Date of Release: Saturday, 17 May, 2008
Reference: DWI Related Motor Vehicle Collision and Arrest
On Saturday, 17 May, 2008 at 7:27am Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department responded to the Saratoga and Porpoise Way Intersection in the Atlantic Heights Development for a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival officers discovered a 1998 Ford Escort had collided with a telephone pole. The vehicle sustained extensive front end damage resulting in a full airbag deployment. Personnel from P.S.N.H responded and assessed the telephone which was deemed safe. The Operator and sole occupant of the vehicle:
Glenn M. Small
128 Concord Way
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital for unknown injuries. It is unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt. Investigation at the hospital determined probable cause existed to believe Mr. Small was operating under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled drugs at the time of the collision. Mr. Small was arrested and subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He was released on $1000.00 personal recognizance bail. An arraignment date is scheduled in Portsmouth District Court on Tuesday, 16 June, 2008.
The Portsmouth Police Department requests anyone who may have witnessed this collision contact Officer David Keaveny of the Portsmouth Police Department at (603) 610-7511. Specific inquiries may be made with the Shift Commander at (603) 610-7406.
Those who wish to remain anonymous are encouraged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (603) 431-1199. Rewards may be available to those who provide information which leads to a conviction.