DUI checkpoints are an important tool of law enforcement agencies in Anne Arundel County and throughout Maryland. As such, it may seem counterproductive that police departments announce the exact time and location at which the drunk driving checkpoint will take place. If the goal of checkpoints is to apprehend and arrest impaired drivers, why would they tell the driving public about them beforehand?
A Maryland man is facing criminal charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana following a car accident involving two Maryland Transportation Authority officers. The officers were injured in the crash, but both are expected to make a full recovery.
For most Annapolis residents, the end of daylight savings time is a source of fairly minor adjustment and confusion, usually occurring the morning after the change when it is not entirely clear exactly what time it is. In most cases, these challenges do not significantly affect anyone's life.
A former FBI agent has been convicted of multiple drunk driving charges, including motor vehicle manslaughter, in connection with a fatal car accident that caused the death of one teenager and seriously injured another. During his trial, the agent's criminal defense attorney argued that his client was not responsible for the accident, but that it was caused by the teenager's negligent driving. The jury disagreed, finding the agent guilty of seven DUI-related charges.