Fort Plain man charged with DWI

FONDA – A Fort Plain man fled an accident, got into a second accident and was charged for driving while intoxicated Saturday, a State Police report said.

Robert F. Sweet, 47, drove his vehicle into a ditch on Clinton Road in the town of Canajoharie. State Police in Fonda found Sweet after receiving a report that his vehicle left the scene of a previous accident where he had hit a sign in front of Tres Locos in the town of Palatine, the report said.

Sweet was administered a standardized field sobriety test and found to be intoxicated. He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and forth-degree criminal mischief.

He will appear in the town of Canajoharie and the town of Palatine courts March 13.