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EDITORIAL: Leon Harris — Redemption and Recovery

When award-winning news anchor Leon Harris was arrested and charged with a DUI several months ago, he undoubtedly let many people down. The popular and respected fixture in local news pleaded guilty to one of six charges he faced for reportedly causing a three-car collision and leaving the scene. No one was apparently injured except Harris, whose career has been tarnished by his arrest and conviction.
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NBC 4’s Leon Harris to Serve Jailtime for DUI Arrest

Earlier this week, NBC4/WRCTV anchor Leon Harris was sentenced in Montgomery County District Court to one year of jailtime, with all but 10 days suspended, after pleading guilty to driving under the influence. Harris was arrested for DUI in January when he failed a field sobriety test after being involved in a collision on Bradley Boulevard near River Road. Harris was also sentenced to serve three years of supervised probation and must have an ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle, according to NBC4.
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WRC Anchor Leon Harris Gets Jail Time in DUI Case

WRC anchor Leon Harris has been sentenced to jail and probation for driving under the influence of alcohol earlier this year. Harris was sentenced to one year with all but 10 days suspended. WRC said that means he’ll spend 10 days in jail, “at most.” He was also sentenced to three years of supervised probation and has to have an ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle.
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Leon Harris Sentenced After DUI Arrest

News4 anchor Leon Harris was sentenced to jail time and probation on Tuesday after he was arrested earlier this year for driving under the influence of alcohol. A Montgomery County, Maryland, district court judge sentenced Harris to one year with all but 10 days suspended, meaning he will have to spend 10 days in jail, at most. He also was sentenced to three years of supervised probation with an ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle.
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NBC4’s Leon Harris sentenced to jail after DUI arrest

NBC Washington anchor Leon Harris will spend 10 days in jail, after pleading guilty to a driving under the influence charge in Montgomery County, Maryland. Harris was arrested in January and charged with six misdemeanors. He pleaded guilty to a single count. The judge sentenced Harris to one year in...
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NBC 4 anchor Leon Harris sentenced to jail time and probation

NBC 4 anchor Leon Harris sentenced to jail time and probation. NBC 4 anchor Leon Harris was sentenced by a Montgomery County district judge on Tuesday to jail time and probation, following his arrest earlier this year for driving under the influence of alcohol. Harris was arrested and charged with DUI following a crash in January on Bradley Boulevard near River Road. He will spend 10 days in jail, at most, followed by supervised probation, and will have an ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle. [NBC 4]
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Latino Student Fund Honors Leon Harris, Others

The Latin Student Fund Annual Gala was held May 24 in the exquisitely lighted nave of the National Cathedral, beginning with cocktails and wine courtesy of Wide World of Wines. Guests enjoyed Latin music and a silent auction followed by a seated dinner catered by Design Cuisine. Peruvian Ambassador Oswaldo de Rivero Barreto and Vivian Pliner de Rivero Barreto were honorary patrons.
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Back on the air, NBC4’s Leon Harris apologizes after DUI incident

NBC Washington anchor Leon Harris said Friday he was deeply regretful and apologetic for a January crash in which he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Harris reappeared Friday afternoon after a month off to reflect on his Jan. 29 arrest over a crash in Montgomery County. Speaking directly to viewers, Harris called his decision to drive after drinking “the stupidest decision I could possibly have made,” thanking the network and its audience for their support.
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Facing 9 Charges Following DUI Arrest, NBC4’s Leon Harris to ‘Take Some Time Away’

Leon Harris, a local TV anchor, faces nine charges after being arrested for driving under the influence, according to court records. As first reported by his employer, NBC4, Harris was involved in a three-car accident on Jan. 29. while driving on Bradley Boulevard near River Road in Bethesda. The local news organization said Harris attempted to leave the scene but was stopped by police.
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Leon Harris to ‘Take Some Time Away' Following DUI Arrest

News4 anchor Leon Harris says he's taking time away following a car crash last month that led to his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. "I have decided to take some time away to deal with an issue that took me a long time to accept. I am thankful to everyone for their support and understanding. I’m sorry to those I have hurt or let down. I hope to return as a healthier person," Harris said in a statement provided to NBC4 on Monday.
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NBC4 Anchor Leon Harris arrested for DUI after crash in Montgomery County

POTOMAC, Md. (7News) — NBC4 Anchor Leon Harris was arrested for driving under the influence after a crash in Montgomery County on Saturday night. According to the police report, Harris was driving along Bradley Boulevard near River Road in his 2014 Cadillac SRX when he allegedly rear-ended another car just after 8:30 p.m. That car then struck another car.