Police in Maryland arrest 14 people, issue more than 600 warnings for violating Gov. Hogan's executive orders

Posted at 6:07 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 18:07:20-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Police in Maryland have arrested 14 people and issued more than 600 warnings for violating Gov. Larry Hogan's executive orders on the coronavirus pandemic.

Those violations went to 12 houses of worship, 313 businesses, 51 private homes and 308 open public spaces.

As of Tuesday, police throughout the state made 14,905 checks to see if people were complying with the executive orders, said Hogan's spokesperson Mike Ricci on Twitter.

Police issued a total of 665 warnings for violating the orders.

Maryland State Police recently issued a statement urging houses of worship and religious leaders to enforce the law as it applies to holding services or religious events.