Crashes in Irasburg and Charleston result in DUI charges

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NEWPORT — Two drivers from Orleans County who were involved in car crashes will face DUI charges.

On July 1, at around 11:40 p.m., police were called to investigate a rollover crash on Dane Hill Road in Charleston.

Police say the driver, Caleb Kelley, 20, walked from the scene to a nearby residence. Kelley was arrested for suspicion of DUI, and released on a citation to a sober adult.

On July 3, police responded to the area of 900 Vermont Route 58 in Irasburg, for a report of a single-vehicle crash.

The operator of the vehicle was identified as Scott Souliere, 39, of Orleans.

Police say a strong odor of intoxicants was detected from Souliere, who partially completed standard field sobriety exercises.

Souliere has court ordered conditions not to buy, have, or consume any alcoholic beverages.

He was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and taken to the Derby Barracks for processing.

He will also face charges of careless and negligent operation and violation of conditions of release.