Police Charge Teen With Aggravated DWI
Saugerties Police have charged 18-year-old Jose A. Flores with Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Use a Designated Lane, and Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol for a Christmas morning crash on Kings Highway in Saugerties.
Police allege that Flores had a blood alcohol content of .21% when he failed to negotiate a turn, ran off the road, and landed the car in a ditch at about 4:46 AM Monday morning. Flores was uninjured in the wreck. He was processed at the Saugerties Police Department and released to a family member. He is due to appear in Saugerties Court in January to answer the charges.