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- Special enforcement targeted underage drinking and sale of alcohol to minors, Easter weekend
WINDSOR COUNTY-On March 29-30, 2013 enforcement patrols were
increased in Windsor County (Chester, Ludlow, Springfield,
Cavendish, Weathersfield) with a primary focus of deterring and
detecting underage drinking and the sale of alcohol to
This was a collaborative effort amongst local law enforcement.
Uniform officers were teamed up with officers in plain clothes to
target specific areas to include convenience stores and other
establishments where alcohol is sold.
Plain clothes officers worked with store employees to
assist in the detection of fake IDs as well as identifying persons
in the stores attempting to buy alcohol for minors while the
uniform officers conducted traffic stops in the area with a primary
focus on alcohol related crimes. On Saturday, March 30, the
detail proved effective as one officer arrested a subject for DUI,
many of the local store employees were educated on the importance
of checking identification closely and monitoring those persons
that may be procuring alcohol at the request of a minor.
These special enforcement details will be conducted randomly
throughout the year with plain clothes officers posing as shoppers
in the stores monitoring the sale of alcohol.