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Newport avoids jail time after crashing into house
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A man who led authorities on a chase through two counties and slammed into a house will avoid jail time.The defendant, Cameron J. Newport, 32, was granted a two-year judicial diversion on the felony charge of evading arrest with risk to others. He will also be required to perform 32 hours public service work and make restitution. Additional charges of leaving the scene of an accident and vandalism were dismissed as part of the plea agreement.