For Immediate Release - March 11, 2013

State Police Sobriety Checkpoint

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 the County named below.  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 the roadways.  It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorist will be minimized with advanced 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 COUNTY LISTED BELOW:

COUNTY:                  DATE:

Middlesex                 Friday, March 15, 2013 into Saturday, March 16, 2013