Newmarket Windshield Smasher Leads New Hampshire, Maine Police on Chase
🚨 Travis J. Moseley escaped Rochester Police, who spotted him at Spaulding Common
🚨 He hit two police vehicles during the pursuit from Rochester into Maine
🚨 Moseley was finally stopped by a tire deflation device
The man wanted for smashing windshields in Newmarket was caught after a wild two-state chase Tuesday afternoon.
Newmarket Police issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of Travis J. Moseley, 23, of Portsmouth, following a series of windshields broken in Newmarket over several days. Two Newmarket police vehicles were also vandalized.
Rochester Police said they went to Spaulding Common Tuesday around 12:15 p.m. where Mosley was inside his Ford Escape, having backed into a parking space in front of a tree. When an officer positioned his vehicle to block Moseley, he made several multi-point turns to get out of the space.
He hit two Rochester cruisers as he successfully exited the space. Moseley threw things out the window trying to further damage the police vehicles, according to New Hampshire State Police.
Moseley got onto the southbound Spaulding Turnpike and was eventually found parked in the parking lot of Cumberland Farms on Knight Street, but sped away when he saw police, according to Rochester Police. He headed south onto South Main Street and picked up speed on Rochester Hill Road at a high rate of speed.
New Hampshire State Police picked up the pursuit as Moseley headed south on the Spaulding Turnpike, then northbound onto Interstate 95. Moseley was then seen on Route 1 in Wells by Maine State Police, who followed as he headed back onto I-95. He headed south but was stopped by tire deflating devices in York, where he was then taken into custody.
Mosley requested to be taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he was evaluated for injuries, then turned over to New Hampshire State Police. He is being held at the Rockingham County House of Corrections to face a slew of charges from the pursuit in New Hampshire, including:
- Four counts of reckless conduct (B felony)
- Three counts of Disobeying a Police Officer (A misdemeanor)
- Three counts of operating after suspension (violation)
- Criminal mischief (B Felony),
- Resisting Arrest (A misdemeanor)
- Conduct After an Accident (A misdemeanor)