Frederick Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint
Officers from the Frederick Police Department stopped and contacted 510 drivers on Saturday, November 14th during a Sobriety Checkpoint operation Rt. 26 just past Routzahns Way. As part of an effort to promote safe driving, officers stopped all vehicles traveling eastbound on Liberty Rd between the hours of 11:10 pm and 1:35 am. Officers checked for signs of alcohol impaired driving and other traffic safety violations, and handing out driver safety tips and information regarding impaired driving, speeding and seatbelts. No arrests were made for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Checkpoints conducted by the Frederick Police Department are part of the Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign and are funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office.
Traffic crashes continue to be a leading cause of death for Maryland residents. Police urge drivers to always drive sober, obey the speed limit, wear a seat belt and eliminate distractions. If you see an impaired driver on the road, please call 911.
Released by OFC. Kacie Strong
For more information contact Lt. Bruce DeGrange 301-600-2118