The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Police/Courts

September 13, 2011

DUI checkpoints scheduled

OAK HILL — West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on W.Va. 16 near the intersection of Summerlee Road in Oak Hill from 8 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday.

The checkpoint is to deter impaired drivers as well as to educate the public about the dangers of driving an automobile while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs, according to a provided news release.

In addition, several DUI patrols have been scheduled in the Fayette and Nicholas county areas, the release said.

State Police urge the public to assist in efforts to stop driving-under-the-influence incidents by reporting impaired drivers, the release added.

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