BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boynton Beach resident Robert Amann is facing DUI charges after allegedly drinking in Boca Raton and crashing in Delray Beach.
From the police report reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com:
“On November 5, 2020, at 17:42 hours, a motor vehicle crash occurred in the intersection of NW 1st Avenue and NW 2nd St. A tan 2007 Hyundai Sonata was traveling north on NW 1st Avenue. A white 2018 Dodge Journey was traveling west on NW 2nd Street. While the Dodge continued west, the Hyundai failed to stop at a posted stop sign and struck the Dodge. The front end of the Hyundai struck the left side of the Dodge. After the crash occurred, the Hyundai did not stop and continued north on NW 1st Avenue. The victim/driver of the Dodge followed the Hyundai attempting to stop the vehicle. The Hyundai turned right (east) onto NW 3rd Street, and then left (north) onto North Swinton Avenue. While on North Swinton Avenue, the Hyundai stopped in traffic and the victim approached the Hyundai on foot. The victim told the white male driver to stop because of the crash. The victim stated the white male driver appeared to be “not functioning” and unable to put the Hyundai into the park gear. The victim reached over the white male driver and put the Hyundai into park and turned off the engine while removing the vehicle key from the ignition. The victim stated there was nobody else in the Hyundai besides the white male driver. The victim stated she never lost sight of the Hyundai from the crash scene to the 300 block of N. Swinton Avenue. The white male driver was identified as Robersons Dennis Amann.”
Continues the Delray Beach Police Officer filing the report, “Amann was standing outside the Hyundai. I smelled an odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage coming from Amann. Amann’s eyes were red and had a glass like appearance. Amann’s speech was slurred while speaking. Amann had a slow response while answering questions. Amann stumbled a few times while walking during this incident.”
According to the report, Amann told police he started driving around 6 p.m. from the Lion Eagle Pub at 240 North Federal Highway in Boca Raton. Police say Amann acknowledged consuming two beers between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. before driving. Amann, according to the police report, couldn’t explain the damage to his car and refused to perform roadside tasks.
Robert Amann is now charged with “DUI — Unlawful Blood Alcohol — DUI Damage To Property or Person Of Another,” and “Hit and Run, Leave Scene of Crash Involving Damage to Property,” according to jail records. He was booked into the Palm Beach County and later released on his own recognizance.
Amann’s home address is listed as the 6600 block of Ohara Avenue in Boynton Beach.
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