Questions? +1 (202) 335-3939 Login
Trusted News Since 1995
A service for political professionals · Sunday, August 7, 2022 · 584,908,567 Articles · 3+ Million Readers

Police Arrest Almost 100 Drunk Drivers Through Independence Day Weekend

Maryland State Police News Release

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Enforcement efforts throughout the Independence Day weekend led to the arrests of almost 100 people who are suspected of driving under the influence. 

From Friday, July 1st, through Monday, July 4th, police arrested 95 impaired drivers during regular road patrols throughout the state and a joint DUI saturation patrol focused on Route 50.  The full-time drunk driving enforcement team of troopers known as the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort, or S.P.I.D.R.E. team, funded by the Maryland Highway Safety Office also worked the initiative.

Troopers worked saturation patrols on I-695 in Baltimore County, I-70 in Howard County and I-495 in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. In total, police issued 1,396 citations and warnings in these four counties during the initiative.

Maryland State Police, with the assistance of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police worked a joint DUI saturation patrol on Route 50 in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties. Together, they issued an additional 852 citations and warnings and arrested 14 suspected impaired drivers.



CONTACT: Maryland State Police Office of Communications,


Powered by EIN Presswire
Distribution channels:

EIN Presswire does not exercise editorial control over third-party content provided, uploaded, published, or distributed by users of EIN Presswire. We are a distributor, not a publisher, of 3rd party content. Such content may contain the views, opinions, statements, offers, and other material of the respective users, suppliers, participants, or authors.

Submit your press release