Three people were arrested for driving more than 100 mph on Interstate 84 in Vernon over the holiday weekend.
A 2013 BMW 3-series was speeding on the northbound side of 84 around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday. Trooper, who was conducting speeding enforcement, spotted the BMW and capture the vehicle speeding with a L1DAR. Police said the vehicle was traveling 123 mph in the clearly in a 65 mph zone.
Boston resident Samuel Gerard Leclerc, 26, was charged with reckless driving. Leclerc was released a $500 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned at Rockville Superior Court in Vernon on Oct. 25.
Later on Sunday night, police stopped a driver, who was driving 108 mph near exit 66. When police stopped 31-year-old East Hartford resident Nelson Viera, troopers said they “suspected that he was under the influence of alcohol.”
After troopers conducted “several field sobriety tests,” Viera was charged with drive under the influence, reckless driving, and driving with a suspended license.
A breath test taken at state police barracks in Tolland “indicated his blood alcohol content was over the legal limit,” police said.
On Monday, a trooper was conducting speeding enforcement in an unmarked Dodge Charger the area of exit 66 when police said a grey Audi S4 sped by, traveling at a speed of 136 MPH.
Police arrested 43-year-old Jeremy Clayton, of Tolland, who was driving the Audi.
Clayton was charged with reckless driving. He was released a $500 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned at Rockville Superior Court in Vernon on Oct. 25.
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