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Sanbornton Police Department
Tuesday July 31st, 2012 :: 12:38 p.m. PDT


The Regional DWI Task Force will be holding a Sobriety Checkpoint in the Sanbornton area the week of 8/4-8/11,2012

As a result of the increasing incidents of drinking and driving, the Sanbornton Police Department in cooperation with the Northfield Police Department, Belmont Police Department, and Tilton Police Department have established a Regional DWI Task Force and have applied for, and was granted, a Superior Court Petition to conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint. The “Sobriety Checkpoint” is the most effective method of detecting and apprehending the impaired operator.

The program, approved by the NH Highway Safety Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provides federal highway safety funds to support these checkpoints, which will be conducted in the Sanbornton area.

A review of records has shown that the use of alcohol by individuals who operator motor vehicles has resulted in an alarming number of deaths and personal injury accidents. Therefore, in an effort to maintain safe roads in Sanbornton, the Regional DWI Task Force will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint in the Sanbornton area on the week of August 4th – August 11, 2012

The purpose of the Sobriety Checkpoint is to detect and apprehend the impaired driver. Belmont Police Chief Vinnie Baiocchetti of the Belmont Police Department, Chief Steve Adams of the Northfield Police Department, Chief Steve Hankard of the Sanbornton Police Department and Chief Robert Cormier of the Tilton Police Department has taken an aggressive stance to prevent persons from driving when intoxicated. New Hampshire has some of the most aggressive laws in the country to fight the intoxicated driver and the law enforcement community will use those tools to their full extent.

Sanbornton Police Department
565 Sanborn Rd
Sanbornton, NH 03269

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