Newport News Police to conduct DUI checkpoints this weekend

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police are planning to conduct DUI patrols on Memorial Day weekend.

The checkpoints will last from 8:30 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. and will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Additional officers will be on duty to focus patrol activities in areas where drivers are more likely to be operating vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Officers assigned to the DUI patrols and checkpoints will be working overtime. They will be paid through a traffic safety grant from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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