Hill, NH man does burnout in front of police before fleeing traffic stop

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HILL — A 36-year-old man is facing multiple charges following an incident in Hill yesterday.

Police say they were monitoring traffic on Route 3A when a vehicle passed their location traveling at 82 miles-per-hour in a posted 50 miles-per-hour zone.

The trooper activated her emergency lights in attempt to conduct a motor vehicle stop.

The vehicle stopped in the road, in front of the trooper, did a “burnout” across the width of the road, and then accelerated away from the trooper.

Police say the driver was identified as John Carter, of Hill.

The trooper continued behind the truck with their emergency lights and siren activated and the vehicle refused to stop.

A pursuit ensued on multiple roads throughout Hill.

The pursuit ended after the vehicle drove into a snowbank on Old Town Road in the town of Hill.

Police say the driver fled from the vehicle and after a brief foot pursuit was taken into custody at the scene.

Carter is being charged with operating after certification as a habitual offender, reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled drug, deal/possession of prescription drugs, resisting arrest/detention, reckless operation, disobeying a police officer, and unregistered vehicle.

He was transported to Merrimack County Jail where he was held on his charges pending his Merrimack Superior Court arraignment today.

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