Man Steals Amazon Van, Leads New Hampshire Police on Chase
A man who led police on a chase in a stolen Amazon delivery van was stopped when he wound up on a dead end street Sunday afternoon.
The van was making a delivery on Fruit Street in Concord around 2:45 p.m. when Richard Royea, 40, of Concord took the vehicle, according to NH State Police. Working with Amazon, troopers were able to track the van to Interstate 93. Royea refused to stop for troopers in Hooksett and continued into Manchester. Police surrounded the van when it came to a dead end on Elm Street, according to police.
Royea was treated for minor injuries at Concord Hospital. A trooper was treated and released for a minor injury.
Royra continued to refuse to comply with police orders and was apprehended by State Police K-9 Ragnar. He was charged with receiving stolen property, resisting arrest/detention, aggravated driving while intoxicated, disobeying a police officer, reckless operation, and operating without a license.
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