CPSO to conduct DWI checkpoint on Wednesday - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

CPSO to conduct DWI checkpoint on Wednesday

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

Lake Charles, LA – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Wednesday, May 19 at an undisclosed location in the parish.  This checkpoint will target individuals driving under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics.  They have proven to be very effective in discouraging citizens from driving while impaired and people are more likely to designate a driver when they know sobriety checkpoints are being conducted.

These checkpoints are funded by Project KNOW, a grant awarded to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Office of Juvenile Justice Services.  This grant is being used to target underage drinking.

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