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Maryland State Police To Bolster Patrols Ahead Of Thanksgiving Weekend

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police beginning Wednesday are increasing patrols through Thanksgiving weekend as millions of Marylanders are expected to hit the highways. State troopers from all 23 barracks will focus on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office. The State Police Impaired Driving […]

today11/22/2023 17


MSP & Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Remind Motorists About Tips To Reduce Vehicle Thefts

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – As the weather begins to get colder, and as the holiday season approaches, it is more important than ever that motorists take proper precautions to reduce the chances of becoming a victim of vehicle theft. This warning from the Maryland State Police and the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council comes at a time when vehicle thefts are on the rise nationwide. According to the National Insurance Crime […]

today11/06/2023 19


Maryland State Police To Participate In National Drug Take Back Day

(PIKESVILLE, MD) — Maryland State Police are asking people to properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take Back Day. Citizens can drop off unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at all 23 Maryland State Police barracks. Maryland State Police are participating as part of the 25th National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative by the Drug Enforcement Administration. During the last take […]

today10/25/2023 16


Maryland State Police Search For Suspect In Connection With Armed Robbery

(Princess Anne, MD) – Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Princess Anne, MD.             The suspect, identified as Anthony Wayne Adkins, 51, of Salisbury, Maryland, has an arrest warrant issued for him for armed robbery.  Adkins is described as a Caucasian male, 5-feet 9 inches tall […]

today10/18/2023 22


MSP Aviation Crew Helps Rescue Stranded Boater In Dorchester County

(TAYLOR’S ISLAND, MD) — A Maryland State Police aviation crew helped rescue a 22-year-old man after the boat he was operating ran aground stranding him on a small island early Thursday morning in Dorchester County. At about 12:40 a.m., Trooper 7, which is based at St. Mary’s Airport, was dispatched to the area of Taylor’s Island for a report of a missing boater. The request came from the Dorchester County […]

today10/13/2023 10


Maryland State Police Arrest Man In Connection To Somerset County Murder

(CRISFIELD, MD) – Maryland State Police arrested a man Sunday morning in connection to the fatal shooting of a woman in Somerset County.      The suspect, Morris Edward Cotton III, 42, of Marion Station, Maryland, is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and related charges.  Cotton will be held at the Somerset County Detention Center pending a bond hearing. Shortly before 3 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police […]

today10/02/2023 13


MSP Investigating Fatal Electric Scooter Crash In Worcester County

(BERLIN, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash Monday morning that took the life of a young man who was riding an electric scooter in Worcester County. Muhammed Ekinci, 20, of Istanbul, Turkey was operating a Razor electric scooter involved in the crash. Emergency medical services personnel transported Ekinci to Atlantic General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded […]

today09/13/2023 8


Man Arrested in Seaford for MD Homicide

(Federalsburg, MD) – Maryland State Police homicide investigators arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the murder of Caryn Faye Brown in Federalsburg. The accused is identified as Quandre Lee Winder, 26, of no fixed address. Troopers from the Maryland State Apprehension Team along with troopers from the Delaware State Police located Winder yesterday morning at a residence in Seaford, Delaware. He was apprehended without incident.   Winder is charged […]

today09/07/2023 10


MD State Police Step Up Labor Day Weekend Patrols for Impaired, Distracted, Aggressive Drivers

(PIKESVILLE, MD.) — The Maryland State Police urge motorists to stay safe during the Labor Day weekend and avoid impaired, distracted and aggressive driving. State troopers from all 23 barracks will conduct saturation patrols throughout the holiday weekend as part of the “No DUI Friday” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiative. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office. Statewide initiatives […]

today09/01/2023 8