Police: Man steals money, caught after drunken-driving crash

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in Rochester, New Hampshire, say a man suspected of stealing money from a gas station was captured about an hour later after he crashed his car while driving drunk.

WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/14iFe4E ) that police arrested 27-year-old Daniel Wilson after responding to the accident scene on Charles Street near Knight Street around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police say he crossed the double yellow line and crashed into a parked car. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle.

Police identified him as the suspect who an hour earlier had stolen money from a safe at a Shell gas station on Washington Street. They say he managed to take the money while the clerk was busy with several customers.

He was charged with theft.


Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com

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