CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say a man facing a drunken driving charge destroyed a fire sprinkler at a police department, setting off other sprinklers that flooded jail cells and damaged the computer system.
Police in Concord said over 6 inches (.15 meters) of water filled the area Tuesday morning. The booking area was out of service for several hours.
Police charged 28-year-old Matthew Miller, of Wilmot, New Hampshire, with interference with a fire alarm and criminal mischief, in addition to the drunken driving charge. He was held without bail.
Miller faced arraignment Tuesday afternoon. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer.
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