For Immediate Release
Posted: February 11, 2024


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

Saturation Patrol - Greater Concord Area

CONCORD, New Hampshire – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, State Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop D barracks conducted a high visibility DWI Enforcement Saturation patrol in the Greater Concord area from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. This initiative is sponsored and funded by the New Hampshire Office of Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). During this patrol, Troop D Troopers stopped 74 vehicles for a variety of motor vehicle offenses, which resulted in 7 arrests. 

Persons charged included:

PEACOCK, Crystal
Age: 23
Newport, NH
Charges: DUI (3rd), Operating after Suspension (DUI), Open Container

SHEA, Heidi
Age: 44
Deerfield, NH
Charges: DUI, DUI-Aggravated (Passenger under 16)

Age: 25
Merrimack, NH
Charges: DUI

Age: 38
Penacook, NH
Charges: Operating after Suspension – Subsequent, Electronic Bench Warrant

Charges: Receiving Stolen Property, Reckless Conduct with a Deadly Weapon, Disobeying a Police Officer, Reckless Operation, Operating without a Valid License 

Age: 31
Franklin, NH
Charges: Arrest on Warrant

HAMEL, Michael
Age: 18
Allenstown, NH
Charges: Reckless Operation

The New Hampshire State Police has taken an aggressive stance to prevent persons from driving when impaired. New Hampshire has some of the most aggressive laws in the country to fight impaired driving and the law enforcement community will use those tools to their fullest extent to make sure our citizens and visitors are safe when operating their vehicles on our roadways.