sobriety checkpoint

September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Issue 30 Citations at ‘Car Gathering’ in Effort to Stop Street Racing

In a joint operation with the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD), the Maryland State Police (MSP) Rockville Barrack responded to complaints of a “car gathering” in the MD-124 and I-270 area Tuesday.  The operation is part of an ongoing effort to address street racing and aggressive driving in Montgomery County. According to an MSP statement, police […]

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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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July 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Starting about 10 p.m., and weather permitting, Montgomery County police and Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. This enforcement is a component of Montgomery County law enforcement’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed in advance. Police officers remind motorists […]

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May 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and the city of Gaithersburg are conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening. This enforcement is a component of a continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint has not been disclosed. It starts about 10 p.m., weather permitting. Officers […]

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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, the Maryland State Police, and the city of Gaithersburg are conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening. This enforcement is a component of a continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint has not been disclosed. It starts about 10 […]

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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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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Sobriety Checkpoint Set for Sunday

Officers from Montgomery County police and troopers from Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Sunday. This enforcement is a component of the police departments’ continuing efforts to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed to the public in advance. The checkpoint will start […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Montgomery County police officers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint tonight. This enforcement is a component of a continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint has not been disclosed. It starts about 10 p.m., weather permitting.

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