Maryland: NRP Cops Nab the DUI, Boozy, Woozy and High-Speed Bozos of the Backwoods of Western Maryland

Cops Nab the DUI, Boozy, Woozy and High-Speed Bozos of the Backwoods of Western Maryland

WESTERNPORT, MD. (Oct. 2, 2015) — The Maryland Natural Resources Police report that the mountain boys are restless and stirring on the roads, fields and streams of Western Maryland.

A West Virginia man was charged in September with two counts of impaired driving as he tried to drive away from a store in Westernport.

Virgil Licugas Didawick, 56, of Elk Garden, W.V., was stopped by an NRP Officer Walter May who police report saw him stumble and fall on the side of his vehicle while stopped at Fair Price Market. The man was unable to perform field sobriety tests. He was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and taken to the Cumberland barrack of the Maryland State Police for a breathalyzer test, which he refused.

Didawick is scheduled to appear in Allegany District Court on a later date. If found guilty, he could be fined a maximum of $1,000 and have his license suspended for six months.

Joshua Sean Marsh DUI on the fly in McCoole

MCCOOLE, MD. — Police say a Swanton man was charged with driving under the influence on Sept. 19, 2015  at 12:20 a.m., when an officer stopped his vehicle for going 68 mph in a 50 mph zone on Route 135 in McCoole.

Joshua Sean Marsh, 32, of 511 Lee Road in Swanton, Md., allegedly had slurred speech and failed field sobriety tests, and registered a blood alcohol content of .13, well over the legal limit of .08.

He received three citations for impaired driving and one for speeding. He has not yet received a date to appear in Allegany District Court.

A previous DUI arrest of Joshua Sean Marsh in Garrett County by a Maryland State Trooper on Nov. 11, 2007 resulted in the Allegany County States Attorney dropping the charge in District Court on Feb. 28, 2008.

During Domestic Violence charges with a Judge ordering him to stay away from a victim; Marsh worked out a plea deal with Allegany County States Attorney who put assault charges against Marsh on the Stet Docket on Sept. 21, 2010.   Marsh was represented by the welfare attorney for this plea deal, who is paid by the taxpayers to defend those charged with criminal offenses.