DUI Checkpoint This Weekend in Worcester County

by | May 15, 2019 | Headlines, News

WORCESTER – The Massachusetts State Police [MSP] have announced that there will be a sobriety checkpoint this weekend in Worcester County from Friday evening May 17, into Saturday morning, May 18.

According to MSP, the purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to “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.”

The checkpoint will be operated during random hours.

The State Police assures that officers will select vehicles at random and that safety will be a priority.


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