On 8/31/2018, the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in conjunction with the Charles County Sheriff’s, Maryland Transportation Authority Police and La Plata Town Police conducted a memorial sobriety checkpoint at S/B US. Rt. 301, N/O Pierce Rd in Waldorf.

The checkpoint was in memory of Ethan Evans Ruefly who was a 3 month old baby killed by a suspected intoxicated driver on 5/10/2018. Sobriety checkpoints are designed to aid troopers in identifying and removing impaired drivers from the highway.

The Maryland State Police has zero tolerance for intoxicated drivers and is doing there part to enforce DUI laws within Charles County.