alcohol

July 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Este 4 de julio no tome y maneje, se ofrecen viajes gratis

SoberRide del Día de la Independencia del Programa de Alcohol Regional de Washington (WRAP) Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s (WRAP) 2019 Independence Day SoberRide, ofrece viajes gratis en Lyft para evitar que los conductores beban y se pongan tras el volante. El servicio gratuito está disponible desde las 7 p.m. del día jueves, 4 de julio […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Teacher on Leave for Attending Party With Underage Students

A Quince Orchard teacher attended a graduation party, where underage students drank alcohol. Principal Elizabeth Thomas sent a letter home to families, saying the incident occurred on  Thursday, May 16. “[A] Quince Orchard High School staff member attended a private graduation party where QOHS students openly consumed alcohol and participated in alcohol-related games,” Thomas said. […]

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March 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

‘Ethical Rot’: Franchot Decries Bill That Strips Him of Alcohol Regulation

This story has been updated. Comptroller Peter Franchot said Friday his 60-member enforcement division will not be switched to a new commission that will oversee alcohol regulation in Maryland. “I can emphatically state that is not going to happen,” Franchot said in an interview with MyMCMedia. Franchot hinted that he could pursue the matter in […]

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December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Alcohol Task Force Charged 208 People for DUI Since November

Over the past five weeks, Montgomery County Police’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force arrested 208 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The task force not only consists of officers from six police districts, it also includes Maryland State Police troopers, Montgomery County sheriff deputies, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, as well […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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January 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Concludes

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force devoted their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses during the holiday season.  The eight-week task force began on Nov. 15, 2017, and concluded on Jan. 6, 2018. During the eight weeks of the task force, task force officers arrested 205 people for […]

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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Alcohol Holiday Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests in First 7 Weeks

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force has released the results of their  seventh week of enforcement efforts.  The task force made 13 arrests of drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both.  Also, a driver struck a parked car while fleeing from a task force stop on the night of […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Results of Holiday Task Force Enforcement During Week 5 & 6

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force released the results of their fifth and sixth weeks of enforcement efforts. The task force is comprised of patrol officers from the six police districts and from the Alcohol Initiatives Section. In the period from December 13 to December 23, the task force made 67 Driving Under the […]

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December 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Burglary in Germantown (VIDEO)

As the investigation of a burglary of the Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store continues, detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department released video of the suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. On Dec. 15,  police responded to an alarm of the store, located at 18323 Leaman Farm Road in […]

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December 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Results of Third Week of Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement

Montgomery County Police released the results of the third week of the Alcohol Task Force enforcement efforts. The task force is comprised of patrol officers from the six police districts and from the Alcohol Initiatives Section. In its first three weeks, the task force made 86 DUI arrests. The Alcohol Holiday Task Force is made […]

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