March 17, 2015, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted impaired driving enforcement operations for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.
From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, deputies assigned to the Special Operations Division, Patrol Division, and the Lexington Park COPs UNIT conducted a saturation patrol throughout St. Mary’s County specifically targeting impaired or distracted drivers. In 3 hours, deputies conducted 61 vehicle stops resulting in 19 written citations and 42 warnings.
Between 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM, deputies conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Point Lookout Road at Junior's Court in Leonardtown. 241 vehicles passed through the checkpoint with zero suspected impaired drivers.
If you have any questions regarding saturation patrols or sobriety checkpoints can be directed to Corporal James Stone 301.863.4816 X 1458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.