The New Hampshire police were engaged in a multi-state car chase before apprehending and arresting a Kingston man on Saturday evening.
Eric Earle, 20, was alledgedly traveling down the wrong lane of the Merrimac rotary, hit a sign post, drove into a chain-link gate and crashed intoa wooded area.
Earle then fled on foot from the vehicle and was later apprehended.
He is being charled with reckless operation of a vehicle, assault with a dangerous weapon and Melicious Destruction of properly, among other charges.
Earle is being held on $2,500 bail at the Middleton House of Corrections pending his arraignment in Newburyport District Court on Tuesday.