Islander Chased by Police Crashes Near P.D.Station

A Nantucket man attempting to elude police in his vehicle early Sunday ended up crashing into a utility pole; in front of the Nantucket Police Department headquarters on Fairgrounds Road.

The Inquirer and Mirror reports that Devery Wollery, 26, of 12 Newtown Road was arrested after he got out of his vehicle and fell on the ground.

Wollery was arraigned in Nantucket District Court Monday on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, a marked-lanes violation, failing to stop for police, failing to stop or yield, and speeding.

Not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf and Wollery is scheduled to return to court February 20 for a pre-trial hearing.


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