On Saturday, March 17, 2012 @ 1900 hours, four Troopers from the MSP-Leonardtown Barrack participated in a Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI saturation patrol. The saturation covered areas in the middle part of St. Mary’s County, Maryland, specifically, California. During the operation, 32 vehicles were stopped; resulting in 2 subjects being arrested for DUI. One vehicle was searched based on probable cause, however, no arrest was made. 17 citations, 27 warnings and 3 SEROs were issued. At 2300 hours, the saturation patrol concluded, for a total time of 4 hours.
Also, on Saturday, March 17, 2012, three separate Troopers from the MSP-Leonardtown Barrack participated in an Aggressive Driving patrol. The aggressive driving patrol was focused on different areas of St. Mary’s County. During the operation, 27 vehicles were stopped, resulting in 13 citations & 17 warnings issued.
The combined efforts of the saturation patrol and the aggressive driving resulted in 30 citations issued, 44 warnings, 3 SEROs, 59 traffic stops & 2 DUI arrests.
“You Drink and Drive, You Lose”