Sobriety checkpoint in Beckley scheduled for June 16

Beckley, WV (WOAY) – The Beckley Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, June 16, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

The checkpoint will take place on Second Street at Thornhill Courts with an alternative scheduled for Johnstown Road at Jefferson Street.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to deter impaired driving and educate the public about the dangers of operating a vehicle while under the influence.

Authorities encourage the public to assist in preventing drunk driving by reporting intoxicated and drug-impaired drivers to local law enforcement or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia.

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