D.C. Police Increase Patrols for St. Patrick’s Day

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WASHINGTON — District of Columbia police say they are increasing alcohol enforcement throughout the city for St. Patrick’s Day.

The department says it will be aggressively enforcing the city’s laws against drunken and impaired driving. Officers will operate traffic checkpoints and other patrols.

Police say they are also conducting patrols for underage drinking at bars and restaurants that serve alcohol.

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