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Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled in Lafayette

Jun 27, 2018 11:41AM ● By Camille Mosley

Lafayette, La - On Friday, June 29, 2018, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Officers working the checkpoint will respond with zero tolerance to those drivers found to be under the influence. 

The Lafayette Police Department, in conjunction with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, will also be conducting saturation patrols for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign during the July 4th holiday. This campaign will be conducted from Friday June 29th thru Thursday July 5th, 2018.  

Special emphasis will be placed on drivers that are impaired while driving.  Designate a driver if you intend to drink, by not doing so, it could result in costly fines and serious jail time.