The Baltimore Brew from Wednesday, February 5:
A city grand jury has indicted Episcopal Bishop Heather E. Cook on additional counts arising from her fatal crash with bicyclist Tom Palermo on December 27, the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office announced this afternoon.
In addition to four original criminal charges involving manslaughter, homicide by a motor vehicle while impaired, leaving the scene of a fatal accident and several traffic charges – Cook was indicted today on a series of related counts, including reckless driving, negligent driving, drunk driving, texting while driving and failure to stop a vehicle as close as possible to the scene of an accident.
Arraignment is scheduled on March 5th.
Addendum: Regarding the 2010 DUI and Bishop Sutton’s answers at forums after the second DUI the Baltimore Sun has a new item, Head of Episcopal diocese tries to clarify comments on bishop’s drinking.