Arraignment scheduled in New Salem incident


Nghia V. Le, 18, of Manchester, New Hampshire, is expected to be arraigned at 9:30 a.m. in Orange District Court, tomorrow, Oct. 30, in connection with an Oct. 19 incident in New Salem in which a state trooper was stabbed.

Le is being held on $1 million cash bail pending arraignment. 

He  faces charges of assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, armed carjacking, assault and battery upon a police officer, receiving stolen property valued at over $1,200, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for police, and resisting arrest. 

There will be time for media questions after arraignment, tentatively on the 4th Floor of the courthouse.