CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The state and a New Hampshire police sergeant have reached a plea agreement on charges in connection with a nearly 9-year-old vehicle pursuit that calls for community service and a guilty plea to a speeding violation.
Police said Michael Verrocchi, was off-duty and accused of failing to stop for a police officer on Route 28 in November 2012. Police said he fled and engaged in a pursuit over two miles during which he ran a red light and avoided spike strips. Verrocchi also was accused of disobeying an officer, a misdemeanor.READ MORE: Bob Dylan Coming To Boston For One Show In November
In a plea agreement announced Monday, Verrocchi, 43, of Methuen, Massachusetts, shall complete 100 hours of community service and plead guilty to traveling 60 mph in a 35-mph zone.READ MORE: Dozens Of Massachusetts State Police Troopers Resigning Over COVID Vaccine Mandate, Union Says
If he remains of good behavior and successfully complies with the terms of the agreement, the state will agree to dismiss charges of reckless conduct with a deadly weapon at the end of six months. The state has already agreed to dismiss the charge of disobeying an officer.MORE NEWS: Markey, Trahan Call On Facebook To 'Completely Abandon' Instagram For Kids Following Pause
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