maryland state police

May 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Significant Number of Speeding Citations Given Around Capital Beltway

Rockville Barrack troopers with the Maryland State Police (MSP) issued 155 speeding citations around the Capital Beltway to vehicles going above 80 mph between April 26 and May 1, according to a statement from MSP on Monday.  This volume of speeding citations is above average and significant, said MSP Spokesperson Greg Shipley. 115 citations were […]

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April 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak


Speeding, Wet Roads Suspected Cause of Three Beltway Crashes Thursday

Three tractor trailer crashes on the Beltway Thursday are being investigated by Maryland State Police’s Rockville Barracks. All three accidents appeared to be caused by speeding on the wet road. It started at 10 a.m. with a crash on the inner loop of I-495 at Route 355. A tractor trailer was off the road and […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Police Patrolling More on Capital Beltway

Maryland State Police (MSP) increased patrolling on the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County after receiving complaints about speeding and aggressive driving, and after two tractor trailer crashes occurred on April 23 and 24.  Troopers have been increasing their presence for weeks, particularly on the Capital Beltway, according to a statement from MSP. Troopers from the […]

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December 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Morning Beltway Crash Causes Significant Delays

A three-vehicle accident caused significant delays on I-495 on Thursday morning. Maryland State Police say the crash happened shortly after 6:00 a.m. between Connecticut Avenue and Rockville Pike and resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Three lanes were closed due to the collision at one point, however they […]

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November 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Hagerstown Enfrenta Cargos de Pornografía Infantil

La policía del estado de Maryland acusó, el martes, a un hombre de Hagerstown de varios cargos de pornografía infantil, según un comunicado emitido por la policía, y fue arrestado en el condado de Montgomery. Hugo J. Arce, de 40 años, está detenido sin derecho a fianza en el centro de detención del condado de […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hagerstown Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police charged a Hagerstown man Tuesday with several counts of child pornography, a police statement said. He was arrested in Montgomery County. Hugo J. Arce, 40, is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. Arce was arrested without incident at a relative’s home, police said. […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

State Police Increasing Patrols for Halloween

Maryland State Police are increasing patrols statewide to focus on impaired, aggressive, and distracted driving expected for Halloween. Increased patrols will begin on Halloween and continue through the weekend. The increase in patrols will be funded by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office. Troopers from the Rockville, Forestville and College Park Barracks will […]

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September 18, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Quince Orchard Coach Faces 10 Child Pornography Charges

A former Quince Orchard High School assistant wrestling coach is facing 10 charges of possession of child pornography. Investigators found that Dake Edward Williams, 28, had more than 1,000 files of child pornography on electronic devices. He was a volunteer coach at Quince Orchard High School from 2015 to 2018. According to his arrest warrant, […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wear and Carry Applications Going Online

The Maryland Wear and Carry Permit application for firearms is going digital on Oct. 1, 2019, according to a news release from Maryland State Police on Sept. 10. It will be totally online and paper applications will not be accepted after Sept. 30. In the release, state police said that going online will make applying […]

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August 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Police in Rockville Hosting Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training

Maryland State Police in Rockville will host Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training on August 22 at 6 p.m. The 1½-hour training was developed by The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend […]

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