Boozing Boaters Busted
Police report that on Sept. 4, 2015, Scott Frederick Dustin, 48, of 2890 Poffenberger Road in Middletown, Md., was charged with impaired boating near the Big Slackwater boat ramp in Sharpsburg.
Natural Resources Police Officer Cody Linton reports seeing Dustin driving a jet ski with a passenger who was not wearing a life jacket as required by Maryland law.
Dustin failed a field sobriety test and registered a .20 blood alcohol content on a breathalyzer test administered by State Police. He received three citations for impaired boating and one citation for failure to have a life jacket aboard.
A trial date of Nov. 19, 2015, has been set in Washington County, Md., District Court.
DEEP CREEK, MD., — Natural Resources Police report that a Pittsburg visitor was arrested by Officer Mike Berry over the Labor Day weekend and charged with impaired boating on Deep Creek Lake.
Robert Paul Detorre Jr., 50, of 111 Ashley Court, Pittsburgh, Penn., was stopped at 11 p.m. on Sept. 4, 2015, for operating a vessel with improper navigational lights. He was taken to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office, where he registered a .15 blood alcohol content on the breathalyzer test, nearly twice the legal limit.
Detorre is scheduled to appear in Garrett District Court on Nov. 25 on three charges of impaired boating and one charge of unsafe boating.