Reckless Driver Eludes Police, Abandons Car

Arthur Doiron sped from police in his car, then jumped out and ran on foot to avoid arrest, police said.

Arthur Doiron, 34, of 20 Highland St., Hudson, was arrested May 9 on a warrant for habitual offender, a class B felony, as well as for charges of disobeying a police officer, resisting detention or arrest, breach of court ordered bail conditions, and reckless conduct, all class A misdemeanors.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation conducted by the Nashua Police
Department’s Youth Services Division. Doiron was reportedly involved in a brief motor vehicle pursuit with detectives on the F.E. Everett Turnpike on April 19, 2012 at approximately 1:30 p.m.. Doiron was subsequently identified as the operator of the vehicle involved in the pursuit and detectives obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Police said Doiron was allegedly speeding, changing lanes in unsafe manner and cutting off other vehicles, which nearly caused several collisions.

When detectives attempted to stop him in an unmarked cruiser, Doiron allegedly increased his speed, exited from the highway, and then ran from police after abandoning his vehicle on Ledge Street.

It was later learned that Doiron had been deemed a habitual offender by the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles. In addition, a court order was currently in place prohibiting him from having contact with a passenger that was in his vehicle at the time of the pursuit.

A Class B Felony and is punishable by 1 to 7 years in New Hampshire State Prison, exclusive of fines. A class A misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year in county jail, exclusive of fines.

Doiron is being held at Valley Street Jail on $2,500 cash or surety bail, pending a probable cause hearing at the 9th Circuit Nashua District Division Court on May 24, 2012.


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