Falmouth police arrested Cameron Luke Farrington, 18, Dove Cottage Road, Falmouth, after he struck a house at 218 County Road in Falmouth with his car around 10:30 PM on Thursday night last week, May 7.
According to police, Mr. Farrington originally fled the scene but returned and pleaded with the homeowner not to call police. The accident caused major structural damage, according to police. He was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, speeding, negligent operation, leaving the scene and a marked lanes violation.
His blood alcohol content was 0.14 percent, nearly twice the legal limit, police said. The Falmouth building inspector, fire department and National Grid responded to the scene to assess damage.