Man Arrested for Aggravated DWI Following Property Damage Accident

On the 27th of January 2013 at approximately 9:42 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Robert J. Watkins, age 51, of 192 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls NY 13148 for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated. The arrested stemmed from a property damage motor vehicle accident that occured around 9:10 p.m. Watkins’ vehicle was traveling south on Bridge Street in the Town of Seneca Falls and allegedly passed through the intersection of Bridge Street and Ovid Street jumped the curb and damaged a street sign. The vehicle then came to rest in a residence yard on Ovid Street. The investigation found Watkins to be intoxicated. Watkins was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a blood alcohol level being a .21 . Watkins was also charged with Open Container and Failure to Maintain Designated Lane. Watkins is to appear in the Town of Seneca Falls Court on the 14th of February 2013 at 10:00pm to answer the charges.

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