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May 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Announce DUI Checkpoint in Montgomery County

UPDATED Troopers from the Maryland State Police Department’s Rockville barracks will be conducing a DUI checkpoint tonight in Montgomery County along with police from the Montgomery County Police Department, according to a MSPD news release. The location of the checkpoint is not being disclosed. In addition, police are planning to deploy saturation patrols on local roads […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Crash on I-495 Outer Loop Near River Road

UPDATED Maryland troopers are investigating a crash that occurred overnight on the I-495 outer loop at River Road towards Virginia. Sgt. Tim Lease of the Maryland State Police Department said the collision occurred around midnight in the middle lane of the highway. According to Lease, a car broke down on the highway and was struck […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Clear Your Car: Troopers Warn of Flying Ice on Local Roads

Maryland troopers are warning motorists to remove snow and ice from their vehicles after several drivers were injured on Wednesday by glass from windshields broken by flying ice. According to a Maryland State Police Department news release, troopers at the College Park Barrack responded to multiple calls involving vehicles damaged by ice flying off of […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Declares Acts of Hate at Jewish Schools as “Despicable and Unacceptable”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan describes the recent threats and acts of hate directed at Jewish schools and community centers in Maryland as “despicable and unacceptable.” Our administration condemns all forms of racism and discrimination,” wrote Hogan on his Facebook page. “I offer my full support to the Jewish community, and the Maryland State Police stands […]

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October 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Warn Motorists About Scam Artists on Exit Ramps

Maryland troopers are warning motorists about scam artists that are flagging down drivers and requesting money at exit ramps. According to police, the suspects are pretending their vehicles are disabled and flagging down passing motorists on exit ramps to ask for money. Police said these incidents are causing traffic delays and, in some cases, crashes […]

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September 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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State Police Warn Motorists to Avoid Stopping on Exit Ramps for Panhandlers

Maryland State police officers are warning motorists to avoid stopping on exit ramps for individuals allegedly flagging down vehicles for help. According to troopers, the suspects are reportedly pretending their vehicle is disabled, flagging down passing motorists on exit ramps and begging for money. Police said these incidents are causing major traffic delays and in […]

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September 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday and you are going to notice that it’s cooler outside today! Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service is tracking Tropical Storm Hermine and how this storm may impact your Labor Day holiday weekend in Maryland. Find out what’s open and what’s […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Troopers Prepare for Increased Traffic on Labor Day Weekend

The Maryland State Police Department is anticipating higher traffic volume and warning drivers to expect enforcement of speed, occupant restraint and most importantly DUI laws this Labor Day weekend. As summer ends and Labor Day weekend approaches, many celebrants will be celebrating with friends and family. In efforts to increase safety, the State Police Impaired […]

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept.1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to do a truck-mounted mosquito control spraying tonight in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. 2. The Maryland State Police Department announced that troopers plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Nine People at Sobriety Checkpoint in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers arrested nine people for driving under the influence (DUI) at a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in the city of Gaithersburg. The checkpoint was set up from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road. ‘ On Monday, the Maryland State Police Department announced […]

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