Maryland

Queen Anne's Co. school bus driver charged with DUI after traffic stop

CENTREVILLE, Md. - A school bus driver was arrested, after police say he failed a sobriety test after driving a school bus erratically, in Queen Anne's County.

Maryland State Police say on Tuesday, around 2:00 PM, the Centreville Barrack received 911 call from two drivers who witnessed erratic driving by a school bus driver who was driving eastbound at Route 50, near Kent Narrows. Troopers were immediately dispatched to the area. Police believe the man was driving for Queen Anne's County Public Schools. He was the sole occupant of the school bus at the time.

According to the report, the school bus continued northbound from Route 50, where authorities noticed multiple traffic violations and pulled over 54-year-old Dale Clark, of Chester, on northbound 301, south of Warrington Farm Lane.

Law enforcement reports that Clark failed the standardized field sobriety test on scene. The 54-year-old was arrested and charged with DUI and related traffic charges.

According to MSP, the Queen Anne's County School Board was called and they sent a replacement driver to pick up the school bus from the scene.


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