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January 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Holiday Alcohol Task Force Made 41 Arrests During New Year’s

Montgomery County Police’s Holiday Alcohol Task Force officers arrested 41 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the New Year’s holiday, from Dec. 29 to Jan. 3. According to police, the number of people arrested for driving under the influence actually was higher since these numbers only include the efforts of […]

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December 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Alcohol Task Force Made 35 DUI Arrests in Days Following Thanksgiving Week

From Dec. 2 to Dec. 5, the Montgomery County police Holiday Alcohol Task Force arrested 35 people for driving under the influence, according to a press release. Eight of the 35 arrests were made for DUI after being involved in a collision. Over the last three weeks, task force officers have made 104 DUI arrests, […]

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December 1, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Task Force Arrests Dozens of DUI Offenders During Thanksgiving Weekend

Montgomery County Police said that the Holiday Alcohol Task Force arrested 42 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI) over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The arrests were made explicitly by the task force as opposed to routine stops by patrol officers. The overall numbers may be higher. The Holiday Alcohol Task […]

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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Loaded Gun Found in Car of Woman Arrested for Drunken Driving

Montgomery County Police charged a Gaithersburg woman with driving under the influence of alcohol, transporting a loaded handgun in a vehicle and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, Sunday, according to police report. At approximately 1:20 a.m., an officer from MCPD’s Alcohol Initiatives Unit noticed Stephanie Vasquez, 25, driving erratically down Georgia Avenue […]

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January 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Holiday Task Force Officers Arrest 288 People for DUI, Compared to 323 Last Year

The eight-week Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force ended on Jan. 5.  The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) created the task force to dedicate officers to arrest people driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and drugs. The force began on Nov. 13. In total, task force officers arrested 288 people for DUI. This […]

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December 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cientos de Detenidos por Manejar Ebrios en Montgomery

Los oficiales del Grupo de Trabajo sobre el Alcohol durante las Fiestas están dedicado todo su tiempo y atención a detectar delitos relacionados con el alcohol, en esta temporada de fiestas, así lo anunció el departamento de policía del condado de Montgomery. Durante la ejecución de la semana pasada (11 de diciembre al 15 de […]

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December 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Refuerza Medidas para Detener a Conductores Ebrios

Los oficiales del Grupo de Trabajo sobre el Alcohol durante las Fiestas han dedicado todo su tiempo y atención a detectar delitos relacionados con el alcohol en esta temporada, así lo informó el departamento de policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD). Durante la operación policial de la semana del 20 de noviembre al 24 de […]

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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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March 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

State Police SPIDRE Team Increasing Patrols for St. Patrick’s Day

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches on March 17, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 […]

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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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