WINFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A sobriety checkpoint has been announced for Putnam County in the coming weeks.
A Tuesday release from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department indicates that the department, in conjunction with the Winfield Police Department, plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint along Route 817 near the Route 34 overpass (Winfield Bridge.)
The checkpoint is scheduled to take place on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 8:00pm to 2:00pm.
Sobriety checkpoints, as pointed out in the release, are announced so as to comply with a 1990 Supreme Court ruling.
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