Originally Posted by 1time
It is not covered in the criminal law section but it is covered in the DNR law. Loaded mag equals a loaded weapon. Maryland is very anti-gun. If you run into the wrong officer and get charged it will still cost you a pretty penny to get a not guilty verdict. To me it would be worth unloading the mags.
+1 on that
Though all the Practical Defense classes I've taken have also said tha MD considers a loaded mag a loaded weapon, the same with the gunshops I deal with, and the police that are members of the range I belong to.