COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — More than 100 DUI arrests were made across Maryland over the St. Patrick’s holiday weekend.
State troopers also issued 999 speeding citations, 3,039 other citations, 3,933 warnings and stopped 5,843 vehicles along Maryland roadways.
The state police also responded to 141 crashes, three of which were fatal.
Howard County Police made 24 DUI arrests over the St. Patrick’s holiday weekend.
The county police partnered with Maryland State Police on joint patrols targeting impaired drivers.
Additional officers patrolled the roads and focused on finding impaired drivers rather than setting up DUI checkpoints.
In Harford County, deputies arrested 15 impaired drivers over the weekend.
Police remind citizens to always designate a sober driver or refrain from drinking alcohol if they will be driving. If you see a suspected impaired driver on the road, please call 911.