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March 28 10:07 AM

Sobriety checkpoint set this weekend

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Friday evening into Saturday morning, March 28 and 29, at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish.

The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to them selves or others, as well as increase public awareness to the seriousness of driving while impaired.

The Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police will also assist.

Motorists are encouraged to report impaired drivers to law enforcement at any time in sup port of “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office can be reached at 965-2203.

The sobriety checkpoint is being conducted as part of a $14,040 grant awarded to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for DWI Enforcement.

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