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Allegany County Sheriff’s deputy charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident

September 25th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

A press release issued by the Allegany County Sheriff's Department Tuesday morning reports that Deputy Andrew Mackert was involved in a vehicle accident causing property damage on Willowbrook Road- but he initially reported the incident as having struck a deer on Route 51. An investigation revealed that Mackert reported to police on September 2nd that he had been involved in an accident operating a department vehicle. Later that day the Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Western Maryland Health System who advised that on September 1st at approximately 11 pm there had been a minor accident with property damage involving a sheriff's department vehicle. Upon completion of the investigation Mackert was charged with DUI; hindering and obstructing; leaving the scene of an accident; and a myriad of other charges including providing false information to an officer. Mackert has been placed on administrative leave. 

One Response to “Allegany County Sheriff’s deputy charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident”

  1. September 25, 2018 at 8:17 pm, Robert Whitacre said:

    i hope admin. leave is without pay.He is no better than anyone else.As a tax payer his pay should stop.


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