Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457

Media Advisory

Press Conference & Photo Opportunity

Traffic Enforcement Campaign to be Unveiled Monday

          The Connecticut State Police will kick off its Holiday traffic enforcement campaign, Operation SANTA, at a press conference Monday. The State Police will again partner with Heineken USA to reduce illegal activity related to alcohol consumption.

          The event will feature the new graphics, posters and other media that will be used to highlight the message that underage drinking is illegal. State Police are focusing on a new state law that threatens jail time and/or fines for those who provide alcohol to minors, even at a private residence.

WHEN:    Monday, November 20, 2006

TIME:     1 p.m.

WHERE:  Department of Public Safety Headquarters

             1111 Country Club Rd, Middletown

WHO:     Public Safety Commissioner Leonard C. Boyle

             Connecticut State Police Colonel Edward Lynch

             Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane

             CT Coalition to Stop Underage Drinking Vice Chair Craig Turner

             Heineken USA Vice President of Corporate Relations Dan Tearno