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 …

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 …

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 …

Maryland State Police to step up patrols for Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD – Maryland State Police are gearing up for the Labor Day holiday, and troopers will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents, and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed. Beginning on Thursday, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide will be focusing enforcement efforts …

Hogan administration debuts pilot program to test alcohol detection technology

OCEAN CITY, MD – Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials on Thursday to launch Driven to Protect, a public-private partnership between the state and proponents of a new breath alcohol detection system that could help keep impaired drivers off the road. The governor attended a demonstration of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety along with …