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Local & State news briefs: May 17, 2013

The police in Merrimack said a road rage incident led to one driver squirting another with suntan lotion.

The police said a woman honked her horn when the car in front of her didn’t move as a traffic light turned green. WMUR reported the driver ahead of her, William Farrell, got out of his car at the next intersection and squirted suntan lotion at her through her open window.

The woman called 911, and Farrell turned himself in to the police. The police said Farrell was arrested on a charge of simple assault, and was released on bail.


Student charged with trying to get toxic gas

A Dartmouth College student has been arrested after the police said he tried to obtain nitrous oxide gas.

The Hanover police said a package addressed to Victor Lekweuwa was delivered to campus earlier this month.

Investigators found four cartons of nitrous oxide canisters inside.

The 22-year-old senior was charged with attempt to commit inhaling toxic vapors of effect.

WMUR reported the police said the abuse of nitrous oxide gas by students has been a problem for many years.

The Associated Press

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