ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state delegate who admitted he was drunk when the powerboat he was steering crashed into another vessel has dropped plans to run for the Maryland Senate in 2014.
Republican Delegate Don Dwyer of Pasadena has confirmed to The Capital of Annapolis that he no longer plans to run for the seat occupied by Republican Sen. Bryan Simonaire.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Cold Front Sweeps In As Severe Thunderstorm Watch Ends
Dwyer’s legislative aide, Louisa Baucom, says Dwyer will seek re-election to the House. Neither she nor Dwyer elaborated on the decision.READ MORE: Waterfront Partnership Of Baltimore Offers Free Exercise Classes Along Inner Harbor
He had said a week before the crash that he planned to run for Senate.
Dwyer has said his blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit at the time of the boat crash in August. Several people were injured in the crash, which remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Five People Shot Within An Hour On East Side Of Baltimore Sunday
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