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Sobriety Checkpoints in Middlesex This Weekend

A checkpoint is set up in the area this weekend.

Sobriety Checkpoints in Middlesex This Weekend
The Massachusetts State Police holds a Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County.

The checkpoints are held Saturday, June 7, into Sunday, June 8, on a public way within Middlesex 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."

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