State Police Sobriety Checkpoint
Massachusetts State Police will hold a sobriety checkpoint on a public way in Worcester County this weekend.
Massachusetts State Police will hold a sobriety checkpoint on a public way in Worcester County Saturday night into Sunday morning, 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.