Man knocking on doors accused of DWI crash


BENNINGTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – An alleged drunk driver is accused of driving his car into a ditch and then knocking on doors, looking for help. New York State Police say they were initially called to a possible attempted break in scene last weekend on Dersam Road, in the Town of Bennington.

When police got to the scene, they say they found a car that had been in an accident and 48-year-old Robert E. Dehr had been knocking on area residents’ doors. Dehr allegedly lost control of his vehicle, went off the road and got stuck in a ditch.

Dehr was arrested for driving while intoxicated, he a breath sample revealed an alleged .18 percent BAC. Hr was charged with aggravated DWI and moving from lane unsafely. He was released and will appear in Bennington Town Court to answer charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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