BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police announced on Wednesday that they had made a weapon and DUI arrest this week.
On Tuesday morning, MDTA Police arrested a Baltimore man during a traffic stop on Interstate 95. The MDTA Police charged the 36-year-old man with driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, prohibited person in possession of a handgun, and other weapon and traffic charges.
At approximately just after 2:45 a.m., an MDTA Police Officer stopped a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer on southbound I-95 for speeding and crossing & straddling lane lines.
When the officer approached the vehicle, he observed a handgun and ammunition on the driver’s side floorboard.
The officer also smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.
The driver, who has not been identified, was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Baltimore Central Booking & Intake Center.