Dresden man arrested for DWI after driving his car into Seneca Lake

Early Wednesday morning a Dresden man drove his car into Seneca Lake before being charged for driving while intoxicated.

Police responded to an address on Locust Grove Road in the town on Benton around 6:20 a.m. for the report of a suspicious person.


Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Mark Ramirez, 21, had hit a tree which sent his car into the lake.

After field sobriety tests he was taken to the sheriff’s office for a chemical testing and awaited arraignment.


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