An assistant basketball coach has been accused of driving under the influence after being in a single-car accident. The Maryland coach was accused of a drinking and driving offense and other charges after he apparently refused to take a sobriety test. He was given a discretionary release and is scheduled to appear in court in January of next year.
Maryland's third annual HERO Campaign 5k walk took place on Sunday, Oct. 6. The annual charity event raises money to combat drinking and driving by promoting the use of a designated driver. The group was started 13 years ago by the parents of a graduate from the Naval Academy in Annapolis who was killed by a drunk driver. This is their way of honoring the memory of their son.
An elderly Maryland woman was crossing the street that takes her from her home to her mailbox when she was struck by a car. That car initially fled the scene, but later returned. The driver of that car was charged with what police believed was a DUI-related death.
A car occupied by four teenagers was pulled over by police officers from Anne Arundel County. Officers claim that the driver was somehow impaired. As a result of that belief, the 17-year-old driver was arrested for juvenile DUI and other charges.