Police Press Release - March 17, 2023
On March 17, 2023, at approximately 8:20 p.m., officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision in the area of Ritchie Highway and Jones Station Road, Severna Park, Maryland. Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle that had struck a sign. Officers detected signs of impairment on the part of the driver, who was placed under arrest and charged with Driving Under the Influence and other related traffic charges. The driver was identified as Detective I. Preece, a 15-year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division. Preece has been administratively suspended with pay pending an investigation by the Office of Professional Standards.