 4, 2016 1:29 PM

Three arrests at State Police checkpoint in Newport

NEWPORT — Three people were arrested at a checkpoint between Saturday evening and Sunday morning by New Hampshire state troopers on Route 11/103.

The following arrests and charges were made:

Daniel Thurston, age 34 of Claremont, New Hampshire, Driving While Intoxicated, Operating After Suspension and Disobeying a Police Officer.

Kristoffer Paine, age 28, Sunapee, New Hampshire, Operating after Suspension.

Noah Crosby, age 31, Claremont, New Hampshire, Operating After Suspension.

In all, 172 vehicles were screened. Such checkpoints are primarily an effort by law enforcement to curb drunk or impaired driving.

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