During the hours of 9:00pm, Friday, July 18th through 3:00am, Saturday, July 19th, New Hampshire State Troopers from Troop B in Bedford and officers of the Londonderry Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 102 in Londonderry.
The checkpoint was authorized by an order of the Rockingham Superior Court and conducted under guidelines promulgated by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.
A total of 218 vehicles and operators were screened. Numerous warnings, and one summons for child restraint was issued.
Five people were arrested including:
- Kaylei Judkins, age 23, of Derry, NH was arrested on warrants.
- Courtney Jewett, age 24, of Manchester, NH was arrested for felony Possession of a controlled drug.
- George Theberg, age 37, of Manchester, NH was arrested for felony Possession of a controlled drug.
- Jose Valentin, age 28, of Derry, NH was arrested for misdemeanor possession of a controlled drug.
One juvenile was also arrested for Minor in possession of alcohol.
New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert Quinn and Londonderry Police Chief William Hart and the officers of their departments consider the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers to be a top priority. They will continue to collaborate and utilize sobriety checkpoints and other means to deter, detect and remove impaired drivers from New Hampshire’s roadways.