Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Police To Cruise Montgomery.(Final)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

Plan Targets Teen Drinking, Fast Cars

Be warned, teen drinkers and nuisance drivers on Montgomery Boulevard: The Albuquerque Police Department is increasing its watch.

"The party patrol is back, and it's back in full force," Mayor Martin Chavez said Thursday, referring to the police unit that targets underage drinking.

The department also is reactivating a "Montgomery tactical plan" to focus on the northeast area route. Police routinely receive complaints from nearby residents about noise and racing on the street.

"As mayor," Chavez said, "I want to say this to our young people: We love you. …

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