Police and alcohol retailers work together to curb underage drinking
Redlands Police and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will conduct a Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs (LEAD) training and highlight tools that employees of licensed alcohol establishments can use to more easily spot fake ID cards.
The Feb. 25 evening training is part of a new, ongoing cooperation between alcohol establishments and the Police Department to more proactively curb problems related to binge and underage drinking.
Redlands Police arrested two people Thursday in Yucaipa following a shoplifting turned armed robbery in Redlands the night before.
At about 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, loss prevention officers at Kmart, 1625 W. Redlands Blvd., attempted to stop a man and a woman suspected of shoplifting from the store. As the pair got into a vehicle to leave, the male pointed a handgun at two employees before driving away in a silver Volkswagen Jetta.
The Redlands Police Department wants to make sure everyone can remain thankful for their health and safety while on the road this Thanksgiving holiday. Redlands Police officers will be out on targeted “saturation patrols” Wednesday looking for anyone who may be tempted to drink and drive.
Officers on saturation patrols look for typical alcohol-impaired driving patterns. The holiday enforcement action is part of an ongoing initiative aimed at creating a healthier, safer community through enforcing alcohol laws.
The Redlands Police Department will be holding an eight-hour training class for multi-unit rental apartment managers/owners and single family rental property owners. The program is focused on education and reducing crime in apartments, condominium complexes and single family rental housing throughout the city.
The class will be held at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. Please RSVP by Oct. 8. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.