Busy Night In The Hub City

HAGERSTOWN – Anthony Leon Latimer has been charged with 3 counts of Driving Under the Influence/DWI, driving without 2 front headlamps, and other various traffic offenses as a result of the incident, currently being held at the Washington County Detention Center without bond.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is charging Anthony Leon Latimer, 41 in connection to a police pursuit. On July 9, 2021, at approximately 9 PM, a Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima in the area of Eastern Blvd/ Jefferson Blvd for a traffic violation. The driver of the Altima failed to stop and lead the deputy on a brief pursuit, ending when the Nissan struck a Lincoln MKZ traveling on Dual Highway at Cleveland Avenue.

Three occupants of the Lincoln were transported to Meritus Medical Center for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Nissan was transported to Meritus Medical Center and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Just after midnight, the driver was released to police custody and taken to Central Booking for processing.