Lee woman charged in truck theft, crash
February 27. 2012 1:52PM
MANCHESTER - A Lee woman is under arrest after police say she stole a truck on High Street and crashed it into four other vehicles.
About 11:30 Sunday morning, a work truck was reported stolen from outside 51 High St. Simultaneously, police were called for a nearby multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Union and High streets.
Police said it turned out the stolen truck collided with a parked car two blocks away on Union Street, near Lowell Street. It continued south on Union Street, striking two other parked cars near Amherst Street before rear-ending a fourth car stopped at a red light at Hanover Street, according to police.
Police arrested the driver of the truck, identified as Jenell Thompson, 28, of Lee, and charged her with operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, conduct after an accident, and operating after suspension/habitual offender.