Man Out on Bail for Boat Theft Wanted on Assault Charges, Runs from Manchester Police
Manchester Police have arrested Andrew Dufresne, 51, on a warrant out of Webster, NH.
Manchester Police first spotted Dufresne driving a vehicle on the Bridge St Bridge. When Dufresne saw the officers he sped up and eventually turned into the Mill West Parking lot. As pedestrians were walking through the lot, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed causing a substantial risk to public safety. Near Allard Dr the vehicle came to an abrupt stop and Dufresne got out, jumped a fence and ran. Officers were able to catch up with him on foot and take him into custody.
Dufresne’s charges stemming from the Webster warrant are Second Degree Assault – DV, 2 counts of Simple Assault –DV, Obstructing the Report of a Crime, and Breach of Bail. He was also determined to have a warrant out of the US District Court of New Hampshire charging him with a violation of a condition of supervised release.
Dufresne was already out on bail for a felony theft charge in relation to a stolen boat and trailer from a Blaine St. property that occurred while Dufresne was out on supervised release. Manchester Police additionally charged Dufresne with Reckless Conduct with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Operating Without a Valid License, and Resisting Arrest.