DWI Checkpoint Tonight in Calcasieu Parish, Friday, August 31
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO) continues there effort to keep citizens in our parish safe. On Friday, August 31, 2018, they will conduct a DWI checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the parish.
The checkpoint will target persons driving under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics. These checkpoints have in the past "proven effective in discouraging citizens from driving while impaired. Individuals are more likely to designate a driver when they know sobriety checkpoints are being conducted,” said a CPSO press release.
The checkpoint is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.
Want to know the best way to avoid checkpoints? Don't drink and drive.