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Hooksett police arrest two men on DWI charges early Monday

Union Leader Correspondent

November 20. 2017 12:18PM

HOOKSETT — Two men were arrested on opposite sides of town early Monday, each accused of driving while intoxicated.

Eric Fehrenbach, 27 of Keesville, N.Y. and Pasang Tamang, 22 of Manchester were arrested on DWI charges between 1 and 2 a.m., police said.

Fehrenbach also faces charges of criminal threatening and mischief, police said.

Fehrenbach refused bail and was held overnight in the Merrimack County jail. Tamang was released on personal recognizance bail, police said.

According to a release, about 1 a.m. police on West River Road south of the truck inspection station were investigating a report of a hit-and-run accident.

A car heading south near the Manchester line matched a description and the officers pulled it over.

Fehrenbach, the driver, smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking, police said. He was arrested after a field sobriety test. Police said while he was in the cruiser he became violent.

About 1:40 a.m., police said pulled over a car on Hooksett Road near the Manchester line after it allegedly crossed the center line.

Tamang, the driver, smelled of alcohol and admitted he had been drinking, police said.

Tamang, who took a field sobriety test, was arrested. A breathalyzer found his BrAC at 0.12, police said.

Fehrenbach was to be arraigned Monday and Tamang on Dec. 6, police said.

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