Chestertown man faces DWI charge
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.