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(Local) State Police Sobriety Checkpoints / Polícia do estado de sobriedade Checkpoint

by wportillo473
Tue, May 31st 2016 10:08 am

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State Police Office of Media Relations

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  State Police Sobriety Checkpoint 

Colonel Richard D. McKeon, Superintendent of Massachusetts State Police, announced that a "Sobriety checkpoint" will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a public way in the county named below. The purpose to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public's awareness to the need of  detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence alcohol and/or drugs from our doorways. It will be operating during varied hours, the selections of vehicle will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety

THANKS TO A GRANT PROVIDED BY THE

HIGHWAY SAFETY DIVISION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY,

A "SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT" WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNTIES LISTED BELOW:

County: Essex

Date: Saturday June 4, 2016 into Sunday June 5, 2016