Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Conduct Weekend DWI and Underage Drinking Operations

April 23rd and 24th multiple officers with Amarillo police department and Texas State troopers coordinated a campaign targeting DWI incidents and Underage drinking by juveniles in Amarillo.

4 curfew violations and 6 possession charges, including of tobacco and drug paraphernalia, where made the 23rd and between the two days a total of 16 more arrests were made.

Officers locate these juveniles through tips from the public and social media, and regularly patrol locations known for under age drinking and possession.

The goal of the APD is to encourage Amarillo’s community to stop minors from drinking and to prevent potential tragedies by being proactive.