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Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement Results - Week 1

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force, comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section and patrol officers from the six police districts, as well as officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department (Montgomery County Division), Maryland State Police, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Takoma Park Police Department, will be devoting their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses this holiday season.  The task force began on November 16 and will continue through January 7, 2017.  Below are some results from week one of the Holiday Task Force.

Wednesday, November 16 - Saturday, November 19, 2016

  • 22 - Arrests for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) -(includes 2 arrests made during sobriety checkpoint)
  • 4 - Civil Alcohol Citations issued to adults for possession of alcohol under the age of 21
  • 2 - Criminal Citations issued to adults for selling alcohol to a minor in a business
  • 2 - Civil Alcohol Citations issued to juveniles for possession of alcohol under the age of 21
November 18 Sobriety CheckpointNovember 18 Sobriety Checkpoint (Original Image)

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Release ID: 16-326
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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