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Indiana State Police-Lafayette District 14-Lafayette, IN
Tuesday March 14th, 2017 :: 03:23 p.m. EDT


Sobriety Checkpoint in Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County-The Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Tippecanoe County. It will occur during the late evening hours of Friday March 17, 2017. Drivers should have their operator’s license and vehicle registrations available for a quick review. Passing through the checkpoint should only take two to three minutes. After the checkpoint, troopers will be using roving patrols to actively look for impaired drivers.

To ensure traffic safety on our roadways, the Indiana State Police offer the following safety tips:
• Do not drink and drive
• Use a designated driver
• If hosting a party or large gathering, offer non-alcoholic beverages and ensure a safe ride home for those who have consumed alcohol
• Friends don’t let friends drive impaired
• If you suspect a drunk driver, dial 911 and give location, vehicle description, plate information and number of occupants if able
• Do not follow a drunk driver

The Indiana State Police will routinely use saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints to ensure traffic safety and combat impaired driving.


Indiana State Police-Lafayette District 14-Lafayette, IN
5921 Indiana 43
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-567-2125

Sergeant Kim Riley
Public Information Officer for the Lafayette Post

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