Easton man charged with DUI, drug possession – Westport News

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Man charged with DUI, drug possession — An Easton man is facing drug and drunken driving charges after police caught him speeding down a street with small amounts of cocaine on his person, police said.Officer Shane Pucci was on a routine patrol Monday evening when he pulled over a vehicle for traveling unreasonably fast down Bayberry Lane.Upon approaching the vehicle, Pucci reported a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the vehicle. While speaking with the driver, Pucci glimpsed a long brown paper bag containing an alcoholic beverage, police said.Mark Bartolone, 50, was administered a sobriety test, which he failed.A search of Bartolone’s vehicle later revealed .04 grams of cocaine and several containers of alcohol.Bartolone was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, operating while under suspension, traveling unreasonably fast and possession of narcotics. He posted a $500 bond, and is expected in court on May 3.

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