Crime, Police/Fire

Police arrest man at BWI wanted for Baltimore County rape, assault

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Montgomery County man earlier this month during a traffic stop at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. At around 2 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2024, an MDTA Police Officer assigned to BWI Airport stopped a silver Dodge Ram on the inner roadway of the airport’s upper level. The inner roadway is a high …


Crime, Police/Fire

MDTA Police arrest fugitive wanted on 12 warrants

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Transportation Authority Police officers arrested an Anne Arundel County man during a traffic stop in Baltimore City Wednesday evening. At just before 6 p.m. on January 3, 2024, an MDTA Police officer stopped a red Ford Windstar on southbound I-95 near Caton Avenue (Exit 50) for a registration violation. During the stop, the officer attempted to identify the …


MDTA Police to celebrate 34 years of Toys for Tots collections

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police, MDTA staff, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves have announced their 2023 Toys for Tots campaign. This is the 34th consecutive year the MDTA Police have supported the annual effort. In Baltimore, MDTA officers will collect new, unwrapped toys Tuesday, December 5, through Thursday, December 7, from 6 to 9 a.m. and from 4 …

MDTA issues Thanksgiving travel safety tips, recommended driving times in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has issued Thanksgiving travel safety tips and recommended 2023 driving times. Officials say this will be one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Motorists should plan ahead to allow ample travel time. The Maryland Transportation Authority is providing the following suggested travel times for its major routes during the holiday period. RECOMMENDED TIMES …

Governor Moore declares Nov. 13-17 Crash Responder Safety Week to protect traffic incident responders

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has declared November 13-17, 2023, as Crash Responder Safety Week in Maryland. The governor issued a proclamation supporting a national effort to raise awareness of the critical role motorists play in keeping traffic incident responders safe as they perform their duties on our roadways. Most crashes are not accidents, because behaviors such as distracted driving, impairment …

MDTA Police release new collectible K-9 trading cards

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police released its second generation of collectible K-9 trading cards on Friday, recognizing MDTA Police K-9s who have joined the agency in the last few years: K-9 Uzi, K-9 Nelly, K-9 Maximus, K-9 Max, K-9 Llano, K-9 Brick, and K-9 Archi. Fun facts about the K-9 officers, provided by their human partners, are included on …

Attorney General Brown announces seizure of 37 firearms, more than 8 kilograms of fentanyl

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced the indictments of four individuals for their roles in a criminal enterprise responsible for trafficking large amounts of fentanyl and cocaine. The investigation resulted in the seizure of 37 firearms, including three assault weapons, three handguns equipped with Glock switch attachments (allowing them to operate as fully automatic weapons), over …

Maryland Transportation Authority to host job fair, open house next week

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority will host a job fair and open house on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, from 2 – 6 p.m. Attendees will learn about educational incentives; diverse, equitable, and inclusive work teams; on-the-job training; State benefits package; room for advancement; and more. Prospective MDTA team members will have the opportunity to apply on-site and to engage in …