Sobriety Checkpoint in Bluewell scheduled for August 11

Bluewell, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, August 11 from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am in Mercer County.

The checkpoint will take place in Bluewell along U.S. Route 52 Coal Heritage Highway, near King Tire. 

Alternate routes of travel include Route 20 and Warden Ave. 

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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