A 19 year old man has been charged in connection with the theft of a dumper truck which crashed into several vehicles in Newport.
Police say a dumper truck collided with several parked cars and damaged gardens in the area of Bluebell Meadows.
Ben Cooney of Atkinson Drive, Newport, has been charged with:
- Aggravated vehicle taking and vehicle damage of £5,000 or over
- Driving without a licence
- Drink driving
- Driving without insurance
- Five counts of criminal damage to property valued under £5,000
He will appear at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court tomorrow (Saturday).