Carroll Co. Sheriff’s Office To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints This Weekend

It will be in an undisclosed location.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed location.

Authorities say the purpose is to promote awareness of impaired driving and to reduce the number of motorists who get behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol. The goal is to keep county roads safe, says the Sheriff’s Office.

The checkpoint is expected to take place on Saturday, May 28th. The location will be clearly marked with signs, lights and uniformed officers.
In addition to the Sheriff’s Office, the State Police, and the Westminster, Taneytown, Hampstead and Manchester Police Departments will participate.

Authorities say vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for Maryland residents. Motorists are urged to drive sober,obey the speed limit, wear a seatbelt and eliminate distractions.