Colton man jailed after leaving the scene of Pierrepont accident while allegedly driving drunk
Monday, August 20, 2012 - 10:25 am

PIERREPONT -- A Colton man was held on $5,000 cash bail after he allegedly left the scene of a property damage accident while driving drunk on State Highway 56.

Edward S. Thompson, 51, of Colton was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and failure to keep right, following an accident in Potsdam Friday at 2:35 a.m.

Canton-based state police said Thompson was transported to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on $5,000 bail.