For Immediate Release
Posted: September 17, 2023


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

Saturation Patrol Yields 8 Arrests

NASHUA, New Hampshire – On Friday, September 15, 2023, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop B Barracks worked in conjunction with the Nashua Police Department to conduct a high visibility patrol on the Everett Turnpike during the evening hours.

Troopers involved in this saturation patrol stopped 83 vehicles, making 8 arrests. During the patrol, Troopers focused on impaired and aggressive driving. Multiple arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated and/or for speed, constituting Reckless Driving. Three of these operators were traveling over 105 MPH with one of the arrests involving minor children accompanying the driver.

There were no impaired driver related crashes reported during this patrol period.

The following persons were arrested:

David Goodall, age 25, of Chelmsford, MA - DWI
Jonathan Velez, age 40, of Bedford, NH - Aggravated DWI, Reckless Driving
Vivian Vargas, age 27, of Nashua, NH - Reckless Driving, Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Juvenile, of Nashua, NH - Driving without a License
Cory Larochelle, age 33, of Lowell, MA - Reckless Driving
Juan Padilla Escobar, age 20, of Nashua, NH - Driving without a License
Valentina Pikulik, age 26, of Manchester, NH - Aggravated DWI, DWI-Subsequent Offense
Benedy Abreu, age 35, Haverhill, MA - Reckless Driving

An increase of patrols will continue on the Everett Turnpike and across the State throughout the fall season. Please follow the rules of the road and drive responsibly.