Plainfield Police Release Results of Sobriety Checkpoint

This article was published on: 07/6/19 3:21 PM by Mike Minarsky

Beginning on July 5, 2019 and ending the morning of July 6, 2019 the Plainfield Police Department executed a sobriety check point in the Town of Plainfield. The checkpoint was located on Norwich Road in the area of School Street.

During the course of the sobriety check point officers made contact with over one hundred motorists and utilized the on scene License Plate Reader (LPR) to ensure safe operation during the holiday weekend. Multiple infractions were issued throughout the event for Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, Failure to Properly Display Plates, Failure to have Headlights, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Under ½ Ounce of Marijuana. In addition, on scene arrests were made for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.

The Plainfield Police Department would like to thank the public for its cooperation throughout the check point ensuring both law enforcement and public safety. The sobriety check point was made possible by a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation.

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