(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- Broome County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Ouaquaga man Saturday for driving while intoxicated.
Robert H. Krom Jr. crashed into a tree off Bevier Street near Bigelow in the Town of Dickinson in the early morning hours, according to officials. The force of impact toppled the tree, nearly striking a nearby home.
While speaking with Krom, deputies noticed a "strong alcoholic beverage odor" on his breath. Krom was arrested without incident, though he refused to take a chemical breath test once taken to the Sheriff's Office.
The 42-year-old was later released with multiple tickets and is set to return to the Town of Dickson court at a later date.
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