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Troopers bust impaired drivers on Super Bowl Sunday

LA PLATA, Md. - On Sunday, Feb. 4, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack worked a DUI Saturation Patrol Initiative.

The area of Waldorf, was chosen due to Super Bowl Sunday traditionally having numerous alcohol related collisions throughout the State. This assignment was worked from 9:00 p.m to 3:00 a.m. on Feb. 5, where the Troopers specifically attempted to locate drivers’ under the influence of alcohol. A total of five Troopers (TFC K. Jeans #6483, Trooper L. German #6730, Trooper J. Lee #6848, Trooper M. Zentkovich #6328 and Trooper A. Roth #6853) from the MSP La Plata Barrack worked the initiative. The results of the initiative are as follows:

Troopers stopped 33 vehicles and issued 30 citations, 19 warning, and 7 SEROS. Arresting two individuals for Driving Under the Influence, Robert Cannady, 51, of Mechanicsville, and Charles Edward Ford Jr., 36, of Bryans Road.) One warrant was served and one criminal apprehension was made with a gun being seized.

All persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. News releases are a service of the Maryland State Police.

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