Police Make 90 Stops During Conway Saturation Patrol

CONWAY, NH – State Police had a busy weekend in the Mount Washington Valley this holiday weekend.

According to Troop E they conducted a DWI Saturation Patrol in the Conway area between 9pm Saturday and 3 am Sunday. Police said they made a total of 90 motor vehicle stops during the patrol.

Officials reported that during one stop an individual reported suffering from suicidal thoughts, the officer was able to help the individual by providing with medical help at a local hospital.

Police also made one physical arrest during the DWI check. 57-year-old Catherine Heinz, of Fryeburg Maine was arrested for DWi, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, and an active Electronic Bench Warrant. 

Colonel Christopher Wagner, Director of the New Hampshire State Police and Lieutenant Kevin Duffy, Commander of the Troop E barracks said they “consider the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers and enforcement of the Driving While Intoxicated statutes to be a top priority.  They will continue to collaborate and utilize DWI Saturation Patrols and other means to deter, detect and remove impaired drivers from New Hampshire roadways.”