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On July 27, 2014 a trooper from the Maryland State Police was working in Harford County, the area of a fixed LPR location, when he received an alert that a vehicle stolen from Baltimore City had just passed him by. Within minutes, the vehicle was stopped, confirmed as stolen and the driver was subsequently arrested.

OCPDMDSP On July 21, 2014, a 2005 Hyundai Elantra with New York registration plates drove past an officer from the Ocean City Police Department, whom was stopped with a pedestrian at the intersection of Maryland Route 90 and the Assawoman Bay Bridge. The officer's vehicle, equipped with a mobile license plate reader, alerted on the Hyundai as being stolen. Police confirmed that the vehicle was stolen from Plattsburgh, New York on July 17, 2014. A short time later troopers traveling westbound on Maryland Route 90, just west of US Route 113, were able to locate and stop the vehicle without incident. The driver and passenger were identified and taken into custody. In addition to being charged with the theft of a motor vehicle, both subjects had open warrants in Howard County Maryland, and one subject had an additional warrant in Charles County.

maryland state policeOn July 6, 2014, the Maryland State Police were operating a mobile LPR on US50 in Queen Anne's County when they received an alarm for a stolen vehicle. The vehicle, which was a rental vehicle, was confirmed to be stolen from Baltimore County, Maryland. With the assistance of other units, the vehicle was stopped. The driver was subsequently arrested and found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. The passenger, while being removed from the vehicle, identified himself as a police officer from Virginia and displayed a badge. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the passenger was in fact NOT a police officer and charged accordingly.

maryland state policeOn July 5, 2014, the Maryland State Police were monitoring a fixed LPR location in Prince George's County when they received an alarm for a stolen vehicle. Upon confirmation of the alarm, units responded to the area and observed the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was placed under arrest for the theft.