On June 17, 2022, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Workplace Site visitors Operations Unit and Patrol Operations, together with Maryland State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority, and the Maryland State Freeway Administration performed a sobriety checkpoint on Leonardtown Street within the space of Renner Street.
The checkpoint is a part of the CCSO’s dedication to safer roadways by way of targeted efforts on distracted driving, reckless driving and driving whereas impaired.
Through the checkpoint, 12 visitors citations, 54 warnings, and 6 tools repairs orders had been issued.
A loaded firearm and suspected marijuana had been recovered from one automobile. The driving force, William Andrew Mells, 25, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with unlawful transportation of a firearm, driving an uninsured and unregistered motorcar, and different associated expenses.
On June 18, Mells was launched from the Charles County Detention Middle by a district court docket commissioner on a $3,000 unsecured bond.
The checkpoint was performed utilizing grant funds administered by the Maryland State Freeway Administration.