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Sobriety Checkpoints Announced for April





For Immediate Release: Monday, March 26, 2018

Contact: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

Sobriety Checkpoints Announced for April

 

PIERRE, S.D. –  South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has scheduled 21 sobriety checkpoints statewide during April.

 

The checkpoints will be held in 16 different counties. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving. 

 

Checkpoints are scheduled in April for the counties of:  Brookings, Brown, Butte, Clay, Codington, Day, Hamlin, Lake, Lawrence, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody, Pennington, Spink, Tripp and Yankton.

 

Both the Office of Highway Safety and the Highway Patrol are part of the Department of Public Safety.

 

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