Sheriff’s Department: Sobriety checkpoints scheduled for weekend


The Independence County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting field sobriety checkpoints this weekend throughout the county.

They will be utilizing the B.A.T. Mobile (pictured) to perform the checkpoints, according to a statement from the department.

If you find yourself in line at a checkpoint, please be patient. The sheriff’s department is trying to serve our county and ensure that people driving on the road are safe and sober.

The checkpoint is funded by the Independence County Drug-free Communities grant.

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