A sobriety checkpoint and a roving DUI patrol will be conducted in Lancaster County this weekend as part of the Center for Traffic Safety's Sobriety Checkpoint and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program.
The enhanced DUI enforcement operations will both take place sometime between 6 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Sobriety checkpoints, roving DUI patrols and other enforcement activities organized as part of this program are funded with federal grant money provided by the state Department of Transportation.
Last weekend, two drivers were charged with DUI during a sobriety checkpoint conducted in Carroll Valley in Adams County.
The checkpoint, held in the 700 block of Waynesboro Pike between 11:45 p.m. Friday and 2:35 a.m. Saturday was conducted by Carroll Valley Police Department with assistance from Cumberland Township, Latimore Township, Biglerville Borough, Reading Township and Penn Township police departments.
In addition to the DUI arrests, two people were charged with drug possession, four drivers were charged with driving without a license, two drivers were cited for having no insurance and two drivers received citations for driving uninspected vehicles.