Crime, Emergency Response

Auto thefts on the rise in Nottingham area

Police are advising local residents that auto thefts were on the rise during the month of December in the Nottingham area. Most of these auto thefts occurred overnight and during the early morning hours as people were leaving for work. The majority of these vehicles were left unlocked, left with keys hidden inside the vehicle, or left running unattended – or …


Crime, Emergency Response

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead Of Christmas, New Year’s holidays

The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destination safely between Christmas and New Year’s. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks who patrol every county will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving, and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, …


Maryland State Police, MDTA Police to step up patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – With extra traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Wednesday night, troopers from each of …

Police: Increased impaired driving enforcement planned through Halloween

Do your Halloween plans include alcohol? The Maryland State Police is reminding drivers that troopers will be working additional impaired driving patrols beginning Friday night and continuing through Halloween. Barracks across Maryland are using impaired driving grant funding from the MDOT/MVA Maryland Highway Safety Office to put additional troopers on the road. These troopers will be saturating areas known to have …

Hogan Administration announces $12 million in highway safety grants

As part of ongoing efforts to prevent traffic crashes and save lives on Maryland roads, Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that $12 million in federal highway safety funds will be granted to approximately 90 agencies and organizations across the state with the goal of reducing crashes and related injuries and deaths. “The safety of our citizens and visitors is a responsibility …

Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Harford County

On Friday, September 21, 2018, Maryland State Police have announced that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Harford County. The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to promote public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving. Troopers have investigated over 60 collisions this year in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both. Drivers …