Police nab fugitive after car crash in Canaan

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CANAAN — A single-vehicle crash in Canaan on Saturday morning led to the arrest of a fugitive from New Hampshire.

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At around 7:00 a.m. police were advised of a crash at 35 Lake View Drive.

The driver was identified as Dillon Johnson, 21, of Colebrook, New Hampshire.

Police say Johnson had several active warrants for his arrest, including robbery, simple assault, aggravated domestic assault, criminal threatening, and kidnapping.

He was placed under arrest and transported to Derby, where he was processed.

Johnson was lodged at the Newport Correctional Center on fugitive from justice charges out of New Hampshire.
 

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