Stafford man charged with 8th DUI & child endangerment

A crash resulted in the arrest of a 68-year-old Stafford man who was hit with a list of charges including his 8th DUI.

On Tuesday, shortly before 9 p.m., Stafford deputy S.A. Edwards was dispatched to an area near Warrenton and Poplar roads where there was an accident involving a Fauquier County Ambulance and a Chevy Tahoe.

The Tahoe was driven by Homer Calvin Maxey who had “bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and admitted to consuming two twelve-ounce beers prior to driving,” SCSO reported.

In the vehicle, police reportedly found four empty beer cans and a 9-year-old in the back seat without a seatbelt. The child was not injured and was turned over to a family member, SCSO stated.

Maxey’s license had been revoked due to his prior DUI charges.

He is now facing a fresh set of charges including, driving under the influence 3rd offense within 10 years with a child present. According to SCSO, this is his 8th DUI charge.

Maxey is also charged with driving after forfeiture of his license, driving while revoked with endangerment, driving with an unrestrained child in the vehicle, and child endangerment.

Maxey is currently being held in Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

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