FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2014
CONTACT: Lt. Eric Skaja, 760-839-4444
The Escondido Police Department has concluded a year-long effort to enforce alcohol related offenses involving minors. The enforcement and educational efforts conducted in this operation was sponsored by a grant through ABC. The operations conducted are listed below.
- Minor Decoy Operations = 5
- Shoulder Taps = 13
- Impacts = 35
- Task Force Operations = 17
During the operation, 297 subjects were contacted. Enforcement action was taken on 19 subjects for various alcohol related violations. ABC compliance checks were conducted at 35 local businesses involved with the sale of alcohol. The Escondido Police Department also provided training (LEAD) to 43 employees represented by 16 businesses in ABC laws.
The Escondido Police Department, in partnership with public health and social service agencies, is committed to the on-going effort in keeping the young people of our community safe.
To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. For breaking news releases, please follow the Escondido Police Department on Twitter at twitter.com/escondidopolice.