Don Dwyer http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Del. Don Dwyer Files for Reelection Despite Drunken Boating Conviction http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/del-don-dwyer-files-reelection-despite-drunken-boating-conviction <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Del. Don Dwyer, a Pasadena Republican who is serving a 60-day jail sentence on weekends for drunken boating, has filed for re-election.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/1oYg3e3">Capital of Annapolis</a> reports that Dwyer filed to run for re-election to a fourth term on Wednesday.</p><p>Last month, House Speaker Michael Busch removed Dwyer the Ways and Means Committee.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:46:15 +0000 Don Rush 49661 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Del. Don Dwyer Files for Reelection Despite Drunken Boating Conviction Tightening Criminal Penalties on Lawmakers http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/tightening-criminal-penalties-lawmakers <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Del. Don Dwyer, who pleaded guilty last year to boating while drunk, has introduced two bills to tighten penalties on state officials convicted of crimes like his own.</p><p>Dwyer is serving a 60-day jail sentence on weekends, and he completed a 28-day inpatient rehab stint. One of his new bills would make both of these penalties mandatory minimums for the governor, lieutenant governor, and any legislator, sheriff, or state's attorney convicted of DUI.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:23:46 +0000 Don Rush 48798 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Tightening Criminal Penalties on Lawmakers Delegate Don Dwyer Injured in Car Accident http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delegate-don-dwyer-injured-car-accident <p>PASADENA, Md. (AP) - A lawyer for Del. Don Dwyer says his client was injured in a car accident in Pasadena.</p><p>Attorney David Fischer says he doesn't know the extent of Dwyer's injuries but said he was seeking medical treatment.</p><p>Lt. T.J. Smith, an Anne Arundel County police spokesman, says the accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Smith says another vehicle made a left turn, at a steady red signal, into the path of Dwyer's car. Dwyer's car hit the other vehicle.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:20:09 +0000 Don Rush 43809 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delegate Don Dwyer Injured in Car Accident Maryland Lawmaker Gets 60 Day Jail Sentence for Driving While Impaired http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-lawmaker-gets-60-day-jail-sentence-driving-while-impaired <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lawmaker has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for driving while impaired and being drunk while operating a boat in a crash that injured seven people.</p><p>Delegate Don Dwyer pleaded guilty Friday to driving while impaired in August, when police say an officer saw him driving erratically and stopped him in Pasadena.&nbsp;</p><p>The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced to 30 days in jail for that offense and 30 days in jail in the crash. He can serve the time on weekends.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:09:15 +0000 Don Rush 43560 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Lawmaker Gets 60 Day Jail Sentence for Driving While Impaired Del. Don Dwyer Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/del-don-dwyer-arrested-drunk-driving-charges <p>PASADENA, Md. (AP) - Anne Arundel County police say a lawmaker who recently pleaded guilty to a drunken boating charge has been charged with driving while impaired.</p><p>Police say an officer stopped Del. Don Dwyer's car early Tuesday in Pasadena because he was driving erratically and the officer noticed the odor of alcohol. A police report states that Dwyer identified himself to the officer as a member of the House of Delegates and said he had two beers earlier and was coming from a Baltimore tavern.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:51:57 +0000 Don Rush 39729 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Del. Don Dwyer Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges 911 Call Says Lawmaker's Boat Seemed in "Full Throttle" During Collision http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/911-call-says-lawmakers-boat-seemed-full-throttle-during-collision <P>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A witness to a boat collision told police a boat operated by a lawmaker was "flying" at "what seemed like full throttle" before a collision that injured seven people.</P> <P>The 911 recording of a call made by a witness to last week's accident on the Magothy River was made public Tuesday.</P> <P>Delegate Don Dwyer, R-Anne Arundel, was operating the motorboat that collided with another vessel. Dwyer said Thursday his blood alcohol content was .2, more than twice the legal limit.</P> <P>Dwyer has not been charged. An investigation is ongoing. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:27:13 +0000 Don Rush 19934 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 911 Call Says Lawmaker's Boat Seemed in "Full Throttle" During Collision MD GOP Concerned Over Dwyer Boat Accident http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-gop-concerned-over-dwyer-boat-accident <P>ANNAPOLIS, Md. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:40:12 +0000 Don Rush 19650 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD GOP Concerned Over Dwyer Boat Accident Del. Dwyer Admits Drinking Before Boat Accident http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/del-dwyer-admits-drinking-boat-accident <P>ANNAPOLIS, Md. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 12:48:38 +0000 Don Rush 19611 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Del. Dwyer Admits Drinking Before Boat Accident