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Why was NBC4 anchor Leon Harris Arrested? Charges Explained




Leon Harris Arrested: Why was NBC4 anchor Leon Harris Arrested? Charges Explained: The arrest news of the anchor becomes a piece of common news nowadays. Many popular celebs are making headlines not because of their good works or upcoming projects but due to their wrong deeds. As per the reports of NBC Washington, Leon Harris, a local TV news anchor was apprehended and charged for driving under the influence Saturday after being engaged in a 2-car crash. WTOP News partner NBC Washington, citing police stated Harris was driving along Bradley Boulevard close to River Road. At the time he was driving his motor vehicle struck another vehicle which was then hit a 3rd car. Follow More Update On

Leon Harris Arrested

Leon Harris Arrested

After this incident had happened, Harris tried to leave the incident scene but the police stopped him. During the investigation, the news anchor failed a field sobriety test and then the investigation officer’s conducted a  breathalyzer test which discovered his blood-alcohol concentration was twice then the legal limit of 0.08% BAC, as reported by many news channels.

Fortunately, no harm of human loss and any kind of serious injuries has been reported. But after the crash, Harris was charged with DUI and facing other charges. Many news channels reached out to Montgomery County police for more details on this case but they declined to share any information. On the other side, Harris would not be appearing on air during the probe.

Why was NBC4 anchor Leon Harris Arrested?

However, it is not clear year whether the reporter was wounded at the time of the crash, or if there were any other victims. Harris joined the station in the year 2017 from WJLA. Prior to that, he worked at CNN in Atlanta for 21 years and 14 years in Washington DC Local news. He was popularly known for his chief coverage of events such as the Oklahoma City bombing and the OJ Simpson trial. Due to his brilliant works, he has won more than a dozen local Emmys, including 2 as Best Local News Anchor.

The news anchor again made the headlines of the news but this time not because of his brilliant work but due to his two-car crash. Apart from Leon Harris, no other name has been reported, police are trying to gather more information. However, Harris has not made any comment as of now over this case. Currently, only this much information is available regarding this case but as soon as we find any new details we will update this section. Till then stay tuned with getindianews for more such updates.