Ocean City man arrested for DUI in Salisbury

SALISBURY, Md. – Maryland State Police arrested an Ocean City man following a vehicle crash Tuesday evening.

Troopers were called to respond to Route 50 at Civic Avenue at around 8 PM for a single vehicle accident. On arrival, troopers found a black Kia Optima with front end damage sitting on the shoulder of the roadway, and through further investigation learned that the driver, 27-year-old Robert Hamilton, had struck a nearby light pole.

It was determined that Hamilton was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident, and was also driving without a license. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol per se, driving without a license, negligent driving, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Hamilton is currently being held at the Wicomico County Detention Center.

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