Following is a news release from the Bossier City Police Department:
SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND
The Bossier City Police Department will operate a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night, July 17, 2010 at a location in east Bossier City.
Officers will be looking for intoxicated drivers in an effort to deter people from drinking and driving and in turn reduce deaths and injuries from alcohol-related traffic crashes. Officers will also watch for other violations including open containers of alcohol in vehicles, no seat belt use, no proof of insurance and any other noticeable infractions.
The checkpoint operation is funded by DWI enforcement grant money from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.