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24 motorists arrested on DUI charges in Howard County over St. Patrick's weekend

24 motorists arrested on DUI charges in Howard County over St. Patrick's weekend

Twenty-four drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Howard County over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, as county police bolstered its patrolling of roads with help from Maryland State Police, Howard police announced Monday.

Officers patrolled roads countywide, focusing on identifying impaired drivers. When asked what roads and areas the police patrolled, police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn said in an email the roads were “countywide.”

The drivers arrested were between the ages of 21 and 60, Llewellyn said.

The extra patrolling was funded by an annual $41,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s...

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