April 25. 2018 9:22AM

Merrimack man charged with drunk driving after traffic stop


MERRIMACK — A Merrimack man is facing drunk driving charges after a traffic stop early Sunday on Turkey Hill Road, according to a police press release.

According to Merrimack Police Sgt. Chris Spillane, an officer observed a motor vehicle infraction on Turkey Hill Road around 2:46 a.m.

Police said the officer stopped the vehicle, spoke with the driver and noticed the man displayed signs of impairment.

Police identified the driver as Christian Coulson, 42, of 1 Winrow Drive.

Coulson was arrested on charges of operating under the influence, police said, and was transported to Merrimack police headquarters for booking.

He was later released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail, and is scheduled to appear in Merrimack 9th Circuit District Court on May 3 for arraignment.