Monday, March 4, 2013
'A Mustang left the roadway for an unknown reason and collided with the retaining wall,' Gaithersburg police told Montgomery County Media.
A car crash early Saturday morning damaged the stone monument marker at the entrance to the Lakelands community in Gaithersburg, according to a report by Montgomery Community Media. “A Mustang left the roadway for an unknown reason and collided with the retaining wall,” Gaithersburg police officer Dan Lane said, according to the report. The driver, who was not injured, is a 31-year-old Gaithersburg man. He was charged with driving under the influence, the report said. Read the full story and view a photo gallery on Montgomery Community Media.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Approximately six minutes apart, one driver nearly drove into the community pool and another struck a transformer box at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard.
Two drunk driving incidents a mere six minutes apart caused significant damage to Kentlands property Saturday morning, according to Gaithersburg Police. At 5:13 a.m., 19-year-old Jarrad Mathew O’Brien, of Germantown, lost control of his 1992 BMW at the Kentlands Civic Center and drove across the grassy field and through the iron fence of the pool, finally coming to rest after striking numerous stone pillars, Gaithersburg Police officer Dan Lane told Patch. Minutes earlier, 19-year-old Jonathan Juhan Aquino, also of Germantown, lost control of his 1998 Acura and struck a transformer box at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard, ending up against a brick wall, Lane said. The incident caused a power outage in …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Derek Seber is sentenced to two-and-a-half years for post-party wreck, Burlington, Vt. television station WCAX 3 reports.
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A 23-year-old Gaithersburg native was sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-half years in jail for driving drunk and causing an accident that killed one of his passengers and critically injured three others, according to a report by Burlington, VT. television station WCAX 3. Derek Seber, a former Norwich University student, was driving drunk after a party on Oct. 2, 2011—with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit—when he crashed his car, killing 18-year-old Norwich freshman Renee Robbins, a Kentwood, MI, native. Seber told the court he plans to spend the rest of his life educating young people on the dangers of drinking and driving and his mother, Susan Seber, apologized to the Robbins family, according to the report. "The …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Derek Seber, a 23-year-old Gaithersburg native, pleaded guilty to two felonies in relation to a 2011 crash that killed an 18-year-old girl in Vermont.
A 23-year-old Gaithersburg native plead guilty Thursday morning to two felony counts in what police say was a drunk driving incident that killed an 18-year-old girl in Vermont, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle. Police say Derek Seber, a former Norwich University student, was driving drunk on Oct. 2, 2011—with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit—when he crashed his car, the Burlington Free Press reports. The impact killed Renee Robbins, of Kentwood, Mich., who one was of seven passengers in the car and was sitting on someone's lap in the front seat. The other six passengers were hospitalized with various, non-life threatening injuries. The 23-year-old is awaiting sentencing, but the prosecution …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Courts deliberate if a restaurant that serves alcohol is liable for their patron's actions after they leave the restaurant.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Police stepped up their presence on Wednesday night in order to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking.
Montgomery County Police stopped more than 200 cars in downtown Bethesda on Wednesday evening as a way to prevent drunk driving and to target underage drinking — prevalent concerns on the night before Thanksgiving. Thirty-six officers were trained to recognize false identification and 31 officers took part in the enforcement around Montgomery County — an effort that included the use of saturation patrols, undisclosed sobriety checkpoints and compliance checks with the Department of Liquor Control, according to information police released Thursday. Police added enforcement because statistically the night before Thanksgiving has had the greatest potential for underage drinking because of the number of college students who return home and …