Thursday, December 18, 2008

Police set weekend DUI checkpoints

DAVIDSON COUNTYMetro police officers, including those working extra duty through a Governor's Highway Safety Office grant, will be conducting sobriety checkpoints from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday on Gallatin Pike near Madison, Lebanon Pike near Hermitage, Murfreesboro Pike near Bell Road, and Nolensville Pike near Thompson Lane. These extra-duty officers charged 42 people with DUI last weekend in the police depart-ment's continuing DUI initiative. These officers target impaired drivers from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. in areas known to have crime, fatal crashes and DUI arrests. — STAFF REPORTS (Tennessean)

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