FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 2, 2017

 

          

MDTA POLICE MAKE SIX ARRESTS

DURING THREE-DAY INITIATVE

AT BALTIMORE TUNNELS

 

BALTIMORE, MD – From Sept. 27 - 29, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police conducted an initiative to enhance highway safety and criminal interdiction along its roadways.

During the three-day initiative, MDTA officers made 196 traffic stops, from which four individuals were arrested for outstanding warrants, one individual was arrested for possession of one kilogram of cocaine, one individual was arrested for possession of 169 cartons of untaxed cigarettes, and three individuals were issued civil citations for possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.

The MDTA Police provides safety, security and service to those who use MDTA facilities and other vital transportation assets located throughout Maryland. MDTA Police’s goal is to promote highway safety and arrest criminals through enforcement and interdiction.

The MDTA Police support the MHSO Toward Zero Deaths campaign – a partnership to save lives and prevent injuries on Maryland’s roadway.  For more information, visit towardzerodeathsmd.com

The MDTA Police remind motorists to “Move Over or Slow Down” for emergency vehicles and tow trucks that are stopped on a highway with visual signals.

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The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police is a nationally accredited law-enforcement agency. MDTA Police Officers provide safety, security and service to Maryland’s citizens and visitors as they use transportation facilities across the State. Visit our website at mdta.maryland.gov and click on MDTA Police. Follow us on Twitter and find us on Facebook at /TheMDTA.