Wanted fugitive cannot outrun law officers in Allenstown
ALLENSTOWN, N.H. -- A high-speed drama is caught on camera in New Hampshire.
The incident started when fugitive Timothy Walsh, 41, was pulled over for a routine traffic stop.
"The information the operator was providing did make a whole lot of sense. It was a suspicious situation. He called for a backup unit. That unit arrived. They attempted to get that individual out of the vehicle. He refused to get out of the vehicle," said Chief Shaun Mulholland, Allenstown Police Department.
An officer then smashed Walsh's back window to pull the driver out.
However, Walsh instead took off. He drove through three communities for close to 40 minutes.
Officers used a spike mat to slow Walsh, yet the suspect continued his escape attempt with two blown out tires.
After an additional chase on foot, a taser gun and K-9 unit were finally able to take Walsh down to the ground.
"The so-called routine traffic stop is never quite routine, unfortunately," said Chief Mulholland.
Walsh, who has a criminal record dating back to the 1980s, was wanted in both Arkansas and South Carolina.
He is currently being held on $50,000 cash bail.
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