A Marlborough, Mass., woman pleaded not guilty Monday to an aggravated drunken driving charge after she allegedly led New Hampshire State Police on a chase that lasted some 10 miles before ending near the Massachusetts border Sunday, officials said.
Margaret E. Flynn, 45, was arraigned Monday in Salem, N.H., District Court on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, disobeying a police officer, and resisting arrest, New Hampshire State Police said in a statement.
She was released on personal recognizance. She is scheduled to return to court Aug. 6 for a pretrial hearing, a court clerk said.
State Police said they received reports of a vehicle being driven erratically on Interstate 93 South in Londonderry, N.H., at 8:11 p.m. Sunday.
A trooper in Windham was first to locate the vehicle and the driver initially stopped at the I-93 weigh station there.
But Flynn allegedly drove off and was stopped at Exit 1 in Salem by troopers and Salem police, officials said.
Flynn did not want to get out of her car, State Police said.
“The driver refused to exit the vehicle. Troopers and officers were able to gain entry and remove the driver,’’ State Police said in the statement.
Flynn was taken into custody after what State Police called a “brief struggle.’’