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Manchester man faces slew of charges stemming from Nashua traffic stop

By Christopher Roberson - Staff Writer | Mar 19, 2024

Aaron Lewis Courtesy photo/Nashua Police Department

NASHUA – Aaron Lewis, 65, of Manchester is facing multiple charges after he was recently stopped by Nashua Police at the intersection of West Hollis and Maple streets.

According to police, Lewis was initially charged with driving or operating under influence of drugs or liquor after failing the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.

As officers searched Lewis and his vehicle, they allegedly found a loaded firearm, marijuana and cocaine. They also learned that Lewis was previously convicted for cocaine possession. Therefore, it is illegal for him to carry a gun because he is a convicted felon, according to police.

In addition to the DUI misdemeanor, Lewis is charged with possession of a controlled drug – subsequent offense, convicted felons and being in violation of personal possession of marijuana.

Lewis was released on a $290 cash bail and is scheduled to be arraigned at the Ninth Circuit Nashua District Division Court on March 28.

Under state law, if convicted, Lewis could face up to 22 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,300.


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