Maryland Natural Resources Police Officer Arrested Charged With DUI In Berlin Hit-And-Run Crash

A lieutenant colonel with Maryland Natural Resources Police was arrested in a DUI-related crash over the weekend in Berlin.

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- Thank you, Cindy. A lieutenant colonel with the Maryland Natural Resources Police is arrested on drunk driving charges following an accident in Worcester County. 55-year-old Ernest Leatherbury of Princess Anne is charged with driving under the influence, failed to remain at the scene of an accident, and other charges. On Saturday night, police say he backed into another driver at a red light and then took off. The other driver followed Leatherbury while on the phone with police. Leatherbury is also a retired state police officer.