SAN DIEGO –The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department received a $100,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in July 2016 to assist in efforts to stop underage drinking and other alcohol‐related crimes throughout San Diego County.
It was the seventh year the Sheriff’s Department has been awarded this grant. During the current grant year, 41 operations were conducted throughout the county of San Diego. These operations included: Minor Decoy, Shoulder Tap, Trap Door and general enforcement of the local licensed bars and restaurants. Those operations resulted in 348 arrests and 393 citations for various alcohol-related crimes.
Along with conducting enforcement operations, 92 ABC-licensed establishments were inspected, and 1,029 Sheriff’s deputies were trained regarding laws that pertain to ABC-licensed establishments. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control have a strong working relationship, and they will continue to work together to raise awareness and conduct enforcement activities in the Sheriff’s jurisdiction.