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State Police Announce Sobriety Checkpoint For Middlesex County This Weekend

Sep 03, 2014 08:12AM ● By Bill Gilman
Editor's Note: The following information was submitted by the Massachusetts State Police.

Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in Middlesex County, beginning Friday, Sept. 5 and continuing into Saturday, Sept. 6.

The specific location of the location was not revealed.

The purpose is 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 of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways.

It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety.


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