Three arrested for driving over 100 mph

Samuel Leclerc, Nelson Viera, and Jeremy Clayton (Photos: Connecticut State Police)

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH)  –  State Police have arrested three people on various motor vehicle violations after they were caught during a speed enforcement initiative along I-84 in Vernon traveling at more than 100 mph.

Between Sunday and Monday Troopers charged 26 year old Samuel Gerard Leclerc of Boston with reckless driving for going over 85 mph.  State Police say he was going 123 mph.   31 year old Nelson Viera of East Hartford has been charged with operating a motor vehicle when registration or license is refused / suspended / revoked, reckless driving / operating more than 85 mph, and illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence.   State Police say he was going 108 mph.  43 year old Jeremy Clayton of Tolland has been charged with reckless driving for going 136 mph.

All three men have been released on bonds and will appear in Rockville Superior Court on future dates.

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