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Tag Archives: alcohol

For DNR Police, shaky eyes are the best indicators

When Department of Natural Resources Police Cpl. Robert Martin or Officer Steven Hunter pulls someone over, he pays attention to whether he can smell alcohol, if the boater’s speech is slurred and if the boater has color in his face. The officers also keep an eye out for unusual behavior.

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Maryland GOP delegates protest change to House rules

ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates say a change to the body’s rules will keep the minority party from debating critical issues. Lawmakers say an amendment to a rule that mandates the House speaker maintain order targets GOP ...

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A tour of the Patuxent Institution in Jessup

The Patuxent Institution in Jessup is the hub for treatment services for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correction Services. With about 916 inmates as of Jan. 10, the facility offers a host of treatment programs including alcohol, anger management and mental health services.

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P.G. County liquor store owner sentenced in corruption scheme

GREENBELT — The owner of several Prince George’s County liquor stores has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in a corruption scheme that involved former county executive Jack Johnson. Fifty-two-year-old Amrik Melhi was sentenced Tuesday ...

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Letters to the Editor – 11/18/11

As the two chief volunteer officers of The Arc Baltimore, we share the concern, indeed the outrage, over the news that the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), reverted unspent funds to the state general fund.  (“Maryland disabilities agency leaves $38M unspent,” ...

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