Maryland State Police said they issued 105 arrests of people driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a three-day stretch including St. Patricks Day.
Police said they conducted 21 enforcement initiatives between March 16-18 as it worked to clamp down on an expected increase impaired and aggressive driving during the holiday.
State Troopers made 6,648 stops in three days and issued 1,141 citations for speeding. They also made 32 criminal arrests and 15 arrests for controlled dangerous substances. State Police also issued 90 citations to people for not wearing a seat belt.
The Maryland Department of Transportation said there are about 160 deaths each year in the state related to drunk or impaired driving.
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