The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 8:51 a.m. a citizen advised Cpl. B. Gray that a man was asleep at the gas pump at the Dunkirk WaWa.
Gray approached the vehicle and observed a man who appeared to be asleep in the driver seat with one foot on the ground and the other inside the vehicle. The vehicle engine was running. Gray woke the man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
The man—identified as Matthew John Vitale, 23 of Owings, was arrested and charged with two counts of driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, use of drug paraphernalia, a glass smoking device; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a hypodermic syringe.