St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Milton Pesante observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Colton’s Point Road when it abruptly pulled into the parking lot of a closed business at approximately 0027 hours.

Deputy Pesante activated his emergency equipment and identified the driver as Suspect Lorne Michael Hill age 35 of Chaptico. When Deputy Pesante contacted Suspect Hill in regards to his vehicle being at the business he detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the suspect’s person. Deputy Pesante administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests which Suspect Hill failed.

Suspect Hill was arrested and is currently awaiting a Preliminary Inquiry Hearing date in the District Court.