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Delegate Don Dwyer

Sep 30, 2015

Former Md. lawmaker gets 6 months in jail for breaking probation

A former Maryland lawmaker has been sentenced to six months in jail for violating probation relating to a drunken boating case. The Capital reports Don Dwyer was sentenced Wednesday. Dwyer had been ordered to abstain from alcohol after he pleaded guilty to operating a vessel while under the influence. But Dwyer admitted to drinking six […]

May 14, 2013

Del. Dwyer’s attorney appeals 30-day jail sentence

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland lawmaker involved in a boating crash that injured several people was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Tuesday for operating a motorboat under the influence of alcohol, but his attorney has appealed the case to a higher court. David Fischer appealed Anne Arundel District Court Judge Robert Wilcox’s decision shortly […]

May 13, 2013

Lawyer: Md. delegate to plead guilty in boat crash

A Maryland lawmaker plans to plead guilty to operating a motorboat while drunk before an August accident that injured several people, in exchange for dropping charges accusing him of causing the collision, his attorney said Monday. Del. Don Dwyer’s blood-alcohol content was .24 percent — three times the legal limit and higher than the .2 […]

Aug 24, 2012

GOP leadership comment on lawmaker’s accident

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s House Republican leaders say they are troubled by the boating accident involving Delegate Don Dwyer, who has admitted he had been drinking before a collision that hospitalized six people, including the delegate. Delegate Anthony O’Donnell, the House minority leader, and Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, the minority whip, released a short joint statement on [&h[...]

Aug 23, 2012

Md. lawmaker’s blood sample taken after boat collision

SANDY POINT — A police spokesman says a Maryland lawmaker was operating a boat that was in a collision causing serious injuries, and a blood sample was taken from him because investigators believe alcohol could have been a factor. Capt. Jerry Kirkwood, a spokesman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police, said Thursday the sample was […]

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