Upper Marlboro, MD – Oct. 8, 2015— Maryland State Police report that they arrested an impaired driver, later identified as a Howard County Police Officer, who left the scene of a crash that injured another in Prince George’s County on Oct. 7, 2015. The boozing cop also had a child in the car with him, say police.
The wave of drunk driving crashes continues. The most recent, an overnight crash killing 25-year-old Alan Sanchez. Deputies say Sanchez was speeding when he crossed the center medium near Coors and Gun Club. He then hit another car and rolled several times
An arrest report says 35-year-old Popp said he’d been up since 6 a.m. Saturday and had been “drinking all day.” He told troopers he’d attended the concert in Tampa.
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“I do not condone POFC Rabain’s decision to drive after consuming any amount of alcohol. While we will never know precisely what role alcohol played in this crash, the outcome is tragic. The excessive speed can not be ignored either. But we do know that in the final moments of his life, this young officer was committed to protecting the people of Prince George’s County,” said Chief Mark Magaw.
Hours before the crash, Abad had posted a photo on his Instagram page of three shot glasses filled with what he identified as “Jack Daniels Fire on the house.” Investigators have applied for a warrant to test Abad’s blood-alcohol level
Officers on duty who witnessed the March 4 incident wanted to arrest the agents and conduct sobriety tests, according to a current and a former government official familiar with the incident. But the officers were ordered by a supervisor on duty that night to let the agents go home, said these people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive internal matter.
Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Ricard, a Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy was suspended immediately without pay until further notice. The Sheriff added that Ricard was off duty and in her personal vehicle at the time of this incident. Ricard was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.