East­port man charged with DWI

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GRASONVILLE — An East­port man was charged with driv­ing while in­tox­i­cated af­ter his truck was pulled over on U.S. Route 50 west near Kent Nar­rows.

A deputy on patrol re­ported a speed­ing, red pickup ap­proached him, passed the patrol car and swerved sev­eral times at 1 a.m. Oct. 21. The deputy stopped the truck and spoke with the driver, Christo­pher Thomas Giles, 25, of East­port.

The deputy re­ported a strong odor of al­co­hol com­ing from the truck, beer on the pas­sen­ger floor­board and said Giles had slurred speech and glassy eyes, po­lice said.

Giles at­tempted and failed sev­eral field so­bri­ety tests, po­lice said.

Giles was ar­rested and charged with DWI. He was taken to Cen­tre­ville for pro­cess­ing and later re­leased to a sober driver.

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