La Plata SeatBelt Checkpoint Results in 16 Citations

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and La Plata Police Department joined forces May 24 from 7-9 p.m. to conduct a seatbelt checkpoint on Washington Avenue near Shining Willow Way. The officers checked northbound and southbound motorists. The Sheriff’s Office issued 13 seatbelt citations and five equipment repair orders. The La Plata police issued three seatbelt citations.

The seatbelt check point is one of many that are conducted as part of the Chiefs’ Challenge seatbelt safety awareness campaign. For information about the seatbelt laws in Maryland, including child safety seat laws, call Cpl. Robert Padgett at 301-932-3052 or visit

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