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Jun 7, 2017 8:36 AM

NH State Police conducting sobriety checkpoint in Lakes Region during Motorcycle Week

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NEW HAMPTON — The New Hampshire State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the town of New Hampton beginning Friday.

In a continued effort to decrease the incidents of drinking and driving, the State Police said they were granted a Superior Court Order to conduct a sobriety checkpoint.

Police said the number of driving under the influence arrests made in the Lakes Region continues to be high, prompting them to conduct the checkpoint from June 9-18.

Police said the purpose of the Sobriety Checkpoint is to detect and apprehend any impaired drivers.

Motorcycle Week starts June 10 and runs through June 18.

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