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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted Tonight; Always Choose a Sober Driver

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 19, 2019

During the holiday season, there are many celebrations where people choose to drink alcohol.  The Montgomery County Department of Police is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver.

Tonight, December 19, members from the Holiday Alcohol Task Force along with additional officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

This enforcement is a component of the Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking.  In addition to the checkpoint, Holiday Alcohol Task Force members continue to devote their full-time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses.

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

What: Sobriety Checkpoint

Where: Undisclosed Location

When: Tonight – Thursday, December 19 (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: 19-511
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
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