A 22-year old New Milford man has been charged with driving while intoxicated following a car crash that injured his passenger. Putnam County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Cameron’s Deli in Southeast last Friday morning on a report of an unconscious woman inside a vehicle.
The rear passenger door of the vehicle was severely dented and the window had been shattered. Maxwell Archer had a Blood Alcohol Content of .12-percent. He told Police that he hit a tree somewhere on Route 312, but couldn't say where exactly.
An open bottle of whiskey was recovered from inside the vehicle. In addition to the DWI, Archer was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident.