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Maryland State Police reminding motorists not to drive impaired this Super Bowl weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and Maryland State Police are reminding motorists to enjoy the game, and avoid aggressive, distracted or impaired driving, when going to or leaving their destination. State troopers from all 23 Maryland State Police barracks, including the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE) team, will be focusing on aggressive, distracted, or …


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Maryland State Police to increase patrols as New Year’s Eve approaches

PIKESVILLE, MD—With New Year’s Eve quickly approaching on Sunday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate to be safe and smart and avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. State troopers from all 23 barracks, including the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE) team, will focus on impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving while conducting saturation patrols on …


Maryland State Police to increase patrols over Christmas weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police, beginning Friday, will be increasing patrols through Christmas weekend as millions of Marylanders are expected to hit the highways. State troopers from all 23 barracks will focus on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Beginning on Wednesday, Maryland State Police will be increasing patrols through Thanksgiving weekend as millions of Marylanders are expected to hit the highways. State troopers from all 23 barracks will focus on impaired, aggressive, and distracted driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor …

Labor Day: Maryland State Police to step up patrols for impaired, distracted, aggressive drivers

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police officials are urging motorists to stay safe during the Labor Day weekend and avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. State troopers from all 23 barracks will conduct saturation patrols throughout the holiday weekend as part of the “No DUI Friday” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiative. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols, enforcement over Independence Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police will bolster enforcement efforts over the Fourth of July weekend to prevent dangerous driving behaviors as a record number of motorists are expected to travel this holiday. State troopers from 23 barracks, including members of the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort Team, known as the SPIDRE team, will be focusing enforcement efforts on impaired driving, …

Two people charged with manslaughter in fatal I-695 crash that killed six workers

UPDATE: Lisa Adrienne Lea has been taken into police custody. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—Two people have been charged for their involvement in a crash on I-695 that killed six construction workers in March. On June 5, 2023, a grand jury in Baltimore County returned criminal indictments charging Lisa Adrienne Lea and Melachi Duane Darnell Brown with six counts of …

Maryland State Police to step up patrols over Memorial Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police will bolster enforcement efforts over the Memorial Day weekend to prevent dangerous driving behaviors as more motorists are expected to travel this holiday. State troopers from 23 barracks, including members of the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort Team, known as the SPIDRE team, will be focusing enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted …