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Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Worcester County This Weekend

The checkpoint will operate during varied hours.

Massachusetts State Police. Credit: Patch File Photo.
Massachusetts State Police. Credit: Patch File Photo.

Massachusetts State Police will hold a Sobriety Checkpoint this weekend in Worcester County.

The checkpoint will be held Friday, Dec. 13 into Saturday, Dec. 14 on a public way within Worcester County.

According to State Police, the purpose of the checkpoint 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."
Stephen Alan Golinsky December 11, 2013 at 02:28 PM
Don't Drink and Drive !
Eric Schermerhorn December 12, 2013 at 09:21 PM
They should sit on Dutcher Street in Hopedale.
Mass Vocals December 19, 2013 at 04:07 PM
so there's fear and anxiety expected in being detain by bunch of state police in road block , outrageous nazi police state tactic there is no probable cause this is why we have 2ed amen
Stephen Alan Golinsky December 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Driving is a privilege. If you drink and drive you can cause serious damage and loss of life to innocent People. The Second amendment is a right as defined in the Constitution of the United States of America. Mass Vocals is someone that doesn't know what they are talking about and hides behind a made up name I hop and pray that they do not drive or own a gun !

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