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Maryland State Police out in full force St. Patrick’s Day weekend

March 17th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Maryland State Police will be out in full force St. Patrick's Day weekend to enforce traffic laws and stop impaired, distracted and aggressive driving. With an expected increase of impaired drivers throughout the state through the weekend, troopers at all 23 Maryland State Police barracks will conduct saturation patrols. The crackdown began Wednesday and runs through Sunday.  Troopers from the Cumberland Barrack will be conducting DUI saturation patrol on Route 40 and I-68 in Allegany County with an emphasis on previously identified high crash and impaired driving areas…

The enhanced efforts include working with local law enforcement and other state agencies to enforce the law and offer outreach to the community through social media and electronic billboards.