Juvenile Arrested for Speeding, DUI and Driving without License

canaan patchOn Tuesday August 9, 2016 at 4:30 PM the Canaan Police responded to a citizen’s report of traffic regularly exceeding the speed limit on Blackwater Road in Canaan.

Shortly after arriving in the area, the officer saw a vehicle traveling at an extremely high rate of speed. The officer obtained a radar reading of 76 miles per hour. The posted speed limit on Blackwater Road, a residential area, is 30

MPH. There was also pedestrian traffic near the roadway at the time. The officer stopped the vehicle and subsequently arrested a

17-year-old male for

  • Reckless driving
  • Driving without a license
  • Driving with an alcohol concentration of .02 or greater while being a person under 21 years of age

After processing, the juvenile was released on several bail  conditions and ordered to appear in the 2nd Circuit Court –District Division Lebanon on Monday October 3, 2016.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Canaan Police Department at 603.523.7400.J

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