On Sunday afternoon, New Hampshire police arrested a man who allegedly stole an Amazon delivery truck before fleeing authorities by driving his car down Interstate 93, officials said.
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on November 13, the Concord Police Department was alerted to an Amazon truck stolen during a delivery on South Fruit Street, according to state police.
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Police said the vehicle was tracked on a cell phone as it traveled south on Interstate 93. New Hampshire State Police chased the truck and attempted to stop the car on Interstate 93 in Hooksett. However, the vehicle refused to stop, prompting police to start chasing the car.
Police pursued the vehicle in Hooksett and Manchester. The truck eventually stopped on a dead-end road on Elm Street, north of Manchester, police said.
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When the driver (later identified as Richard Royer, 40) got out of the car, he refused to comply with state police orders. His K-9 Ragnar of the State Police has been deployed to arrest Roiere. According to police, he did not comply even after being taken into custody.
Both Royea and a state police trooper were taken to Concord Hospital to be evaluated and treated for their injuries.
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Royea has so far been charged with receiving stolen goods, resisting arrest/detention, aggravating drunken driving, recklessly disobeying a police officer, and having a required license (unlicensed driving), according to state police. It has been.
Concord police are indicting Royea on charges related to theft of a car, state police said.
Royea has refused bail and is being tried in Merrimack High Court with a date pending.