Ocean City Police Beat: Hot Rod Harry Huntsman faces dozens of tickets; raising legal fees on Go Fund Me

Hot Rod Harry Huntsman

Hot Rod Harry Huntsman a Menace Statewide: Charged With Blast-Off in Ocean City Event

(June 8, 2015) – Hot Rod Harry Huntsman needs to meet a hanging Judge who is willing to put him behind bars for a couple of years, should he be found guilty of his many alleged instances of dangerous and deadly operation on Maryland highways.

Corvette bragging rights on tee shirt

Huntsman has produced a tee shirt with his admission that he was driving the Corvette and posted this photo on his Facebook page. Will he wear the tee shirt to court?

From Calvert to Montgomery to Worcester County, Huntsman has been racking up thousands of dollars in potential traffic fines while narrowly missing and possibly killing other motorists, according to court records.

Ocean City police have charged the driver of the blue 2008 Chevrolet Corvette that performed a “donut” and burnout on Coastal Highway on May 16, 2015 during the OC Cruisin’ event.

Police initiated an investigation after a video of the incident surfaced online. With assistance from numerous tips from citizens regarding the incident, officers were able to identify the driver of the vehicle as Harry M. Huntsman, 25, of 801 Mallett Hill Lane, Millersville, MD. Huntsman was subsequently stopped in Ocean City on May 30 for an additional traffic violation and was issued the citations for the May 16 incident at that time.

Huntsman was charged with the following traffic offenses:

  • Driving motor vehicle in a manner intended to cause skidding
  • Driving spinning wheels
  • Driving motor vehicle in a manner intended to cause excessive noise
  • Failure to drive right of center
  • Negligent driving
  • Reckless driving

The Ocean City Police Department is reminding residents and visitors of Ocean City that negligent and reckless driving behavior is extremely dangerous and could quickly result in tragedy. In an effort to keep Ocean City streets safe for motorists and pedestrians, similar driving behavior will be met with strict enforcement and zero tolerance.

Huntsman was charged by Montgomery County, Md., Police Officer J. Innocenti on March 20, 2015 at 12:48 am with following too closely; failing to pull over for a police vehicle; driving while suspended, negligent driving, and unsafe lane change while tooling along at 130 mph on Interstate 270 while driving his hot-rod Corvette. Hot Rod Harry Huntsman is set to appear in Montgomery County District Court on July 2, 2015.

Huntsman was cited for texting while driving a 2010 Volkswagon on Rt. 4 at Fox Run Blvd. by Maryland State Trooper C. Esnes. On May 14, 2015 he was found guilty and ordered to pay a $70 fine.

In another case of “spinning wheels” a favorite sport of the redneck culture, Huntsman entered a guilty plea in a deal with the Calvert County States Attorney on Oct. 29, 2014.  Huntsman was allowed Probation before Judgment and was fined $44.50 for the incident which took place on June 29, 2014 on Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick.

Huntsman was charged with driving while suspended on Broomes Island Road at Rt. 4 on by Maryland State Trooper K. Rowe on Dec. 10, 2013 at 12:17 pm. In a plea deal on March 24, 2014 with the Calvert County States Attorney, the charge was put on the Stet Docket with no time and no fine.

Hod Rod Harry Huntsman was charged by Ocean City Police on May 16, 2013 with driving without a hood on his vehicle. He was found guilty in Worcester County District Court and fined $70.

To raise money for his legal defense, Huntsman, who uses his middle name on Facebook, has set up a GoFundMe page with the following appeal, which he admits is designed to get around the Go Fund Me rules against raising money for legal issues. At this writing, the page is still live and collected $400 of his goal of $1300.

The following is from Huntsman’s Facebook page: 
Matthew Huntsman

There you go fellas, there’s the go fund me page. I had to word it carefully since they don’t allow pages for legal reasons.


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