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Wicomico County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday September 7th, 2010 :: 03:07 p.m. EDT



Incident: DUI

Date of Incident: 3 September 2010

Location: Ocean Gateway at Walston Switch Road, Salisbury, MD

Suspect: Christopher Allen Dyer, 21, Georgetown, DE

Narrative: On 3 September 2010 at 9:42 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Ocean Gateway at Walston Switch Road. Upon approaching the driver, the deputy detected a strong odor of alcohol emanating from with Chevrolet Pick Up Truck. The driver had the deputy exit the vehicle for field sobriety testing. After the administration of the tests, the deputy placed Dyer under arrest.

After arrest and while sitting in the passenger side of the Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle, Dyer managed to rip the microphone from the vehicle’s mobile radio.

The deputy transported Dyer to the Maryland State Police Barrack for a breath sample before then taking him to the Central Booking Unit. At the Central Booking Unit Dyer was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, Dyer was detained in the Detention Center by the Commissioner in lieu of $5,000.00 bond.

Charges: Malicious Destruction of Property

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se

Driving While Impaired by Alcohol

Operator of a Motor Vehicle not restrained by a seat belt

Operation of a Motor Vehicle with Excessively Loud Exhaust

Releasing Authority: 1st SGT Tim Robinson Date: 7 September 2010

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office
401 Naylor Mill Rd
Salisbury, MD 21801

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 410-548-4891

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