Crime, Police/Fire

MDTA Police make weapon, DUI arrest on I-95

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, …


Events, Police/Fire, Sports

Maryland State Police to increase patrols for Super Bowl weekend

PIKESVILLLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be beefing up patrols for the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. Troopers are reminding motorists to enjoy the game, but avoid driving impaired when going to or leaving from their destination. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving …


Maryland State Police to target impaired, distracted drivers

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destinations safely between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, especially during the holiday season.  Additional troopers will be working overtime assignments funded …

Governor Hogan commemorates victims of drunk driving crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday joined state officials and more than 100 family members and friends of victims of impaired driving crashes for the 16th annual Maryland Remembers ceremony. Maryland Remembers honors the lives and legacies of Marylanders who have been killed in impaired driving crashes. During the ceremony, Governor Hogan presented the Kevin Quinlan Award to retired Maryland …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police will have extra troopers on patrol all across the state as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. Authorities say a variety of initiatives will be employed to keep traffic moving safely, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations occur, to keep travelers safe on Maryland roads. Beginning on Wednesday, November 27, …

Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Harford County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—With the holiday season upon us, the Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint next week. On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 troopers 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. In addition to the checkpoint, additional troopers …

Man convicted on DWI charges after going 109 MPH on I-95

BALTIMORE, MD – After only ten minutes of deliberation, a Baltimore City jury found defendant, Jose Luis Navarro Guevara, guilty of driving while intoxicated (DWI), speeding, and negligent driving in reference to a traffic stop that occurred in January 2019. Assistant State’s Attorney from the Misdemeanor Jury Division, Matthew Matera, successfully prosecuted this case. On January 11, at just after …

MSP: Golden Ring Barrack to conduct sobriety checkpoint

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police troopers from the Golden Ring Barrack and allied law enforcement agencies will be targeting impaired drivers over the weekend. On Saturday, September 14, troopers in Baltimore County will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.  The location will not be announced, as is standard police protocol. The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to …