At approximately 1545 hours on June 7, 2019, Trooper Christopher Ball, of the New Hampshire State Police Special Enforcement Unit was monitoring traffic from the State Police aircraft on I-89 southbound in the Town of Hopkinton. Tr. Ball observed a vehicle traveling at an extremely high rate of speed and clocked it at 120 MPH in the posted 65MPH speed zone. Trooper Ball radioed to Troopers on the ground. The vehicle a
2013 Audi Q5 passed by the ground trooper’s location. It was subsequently stopped on I-89 in Concord. The Subject was identified as,
Sgt. Christopher Storm of the Special Enforcement Unit and Trooper Samuel Provenza of New Hampshire State Police Troop-D made contact with Walsh. The Troopers suspected that Walsh was impaired by alcohol. Walsh submitted to standardized field sobriety testing and was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated. An open container of alcohol was also located within the vehicle.
Walsh is due to appear in the Concord Circuit Court to answer to these charges on June 21, 2019 at 0800.