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Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Thursday, September 14

The West Virginia State Police – Sutton Detachment in conjunction with the Commission on Drunk Driving Prevention will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Thursday, September 14th, 2023. The purpose of the checkpoint is to prevent and deter impaired driving.

The Sobriety Checkpoint will be located in Braxton County on State Route 4 in Flatwoods, in the vicinity of Braxton County High School. The Sobriety Checkpoint may be moved to an alternate location if the primary location becomes unsafe due to traffic congestion or if a hazardous or otherwise unsafe situation arises.

The Sobriety Checkpoint will begin at 8:00 p.m. and conclude at 2:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15.

Motorists who wish to avoid the Sobriety Checkpoint may take an alternate route of travel.