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Man Who Fled Crash Scene Charged with DWI

Police chased the suspect into the hallway of his home.

Manuel J. Aris-Mejia, 30, is due in Ossining Court Feb. 12 to answer charges of driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 

Police were called to the scene of an accident on Ann Street at 3 a.m. Feb. 11. A car had hit another vehicle and a telephone pole.

The driver saw them and ran away, police said. They chased him into his residence on Sarah Street and arrested him in the hall.

He was given a breath test and registered a blood alcohol level of .16, which is twice the legal limit, police said. He has a suspended driver's license. 

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