WOLFEBORO, N.H. (NEWS CENTER) – Police say a Maine fugitive was arrested following a high-speed chase that started in Maine and ended in N.H. on Thursday.
32 Year-old Andrew Allen Collins of North Waterboro, Maine was taken into custody after police deployed spike strips and blew out his tires on Route 28 in Wolfeboro.
York County Maine Sheriff’s Deputies said the chase began after they spotted Collins in a car with a “protected person.” Collins fled from them with the protected person inside the car.
Police say he led York County Sheriffs' Deputies on a high-speed pursuit through several Maine Towns before crossing over into New Hampshire. N.H. Law Enforcement Officers assisted York County Deputies in stopping and arresting the suspect.
Collins was arrested, and immediately to the Carroll County House of Corrections where he is being held on $5000.00 cash bail. Police said Collins is charged with Felony level Fugitive from Justice, Felony level Reckless Conduct, and Felony level Reckless Operation; Misdemeanor Disobeying a Police Officer, Misdemeanor Speed, and Yellow Line Violation. Additionally, the Wolfeboro Police Department said they will be seeking to permanently revoke his driving privileges in the State of New Hampshire.