Deputies: Driver charged with DWAI after accident near Miami Motel in Hopewell

Deputies say a 23-year-old Rochester man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs following a crash that happened near the Miami Motel on State Route 5&20 in Hopewell.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene along with the Hopewell Fire Department after receiving the report of a car, which had struck a tree on 5&20.

Investigators say Alexander J. Schultz, 23, of Rochester lost control of his vehicle on the slippery roads, and struck a tree with the side passenger door.

Schultz was not injured, according to deputies. However, a subsequent investigation determined that he was driving while ability impaired by drugs.

He was arrested for DWAI drugs, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Schultz was issued appearance tickets returnable to Hopewell Town Court.

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