A former Lyndon Institute boys’ ice hockey coach was ordered held without bail following an alleged high-speed chase. Christopher Meunier, 56, was slapped with 12 charges after being accused of a violent pursuit on Sept. 6, where he reportedly fled a traffic stop, knocked down a state trooper, and struck a police cruiser. The most serious charge is reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony punishable by one to seven years in state prison. According to state police, Meunier was pulled over on Interstate 93 South for driving with an expired registration and inspection sticker. Meunier reportedly physically resisted officers and sped away, knocking down one state trooper and nearly hitting the other. Meunier fled on Interstate 93 South at 110 miles per hour. The Littleton Police Department took Meunier into custody that evening without further incident. Meunier coached the Lyndon Institute boys’ hockey team for three seasons from 2017 to 2020.
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