Oh, the dark irony of it all. The man atop the Prince George County board that plops out all sorts of rules to curb consumer access to drink has…. yes, resigned because he dove to deep into his cups.
The chairman of the Prince George’s County liquor board who was arrested on drunken driving and other charges after leaving the MGM National Harbor casino on opening night has stepped down from his position.
The resignation of Charles W. Caldwell III from the board comes the same day authorities released a police report indicating he attempted to leverage his position on the commission to get out of his arrest, asking officers while he was detained on Thursday, “Is there any way we can make this go away?”
Caldwell, who has publicly denied he was impaired, was charged with DUI, reckless driving and related traffic offenses after police said he was involved in a collision with two other vehicles outside the newly opened casino last week.
Read more at https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/liquor-board-chair-in-dui-arrest-is-there-any-way-we-can-make-this-go-away/2016/12/13/d9ce9a35-1ddf-4dbb-80a1-05ef8cbc6d8f_story.html?utm_term=.599c7222b7ae