WVSP to conduct DUI checkpoint in Beaver

BEAVER, WV (WOAY) – On Thursday, July 02, 2020, the West Virginia State Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint along US Rt. 19, approximately .1 mile south of the intersection with Airport Road in the Beaver area of Raleigh County.

The checkpoint will be in operation from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am.

The purpose of the Sobriety Checkpoint is to deter impaired driving and educate the motoring public about the dangers and consequences of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

The public is urged to assist law enforcement in the prevention of drunk driving by reporting intoxicated/drug-impaired drivers to your local West Virginia State Police Detachment, Crime Stoppers, or any law enforcement agencies.

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