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ISP Bloomington to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Monroe County on Saturday

Indiana State Police Bloomington will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Monroe County on Dec. 2, according to a release from the Indiana State Police Department. 

The location of the sobriety checkpoint will be undisclosed and drivers will be asked to wait briefly while troopers decide whether investigation is necessary, according to the release. 

Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their license and registration. 

Police ask those driving to make the roadways safer through the use of designated drivers and avoiding driving after consuming alcoholic beverages.

They also provided tips for those hosting events that typically involve alcohol by serving nonalcoholic beverages and checking with guests before they leave or drive. 

Police also urge anyone who observes erratic driving to call 911 and have a description of the vehicle, its location and other details ready, according to the release. Callers can remain anonymous. 

Katelyn Haas

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