ANNAPOLIS, MD — On Monday, a Virginia man pleaded responsible to doing donuts on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge final summer time, courtroom data present. A decide sentenced the accused driver, 23-year-old Gary Ray Montague Jr. of Dumfries, to 60 days in jail.
The decide suspended 58 of these days, nevertheless. Which means Montague will spend two days in jail.
The Capital Gazette reported that Montague will head to the Queen Anne’s Detention Middle on Friday to serve his sentence. After his launch, Montague will face 18 months of probation, the Capital added.
A passerby caught the donuts on video on Sept. 27, 2020. Police noticed the clip the identical day and instantly launched an investigation.
Officers used site visitors cameras to determine Montague because the suspect on Oct. 1, 2020. The Maryland Transportation Authority charged him with these misdemeanors:
- Disturbance of the peace that hindered passengers
- Disorderly Conduct
- Disturbance of the peace via disorderly conduct
- Disturbance of the peace with loud noises
Montague solely pleaded responsible to the primary offense. The courtroom dropped the opposite three expenses.
The burnout, as some folks name it, got here after a rowdy car rally in Ocean City. The unofficial gathering, often called H2Oi, led to about 3,500 tickets, 2,500 site visitors stops, 350 car impounds and several other hundred arrests, based on Gov. Larry Hogan. One officer was injured throughout an arrest try, police stated.
The rally drew giant crowds and shut down busy streets. Loud vehicles paraded round city, typically in a reckless method.
It isn’t clear whether or not Montague was in Ocean Metropolis that weekend. Nonetheless, the incident occurred the day H2Oi ended on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge, heading again from the Japanese Shore.