Drunk driver jumps curb, damages sign on Ovid St.

On Wednesday of last week at approximately 9:42 pm, The Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Robert J. Watkins age 51 of Seneca Falls NY for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated after a property damage accident that took out a street sign shortly after 9:00 pm.Watkins was driving a vehicle 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 10:00 pm to answer the charges.

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