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Sobriety Checkpoint Tomorrow Night; Choose a Sober Driver

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 16, 2018

During St. Patrick’s Day, there are many celebrations where people choose to drink alcohol.  The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver.

On Saturday, March 17, officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and the Gaithersburg Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

This enforcement is a component of the Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking.

The exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed in advance.

What: Sobriety Checkpoint

Where: Undisclosed Location

When: Saturday, March 17 (beginning at approximately 10:00 p.m.)

**The media is encouraged to attend.  Please contact the Public Information Office at 240-773-5030 (option 4) for more information.**


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Release ID: 18-106
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: checkpoint