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Mason, N.H.

Police chief injured after traffic stop

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Warrants are being sought for a 38-year-old Fitchburg man who allegedly injured the police chief of Mason, N.H., during an attempted arrest Friday night, police said. Police Chief Barry Hutchins stopped a car occupied by Russell Monbleau and a woman at 8:40 p.m. on Brookline Road, the Mason Police Department said. When the chief tried to arrest Monbleau for possession of crack cocaine, police said, Monbleau struck him several times, threw a metal chair at him, then fled into the woods. The vehicle’s driver, Danielle Dickstein, 34, of Amherst, N.H., was arrested at the scene for possession of crack cocaine and marijuana, police said.

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