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Police: Newport man damaged property, hayfield during joyride in Newport Center

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NEWPORT — Police say a 23-year-old Newport man went for a joyride on someone’s hayfield, smashing the vehicle and property in the process.

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Henri Cyr, 23, of Newport, is facing charges of unlawful trespass, unlawful mischief, and aggravated operation without consent of the owner.

At around 3:00 p.m. on Friday, police say they responded to a residence on Route 105 in Newport Center, for a report of a suspicious incident.

Through investigation, responding troopers determined that Cyr had trespassed onto the property.

While on the property, Cyr operated a motor vehicle that had been parked on the premises without the consent of the vehicle’s owner. While operating the vehicle, he caused damage to a hayfield.

Police say he also drove into a tree, causing significant damage to the vehicle. While at the property, Cyr also smashed a glass window of a shanty.

Cyr was cited to appear in Orleans Superior Court, Criminal Division on June 13, 2017, to answer to the charges.