Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force

December 3, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Suspect Arrested for Gun Possession, Drug-Related Offenses During Traffic Stop

A Holiday Alcohol Task Force officer arrested a suspect for possession of a handgun, drug related offenses and traffic offenses during a routine traffic stop on Nov. 24. The 18-year-old suspect, Damien Fox of Clinton, was arrested and charged with criminal offenses of possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun by a prohibited person, […]

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November 17, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

County Police Kick Off Annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign

On Monday, Montgomery County Police kicked off the annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign, a dedicated enforcement of seat belt and driving under the influence laws, through the month of November. Not wearing a seat belt and impairment from drugs or alcohol is the leading cause of traffic fatalities in Montgomery County, according to the […]

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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 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

December for many residents means the start of the holiday season which means there are many celebrations where people may choose to drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is reminding people to drive responsibly, have a plan and choose a sober driver. On Dec. 1, officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and deputies […]

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November 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement Results

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force, comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section, the six police districts, officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department, Maryland State Police, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Takoma Park Police Department, have devoted their attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses […]

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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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