EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 8, 2013

NH police find guns, drugs after high-speed stop

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — BEDFORD - New Hampshire State Police stopped a car traveling at 134 mph yesterday and found a lot more than they might have expected.

N.H. Trooper Andrew Monaco stopped Daniel Pirok, 34, of Manchester just after 2 a.m. yesterday on Interstate 293 north in Bedford.

Police said Pirok was driving his 2009 Infinity G37 at 134 mph.

He was carrying a .45 H&K pistol at the time of the traffic stop, police said. He was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI subsequent and possession of cocaine.

Police later searched the car and discovered an AK-47, an AR-15 and ammunition.

Later, police obtained a search warrant for Pirok's home. There, they found scales, plastic bags, cocaine, $6,000 in cash and 30 unidentified pills.

Pirok was held on $5,000 cash bail and is due to be arraigned in Circuit Court in Merrimack.