Maryland State Police and Frederick Police to Increase Patrols Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

in Frederick Round Up

March 14, 2019 – 3:13 pm

St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, March 17th.

(PIKESVILLE, Md.) —With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Sunday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired, distracted and aggressive driving.

With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving. Enforcement this weekend will be bolstered by impaired driving saturation patrol funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office.