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Police: Two Mass. drivers nabbed driving more than 100 mph on Sunday morning

By PAUL FEELY
New Hampshire Union Leader

August 20. 2017 9:55PM
ANGELINA CLEMONS, left, and NICOLE COURNOYER 

SALEM — Two Massachusetts women are facing reckless operation charges after being caught by New Hampshire state police aircraft driving more than 100 mph along Interstate 93 in Salem early Sunday.

According to state police, Sgt. Christopher Storm of the New Hampshire State Police Special Enforcement Unit was assigned to monitor traffic from state police aircraft on I-93 northbound in Salem between 7 to 10 a.m. on Sunday when he observed a 2015 Hyundai Elantra traveling 106 mph in a posted 65 mph zone.

Storm radioed to Trooper Thomas Conlon on the ground, who pulled over the Elantra, driven by a woman identified by police as Angelina Clemons, 25, of New Bedford, Mass. According to police, Clemons gave no reason for speeding, and was charged with reckless operation. She is scheduled to be arraigned in Salem Circuit Court on Oct. 12 at 8 a.m.

A short time later, Storm reported observing another car, this time a 2006 Toyota Highlander, traveling 119 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Once again Storm radioed Trooper Conlon, who pulled over the Highlander and its driver, identified as Nicole Cournoyer, 28 of Methuen, Mass.

According to police, Cournoyer stated she was unaware of her speed and was trying to make an exit. She was also charged with reckless operation, and is scheduled to be arraigned in Salem Circuit Court on Oct. 12 at 8 a.m.


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