A driver witnessed a hit-and-run accident recently and chased down the driver who had struck the unoccupied vehicle. When both vehicles came to an intersection where police were investigating a previous accident, the pursuing witness advised police of what had happened. When police caught up with the vehicle described by the witness, the driver had lost control of the vehicle and hit a house near where the hit-and-run had taken place. She was then taken into custody on a drunk driving charge.
A military veteran believed to have been exposed to Agent Orange during his service has a history of alcohol abuse and mental instability. As a result, he has a criminal record that includes multiple DUIs. That was not what recently got him sentenced to five years in prison, however. That sentence is for the DUI-related death of a woman in Maryland.
Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop of a vehicle they say was speeding down Maryland's Coastal Highway. It is alleged that the driver of that vehicle failed to stop for officers. After the subject vehicle was in an accident, he was arrested for drunk driving.
A commissioner of a Maryland county was arrested for driving under the influence and other charges in the evening hours of Jan. 30. The arrest was made based on field sobriety tests conducted at the time of the traffic stop. When the commissioner later took a Breathalyzer test, his blood alcohol content was reportedly above the state's legal limit of .08.