Ch­ester­town man faces DWI charge

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CH­ESTER­TOWN — A Ch­ester­town man was charged with driv­ing while in­tox­i­cated af­ter he drove his car off of Dou­ble Creek Road and into a field, on Nov. 12, ac­cord­ing to the Queen Anne’s County Sher­iff’s Of­fice.

A deputy on pa­trol saw a Mus­tang driven at a high rate of speed com­ing to­ward him, po­lice said.

The car failed to ne­go­ti­ate a bend in the road, left the road­way into a field, and drove a short dis­tance be­fore re­turn­ing to the road­way,

Then the car drove away at a high rate of speed and even­tu­ally stopped at a res­i­dence on Dou­ble Creek Road, po­lice said.

The driver, Richard Allen Tay­lor Jr., 27, of Ch­ester­town, said he didn’t not have a li­cense and said, “I know. I came around the cor­ner a lit­tle hot,” ac­cord­ing to po­lice.

A com­puter check re­vealed Tay­lor’s li­cense was sus­pended and re­voked in Mary­land and that he was wanted by Eas­ton Po­lice for fail­ure to ap­pear on a court date last May.

Po­lice no­ticed an odor of an al­co­holic bev­er­age al­legedly com­ing from Tay­lor. He was placed un­der ar­rest and charged with driv­ing while in­tox­i­cated, traf­fic ci­ta­tions, and the bench war­rant.

RICHARD ALLEN TAY­LOR JR.

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