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State Police to host DUI checkpoint in Raleigh County

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) The West Virginia State Police will be on the look out from drunk drivers on Thursday.

A sobriety checkpoint will be held on Route 19, approximately .1 mile south of the intersection with Airport Road in the Beaver area of Raleigh County.

The checkpoint will be in operation from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am.

The purpose of the Sobriety Checkpoint is to deter impaired driving and educate the motoring public about the dangers and consequences of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

The public is urged to assist law enforcement in the prevention of drunk driving by reporting intoxicated/drug impaired drivers to your local West Virginia State Police Detachment, Crime Stoppers or any law enforcement agencies.

Annie Moore

Multimedia Journalist

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