Holiday Alcohol Task Force

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 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Three Arrested for Handgun Offenses, One for DUI by Alcohol Task Force

A Holiday Alcohol Task Force officer arrested three men who were charged with handgun related offenses, among other offenses, on Nov. 29, the Montgomery County Department of Police said in a press release posted Dec. 4. Erick Cordova-Reyes, 25, of the 13500 block of Keating Street in Rockville; Cristian Ayala, 25, and Ricardo Ayala, 24, […]

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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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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Wednesday

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday. Leotta died Dec. 10, 2015 from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a drunk driver on Dec. 3, 2015. At the time, Leotta was working on MCPD’s annual Holiday Alcohol Task Force and had been […]

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December 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force have been devoting their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses this holiday season. During this past week’s Task Force (Dec. 6 to Dec. 9), task force officers arrested 26 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) During the […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Grand Jury Indicts Luis Reluzco in Case Involving Officer Noah Leotta (VIDEO)

A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted Luis Gustavo Reluzco for the Dec. 3rd collision that resulted in the death of Police Officer Noah Leotta. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Reluzco’s next court date is Feb. 19th.

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Attend Police Officer Noah Leotta’s Funeral (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta on Tuesday at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg. School children even lined the roadway to pay their respects as the procession passed by in Olney. Leotta, 24, was struck by a vehicle on Dec. 3 while he was working a Holiday Alcohol […]

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December 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Department Mourns the Loss of Officer Noah Leotta (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Police Department is mourning the loss of Officer Noah Leotta, who passed away on Dec. 10 from injuries he sustained while working a Holiday Alcohol Task Force on Dec. 3rd. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Funeral arrangements are now posted on the Montgomery County Police Department’s website. Funeral Arrangements for Montgomery County […]

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November 26, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Police Holiday Alcohol Task Force Targets Drunk Drivers (PHOTOS)

For Montgomery County police, the holiday season is a time to be extra vigilant when it comes to drunk drivers. That’s why there is a special task force in place. The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force is made up of multiple departments including, officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section, patrol officers from six […]

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