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Maryland State Police News Release

The Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack, Calls For Service/Arrest: 6/3/19-6/9/19

This press release is designed to inform the public of our commitment to ensuring safety and enforcing the laws in Maryland.

Our message this week is use your headlights in inclement weather.  We strongly urge everyone to be responsible and turn on your headlights in any kind of inclement weather.  As stated in Maryland vehicle law 22-201.2 use of headlights when windshield wipers are operated; when required – notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, if a driver of a vehicle on a highway operates the vehicle’s windshield wipers for a continuous period of time because of impaired visibility resulting from unfavorable atmospheric conditions, the driver shall light the vehicle’s headlamps.  This violation carry’s a fine of $50.00.  More importantly, it makes the vehicle you are driving more visible to other drivers which will prevent a collision.  Please use your headlights in all inclement weather conditions.  Our family’s lives depend on it.

Reporting period 6/3/19-6/9/19

Vehicle collisions that required a report: 31

Vehicle collisions that did not require a report: 41

Community policing activity: 5

Disabled/unattended vehicles: 23

DUI arrests: 7

Miscellaneous: 10

Premise checks: 21

Probable cause searches for drugs: 5

Traffic stops: 283

Vehicle storages: 2

Criminal/civil investigations: 8 (Drugs, Theft, Assault, Domestic Violence)

Below is a list of individuals that were arrested in this time period:

Date/Time:      Last name:            First name:   Charge:

06/03/2019 0229 Wilson Jr. Mitchel DUI  
06/03/2019 1355 Legem Barry DUI
06/04/2019 0414 Beasley James DUI / Warrant
06/07/2019 0047 Fontayne Christopher DUI
06/07/2019 0351 Crowley Connor DUI
06/07/2019 1333 Ventura Walter Warrant
06/07/2019 1425 DEBENEDETTO VICTOR Possession of Marijuana greater than 10 grams
06/08/2019 1750 Shannon Travell Warrant
06/09/2019 0122 Faxio Linda DUI
06/09/2019 0231 Lagon Donald DUI

CONTACT: D/Sgt. Pietanza, Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack, (301)345-3101