LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 23, 2008)—On Saturday four troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and four officers from the Natural Resources Police combined efforts for a special traffic initiative between Ridge and Point Lookout State Park. The seven mile stretch is a two lane roadway with a 40 mile an hour speed zone. Within the Park, the speed zone is reduced to 20 miles per hour.
As a result of the enforcement action, sixty-four vehicles were stopped and cited as follows:
-- Speeding: 14 citations and 32 warnings;
-- Driving Without a License: 6 citations;
-- Driving Suspended and/or Revoked: 5 citations;
-- Suspended Registration: 4 citations and 2 warnings;
-- Seatbelt: 7 citations and 2 warnings;
-- Miscellaneous Violations: 5 citations and 13 warnings.
Members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office assisted on numerous traffic stops as Spanish speaking interpreters.
No alcohol violations were observed.