State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Norfolk County Saturday

A routine sobriety checkpoint for drivers in Norfolk County is slated for the holiday weekend.

Drivers in the Norfolk County area should take note that Massachusetts State Police will hold a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night into Sunday, Nov. 24 and 25, according to an announcement from Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police. 

"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," the statement reads.

According to the statement, the checkpoint will operate 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.


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