The driver of this Jeep Wrangler was arrested for DWI following an accident which broke a utility pole in Rochester Wednesday. (Courtesy photo)
2 charged in separate Rochester DWI accidents
The first, at 6:39 p.m., closed Salmon Falls Road. Police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded after a northbound 2007 Jeep Wrangler driven by Richard Wilkins, 49, of 68 Brooks Road, Barrington, left the road and struck a utility pole. The pole, near Tara Estates along Salmon Falls Road, snapped in half.
Wilkins, who was later charged with driving while intoxicated, was released on $1,500 personal recognizance pending an arraignment, scheduled for Dec. 9.
Blaney was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was bailed on $2,500 personal recognizance and a court date of Dec. 9 was set.