The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to 17 incidents that resulted in alcohol-related charges spanning public intoxication to DWI over the Memorial Day Weekend.
LCSO Public Information Officer Kraig Troxell said this is unfortunately typical for a holiday weekend.
The most destructive charge resulted in Route 15 being closed just under five hours May 27 after Jeffrey Metger, 33, hit a utility pole with his car, knocking electric wires across the roadway. Meter, of Lovettsville, was taken to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (ADC).
Other charges included public intoxication, driving on a suspended license, refusal to take a breath test and underage possession of alcohol. Troxell said penalties may include fines, time in the ADC and/or loss of a driver’s license, depending on the person’s history and severity of the charge.
The interactive map below includes all the incidents from May 26 to May 30. Red denotes public intoxication and blue represents a DWI charge. Click on the red or blue icons for information about the incidents.