maryland state police

February 1, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

MD State Police Respond to Over 370 Crashes After Snowstorm

Maryland State Police responded to 372 crashes following inclement weather, from 8 a.m. Sunday until 9 a.m. Monday morning. Police also responded to 177 disabled or unattended vehicles and answered 1055 calls for service, according to a recent tweet. The snow emergency plan is currently in effect for Montgomery County as of 5 a.m. Sunday […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: State House Bulking Up Security as FBI Warns of Armed Demonstrations

Maryland State Police (MSP) is aware of online information about possible armed protests at state capitols, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. An internal FBI memo warns that armed demonstrations are being planned at all 50 state capitols and may begin this weekend, The Associated Press reported Monday. According to the AP, the memo reads: […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County, State Police Deployed to U.S. Capitol Amid Chaos

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers have been deployed to the U.S. Capitol as supporters of President Donald Trump storm the building. Gov. Larry Hogan directed Maryland State Police to help Metropolitan and Capitol Police. He said he told the Maryland National Guard Adjutant General to call a rapid response team to assist law enforcement. […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders Will Receive Emergency Alert on Cell Phones Wednesday at 5 p.m.

At around 5 p.m. Wednesday, Marylanders will receive a statewide emergency alert on their cell phones— only the second time the tool has been used by Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration. The governor’s administration first used the alert on March 31 to inform residents about the state’s new COVID-19 Stay at Home directive, according to a […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Police to Step Up Coronavirus Restriction Enforcement Beginning Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at Monday’s coronavirus news conference that he’ll be deploying Maryland State Police troopers throughout the counties as “High Visibility Compliance Units.” Starting Wednesday, the troopers will work with local authorities to investigate coronavirus restriction violations and work on educating the community about how to prevent super-spreading events. Hogan also urged Marylanders […]

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October 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Had Most Hate Bias Reports in State but Most Unverified

Montgomery County reported the most hate bias incidents in the state in 2019, however Prince George’s (PG) County had the most verified incidents. Montgomery County reported 108 incidents, which is 28.1% of the total 385 incidents reported in the state. However, the county also has the highest number of inconclusive or unfounded incidents, according to […]

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September 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

Three Suspects Arrested for Stolen Vehicle, Gun, and Drug Offenses in Gaithersburg

According to the Gaithersburg Police Department, three suspects were arrested and charged for stolen vehicle, gun and drug offenses on Tuesday. 18-year-old Dewaun Matthew Jordan of Gaithersburg faces charges for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and conspiracy to commit auto theft. 17-year-old Jvar Rashad Allen and 16-year-old Tejion James Jones are both being charged […]

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September 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Early Morning Hyattstown Crash Leaves Three Adults, One Child Injured

A crash in Hyattstown left three adults and one child injured early Friday morning. One of the adults is in critical condition, according to authorities. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to the single-vehicle accident on I-270 South at RT 109 around 2:45 a.m. Authorities say the vehicle appeared to have hit a […]

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July 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Vehicle on Beltway, Police Say

Maryland State Police (MSP) announced Wednesday they arrested and charged a man for shooting at a truck while traveling on the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring. Michael Andre Holmes, 25, of Annapolis is accused of the crime and is charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment from a car. In a statement Monday […]

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June 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Four Injured in Five Vehicle Collision on I-270

Montgomery County and Maryland State Police responded to a collision on southbound I-270 near Falls Road Tuesday around 7:15 p.m. The crash involved five vehicles. Four people were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Maryland State Police assisted with the lane closures, according to a spokesperson for the state police. Maryland Emergency Medical Services, […]

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