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Sobriety checkpoint in Winfield

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:51 am

In an effort to detect and apprehend intoxicated and impaired motorists traveling the public roadways of Winfield, there will be a sobriety checkpoint. It will be held on the weekend of Aug. 29, The Winfield Police Department will conduct this multi-jurisdictional sobriety checkpoint. The sobriety checkpoint will commence at approximately 22 hours and conclude at approximately 2 a.m. The Winfield Police Department wishes to thank the citizens of Lincoln County

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