DWI patrol in Nashua nabs eight

NASHUA – On Friday, New Hampshire State Police and the Nashua Police Department worked in tandem to conduct a DWI saturation patrol throughout Greateer Nashua, stopping 159 vehicles.

The patrols are an initiative approved by the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and are supported by federal highway safety funds.

Of the 159 vehicle stops, eight arrests and a combination of citations and warnings for a variety of different hazardous moving violations were issued. Also, 18 additional motorists were administered standardized field sobriety tests before it was determined they were fit to drive.

The following eight individuals were arrested: Elexxus Hummell, 23, Nashua, was charged with operating after suspension; Joseph Crowley, 56, of Nashua, was charged with driving while intoxicated/impaired; Elizeu Santos, 45, of Nashua, was charged with operating without a license – subsequent offense; Gabriel Dealmei, 27, of Lynn, Massachusetts, was charged driving while intoxicated/impaired; Audrey Magee, 26, of Nashua, was charged with driving while intoxicated/impaired; Catherine Eldridge, 53, of Nashua, was charged with driving while intoxicated/impaired; William Caceres Loayza, 21, of Merrimack, was charged with driving while intoxicated/impaired; and Tyshon Lang, 35, of Manchester, was charged with an electronic bench warrant for non-appearance in court.

Adam Urquhart can be reached at 594-1206 or aurquhart@nashuatelegraph.com.