underage drinking

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 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Maryland State Police Tackling Underage Drinking With ‘Lose the Booze’ Campaign

As senior week and summer vacation approaches, officers with the Maryland State Police are increasing their efforts to tackle underage drinking with its “Lose the Booze” campaign. “The idea is that this time of year, kids are out of school, colleges are out, people are graduating and going on vacation, so there’s more opportunity for […]

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May 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

Teen Traffic Deaths Increase During Prom and Graduation Season, According to AAA

Prom is a rite of passage and special time for hundreds of high school students across the region. As students and parents alike get ready for their special day, AAA is urging parents to talk to their children about distracted driving and driving under the influence. Teen traffic deaths are higher on the weekends of prom and […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this weekend. According to a news release, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County Friday night. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact […]

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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this holiday season. On Friday night, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact location of the […]

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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on Noah’s Law. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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October 3, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda High School Leaders Confront the Problem of Underage Drinking at Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Underage drinking, especially among high school-aged students, is a growing trend across Montgomery County, according to local officials.  In an effort to confront the problem, leaders from various Bethesda high schools came together for a town hall meeting at Walter Johnson High School Thursday evening to educate both parents and students about the impact of […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Check Point Tonight in Honor of Officer Leotta

Montgomery County Police will conduct a sobriety check point tonight in partnership with officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Rockville Police Department, and Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in memory of fallen Officer Noah Leotta. According to a news release, officers will be handing out cards that include a picture of Leotta, a message about […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of sobriety checkpoint

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this summer. On Friday night, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact location of the checkpoint […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police: Gaithersburg Man Dies at Alleged Underage Drinking Party

Montgomery County Police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man, who police say died at an “underage drinking party” in Derwood. Police say emergency crews were called to the 5800 block of Winegrove Court to respond to reports of an unresponsive person in the home’s swimming pool. According to police, Diego Padilla, from Spring Street […]

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