driving while impaired

July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

State Trooper Honored For Arresting 150 Impaired Drivers in 2018

Maryland State Police Trooper Anthony Wallace made more impaired driver arrests than any other state trooper in Maryland in 2018. On July 12, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce presented Wallace with a Meritorious Service Citation for arresting 150 people who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Montgomery County and neighboring areas. […]

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April 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Assistant Principal On Leave After DWI

Maniya Jules, an assistant principal at Damascus High School, has been put on “extended personal leave” effective April 1, according to a letter emailed home from Principal Casey Crouse. “We are in the process of identifying a qualified professional to act in her role while she is on leave. I will send a follow-up communication […]

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November 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Troopers Cite Thousands of Motorists During Thanksgiving Holiday

Maryland state police issued 4,139 traffic citations and 4,924 warnings during increased holiday enforcement over the Thanksgiving holiday. Police also arrested 93 people for impaired driving, while arresting 75 on criminal charges, and another 62 who were wanted on warrants, according to a news release. State police also stopped more than 7,400 vehicles during the enforcement period. State […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Releases Statement on Increase in Traffic Deaths

Traffic deaths in Maryland increased 17 percent from 2014 to 2015. Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement on this increase: “Anytime a life is lost on our highways it is a tragedy, and last year, Maryland experienced far too many of them. From Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta to Maryland Transportation Authority Maintenance […]

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