police sobriety checkpoint

October 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday Evening

Officers from Montgomery County Police Department and Gaithersburg Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday evening starting 10 p.m., weather permitting. The enforcement is intended to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police will not disclose the location of the checkpoint in advance. MCPD encourages county residents to drive responsibly and ride with a […]

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August 22, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Programa Punto de Control de Sobriedad para este Sábado

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está llevando a cabo un puesto de control de sobriedad el sábado por la noche a partir de las 10 p.m., si el clima lo permite. La medida está destinada a frenar la conducción deficiente y el consumo de alcohol por parte de menores. La policía no […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled Saturday Night

Montgomery County Police Department is conducting a sobriety checkpoint Saturday evening starting 10 p.m., weather permitting. The enforcement is intended to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police will not disclose the location of the checkpoint in advance. MCPD encourages county residents to drive responsibly and ride with a sober driver.

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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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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly and choose a sober driver. Tonight officers from the Montgomery County police, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. This enforcement is a component of the department’s […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

To continue their efforts to curb impaired driving and underage drinking, law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Maryland State Police, are conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The location of the checkpoint anticipated for Friday April 6, has not been disclosed and is expected to begin at […]

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November 22, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Police Task Force Battles Drinksgiving with Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday on our roads. Over 800 people died nationwide in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period from 2012 to 2016. The night before Thanksgiving has become known as “Drinksgiving” because of the binge drinking done by college students and others, home […]

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Agencies Planning Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

During the Halloween weekend people may choose to celebrate and drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver. On Oct. 27, officers from the Montgomery County Police, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and troopers from Maryland State Police will […]

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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police, Deputies To Conduct Two Sobriety Checkpoints Friday Night

Local law enforcement will be conducting two sobriety checkpoints Friday night, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Joining the police department will be the county’s Sheriff’s Office. The exact locations of the checkpoints are not being disclosed. They will start about 10 p.m. The checkpoints are a component of the department’s continuing effort to […]

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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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