dui arrests

December 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Alcohol Task Force Made 35 DUI Arrests in Days Following Thanksgiving Week

From Dec. 2 to Dec. 5, the Montgomery County police Holiday Alcohol Task Force arrested 35 people for driving under the influence, according to a press release. Eight of the 35 arrests were made for DUI after being involved in a collision. Over the last three weeks, task force officers have made 104 DUI arrests, […]

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December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Three Arrested for Handgun Offenses, One for DUI by Alcohol Task Force

A Holiday Alcohol Task Force officer arrested three men who were charged with handgun related offenses, among other offenses, on Nov. 29, the Montgomery County Department of Police said in a press release posted Dec. 4. Erick Cordova-Reyes, 25, of the 13500 block of Keating Street in Rockville; Cristian Ayala, 25, and Ricardo Ayala, 24, […]

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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Loaded Gun Found in Car of Woman Arrested for Drunken Driving

Montgomery County Police charged a Gaithersburg woman with driving under the influence of alcohol, transporting a loaded handgun in a vehicle and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, Sunday, according to police report. At approximately 1:20 a.m., an officer from MCPD’s Alcohol Initiatives Unit noticed Stephanie Vasquez, 25, driving erratically down Georgia Avenue […]

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July 6, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

19 Suspected DUI Crashes Occurred in Maryland Over Fourth of July Weekend

The Maryland State Police responded to 19 suspected DUI crashes during the Fourth of July weekend.  Out of the 19 suspected DUI crashes, at least 12 included multiple vehicles. At least 18 arrests were made for driving under the influence.  The Maryland State Police recently tweeted the information and ended with the hashtag “don’t drive […]

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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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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

State Police Increasing Patrols for Halloween

Maryland State Police are increasing patrols statewide to focus on impaired, aggressive, and distracted driving expected for Halloween. Increased patrols will begin on Halloween and continue through the weekend. The increase in patrols will be funded by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office. Troopers from the Rockville, Forestville and College Park Barracks will […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

State Trooper Honored For Arresting 150 Impaired Drivers in 2018

Maryland State Police Trooper Anthony Wallace made more impaired driver arrests than any other state trooper in Maryland in 2018. On July 12, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce presented Wallace with a Meritorious Service Citation for arresting 150 people who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Montgomery County and neighboring areas. […]

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May 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco De Mayo

Maryland State Police is preparing to hike up patrols over the weekend in anticipation of an increase in the number of impaired drivers expected for Cinco de Mayo Saturday. State police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving, according to a news release. The […]

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December 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Alcohol-Related Car Crashes on the Rise, According to Maryland State Police

Alcohol-related crashes have increased compared to last year, according to Maryland State Police. Over the weekend, officers responded to 18 incidents involving alcohol across the state. “This same time last year, there were 13 DUI crashes compared to 18 this year” Elena Russo, spokesperson for the Maryland State Police said. Russo said drivers can expect […]

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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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