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

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 30, 2020

Have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver.

Tonight, (Friday, October 30), the Montgomery County Department of Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

This enforcement is a component of the department’s effort to address the potential challenges of decreased daylight hours with the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST) and increased alcohol consumption during fall and winter holidays.

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

What: Sobriety Checkpoint

When: Friday, October 30, beginning at approximately 8:00 p.m. (weather permitting)

Where: Undisclosed Location

**The media is invited to attend. Please email the Public Information Division at MCPD_PIO@montgomerycountymd.gov to RSVP.

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Release ID: 20-427
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
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