Charles Shorter, 53, of Easton, MD was sentenced to a year in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center after pleading guilty in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on December 11, 2015.

Shorter was arrested following an October, 2014 traffic stop by the Maryland State Police.  The Trooper suspected that Shorter was under in the influence of alcohol and after conducting a roadside investigation Shorter was placed under arrest.  Shorter was subsequently charged with motor vehicle and alcohol related offenses.

Assistant State’s Attorney Jennifer Doud prosecuted this case.