Maryland Del. Don Dwyer (R. Anne Arundel), the Maryland legislator who pleaded guilty after crashing a boat in the Magothy River while drunk last year, was arrested overnight for driving under the influence.
ONE IF BY LAND, TWO IF BY SEA! He has done both!
Fellow GOP Delegate Ron George calls on Dwyer to resign
Annapolis, Md. – Delegate Ron George has released the following statement regarding Delegate Don Dwyer. “Out of concern for others who could be harmed and for Don Dwyer himself, I call on him to resign and get help. His constituents deserve good representation.”
Republican House of Delegates Leaders Urge Del. Dwyer to Seek Treatment of Boozing
House Republican Leadership Issues Statement on Dwyer DUI Charge
Annapolis, Md. – Today, the House Republican leaders issued the following statement on Delegate Don Dwyer’s DUI Charge:
“We are deeply troubled by the latest reports charging Delegate Don Dwyer with a DUI. We are grateful that the police were able to intervene before anyone was harmed. We urge Delegate Dwyer to seek treatment immediately.”
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The drunk driving problem among Maryland legislators is a bi-partisan crime….Maryland Majority Leader Kumar Barve was busted for DWI in 2007 and then had a Gaithersburg cop drive him home following his arrest! Majority Leader Barve was also revealed by a news report in 2008 to be taking advantage of an illegal tax dodge, the homestead act, on a home in which he did not live.
An Anne Arundel County Police spokesman says that Dwyer, the 55-year-old Annapolis resident who represents Maryland’s 31st District in the House of Delegates, was taken into custody early Tuesday morning on Route 100 near Edwin Raynor Boulevard in Pasadena.
Authorities say that a patrol officer spotted Dwyer’s car, which bears House of Delegates tags, driving erratically Route 100 just before 12:45 a.m.
After he was pulled over, the Delegate failed each of the three sobriety tests he was given. Dwyer told the arresting officer that he was going home from a bar in Baltimore and had earlier consumed two beers.
Dwyer was sentenced in May to 30 days in jail several months after he crashed his boat last Aug. 22. Nine people, including several children, were seriously injured in the crash.
The Delegate admitted the next day ….MORE