Aug 7, 2017 2:15 PM
Police: Sobriety checkpoint in NH leads to several drug, alcohol arrests
WAKEFIELD — Officers in New Hampshire conducted a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend that resulted in several arrests.
According to the Wakefield Police Department, the checkpoint was located on Routes 16 and 153 in an area commonly known as "Max's Cutoff" on both north and south bound traffic lanes.
During the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., officers stopped 229 vehicles, resulting in the following:
One arrest for driving under the influence
Two arrests for transport drugs in motor vehicle
One arrest for possession of drugs
Two arrests for unlawful possession of alcohol by minor
Wakefield police say the purpose of conduction sobriety checkpoints is to deter impaired drivers all across New Hampshire.