Eastern Shore Police Beat: driver who drove while suspended given personal recognizance; John Ellsworth Lyon Jr charged with DUI

Driver had his Lyon’s share of booze before driving

SALISBURY, MD. Wicomico Sheriff Mike Lewis reports that on 15 October 2014 at 12:01 PM, a deputy stopped to check on an individual stopped on the side of the road in the 8000 block of Hickory Mill Rd. Upon approaching the operator, John Ellsworth Lyon Jr., 68, of Salisbury, Md., the deputy observed indications that led the deputy to surmise that Lyon was under the influence of alcohol. The deputy also observed that while Lyon was sitting behind the wheel, the engine was also on. Following the conclusion of sobriety testing, the deputy placed Lyon under arrest for DUI. Lyon was processed at the Sheriff’s Office which included the administration of a breath test. Lyon was released upon the issuance of citations.