Drunk driver leaves crash scene in Newport Center with another drunk driver, both arrested

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NEWPORT — Two men from Troy were arrested for DUI after a crash in Newport Center on Thursday.

Police say they responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash into a utility pole near 1665 Cross Road at around 4:00 p.m., and that the driver had left the scene.

Police identified the driver of the crashed vehicle as Casey Bonneau, 24, of Troy.

Shortly afterward, police spotted Bonneau in the passenger seat of a black, 2003 Nissan Maxima, pulling out of a local service station.

The vehicle was subsequently stopped and Bonneau identified himself as the operator of the motor vehicle that crashed on Cross Road.

Police say he provided a preliminary sample of his breath and his BAC measured at .206 percent.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as Francis Beveridge, of Troy, provided a preliminary sample of his breath and his BAC measured at .087 percent.

Both men were placed under arrest.

Bonneau was issued a citation to appear in court to answer to the charge of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Beveridge was issued a citation to appear in court to answer the charge of DUI.

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