For Immediate Release
Posted: March 18, 2024


Amber Lagace, Public Information Officer
(603) 223-8434 |

Saint Patrick's Day Saturation Patrol Results

SEACOAST AREA, New Hampshire – Throughout the day on Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2024, through the early morning hours of March 18, 2024, Troopers assigned to the New Hampshire State Police Troop A Barracks in conjunction with Officers from the Dover Police Department, Barrington Police Department, Newington Police Department, and Portsmouth Police Department participated in a high-visibility DUI Saturation Patrol in the seacoast area with a focus on the Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) corridor. This initiative was funded by the New Hampshire Office of Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and allowed for a larger contingency of Troopers and Officers to focus on traffic enforcement along this major corridor. As a result of this collective enforcement effort, Troop A Troopers conducted a total of 116 traffic stops, resulting in the issuance of 29 citations and 103 warnings for various motor vehicle infractions.  In addition, 6 individuals were arrested for various offenses as follows:    

April A. Simmons-Brunke
Age: 65
City of Residence: Boston, Massachusetts
Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Liquor or Drugs & Reckless Driving
Court: 7th Circuit Court – District Division – Dover, April 9th, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

Craig Hutchinson
Age: 67
City of Residence: Derry, New Hampshire
Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs & Solid Line Violation
Court: 10th Circuit Court – District Division – Brentwood, April 2nd, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

Marlena K. Schultz
Age: 33
City of Residence: Farmington, New Hampshire
Charges: Operating After Suspension & Operating Without a License (Subsequent Offense)
Court: 7th Circuit Court – District Division – Dover, June 11th, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

Chanyce D. Baez
Age: 26
City of Residence: Dover, New Hampshire
Charges: Bench Warrants & Operating After Suspension
Court: 7th Circuit Court – District Division – Dover, April 22nd, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

Addison J. Ogara
Age: 18
City of Residence: Rochester, New Hampshire
Charges: Reckless Driving & Unregistered Vehicle
Court: 7th Circuit Court – District Division – Rochester, May 6th, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.

Kender S.A. Asencio
Age: 22
City of Residence: Portland, Maine
Charges: Operating Without a Valid License
Court: 10th Circuit Court – District Division – Hampton, April 11th, 2024 @ 8:00 a.m.

As warmer weather approaches, the New Hampshire State Police would like to encourage all motorists to make safe choices prior to getting behind the wheel and remind everyone that the problem of impaired driving is a preventable one. If you are a member of the motoring public and observe a suspected impaired driver, call 911 immediately and be prepared to provide your exact location to include street names and highway mile markers, a plate number and description of the vehicle involved, along with the details of your observations.