New Hampshire man arrested for allegedly hitting teenagers’ automobile ‘purposefully,’ pretending to be a U.S. marshal


Nashua resident Jeremy McKenna, 38, is dealing with a number of expenses.

Nashua police arrested a 38-year-old man Tuesday for allegedly inflicting a automotive crash “purposefully” after which pretending to be a U.S. marshal, amongst different alleged crimes.

Jeremy McKenna, of Nashua, is dealing with a number of expenses, together with three counts of felony reckless conduct and one depend of misdemeanor felony mischief, police mentioned in a press launch. 

Jeremy McKenna, 38, of Nashua, New Hampshire, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly hitting a young person’s automotive “purposefully.”

On Oct. 10, two juvenile victims advised officers {that a} male driver, who was later recognized as McKenna, allegedly “purposefully” hit their automobile together with his, police mentioned. In doing so, he allegedly drove them off the street on East Hollis Avenue and triggered a crash.

After the crash, police mentioned, McKenna allegedly advised the victims he was a regulation enforcement officer and threatened them with a rock and stick. The victims advised police that he allegedly threw the rock and broken the windshield of their automobile earlier than driving off.

The victims contacted their dad and mom, who drove to them, police mentioned. When the dad and mom discovered McKenna, he allegedly drove into their automobile, inflicting a second crash. Officers recognized McKenna because the suspect and arrested him quickly after. 

Additional investigation revealed that, in an unrelated incident on Oct. 8, McKenna allegedly rammed one other automobile together with his earlier than leaving the scene of the crash, police mentioned. Moreover, he was allegedly out on bail after being arrested on Oct. 4 for one more unrelated incident. 

Nobody was injured in any of the crashes, police mentioned. Along with the reckless conduct and felony mischief expenses, they charged McKenna with one depend of impersonating a police officer, three counts of conduct after an accident, two counts of felony threatening, and one depend of breach of bail.

At McKenna’s arraignment Wednesday, Hillsborough County prosecutor Michele Battaglia mentioned he made a U-turn in his SUV to have the ability to pull up beside the victims, who have been each of their teenagers.

Moreover, the prosecutor alleged, he recognized himself as a U.S. marshal and accused the teenagers of getting medicine of their Honda Accord earlier than ordering them to get out of the automotive, WMUR reported.

McKenna’s protection legal professional mentioned on the arraignment that McKenna’s psychological well being has been affected by “stress at work,” the information station reported.

“I feel the police report displays that his recollection of what occurred differs considerably from the alleged victims’ recollections,” she mentioned. “…He acknowledges that his personal psychological well being performed a task in escalating the scenario.”