NBC4 anchor Leon Harris arrested for DUI in Maryland, police confirm

Leon Harris, an anchor at NBC4 in D.C., was arrested on Saturday for a DUI along with other charges after a crash in Maryland, according to police.

The crash happened in Montgomery County on Bradley Blvd at River Road.

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Police have not released details regarding the crash, but say Harris does face the following charges:

- Driver of a motor vehicle following vehicle closer than reasonable and prudent

- Negligent driving vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner endangering property, life and person

- Attempt by a driver to elude police in an official police vehicle by failing to stop

- Failure of driver to drive to curb upon signal by police vehicle

- Failure to return to and remain at scene of accident involving attended vehicle damage

- Failure to control vehicle speed on highway to avoid collision

- Driving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol

- Driving vehicle while impaired by alcohol

- Driving vehicle while so far impaired by drugs and alcohol cannot drive safely


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