Maryland DUI and DWI 2010 Statistics by County

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Our Maryland DUI lawyers represent individuals charged with drinking and driving offenses throughout the State of Maryland. Our experienced DUI attorneys have represented clients in almost every jurisdiction in Maryland including Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Howard County, Carroll County, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, Prince George's County, Harford County, Talbot County, Kent County, Worcester County, Washington County, Frederick County, Cecil County, Worcester County, Calvert County, Charles County and Queen Anne's County.

Each Maryland jurisdiction varies in the amount of DUI and DWI arrests that occur each year and how the cases are resolved. The following is a breakdown of Maryland DUI and DWI cases by jurisdiction for 2010, including the statistical breakdown of case dispositions:

Montgomery County - 3,512 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 5,324 cases tried in 2010 resulting in: 1,858 Guilty verdicts, 98 Not Guilty verdicts, 2,585 Probation Before Judgment (PBJ) verdicts, and 1,029 "other" verdicts (which include Dismissed Cases, Nolle Prosequi, Stet, Merged Cases, Jury Trial Prayers, and Miscellaneous Others)

Prince George's County - 2,733 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 2,206 cases tried resulting in: 75 Guilty, 34 Not Guilty, 185 PBJ, and 1,912 other - 1,425 of which were closed as Nolle Prosequi.

Baltimore County - 2,459 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 2,563 cases tried resulting in: 715 Guilty, 86 Not Guilty, 1,312 PBJ, and 450 other.

Anne Arundel County - 2,009 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 2,468 cases tried resulting in: 590 Guilty, 74 Not Guilty, 1,200 PBJ, and 604 other.

Howard County - 1,440 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 1,694 cases tried resulting in: 337 Guilty, 41 Not Guilty, 943 PBJ, and 373 other.

Baltimore City - 982 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 969 cases tried resulting in: Guilty, Not Guilty, PBJ, and other.

Carroll County - 935 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 816 cases tried resulting in: 156 Guilty, 36 Not Guilty, 424 PBJ, and 200 other.

Harford County - 909 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 1,094 cases tried resulting in: 461 Guilty, 19 Not Guilty, 484 PBJ, and 130 other.

Frederick County - 900 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 1,027 cases tried resulting in: 273 Guilty, 16 Not Guilty, 448 PBJ, and 290 other.

Charles County - 794 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 1,135 cases tried resulting in: 376 Guilty, 13 Not Guilty, 513 PBJ, and 233 other.

Worchester County - 662 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 1,053 cases tried resulting in: 439 Guilty, 36 Not Guilty, 482 PBJ, and 96 other.

Washington County - 642 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 859 cases tried resulting in: 267 Guilty, 4 Not Guilty, 387 PBJ, and 201 other.

Calvert County - 626 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 968 cases tried resulting in: 285 Guilty, 16 Not Guilty, 510 PBJ, and 157 other.

Cecil County - 585 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 285 cases tried resulting in: 41 Guilty, 7 Not Guilty, 65 PBJ, and 172 other.

St. Mary's County - 510 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 736 cases tried resulting in: 376 Guilty, 13 Not Guilty, 307 PBJ, and 109 other.

Wicomico County - 489 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 818 cases tried resulting in: 275 Guilty, 18 Not Guilty, 317 PBJ, and 208 other.

Allegany County - 341 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 557 cases tried resulting in: 219 Guilty, 2 Not Guilty, 232 PBJ, and 206 other.

Queen Anne's County - 321 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 583 cases tried resulting in: 227 Guilty, 8 Not Guilty, 222 PBJ, and 126 other.

Talbot County - 276 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 372 cases tried resulting in: 99 Guilty, 56 Not Guilty, 155 PBJ, and 62 other.

Caroline County - 258 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 308 cases tried resulting in: 125 Guilty, 10 Not Guilty, 74 PBJ, and 99 other.

Dorchester County - 182 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 225 cases tried resulting in: 97 Guilty, 13 Not Guilty, 59 PBJ, and 56 other.

Garret County - 181 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 297 cases tried resulting in: 77 Guilty, 3 Not Guilty, 129 PBJ, and 88 other.

Somerset County - 167 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 195 cases tried resulting in: 68 Guilty, 5 Not Guilty, 83 PBJ, and 39 other.

Kent County - 119 DWI and DUI cases filed. There were 179 cases tried resulting in: 60 Guilty, 6 Not Guilty, 72 PBJ, and 41 other.

Drunk driving charges are declining in Maryland. A total of 22,032 DWI's and DUI's were filed in 2010, down from 23,904 in 2009, and 25,466 in 2008.

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