Harford police: Governor’s stay at home order will not change enforcement approach

The order, which directs Marylanders to stay home except for necessary trips out in public or to perform essential jobs in additions to other restrictions, affords law enforcement the authority to charge violators with a misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail, a $5,000 fine or both, the order states. But, law enforcement officials stressed, that does not mean police will stop passersby and ask where they are going or seek out people to charge.

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