Berlin Man Charged with DUI after 2 Crashes Minutes Apart

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A Berlin man has been charged with DUI after he was involved in two vehicle crashes Saturday night.  Maryland State Police say a pickup driven by 36 year old Rogelio Gutierrez struck a telephone pole on Mt Hermon Road in Pittsville just before 8pm breaking the support lines.  Gutierrez left the scene but left debris from the crash at the scene.  Minutes later Maryland State Police were called for a second single vehicle crash involving the same pickup.  Police smelled alcohol coming from the driver and conducted standard field sobriety tests which Gutierrez did not complete successfully.  He was arrested for DUI, and negligent and reckless driving.