Jun 7, 2017 8:36 AM
NH State Police conducting sobriety checkpoint in Lakes Region during Motorcycle Week
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.