State Police Placing Sobriety Checkpoint In Random Middlesex County Town

On Monday morning, Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Colonel Richard D. McKeon announce that a “sobriety checkpoint will be placed on a public road somewhere in Middlesex County.

State PoliceThe sobriety checkpoint will be placed within a Middlesex County municipality, which could include Westford, between Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9.

Massachusetts State Police officials say the purpose of the checkpoint ” 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 checkpoint will be operated during varied hours and the selection of vehicles being stopped will not be arbitrary.