State Highway Patrol troopers conducted a sobriety checkpoint last week in Livingston County. Click to hear KMZU’s Jillian Molloy talk with Public Information Sgt. Sheldon Lyon.
Press Release from the Missouri Highway Patrol:
On July 2, 2011, a sobriety checkpoint was conducted in Livingston County. A total of 9 troopers were assigned to the four-hour operation.
Troopers arrested one motorist for driving while intoxicated and made three misdemeanor arrests during the checkpoint. Troopers also issued summonses for two child restraint violations, four seat belt violations, and one driver’s license violation. A total of 187 vehicles went through the checkpoint.
Captain Duane L. Robinson stated, “The summer holidays are a time for families to gather and celebrate. If your plans include alcohol, please designate a sober driver for safety.”
Captain Robinson also urges you to telephone the Patrol if you observe any vehicle being driven in an erratic manner. Drivers can use the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s toll-free numbers for reporting emergencies. These numbers are, 1-800-525-5555 or cellular * 55.