On Wednesday night November 27, the Holiday Season Task Force began operations. This multi-agency effort focuses on underage drinking and impaired driving. Specialized enforcement efforts will continue through January 4, 2014.
Sobriety checkpoints, phantom checkpoints, saturation patrols, laser stop teams, and plainclothes operations will all be utilized during this period.
Operation Turkey Chase kicked off the Task Force. The night before Thanksgiving typically brings an increase in alcohol related calls.
The results of “Operation Turkey Chase” are:
Traffic Stops – 131
DUI Arrests – 13
Traffic Citations Issued – 145
Criminal Arrests/Citations Issued – 6
Provisional License Violations – 3
For more information, please contact the Montgomery County Police – Traffic Division at 240-773-6600.