Three-time DUI-driver clocked at 109 mph on I-93

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Tommie Campbell
Tommie Campbell

MANCHESTER, NH — A Manchester man was arrested by NH State Police after he was clocked at more than 100 mph in I-93 in the early hours of Sunday morning.

On March 1, 2015 at approximately at about 1:10 a.m. Trooper Dan Livingstone of Troop D Barracks, a vehicle in Bow speeding in a 55 mph zone.

Trooper Livingstone attempted to catch up to the vehicle as it reached speeds of 109 on radar and was operating erratically, swerving and narrowly missing other cars.  The vehicle was eventually stopped on I-93 in Concord.

The operator, identified initially as John Doe after he refused to provide indentification to police, failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for aggravated DUI.

While being transported to the Merrimack County Jail, the operator became combative and belligerent, threatening the troopers and attempted to kick out the window of the police cruiser. Further investigation by the State Police confirmed the identity of the operator as, Tommie Campbell, 38, of Manchester.  The investigation also revealed Campbell is a Habitual Offender.

This is a third aggravated DUI for Campbell, additionally charged with driving while a Habitual Offender, disobeying an officer, criminal threatening, and reckless operation.

Campbell waived his right to be seen by a Bail Commissioner and will be arraigned on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the 6th Circuit Concord District Court.


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