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State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend in Middlesex County

The Massachusetts State Police will be out in Middlesex County this weekend to help ensure everyone is obeying intoxicated driving laws as the holiday travel season begins.

Colonel Christopher S. Mason, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a Sobriety Checkpoint will be implemented by the state police on a public way in Middlesex County from Friday, December 3 to Saturday, December 4.

“The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways,” the announcement states. “It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety.”