On October 25, 2021, Christopher Fuller, 35, of Dunkirk, MD, was sentenced to 33 years incarceration, with all but 6 years suspended, for the crimes of manslaughter by motor vehicle, causing life threatening injury while under the influence of alcohol, and second degree assault. Fuller was also placed on 5 years of supervised probation and ordered to complete 100 hours of community service through Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The sentence, imposed by the Honorable Mark S. Chandlee, was the top of the range recommended by the Maryland Sentencing Guidelines. Fuller pleaded guilty to the charges in July.
On behalf of the State’s Attorney’s Office, Robert Harvey, Jr., Calvert County States Attorney, wishes to extend his deepest sympathies to the victims of these crimes. He also wishes to commend Senior Deputy Hardesty, the Calvert County Crash Reconstruction Team, and the entire Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for their efforts in the investigation of this matter.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Christopher J. Monte.