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Marietta Police Department
Wednesday March 16th, 2011 :: 04:54 p.m. EDT
Advisory

Marietta Police Urge Drivers to Drive Safely on St. Patrick's Day.

MARIETTA POLICE DEPARTMENT

240 LEMON STREET, MARIETTA, GEORGIA 30060-1688

Policing with a Vision

Chief Dan Flynn


PHONE (770) 794-5300

Public Information Officer – Officer Jennifer Murphy
770-794-5200 (office) 770-235-1915(cell)
****************** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*******************



INCIDENT: DUI Enforcement for St. Patrick’s Day
DATE: March 17, 2011


The Marietta Police Department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P) would like to reminder drivers of the seriousness of drinking and driving for the upcoming celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day. The Marietta Police S.T.E.P. Unit and Uniform Patrol Division will be conducting intense patrols for drunk and impaired drivers on March 17-18, 2011.

The Marietta Police S.T.E.P. Unit would like to encourage drivers that are planning to attend St. Patrick Day celebrations to have a pre-arranged plan for alternative methods of transportation whether it be designating a sober driver or utilizing a local taxi service. Such plans need to be in place to avoid the risk of be involved in a serious accident that may cause severe injury or death.

The Marietta Police Department has a Zero Tolerance for driving while impaired and if you drink and drive, you WILL go to jail.




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Address/Location
Marietta Police Department
240 Lemon St
Marietta, GA 30060

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 770-794-5300

Jenny Murphy
Support Services
jmurphy@mariettaga.gov
770-794-5200

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